November 3, 2005 - Issue: Vol. 151, No. 144 — Daily Edition109th Congress (2005 - 2006) - 1st Session
CONGRATULATING JOHANNA WEAVER AS SHE IS NAMED ``HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR'' BY THE POCONO MOUNTAINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; Congressional Record Vol. 151, No. 144
(Extensions of Remarks - November 03, 2005)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E2248] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] CONGRATULATING JOHANNA WEAVER AS SHE IS NAMED ``HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR'' BY THE POCONO MOUNTAINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ______ HON. PAUL E. KANJORSKI of pennsylvania in the house of representatives Wednesday, November 2, 2005 Mr. KANJORSKI. Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to Johanna Weaver, of Monroe County, PA, on the occasion of her being named ``Humanitarian of the Year'' by the Pocono Mountains Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Weaver served as executive director of Pocono Services for Families and Children for more than 33 years before her retirement last August. Over the years, she has distinguished herself as a community leader, volunteer and mentor to children. She has served the Monroe County Children and Youth Advisory Board, Habitat for Humanity Advisory Board, Drug and Alcohol Prevention Juvenile Task Force, Monroe County Job Center Task Force, League of Women Voters, United Way, Monroe County Association for the Education of Young Children, Welfare Reform Task Force, WNEP-TV Advisory Board, Kiwanis Clubs of the Stroudsburgs, Chamber of Commerce Executive Women's Council and the East Stroudsburg University Women's Center Advisory Board. On a State and national level, she has served the Head Start program, the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Pennsylvania Association of Child Care Administrators. She has also served the East Stroudsburg School District's reading program and was a member of the district's Band, Football and Wrestling Parents Associations. Mrs. Weaver is married to Michael Weaver, a retired professor from East Stroudsburg University. The couple has two children and three grandchildren. Mr. Speaker, please join me in congratulating Mrs. Weaver on the occasion of this honor. Her selfless commitment to family and community and, especially, to the welfare of children has enriched the greater Pocono Mountain region. Mrs. Weaver deserves our gratitude and appreciation. ____________________