Celebrating the Town of Fallsburg's 9th Annual Francis S. Currey Day on July 8, 2012

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION celebrating the Town of Fallsburg's 9th Annual
Francis S. Currey Day on July 8, 2012

WHEREAS, Members of the Armed Services from the State of New York, who
have served so valiantly and honorably in wars in which this country's
freedom was at stake, as well as in the preservation of peace during
peacetime, should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to celebrate the 9th
Annual Francis S. Currey Day to be held on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at
Morningside Park in the Town of Fallsburg; and
WHEREAS, Francis S. Currey is the only living World War II Congres-
sional Medal of Honor recipient from New York State; a native of Sulli-
van County, he served his country as a marksman in the United States
Army in the European Theatre; and
WHEREAS, On July 8, 2012, during the celebration of Francis S. Currey
Day, sponsored by the Town of Fallsburg and Thunder Country 102, special
recognition will be given to all veterans from the Town of Fallsburg and
the County of Sullivan, New York, both past and present; the Francis S.
Currey Day celebration will feature local entertainment, food, fun,
rides and fireworks, and is a much anticipated annual event; and
WHEREAS, Having exhibited their patriotism both at home and abroad,
these men and women demonstrated their love for their country and are
deserving forevermore of the highest respect of their State and Nation;
WHEREAS, Residents of this great State must never forget the courage
with which these men and women served our country, and must recognize
that no greater debt is owed than that debt to the men and women of our
Armed Services who gave their lives for our beloved Nation and to those
who continue to be missing in action; and
WHEREAS, Our Nation's veterans deserve to be recognized, commended,
and thanked by the people of the State of New York for their service and
for their dedication to their communities, their State and their Nation;
now therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the Town of Fallsburg's 9th Annual Francis S. Currey Day on
Sunday, July 8, 2012; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Town of Fallsburg.


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