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House Proceeding 01-13-09 on Jan 13th, 2009 :: 0:05:30 to 0:07:40
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Joe Wilson

0:05:22 to 0:05:42( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: i believe mentoring is an essential tool in cultivating a child's emotional and behavioral development. and i strongly support these programs. i would also like to congratulate an exemplary program in my district that is celebrating its 10th year anniversary. the joy elementary school in michigan city, indiana.

Joe Wilson

0:05:30 to 0:07:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson

0:05:43 to 0:06:03( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: this program is a school-based mentoring program partnering michigan city area schools with the michigan city business community. it is with great pleasure that i stand before the house and the american people today and commend the work of mentors and programs like safe harbor. madam speaker, i urge all of my colleagues to vote for the resolution honoring mentors.

Joe Wilson

0:06:04 to 0:06:24( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: i yield back the balance of my time. gentleman yields back the balae of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina rise? mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i ask permission to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, yesterday i had the privilege of attending the opening of a new branch of the harvest hope food bank in casey, south carolina.

Joe Wilson

0:06:25 to 0:06:45( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: welcomed by the mayor. this expansion of harvest hope comes at a time when job losses in our community have increased the need for food banks and many individuals find it difficult to travel to other locations. last year alone, harvest hope distributed 2.4 million pounds of food in lexington county. and they expect that number to

Joe Wilson

0:06:46 to 0:07:06( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: grow to well over three million in the coming year. with growing demand i'm grateful that harvest hope has chosen to expand their operations. i wish to commend denise holland, executive director of harvest hope, for her leadership. additionally, mitch watson, the incoming chairman of the board, the volunteers, and local churches ministries and

Joe Wilson

0:07:07 to 0:07:30( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: nonprofit organizations have provide assistance to the food banks deserve our utmost gratitude for their service to our community. in conclusion, god bless our troops. and we will never forget september 11. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the the

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