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File #: 0085X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2017 In control: Klein
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To Congratulate Judge Charles Schneider for Receiving the 2017 AFL-CIO Community Service Award
Sponsors: Zach M. Klein, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson


To Congratulate Judge Charles Schneider for Receiving the 2017 AFL-CIO Community Service Award



WHEREAS, The George Meany Awards Banquet, the largest labor recognition of its kind in the country, is a night for the Central Ohio AFL-CIO and the United Way Community Services Department to recognize local business and labor leaders who have given outstanding volunteer service to the community; and


WHEREAS, The AFL-CIO Community Service Award is given to a community volunteer whose leadership and involvement has made a significant contribution to the Central Ohio Community; and


WHEREAS, Judge Schneider has served on several State and Local Boards throughout his career, including the board of Governors for the Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Jury Instructions, Editorial Board, Maryhaven, North Central Mental Health, Notary Public Committee, and the Metropolitan YMCA; and


WHEREAS, Judge Schneider has dedicated more than 40 years of his life volunteering for Optimist, PTOs, and American Legions, as well as supporting Charity Newsies throughout the years; and


WHEREAS, this year’s recipient, Judge Charles Schneider, has always believed in and supported organized and was elected to both the Municipal Court Bench in 1996 and the Court of Common Pleas, General Division in 2004 with the continued support of Unions; therefore,


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That this Council does hereby congratulate Judge Charles Schneider, the recipient of the 2017 AFL-CIO Community Service Award, whose leadership and voluntary commitment have made Columbus the best place to live, work, and raise a family.