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File #: 18-6466    Version: 1 Name: HONORING MS. DOROTHY JEAN REID ON THE OCCASION OF HER 75TH BIRTHDAY
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/15/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MS. DOROTHY JEAN REID ON THE OCCASION OF HER 75TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, Ms. Dorothy Jean Reid was born September 12, 1943 in Sledge, Mississippi, and WHEREAS, Ms. Reid began her career at United Airlines in 1968, where she worked more than 35 years in the following positions: reservations, tour agent, customer service agent, international ticketing agent, international ticket trainer, red carpet room associate, cargo etc., and WHEREAS, Ms. Reid is a dedicated member of St. Mark United Methodist Church, where she has sung in the gospel choir and is a member of the United Methodist Women organization and the church visitor for the sick and shut in, and WHEREAS, Ms. Reid graduated from Crane Technical High School in Chicago and attended Chicago State University & Wright Jr. College where she studied special education, and WHEREAS, Ms. Reid has volunteered for several community organizations such as Operation PUSH which originated as Operation Bread Bask...
Sponsors: RICHARD R. BOYKIN, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), LUIS ARROYO JR, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, EDWARD M. MOODY, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING MS. DOROTHY JEAN REID ON THE OCCASION OF HER 75TH BIRTHDAY


WHEREAS, Ms. Dorothy Jean Reid was born September 12, 1943 in Sledge, Mississippi, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid began her career at United Airlines in 1968, where she worked more than 35 years in the following positions: reservations, tour agent, customer service agent, international ticketing agent, international ticket trainer, red carpet room associate, cargo etc., and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid is a dedicated member of St. Mark United Methodist Church, where she has sung in the gospel choir and is a member of the United Methodist Women organization and the church visitor for the sick and shut in, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid graduated from Crane Technical High School in Chicago and attended Chicago State University & Wright Jr. College where she studied special education, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid has volunteered for several community organizations such as Operation PUSH which originated as Operation Bread Basket, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid volunteered her time to help the late Harold Washington during and after his campaign starting in 1982, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid has helped to raise seven nieces and nephews of which she has played an instrumental part into their success, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid combines her passion for family and community as is always willing to assist or help children, community members, and families in need. She often donates food, money, clothing, and housewares to several organizations including but not limited to: Good Will, Salvation Army, Shriners Children's Hospital, Howard University Hospital, Las Vegas Women's Homeless Shelters, Food Pantries in and around the Chicagoland area, and

WHEREAS, Ms. Reid is a community advocate and has participated in several marches and rallies during the movement in the 1960's including Dr. King's March on Washington, and the freedom marches of the 60's. In addition, she has walked in the Million Woman March, and

WHEREAS, The...

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