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Full Text of HR1441  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3 Representatives are pleased to honor the members of the ABATE
4 of Illinois Southern Freedom Chapter for their work to protect
5 and conserve the rights of motorcyclists; and
6     WHEREAS, The mission of ABATE of Illinois is to preserve
7 the universal right to a safe and unrestricted motorcycling
8 environment; ABATE also seeks to propose and advocate actions
9 that can be taken by elected and appointed officials to protect
10 and conserve the natural resources of the State of Illinois, as
11 well as to insure that sustainable use, recreational
12 opportunities, and enjoyment of these resources is available
13 for this and future generations through professional
14 management of said resources; and
15     WHEREAS, The ABATE of Illinois Southern Freedom Chapter has
16 been an active presence in Southern Illinois, offering many
17 services in furtherance of ABATE's goals; the chapter has
18 initiated several Motorcycle Awareness programs at local high
19 school driver's education classes in order to teach teenagers
20 to be aware of motorcycles on the road; the chapter
21 participated in a parade in Herrin and an IDOT Windshield Wash
22 program on I-57 to further spread the message of motorcycle
23 awareness; the chapter is actively involved in the Bears for



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1 Little Buddies program, which assists children who have been
2 traumatized; the chapter participates in the annual Easter Run
3 to Anna Mental Hospital, in which the group hands out more than
4 250 gift bags; the chapter also raises money for the
5 Create-A-Smile charity in Carterville, which performs dental
6 work for the needy, among many other events; and
7     WHEREAS, The president and Board Representative of the
8 ABATE of Illinois Southern Freedom Chapter is Darryl Smith; the
9 chapter's vice president is Gary Robertson; the chapter's
10 secretary is Lori Edwards; the chapter's treasurer and products
11 coordinator is Deb Smith; the chapter's safety and education
12 coordinator is Bradley Smith; the chapter's legislative
13 coordinator is Kevin Kinley; the chapter's membership,
14 activities, and public relations coordinator is Joyce Smith;
15 and the chapter's sergeant-at-arms is Steve Smith; and
16     WHEREAS, The members of the ABATE of Illinois Southern
17 Freedom Chapter serve as models of hard work, integrity, and
18 dedication for the people of the State of Illinois; therefore,
19 be it
22 honor the members of the ABATE of Illinois Southern Freedom
23 Chapter for the services they provide to their community and



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1 wish them continued success and happiness in the future; and be
2 it further
3     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
4 presented to ABATE of Illinois Southern Freedom Chapter
5 President Darryl Smith as a symbol of our esteem and respect.