What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

“I am very thankful for my family, good friends and excellent health.”

<ro1>—Larry Chloupek

President, Potomac Community Center Citizens Board

<cl>Ira Shapiro

<ro>“I'm thankful for the warmth of so many people to Nancy and me during my recent Congressional campaign.”

<ro1>—Ira Shapiro


<ro>"I'm thankful that the beauty of the natural world is so available to add to the quality of my life. Every time I visit the Potomac River, usually with my wife Roxane, I feel very lucky to have such a beautiful place like the C & O Canal National Historical Park to take a walk."

<ro1>—Neal Fitzpatrick

Executive director, Audubon Naturalist Society

<cl>Kathleen Dumais

<ro>"I am truly honored and thankful for the opportunity to serve as one of the Delegates for District 15. And, I am most thankful for all of the support, encouragement and friendship I received from my family, friends and volunteers through the campaign.”

<ro1>—Kathleen Dumais (D)

Delegate-elect, District 15

<cl>Jean Roesser

<ro>“I am thankful to my family, friends, volunteers, contributors and voters for their steadfast support during and after the 2002 election and through the years. I am honored to have served in elective office for 16 years and for the loyalty of all those who helped me in so many ways. A blessed Thanksgiving to one and all!”

<ro1>—Sen. Jean Roesser (R-15)

<cl>Jean Cryor

<ro>"I am grateful to be here, in this place, at this time. I am grateful to know the love of family, the joy of discovering through young eyes, the sharing of dreams with grown children. I am grateful for friends who put their lives on hold and make goals a reality, elections winnable. I am grateful for my faith in God's goodness. I am grateful for the opportunity to use myself in the search for justice, the protection of the vulnerable, the discovery of opportunity.”

<ro1>—Del. Jean Cryor (R-15)

<cl>Howie Denis

<ro>“I’m grateful for my relationships, family and friends. I’m thankful to be able to do what I enjoy doing most, serving our wonderful community as a public official.”

<ro1>—Howie Denis (R-1), County Council