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File #: 0089X-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 Heather Miller for Receiving the 2017 George Meany Girl Scout Award
Sponsors: Zach M. Klein, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson


To Congratulate Heather Miller for Receiving the 2017 George Meany Girl Scout 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 George Meany Award, named after the late George Meany, former President of the national AFL-CIO, is presented by the Central Ohio AFL-CIO to a labor person for outstanding leadership and support of health, welfare and recreation services to the Central Ohio Community; and


WHEREAS, Heather Miller has been a SCOPE/OEA Union member since 2013; and


WHEREAS, she has been a vital Volunteer at Lifeline of Ohio since 2004, where she attends events to speak to the importance of organ donation and her connection to it; and


WHEREAS, this year’s recipient, Heather Miller, has been the leader of Girl Scout Troop 50267 since 2015 at the Ohio State School for the Blind, where she is also a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI). Her troop adopted a senior who is blind during the holidays and made her braille cards and decorations for her room; therefore,



BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That this Council does hereby congratulate Heather Miller, the recipient of the 2017 George Meany Girl Scout Award, whose leadership and voluntary commitment have made Columbus the best place to live, work, and raise a family.