J1923

Honoring Bill Higgins upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the 2013 Written Word Award by the Friends of the Highlan...

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  • 17 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Bill Higgins upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the 2013 Written Word Award by the Friends
of the Highland Falls Library on June 1, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of individuals who
devote themselves to the welfare of the community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Bill
Higgins upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the 2013
Written Word Award by the Friends of the Highland Falls Library, to be
celebrated on Saturday, June 1, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Written Word Award recognizes the exceptional talent and
achievement of an author residing in the Highland Falls community; and
WHEREAS, Bill Higgins is a hometown poet laureate whose poetry
captures the personality of his neighbors and the Hudson Valley; two of
his locally inspired pieces will be read at the event; and
WHEREAS, Bill Higgins has been called upon to contribute his time and
talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always given
of himself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Bill Higgins has displayed through-
out his life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Bill Higgins upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of
the 2013 Written Word Award by the Friends of the Highland Falls
Library; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Bill Higgins.

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