On Friday morning, June 3, family, friends, and supporters all witnessed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe sign a bill creating a special license plate in memory of Hanover County mother and runner Meg Menzies.
A drunk driver killed Menzies two years ago while she was on a training run for the Boston Marathon. Her husband Scott was running with her.
Organizers spent the early part of the year gathering the necessary pre-orders for the special plates, which feature a silhouette of Menzies and the Richmond skyline. Both houses of the General Assembly passed the bill unanimously during their session this year.
At the signing, Meg's mother Pam Cross shared her thoughts on the lasting tribute to her late daughter. "It means an awful lot to be able to share Meg's story with the Commonwealth of Virginia," Cross said at Friday's signing. "People will know about her life. People will be aware of drunk driving, that it's wrong to get behind the wheel of a car and drive when you've been drinking, whether it's a little or a lot, you just don't know."
If you are interested in ordering a plate, you can click on the link below. Out of state residents can order a souvenir plate.
Order Megsmiles Specialty Plate Here.
Hebrews 12:1 - Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.