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Congratulating the Vincent Lombardi Lodge Number 2270, Order of Sons of Italy in America, upon the occasion of celebrating its 40th ...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Vincent Lombardi Lodge Number
2270, Order of Sons of Italy in America, Rochester, New York, upon the
occasion of celebrating the 40th Anniversary of its Charter

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals that are devoted to the welfare of the community
and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, It is also the custom of this Legislative Body, in keeping
with its time-honored traditions, to recognize and pay tribute to those
organizations which foster ethnic pride and enhance the profile of
cultural diversity which strengthens the fabric of the communities of
New York State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late the Vincent Lombardi Lodge No. 2270, Order of Sons of Italy in
America, Rochester, New York, upon the occasion of celebrating the 40th
Anniversary of its Charter; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated
on Saturday, June 23, 2012; and
WHEREAS, The Order Sons of Italy in America was established in New
York City on June 22, 1905, by Vincenzo Sellara, M.D., and a small group
of other professionals; for more than nine decades, the Order Sons of
Italy and its many local Lodges have been of service to the Italian-Am-
erican community throughout New York State and the Nation; and
WHEREAS, The Order Sons of Italy in America encourages the maintenance
of Italian culture and language, as well as the assimilation into Ameri-
can social and political life; it has sponsored a wide variety of
programs in furtherance of its mission, as well as countless Italian
heritage events; and
WHEREAS, The Sons of Italy Vincent Lombardi Lodge No. 2270 was char-
tered on June 23, 1972, as a fraternal organization of Italian American
men and women in Rochester, New York; the lodge was formed as a local
branch of the Order of the Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) which is the
oldest and largest fraternal organization of the Italian Americans in
the North American continent; and
WHEREAS, The Sons of Italy Vincent Lombardi Lodge No. 2270 was built
on the original Sons of Italy principles of liberty, equality and
fraternity; it affectionately offers a hand to all and keeps alive the
traditions of its ancestors; and
WHEREAS, Under the able leadership of its President, Joseph A. Rube,
Jr., M.D., the mission of Sons of Italy Vincent Lombardi Lodge No. 2270
is to seek to unite Italian Americans in preserving and disseminating
the cultural history of Italy; it seeks to promote and advance positive
images of Italian Americans in our society through philanthropic,
cultural, educational, social, civic and community activities; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an organ-
ization of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our atten-
tion, it should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Vincent Lombardi Lodge No. 2270, Order of Sons of Italy
in America, Rochester, New York, upon the occasion of celebrating the
40th Anniversary of its Charter; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Joseph A. Rube, Jr., M.D., President, Vincent Lombardi Lodge
No. 2270, Order of Sons of Italy in America, Rochester, New York.

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  • 20 / Mar / 2012
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 27 / Mar / 2012
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 27 / Mar / 2012
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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