2007 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Hewes, Gordon, Cuevas, Flowers, Horhn, Gollott, King, Lee (35th), Lee (47th), Pickering, Carmichael, Dawkins, Chaney, Moffatt, Fillingane, White, Wilemon, Williamson, Walley, Browning, Davis, Hyde-Smith, Clarke, Walls, Jackson (15th), Burton, Thomas, Morgan, Robertson, Jordan, Kirby, Mettetal, Little, Chassaniol, Frazier, Nunnelee, Turner, Thames, Dearing
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE CENTENNIAL OF UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC., (UPS) AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE COMPANY TO THE CITIZENS OF MISSISSIPPI.
WHEREAS, on August 28, 2007, United Parcel Service will celebrate its 100th Anniversary; and
WHEREAS, UPS has served Mississippi since 1971 and today employs over 3,100 employees and operates 22 facilities across the state; and
WHEREAS, each day, 8,000 citizens of Mississippi utilize the express delivery and specialized transportation and logistics services that UPS provides; and
WHEREAS, UPS delivers more than 111,000 packages every day to customers across Mississippi, connecting people, communities and businesses; and
WHEREAS, the services UPS provides connects the people of Mississippi to more than 200 countries through its expansive transportation network that truly synchronizes global commerce; and
WHEREAS, UPS has contributed more than $810,000.00 to philanthropic endeavors in the State of Mississippi since 1995, reflecting the company's emphasis on community service and citizenship; and
WHEREAS, UPS will continue to both provide a substantial economic impact to the people of Mississippi and focus on cultivating deep partnerships with the communities it serves:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commemorate the Centennial Anniversary celebration of United Parcel Service of America, Inc., (UPS) and recognize the contributions of UPS to the people of Mississippi both economically and philanthropically.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer of UPS and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.