CITY OF WILLIAMSBURG * VIRGINIA'S COLONIAL CAPITAL
TO THE WILLIAMSBURG SAMPLER BED AND BREAKFAST
ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY
WHEREAS, this Eighteen-Century plantation style home, originally built as a private residence in the year of the bicentennial, became an elegant Bed and Breakfast in February 1988; and
WHEREAS, in 1995 Virginia Governor George Allen proclaimed the Williamsburg Sampler Bed and Breakfast as the “Inn of the Year”; and
WHEREAS, in 1998 the Virginia House of Delegates congratulated the Williamsburg Sampler B&B on its receipt of a US Registered Trademark for their famous “Skip Lunch® Breakfast;” and
WHEREAS, over the years, the Williamsburg Sampler B&B has been host to many famous people to include, Knut Vollebaek (former Norway Ambassador), Arno Schmidt (former Waldorf-Astoria Executive Chef), Richard DiBella (former Fox News Producer), Ray Ramano (“Everybody Loves Raymond” actor), and Gary Alan (HGTV host); and
WHEREAS, Mr. Ike Sisane, proprietor of the Williamsburg Sampler B&B, is a thirty year resident of the State of Virginia, and a twenty-five year resident of the City of Williamsburg; and
WHEREAS, the Williamsburg Sampler B&B will celebrate this milestone anniversary with various promotional contests throughout the year.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jeanne Zeidler, Mayor of the City of Williamsburg, am honored to extend congratulations to Mr. Sisane on the very special twentieth anniversary year. The City of Williamsburg is fortunate to count the Williamsburg Sampler Bed and Breakfast among our premier lodging properties and we thank you for the warm hospitality you have extended to guests of our City.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Williamsburg, Virginia, to be affixed, this thirty-first day of January, Two Thousand and Eight.
Jeanne Zeidler, Mayor