Jackson Center Celebrates the First Stan Lundine Day in Jamestown


Article Contributed by Robert H. Jackson Center

The Robert H. Jackson Center is excited to celebrate Stan Lundine Day on Monday, November 4, 2019, Mayor Sam Teresi declared Monday as Stan Lundine Day in Jamestown, NY on September 8 when the Jackson Center opened its Leading with Integrity and Innovation: A Tribute to Stan Lundine exhibit.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of his mayoral election, the Center highlighted the influence of Lundine’s remarkable career as the former Mayor of the City of Jamestown

Mayor Sam Teresi presents Stan Lundine with a key to the City of
Jamestown during the September 8th RHJC exhibit opening presentation
honoring Stan’s career in public service. Photo Credit: Lori Savaree

(January 1, 1970– March 8, 1976), U.S. Congressperson (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.

In the September speech announcing November 4as Stan Lundine Day, Mayor Sam Teresi stated, “On behalf of my fellow Jamestowners, thank you for all you have done through your lifetime of selfless, noble and noteworthy public service to make our great city an even better place in which to live, work, play and raise a family.” Mayor Teresi also presented the key to the City of Jamestown to Lundine and his family.

The September celebration marked the formal opening of Leading with Integrity & Innovation: A Tribute to Stan Lundine, the newest exhibit at the Jackson Center. Ashlee Gray, former RHJC intern and senior at St. Bonaventure University, created a short documentary shown at the event, which was edited by RHJC intern Brian Hill. The video is available in the exhibit room and on the Jackson Center’s YouTube channel.

Gray also designed the exhibit display. The Jackson Center invites members of the community to see the exhibit on Stan Lundine Day and to also write a brief note to Stan. Docent led tours are available from 10am-2pm Monday-Friday, and self-guided tours are available from 8:30am- 4:30pm. Notes to Stan may also be sent via email to info@ roberthjackson.org.

The Robert H. Jackson Center is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail. The Center invites and engages students of all ages, scholars, educators, national officials and international dignitaries to analyze contemporary issues of peace and justice through the lens of Jackson body of work.