WHEREAS,  Lillian Heusinger was born in Buffalo, New York on February 23, 1908 to John and Anne Heusinger;  and

 

          WHEREAS,  Lillian and her husband Peter Carpenter, moving to Grand Island in the 1940s, became owners and operators of the Idle Hour Inn;  and

 

          WHEREAS,  Lillian learned to ride a bicycle while in her 60s with the help of training wheels installed by her husband;  and

 

          WHEREAS,  Lillian Carpenter will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday, February 23, 2008;  now therefore

 

          BE IT RESOLVED,  that the Town Board of the Town of Grand Island hereby congratulates Lillian on the occasion of her 100th birthday; and

 

          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,  that this same Town Board hereby sets aside Saturday, February 23, 2008 as Lillian Carpenter Day throughout the Town of Grand Island.

 

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 Peter A. McMahon - Supervisor

 

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Mary S. Cooke Councilwoman

 

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 Richard W. Crawford, Jr. Councilman

 

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                                                                Gary G. Roesch - Councilman

 

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                Susan J. Argy - Councilwoman