PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION TO HONOR JAMES LAWRENCE IN

RECOGNITION OF THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED

SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF FAUQUIER COUNTY

            WHEREAS, James Lawrence has served the citizens of Fauquier County with distinction for thirty-eight years; and

            WHEREAS, Mr. Lawrence has devoted a large portion of his adult life to the election process in Fauquier County where he has served under seven Governors; and

            WHEREAS, from 1965 until 1980, Mr. Lawrence served as an election officer where he assisted Fauquier County citizens in voting at the precincts; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Lawrence served as Vice-Chairman of the Electoral Board from 1980 to 1982 and again from 1998 until his retirement in 2003; and

            WHEREAS, Mr. Lawrence also served as Secretary of the Electoral Board from 1982 until 1998; and

            WHEREAS, during his thirty-eight year career with the election process, Mr. Lawrence has wrapped over 450,000 ballots to be used at the precincts in Fauquier County; and

            WHEREAS, Mr. Lawrence has trained and shared his expertise with over 3,000 election officers to prepare them for service at the precincts in Fauquier County ; now, therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 21st day of April 2003, That James Lawrence be, and is hereby, commended for his many years of service to the citizens of Fauquier County ; and, be it

            PROCLAIMED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors, on behalf of the citizens of Fauquier County , extends gratitude and best wishes to James Lawrence for a most enjoyable retirement.

 

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board