J2211

Commemorating the 33rd Annual Greek Festival at the Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church of Poughkeepsie, New York

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

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J2211


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 33rd Annual Greek Festival at
the Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church of Poughkeepsie, New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to call attention to
those events which serve to enhance the cultural enrichment of the State
of New York and preserve the heritage of Greek-Americans; 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 33rd Annual Greek Festival at the Kimisis Greek Orthodox
Church of Poughkeepsie, New York, to be celebrated June 13-16, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Greek Festival has become an annual tradition for the
church since 1980; it consists of rides and games along with recipes
handed down from generation to generation; and
WHEREAS, A cherished event, the Greek Festival provides a uniquely
warm environment that attracts all different types of people who come to
taste the authenticity of Greek food and enjoy its heritage; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to recognize those
important events which remind us of the rich and diverse heritage of our
great State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, Events which celebrate diversity and peace contribute to
fulfilling our Nation's great legacy of equal opportunity for all, and
do so profoundly enhance our shared commitment to freedom and justice;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 33rd Annual Greek Festival at the Kimisis Greek Orthodox
Church of Poughkeepsie, New York; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church of Poughkeepsie, New York.

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