J2237

Commending James B. McHugh, upon the occasion of being named winner of the 2013 Civic Award by the Bay Ridge Community Council

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J2237


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending James B. McHugh, upon the occasion of
being named winner of the 2013 Civic Award by the Bay Ridge Community
Council on June 13, 2013

WHEREAS, A great community is only as great as those persons and organ-
izations that provide exemplary service, whether through participation
in voluntary programs, through unique personal achievement in their
profession or other endeavors, or simply through a lifetime of good
citizenship; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend James B.
McHugh, upon the occasion of being named winner of the 2013 Civic Award
by the Bay Ridge Community Council; he will be honored at its 62nd Annu-
al Dinner Dance on Thursday, June 13, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Bay Ridge Community Council is an umbrella organization
composed of nearly 100 civic groups, whose goal is to improve the quali-
ty of life for residents in the Brooklyn, New York, neighborhoods of Bay
Ridge, Dyker Heights, and Fort Hamilton; and
WHEREAS, The Bay Ridge Community Council Civic Award is given annually
to an individual who has a passion for improving life for those around
them, while at the same time capturing the unique spirit of Bay Ridge;
and
WHEREAS, The son of Barbara and Joseph McHugh, James McHugh is one of
seven children; his family moved to Bay Ridge in 1964 and became parish-
ioners of Saint Anselm Catholic Church; and
WHEREAS, Senior vice president of Signature Bank, James B. McHugh has
been called upon to contribute his time and talents to countless civic
and charitable endeavors and has always given of himself unstintingly;
and
WHEREAS, James McHugh is a member of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn
and treasurer of the St. Patrick Society of Brooklyn; he is an executive
board member of the Boy Scouts of America, an advisory board member for
the Bay Ridge Center, a member of the board of governors for Daytop
Villages, Inc., and a member of the Bay Ridge Bayforts, the Colonial
Club and the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 3; he also plays an
active role in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraising
event; and
WHEREAS, His outstanding community service has received numerous acco-
lades; he won the International Brotherhood Award for P.S. 104 in 2008,
and was named the Ragamuffin Parade's "Man of the Year" in 2009; and
WHEREAS, A resident of Staten Island, James McHugh is a parishioner of
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, and is actively involved in his chil-
dren's school; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, James McHugh has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Kristin, and their
three children, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and
rejoice in his achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which James McHugh has displayed through-
out his life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend James B. McHugh upon the occasion of being named winner of the
2013 Civic Award by the Bay Ridge Community Council; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to James B. McHugh.

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

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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