J1760

Honoring Frederick J. Mader Jr. upon the occasion of being selected as Franklin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

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J1760


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Frederick J. Mader Jr. upon the occasion
of being selected as Franklin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Frederick J.
Mader Jr. upon the occasion of being selected as Franklin County's 2013
Senior Citizen of the Year, in recognition of his invaluable contrib-
utions to the community through his outstanding, and much appreciated,
volunteer work; and
WHEREAS, As Franklin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year, Freder-
ick J. Mader Jr. will participate in the Annual New York State Senior
Citizens Day Luncheon, hosted by the State Office for the Aging (SOFA),
at the Hart Theatre Lounge in the Egg, Albany, New York, on Tuesday, May
7, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Frederick J. Mader Jr. is a 1956 graduate of Paul Smith's
College, where he earned an associate's degree in Hotel Management; he
married in 1958, and raised his family in Saranac Lake where he has been
a lifetime resident; and
WHEREAS, Frederick J. Mader has been committed to serving his communi-
ty through volunteerism his entire adult life; and
WHEREAS, Frederick J. Mader volunteered at Walter Reed Medical Center
during the Korean War; he became an ordained Deacon in his Diocese in
1980, later becoming the Chaplain in the Federal Bureau of Prisons at
Ray Brook; he has also generously donated his time to many organizations
in his region, including the Community Lunch Box, Saranac Lake Adult
Center, HOSPICE, Mercy Care, the Community Store, and Literacy Volun-
teers; and
WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Frederick J. Mader's distinguished
record merits the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative
Body; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Frederick J. Mader Jr. upon the occasion of being selected as
Franklin County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Frederick J. Mader Jr.

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  • 03 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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