JAMESTOWN – The Robert H. Jackson Center announced this week they are honoring the life and career of Longtime Jamestown Mayor Stan Lundine during a event on Sunday.
Center officials said in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his mayoral election, the Center will highlight the influence of Lundine’s remarkable career as the former Mayor of the City of Jamestown (January 1, 1970– March 8, 1976), U.S. Congressman (March 2, 1976 – December 31, 1986) and Lieutenant Governor of New York State (January 1, 1987 – December 31, 1994).
He is also the former Chair of the Jackson Center’s Board of Directors and continues to serve as one of its members.
“Stan Lundine has provided a lifetime of outstanding public service to the betterment of his city, region, state and nation,” said Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi. “His incredible work over the years has touched and positively impacted the lives of literally thousands of people, and he continues to serve as the best example of what public service can and should always be about.”
The event will include remarks from family, friends and professionals who worked with Lundine or were influenced by him during his almost 50 years in public service.
A short documentary of Lundine’s life, created for this event, will also be screened.
This celebration will mark the formal opening of “Leading with Integrity & Innovation: Stan Lundine,” a new exhibit at the Jackson Center. A
shlee Gray, RHJC intern and senior at St. Bonaventure University, compiled interviews for the short documentary that will be shown at this event, which was edited by RHJC intern Brian Hill. Gray also designed the exhibit display.
The free event will take place at the Carl M. Cappa Theatre at 5:30 p.m.