J1568

Honoring Andrew Krahm upon the occasion of being named the 2013 Junior Firefighter of the Year by the National Volunteer Fire Council

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J1568


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Andrew Krahm upon the occasion of being
named the 2013 Junior Firefighter of the Year by the National Volunteer
Fire Council

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, honoring the youth of today, and leaders
of tomorrow, whose character and achievements best exemplify the ideals
and values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to honor Andrew Krahm upon the
occasion of being named the 2013 Junior Firefighter of the Year by the
National Volunteer Fire Council; and
WHEREAS, Andrew Krahm will be recognized for this admirable desig-
nation during a special banquet at the National Volunteer Fire Council's
spring meeting in Virginia; and
WHEREAS, Andrew Krahm, a Rockville Centre teenager, has been desig-
nated with this auspicious recognition for his diligent efforts in
establishing a junior firefighter program in his hometown; and
WHEREAS, A senior at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School in Hicksville,
New York, 17 year-old Andrew Krahm received a training/education stipend
and a complimentary one-year council membership; and
WHEREAS, To launch the junior program, Andrew Krahm spent many hours
drafting bylaws and presenting them to local fire department and commu-
nity officials between 2009 and 2011; and
WHEREAS, He was elected the program's first captain and organizes
monthly meetings and training and serves as a liaison with parents and
the department; and
WHEREAS, Andrew Krahm is a member of the varsity track and soccer
teams, as well as the Tri-M Music Honor Society; and
WHEREAS, Poised eagerly with enthusiasm and determined purpose, this
Junior Firefighter now stands honorably, with just pride in his accom-
plishments and in eager anticipation of future challenges, understanding
and appreciating the caring counsel and support provided by Senior Fire-
fighters, mentors, and his parents; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Andrew Krahm upon the occasion of being named the 2013 Junior
Firefighter of the Year by the National Volunteer Fire Council; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Andrew Krahm.

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

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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