J1769

Commending Jimmy Landry in recognition of his heroic action in performing the life-saving Heimlich maneuver to save a fellow classmate

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J1769


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Jimmy Landry of Stillwater, New York,
in recognition of his heroic action in performing the life-saving Heim-
lich maneuver to save a fellow classmate

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to acknowledge the
heroic acts of young citizens who voluntarily take immediate and appro-
priate action to safeguard the health and safety of others; and
WHEREAS, Jimmy Landry of Stillwater, New York, is a sixth grader at
Stillwater Middle School; and
WHEREAS, In his first period class at Stillwater Middle School,
12-year old Jimmy Landry heard a cough from a nearby classmate and
observed the classmate clutching his throat, strangling and gasping,
"Help me"; and
WHEREAS, Jimmy Landry immediately hurried to his classmate's assist-
ance and performed a life-saving Heimlich maneuver; and
WHEREAS, The courageous and quick actions of Jimmy Landry of Stillwa-
ter, New York, accomplished with consummate skill and distinguished
bravery, are an inspiration to his fellow New Yorkers; and
WHEREAS, Through his voluntary commitment to respond as a concerned
citizen, and to protect and safeguard the safety and welfare of his
neighbors and community, Jimmy Landry has unselfishly contributed to the
advancement of that spirit of united purpose and shared concern which is
the cornerstone of community life in this State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an act of
such heroism is brought to our official attention, the same should be
memorialized for the edification and emulation of all; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Jimmy Landry of Stillwater, New York, in recognition of his
heroic action in performing the lifesaving Heimlich maneuver to save a
fellow classmate; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jimmy Landry.

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  • 10 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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