Commending Firefighter Joseph Remy for 45 years of dedicated service to the South Hempstead Fire Department

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  • 05 / Mar / 2013
  • 07 / Mar / 2013
  • 07 / Mar / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Firefighter Joseph Remy upon the occa-
sion of his designation for special recognition after 45 years of dedi-
cated service to the South Hempstead Fire Department

WHEREAS, The firefighters of New York State are renowned throughout the
Nation; their reputation is synonymous with excellence in the arduous
field of fire protection and prevention; and
WHEREAS, Since the early days of "teapot steamers," the volunteer
firefighter has been the cornerstone of our great Nation's efforts to
spare us from the ravages of fire; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to commend Joseph Remy upon
the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 45 years
of dedicated service to the South Hempstead Fire Department; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Remy has been a member of the South Hempstead Fire
Department since 1967; he proudly held the rank of Chief in 1977 and
served as a Commissioner for 20 years, from 1974-1994; and
WHEREAS, He will be honored at the South Hempstead Fire Department's
Annual Installation Dinner to be held at the Hempstead Country Club in
Hempstead, New York on Friday, April 5, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Volunteer firefighters and fire departments not only provide
the critical service of fire protection but also engage in other activ-
ities of great benefit and importance to the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help others
and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with family
and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need; Joseph
Remy is such a firefighter; throughout 45 years of devoted service, this
volunteer heroically performed, above and beyond the call of duty, those
responsibilities which define the task of fire protection; now, there-
fore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Firefighter Joseph Remy for 45 years of distinguished service;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Joseph Remy.


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