Congratulating Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  • 05 / Jun / 2013
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
  • 11 / Jun / 2013

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative



LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion
of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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 congratulate
Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday; this joyous
milestone was celebrated on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, with friends and
family at Lutheran Care in Clinton, New York; and
WHEREAS, Henrietta Kuhn's birthday was also spotlighted on NBC's The
Today Show as part of the Smucker's Birthday segment with Willard Scott,
which aired on Thursday, May 30, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Henrietta Kuhn, a resident of New Hartford, New York, was
born on April 3, 1913; she grew up on a farm outside of Utica, New York;
WHEREAS, A member of the popular Vanderwood Sisters basketball team,
Henrietta Kuhn, along with her four sisters, traveled around the Utica
area entertaining fans; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Henrietta Kuhn.


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