J1761

Honoring Ronald A. Tourville upon the occasion of being selected as Franklin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

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  • 03 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1761


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Ronald A. Tourville upon the occasion of
being selected as Franklin 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 Ronald A.
Tourville upon the occasion of being selected as Franklin County's 2013
Senior Citizen of the Year, in recognition of his invaluable contrib-
utions to the community through his outstanding, and much appreciated,
volunteer work; and
WHEREAS, As Franklin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year, Ronald
A. Tourville will participate in the Annual New York State Senior Citi-
zens 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; and
WHEREAS, Ronald A. Tourville was born in Ellenburgh, New York, and,
after graduating high school in 1955, joined the United States Army
where he served on active duty with honor and distinction for two years,
and then continued with the CUS Army Reserves until 1960; he retired in
1998, and is a resident of Chateaugay, New York, where he lives with his
wife of 55 years; and
WHEREAS, Ronald A. Tourville has been an active volunteer in his
community for 25 years; and
WHEREAS, After his retirement, Ronald A. Tourville became involved
with the Burke Adult Center, serving as a Meals on Wheels driver, as a
member of its Board, and as a representative for the Town of Bellmont on
the Association of Senior Citizens Board of Directors; in addition, he
volunteers at the Bellmont Food Pantry where he is responsible for
delivering food to forty families, as well as managing food supplies;
and
WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Ronald A. Tourville'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 Ronald A. Tourville upon the occasion of being selected as Frank-
lin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ronald A. Tourville.

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