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Honoring Tom and Mary Ragosta upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2013 Albany County Executive's Volunteer A...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Tom and Mary Ragosta upon the occasion
of their designation as recipients of the 2013 Albany County Executive's
Volunteer Award, on April 23, 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, Tom and Mary Ragosta have given not only of their time and
energies but also of their competence, intelligence and leadership and
consequently have been designated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Tom and Mary
Ragosta upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2013
Albany County Executive's Volunteer Award; this esteemed honor was
presented at a special ceremony by Albany County Executive Daniel P.
McCoy on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Albany County Office Building;
and
WHEREAS, Tom and Mary Ragosta have been called upon to contribute
their time and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and
have always given of themselves unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, Lifelong residents of Watervliet, New York, this enterprising
couple captured their love for the city by creating the Watervliet
Historical Society Museum; and
WHEREAS, Since the Museum was established in 2008, Tom and Mary Ragos-
ta have devoted their time and shared their vast knowledge of
Watervliet's storied history with the public; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of their community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Tom and Mary Ragosta have stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by such indi-
viduals for the benefit of others which Tom and Mary Ragosta have
displayed throughout their lives; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals 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 Tom and Mary Ragosta upon the occasion of their designation as
recipients of the 2013 Albany County Executive's Volunteer Award; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Tom and Mary Ragosta.

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

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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