December 16, 2014

RESOLUTION

OF THE

HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

HONORING GINNY AND MIKE WRAY ON THE OCCASION
OF THEIR RETIREMENT FROM THE MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN

 

 

WHEREAS, Ginny and Mike Wray are retiring from the Martinsville Bulletin, bringing to an end two distinguished careers in journalism that have spanned more than 43 years; and

 WHEREAS, Ginny Wray has worked for the Martinsville Bulletin since 1974, fulfilling positions of Accent Editor, Writer, News Editor, City Editor, Design Editor, and Managing Editor; and

 WHEREAS, Mike Wray has worked for the Martinsville Bulletin since 1971, fulfilling positions of Photographer and Lead Photographer; and

 WHEREAS, in their official duties, Ginny and Mike Wray were guided by a keen sense of duty and their responsibility to their readers and their community; and

 WHEREAS, throughout their careers, Ginny and Mike Wray mentored many young reporters and photographers, molding them into high-quality journalists whose skills have greatly benefited numerous other organizations across Henry County and beyond; and

 WHEREAS, Ginny and Mike Wray rendered faithful, conscientious and valuable service to the Martinsville Bulletin and our community; and

 WHEREAS, their vision and passion for journalism has contributed to present and future generations, and they leave their profession as the true definition of “journalist”:

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, on this 16th day of December 2014 that the Board of Supervisors recognizes and commends Ginny and Mike Wray for their extraordinary contributions to our community and our heritage; salute their work as the storytellers of this community for the past 43 years; and extend to them our best wishes for every future endeavor.    

  

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H.G. Vaughn, Chairman
Henry County Board of Supervisors