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Concerning Recognition Of Individuals Who Fought the Flood of August 27, 1995



September 26, 1995

WHEREAS, the Mission of the Employee Forum is to address constructively the concerns of the Employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and


WHEREAS, these concerns include the recognition of individuals who have distinguished themselves in service to the University community, so as to encourage similar achievement among the remainder of the community’s members; and


WHEREAS, individuals in our midst have so distinguished themselves in rapid and effective response to dire natural calamity; by laboring throughout the night to curtail the damages resultant from a calamitous flood; and


WHEREAS, this work and devotion to duty abridged mightily the ravages of water and electricity upon the properties and people of our University, including but not limited to halls Swain, Hanes, Hamilton, Venable, Phillips, Lenoir, Hill and Peabody; buildings South, Morehead and Steele; the Kenan Center and Laboratories; the Ambulatory Care Center, the Friday Center, 440 West Franklin Street and the Student Recreation Center; and


WHEREAS, the efforts of these Employees have allowed life in the affected quarters to return as near to normal as one may hope in the wake of this great, unforeseen flood; and


WHEREAS, such recognition is necessary and appropriate;


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Employee Forum hereby confers honors and gratitude upon the staff, crews, contractors, housekeepers and management of the Physical Plant and other Employees, faculty and students who worked together to fight the flood of August 27, 1995.

Signed on behalf of the Delegates of the Employee Forum


Rachel Windham, Chair

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