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House Proceeding on Oct 13th, 2009 :: 0:39:20 to 0:42:35
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:39:18 to 0:39:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: daughters of penelope, a pre-eminent international women's association and affiliate organization of the american hellenic educational progressive the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts mr. lynch, and the gentleman from kentucky, mr. guthrie, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five

Stephen F. Lynch

0:39:20 to 0:42:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

0:39:39 to 0:39:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. time as i may consume. committee on government reform i'm pleased 209 for consideration.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:40:00 to 0:40:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: this resolution recognizes the significant contributions of american citizens of greek ancestry and the daughters of penelope. at the outset i would like to take a moment to express my deepest condolences to the sponsor of this resolution, my friend and colleague, mrs. maloney of new york, on the recent loss of her beloved husband. please note that our thoughts and prayers are with the

Stephen F. Lynch

0:40:21 to 0:40:43( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: congresswoman and her entire family. mr. speaker, the measure before us was introduced on march 4 by mrs. maloney and favorably reported out of the oversight committee on july 10, 2009, by unanimous consent. notably this measure enjoys the support of over 50 members of congress. mr. speaker, let us take moment to recognize the significant coributions of greek

Stephen F. Lynch

0:40:44 to 0:41:04( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: americans have made to the united states. greek americans who have served their communities such as senator paul sarbanes and co maryland and those who have served in our armed forces in every war since world war greek americans have enhanced the art work with works by

Stephen F. Lynch

0:41:05 to 0:41:27( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: performances by olympia dukakis. further, the resolution makes mention of the daughters of penelope founded in 1929. it was formed by alexandria postulites with the help and support of her husband. with local chapters in the united states, canada, and greece, the taughters of

Stephen F. Lynch

0:41:28 to 0:41:48( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: penelope is a nonpartisan and nondenominational organization that promotes hellenic heritage and its ideals. notably the organization is dedicated to members who are encouraged to participate in meaningful community service projects, making the daughters of penelope a leader in charitable and educational activities. in its 80 years the daughters

Stephen F. Lynch

0:41:49 to 0:42:10( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: of penelope has made great gains in helping women all over the world realize their dreams and leadership potential. moreover, the daughters of penelope have made significant contributions here at home to the organization's commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism by supporting various charetsdz sponsoring affordable housing for senior

Stephen F. Lynch

0:42:11 to 0:42:31( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: citizens and providing financial support for medical research. the daughters of penelope also sponsor the penelope shelter home for battered women which helps women of all races and faiths during times of need. mr. speaker, let's take a moment to recognize the considerable contributions of greek americans to the united states and celebrate the achievements of the daughters

Stephen F. Lynch

0:42:32 to 0:42:37( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: of penelope through the pass mr. speaker, at this point i

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