As a part of Public Service Recognition Week, the Capital Area State Employee Charitable Campaign was recognized on May 7th with HCR 121 honoring their extraordinary success in raising $2.1 million for local, national and international charities during the 2008 campaign. The Capital Area State Employee Charitable Campaign is managed by United Way Capital Area.
Despite these challenging economic times, some 8,000 state and higher education employees throughout Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Mason, San Saba, Travis, and Williamson Counties donated to more than 600 charities statewide during the 2008 campaign.
The resolution is authored by Representatives Maldonado and Senator Watson and is co-authored by Representatives Kleinschmidt, Rodriguez, Dukes, Strama, Aycock, Bolton, Gattis, Donna Howard, Naishtat and Rose. The Capital Area Local Employee Committee was in attendance when the resolution was passed.
For video of the House and Senate readings, click here– http://www.house.state.tx.us/media/chamber/81.htm See session 05/07/09 10:00 a.m.- 11:57 p.m. (on playback clock from 45:20 to 48:00).
http://www.senate.state.tx.us/avarchive/ See session May 07 Senate Session (Part II) (on playback clock at 13:25 to 14:46).