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Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Queens
Nan Shan Senior Center to be celebrated on May 23, 2013

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor those
illustrious organizations of the State of New York whose purposeful
endeavors serve to enhance the quality of life for the cherished senior
citizens in their communities; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commemorate the 25th
Anniversary of the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center to be celebrated on
Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Jade Asian Restaurant in Flushing, New
York; and
WHEREAS, As the Chinese-American Planning Council's only senior center
in the outer boroughs, the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center has been a
vibrant gathering place for Flushing's Asian community; and
WHEREAS, This vital Center has served many Mandarin Chinese speakers,
providing solace, aid, and social activities to New York's expanding
population of elderly Chinese; and
WHEREAS, By delivering Meals-on-Wheels to the homebound and offering
congregate meals at the center, the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center is
committed to helping keep seniors healthy and to offer them a place to
gather, breaking down the walls of isolation; and
WHEREAS, The Queens Nan Shan Senior Center also gives seniors a reason
to get up and get out, leading to both their physical and emotional
health; and
WHEREAS, The programs offered have made the Queens Nan Shan Senior
Center a crucial part of the Queens Asian community even while seeking
to expand its senior services and programs to meet the current needs of
its seniors; and
WHEREAS, The Queens Nan Shan Senior Center's exemplary home attendant
program brings friendly help to those who are in need of medical or
disability services, working with families and physicians to tailor each
home care plan; and
WHEREAS, This significant milestone is an excellent opportunity to
recognize the special contributions of the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center
and the dedicated individuals who strive to better the quality of life
for senior citizens in the community; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to recognize and
celebrate the legacy of New York's senior citizens who have experienced
tumultuous changes in the 20th Century, including the dawn of the nucle-
ar age, the rise of the computer, and the proliferation of the automo-
bile, television, technology and so many other innovations of the Ameri-
can spirit, and who now represent a great and willing source of
knowledge available to our great State of New York; now, therefore, be
it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Queens Nan Shan Senior Center.

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  • 26 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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