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Honoring the great work and dedication The Cpl. Michael Mayne Cookie Corps provide to the men and women of the United States Military

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring the great work and dedication The Cpl.
Michael Mayne Cookie Corps provide to the men and women of the United
States Military

WHEREAS, From time to time this Legislative Body takes note of certain
extraordinary individuals it wishes to recognize for their valued
contributions to the success and progress of society and publicly
acknowledge their endeavors which have enhanced the basic humanity among
us all; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to recognize and honor
the great work and dedication The Cpl. Michael Mayne Cookie Corps
provide to the men and women of the United States Military; and
WHEREAS, In 2009, The Cpl. Michael Mayne Cookie Corps was created to
honor the memory of Fallen Star Corporal Michael Mayne, of Burlington
Flats, New York, who gave the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq on February 23,
2009; and
WHEREAS, This benevolent organization was the brainchild of Herkimer
County Hunger Coalition founder, R. J. Lenarcic, and is coordinated by
Laura Hailston; and
WHEREAS, Comprised of over 50 volunteers from throughout the Mohawk
Valley, each month these volunteers are assigned to provide one of the
following items: baked goods, snacks, beverages, candy or toiletries;
and
WHEREAS, Then, every month the volunteer drivers deliver the goods to
the Corporal Gregory Harris Military Courtesy Room, located at the
Hancock Airport, in Syracuse, New York; and
WHEREAS, Corporal Gregory Harris was a Syracuse area Marine who was
captured during the Vietnam War, and is still unaccounted for today; and
WHEREAS, Staffed by volunteers, many of whom are veterans, The Courte-
sy Room is available 24 hours every day and is equipped with tele-
visions, recliners, blankets/pillows, wi-fi access, computers, a micro-
wave, and much more; and
WHEREAS, To date, over 8,000 soldiers and Marines have made use of its
accommodations, providing these men and women with a stopover site while
they are in transit; and
WHEREAS, Residents of this great State must never forget the courage
with which these men and women serve their country, and must recognize
that no greater debt is owed than that owed to those who gave their
lives for their beloved Nation, and to those who continue to be missing
in action; 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
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor the great work and dedication The Cpl. Michael Mayne Cookie Corps
provide to the men and women of the United States Military; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to R. J. Lenarcic, Laura Hailston, and to the family of the late
Corporal Michael Mayne.

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  • 14 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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Resolutions, Legislative

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