Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Ketewomoke Yacht Club

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  • 21 / May / 2013
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Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Kete-
womoke Yacht Club to be celebrated on June 8, 2013

WHEREAS, Recreational boating is fun as well as an enjoyable activity in
which many New York State residents actively participate during the
summer months; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly acknowledge organizations of remarkable integrity and character
whose endeavors have enhanced the complexion of this majestic Empire
State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 100th Anniversary of the Ketewomoke Yacht Club to be cele-
brated on Saturday, June 8, 2013; a Flag Raising ceremony will be held
followed by an Open House, two special event set up to provide a marvel-
ous way to relax and celebrate the Club's past; and
WHEREAS, The Ketewomoke Yacht Club was founded in 1913, and makes its
home in the oldest yacht club building in continuous use on Long Island;
WHEREAS, The Ketewomoke Yacht Club was originally built on pilings in
Huntington Harbor, but is now dry docked on a parcel of land on New York
Avenue in Huntington; and
WHEREAS, This pleasurable Club continues to be a working Club, managed
and supported entirely by its members; and
WHEREAS, The name Ketewomoke has a history that dates back to the
Matinecock Indians, the tribe that lived in the Huntington region from
Flushing Bay to Nissequogue River in Smithtown; and
WHEREAS, The Indian name for the town known as Huntington Village was
Ketewomoke, meaning "where the sea flows"; and
WHEREAS, The rich history of the Ketewomoke Yacht Club has formed it
into the prominent organization it is today; in so effectively carrying
out its mission, the Club exemplifies a spirit of community pride, and
demonstrates the values of hard work, cooperative effort and enduring
fellowship; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Ketewomoke Yacht Club to be
celebrated on June 8, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted the Ketewomoke Yacht Club.


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