J1455

Commending Firefighter Gilbert Faulkner upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 20 years of dedicated ser...

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  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1455


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Firefighter Gilbert Faulkner upon the
occasion of his designation for special recognition after 20 years of
dedicated service to the Roosevelt Fire Department of Roosevelt, New
York, on April 20, 2013

WHEREAS, The firefighters of New York State are renowned throughout the
Nation; their reputation is synonymous with excellence in the arduous
field of fire protection and prevention; and
WHEREAS, Since the early days of "teapot steamers," the volunteer
firefighter has been the cornerstone of our great Nation's efforts to
spare us from the ravages of fire; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to commend Firefighter Gilbert
Faulkner upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition
after 20 years of dedicated service to the Roosevelt Fire Department of
Roosevelt, New York, Which was celebrated at its Annual Installation
Dinner on April 20, 2013, at the Coral house, Baldwin, New York; and
WHEREAS, Volunteer firefighters and fire departments not only provide
the critical service of fire protection but also engage in other activ-
ities of great benefit and importance to the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help others
and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with family
and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need; Fire-
fighter Gilbert Faulkner is such a firefighter; throughout 20 years of
devoted service, this volunteer heroically performed, above and beyond
the call of duty, those responsibilities which define the task of fire
protection; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Firefighter Gilbert Faulkner for 20 years of distinguished
service to the Roosevelt Fire Department of Roosevelt, New York; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Firefighter Gilbert Faulkner.

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