Bill Text: VA HJR921 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Louis G. Zindel III.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-23 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ921ER) [HJR921 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HJR921-Enrolled.html

Commending Louis G. Zindel III.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 23, 2019


WHEREAS, Louis G. Zindel III was named the 2018 Citizen of the Year by the Rappahannock News for his extraordinary community involvement; and

WHEREAS, a Vietnam veteran who earned a Bronze Star Medal for heroic service in a combat zone, Louis G. "Butch" Zindel III settled in Rappahannock County in 1978 with his wife, Jan, and they raised their three children in Amissville; and

WHEREAS, Butch Zindel is known as an upstanding and ethical broker and owner for forty years of Rappahannock Real Estate in the Town of Washington, leading a team of realtors to help people find homes in Rappahannock County, and he has accumulated more than 50 years of construction experience running L G Zindel Construction; and

WHEREAS, Butch Zindel's civic involvement runs wide in his service as a member of the Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission; as a dedicated community volunteer he was recognized as the Piedmont region's Scoutmaster of the Year and received the Governor's Award for Volunteer Excellence in 1990; he has also served on the board of directors of Greater Piedmont Realtors and the board of directors of the Child Care & Learning Center in Washington; and

WHEREAS, known as a dependable and caring resident of Rappahannock County who works under the radar and without fanfare, Butch Zindel has made numerous contributions, from building social ties with the Lunch Bunch, to making arrangements for and donating materials to a new Little League field, to donating flooring for the United States military band performances at Washington's Fourth of July concerts, to supplying fireworks for Independence Day celebrations; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Louis G. Zindel III for being named the 2018 Citizen of the Year by the Rappahannock News for his extraordinary community involvement; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Louis G. Zindel III as an expression of the General Assembly's admiration for his contributions to Rappahannock County.