J2114

Commending Mark DeCracker on his designation by Parks and Trails New York as the recipient of its Outside the Box Award on June 11, ...

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  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J2114


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Mark DeCracker upon the occasion of
his designation by Parks and Trails New York as the recipient of its
Outside the Box Award at a ceremony to be held on June 11, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that the continuing
welfare of the citizens of this great State and nation is greatly
enriched by the purposeful endeavors of individuals and organizations
committed to the preservation of our environment, and to the enhancement
of appreciation for the distinctive features of our natural
surroundings; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to
commend Mark DeCracker upon the occasion of his designation by Parks and
Trails New York as the recipient of its Outside the Box Award at a cere-
mony to be held in the Legislative Office Building in Albany, New York
on June 11, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Parks and Trails New York is a leading statewide advocate for
parks and trails, dedicated since 1985, to improving the health and
quality of life of all New Yorkers by working with community organiza-
tions and municipalities to envision, create, promote, and protect a
growing network of parks, greenways and trails throughout the state for
all to use and enjoy; and
WHEREAS, On this occasion Parks and Trails New York will honor a
select group of Park and Trail heroes with its Park and Trail Recogni-
tion Awards which recognize the leadership, creativity, and donation of
time, talent, and materials behind many of New York's parks and trails;
and
WHEREAS, Mark DeCracker is receiving Parks and Trail's Outside the Box
Award in recognition and appreciation of leading the effort to create
the Lyons Trail of Hope, a quarter-mile fully accessible trail
surrounded by a variety of themed gardens; and
WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon every citizen to recognize that we are
all stewards of our environment and to applaud the efforts of individ-
uals such as Mark DeCracker, and organizations like Parks and Trails New
York which work tirelessly to protect our environment and natural
surroundings for the benefit of present and future generations; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Mark DeCracker upon the occasion of his designation by Parks and
Trails New York as the recipient of its Outside the Box Award at a cere-
mony to be held in Albany on June 11, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mark DeCracker.

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