Honoring Angela Jones on being selected as Seneca County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

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  • 03 / May / 2013
  • 07 / May / 2013
  • 07 / May / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Angela Jones upon the occasion of being
selected as Seneca County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Angela Jones
upon the occasion of being selected as Seneca County's 2013 Senior Citi-
zen of the Year for her outstanding contributions to her community
through her valuable and much appreciated volunteer work; and
WHEREAS, As Seneca County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year, Angela
Jones will participate in the Annual New York State Senior Citizens Day
Luncheon hosted by the State Office for the Aging (SOFA) at the Hart
Theatre Lounge in the Egg, Albany, New York, on Tuesday, May 7, 2013;
WHEREAS, The theme for this year's event, Unleash the Power of Age,
recognizes the potential energies of older individuals which can be
unleashed through civic engagement to address pressing social and commu-
nity needs; and
WHEREAS, Angela Jones lives in Waterloo, New York, and has offered
inspirational, compassionate, and outstanding service during her 86
years of life as a language teacher, author, lecturer, and travel agent
specializing in senior trips; and
WHEREAS, She also founded and is a 30-year volunteer for the Snapettes
Twirling Corp and is an invaluable member of the Celebrate Commemorate
Memorial Day Charter Committee; and
WHEREAS, Angela Jones has authored a book entitled, OLD AGE...NOT FOR
ME!, and lectures around the state on her favorite topic, "Days of the
Dead" which is related to the origin of Memorial Day; and
WHEREAS, In her various roles, she spends her time arranging trips for
seniors in and out of the United States; in her role as Chairperson of
various committees she is vital to the success of Waterloo community
events by recruiting and coordinating volunteers to greet and assist
visitors, supervising the children's game tent, and performing as part
of the Snapettes; and
WHEREAS, Angela Jones has inspired Seneca AAA staff, who feel she
embodies the qualities of what outstanding service is; her three grand-
children, of whom she is very proud and who attend community events with
her, appreciate they have a very special role model to look up to; and
WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Angela Jones's distinguished record
merits the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative Body;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Angela Jones upon the occasion of being selected as Seneca Coun-
ty's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Angela Jones.


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