J2235

Commending the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc. upon the occasion of its 40th Anniversary

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J2235


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance
Corps, Inc. upon the occasion of its 40th Anniversary

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to organizations within the State of New York which provide
vital emergency medical rescue services; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc. upon the occasion of its
40th Anniversary, to be celebrated on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the
Douglaston Manor in Douglaston, New York; and
WHEREAS, Since 1973, the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps has
responded to medical emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and
WHEREAS, Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps was founded by a group of
10 caring, community minded individuals, who wanted to assure that a
local community based ambulance service would continue to be available
to their neighbors; the organization is a New York State not-for-profit
corporation, providing community volunteer EMS/Ambulance Service; and
WHEREAS, The corps services all or parts of the Northeast Queens
Communities of Bellerose, Glen Oaks, Floral Park, New Hyde Park, Oakland
Gardens, and North Shore Towers; it maintains mutual aid agreements with
surrounding community volunteer corps in the New York City area and is a
participant in the Regional EMS Council of NYC - FDNY/EMS mutual aid
plan; and
WHEREAS, Access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the
survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or
injury; throughout the 40-year history of the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambu-
lance Corps, its members have worked tirelessly to bring the best quali-
ty of care to the residents of Glen Oaks, New York and its surrounding
communities; and
WHEREAS, The Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps has proudly provided
Emergency Medical Services to the community for 40 years; from the days
of simple First Aid in the back of an ambulance to the most modern
sophistication of today's Advanced Life Support, the Glen Oaks Volunteer
Ambulance Corps responds to calls for EMS assistance whenever needed;
and
WHEREAS, All the individuals associated with the Glen Oaks Volunteer
Ambulance Corps, past and present, merit the highest commendation for
their contributions to the noble missions of this life-saving organiza-
tion; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc. upon the occasion
of its 40th Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

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  • 06 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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