Commending Firefighter Thomas McCormick for 50 years of dedicated service to Forestburgh Fire Co. 1

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Firefighter Thomas McCormick, a Char-
ter Member of Forestburgh Fire Company No. 1, upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service

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 Thomas McCormick, a
Charter Member of Forestburgh Fire Company No.1, Forestburgh, New York,
upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 50
years of dedicated service; and
WHEREAS, Thomas McCormick will be honored at Forestburgh Fire Company
No. 1's 50th Annual Fire Company Dinner, to be held at Mr. Willy's
Restaurant in Monticello, New York on Saturday, April 20, 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; Thomas
McCormick is such a firefighter; throughout 50 years of devoted service,
he has 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 Thomas McCormick for 50 years of distinguished
service to Forestburgh Fire Company No. 1; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas McCormick.


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