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Commending Arlene Keating upon the occasion of being honored on March 10, 2011, in conjunction with Women's History Month in the Sta...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Arlene Keating upon the occasion of
being honored on March 10, 2011, in conjunction with Women's History
Month in the State of New York

WHEREAS, The State of New York is home to countless women who have
contributed to the advancement of our culture through both their tradi-
tional and non-traditional roles in society; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those illustrious women within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenship; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Arlene Keating upon the occasion of being honored on Thursday, March 10,
2011, in conjunction with Women's History Month in the State of New
York, at a special event to be held at the Bay Ridge Manor, Bay Ridge,
New York; and
WHEREAS, Women of every race, class, and ethnic background have made
historic contributions to the growth and strength of New York State in
countless recorded and unrecorded ways; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the State of New York officially sets aside time
to recognize the unique contributions that women have made to this great
Empire State and its society; and
WHEREAS, A woman of singular distinction, Arlene Keating has contin-
ually demonstrated extreme competence, extraordinary intelligence and
diligent leadership in her unwavering service to her profession and
community; and
WHEREAS, Arlene Keating is a lifelong Bay Ridge resident who graduated
from Our Lady of Angels Grammar School, Fort Hamilton High School, and
attended Staten Island Community College; in September of 2002, she
joined the Bay Ridge law firm of Connors and Sullivan and she is
currently a litigation and Real Estate Paralegal; and
WHEREAS, Prior to that Arlene Keating spent over 25 years in the
Insurance/Reinsurance business; she spent 17 of those years as an under-
writer with Generali-US Branch located in lower Manhattan; she retired
from Generali in February of 2002 as a Senior Vice President; and
WHEREAS, Arlene Keating has been doing community volunteer work for
over 35 years; as an athlete and advocate of sports, she was a CYO
basketball coach at Our Lady of Angels, and a recipient of the presti-
gious Bishop Boardman Award for service to the youth of the parish; she
was a CYO basketball official and a New York State certified basketball
referee with the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports
(NAGWS) from 1977 to 1990; and
WHEREAS, Currently Arlene Keating serves as the Executive Secretary of
the Bay Ridge Community Council, and was its President in 2008; she is
also a Trustee of the Kassenbrock Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund;
since 2004, she has served as Secretary of the Ragamuffin Parade Commit-
tee; and
WHEREAS, Arlene Keating is an Executive Board Member and Secretary of
Brooklyn ONE Theater since its inception in 2006; she is a member of
Narrows Community Theater since 1981 and served as its President from
1991-1993; she volunteers regularly at the 68th Precinct's National
Night Out and is a relatively new volunteer at the Bay Ridge Halloween
Walk; and
WHEREAS, In 2008, Arlene Keating was awarded the Vince Mazza Award for
her contribution and support of Theater and the Arts by Brooklyn ONE
Theater; she was a Deputy Grand Marshal in the 2009 Bay Ridge St.

Patrick's Day Parade, and in 2009 together with the Brooklyn Cyclone's
Organization, she implemented Bay Ridge Night at the Cyclone's Game; and
WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her long-time companion,
George, her daughter, Jennifer, and her grandchildren, Ryan and Lauren,
all of whom feel privileged to be a part of her life and rejoice in her
achievements; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Arlene Keating has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is pleased to have this opportunity to
express its highest admiration for Arlene Keating, and to wish her
continued success in all of her future endeavors; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Arlene Keating upon the occasion of being honored on March 10,
2011, in conjunction with Women's History Month in the State of New
York; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Arlene Keating.

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  • 03 / Mar / 2011
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 08 / Mar / 2011
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 08 / Mar / 2011
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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