Welcoming the Staten Island Girl Scouts upon the occasion of their visit to Albany, New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION welcoming the Staten Island Girl Scouts upon the
occasion of their visit to Albany, New York, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, honoring the youth of today, and leaders
of tomorrow, whose character and achievements exemplify the ideals and
values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to welcome
the Staten Island Girl Scouts upon the occasion of their visit to Alba-
ny, New York, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious visit is part of their biannual trip to the
Capital of this great Empire State and will include a pizza lunch with
the Staten Island members of the Legislature, a tour of the Capitol
building, recognition in the Senate and Assembly galleries with a Resol-
ution, and photos on the Million Dollar Staircase; and
WHEREAS, The Staten Island Girl Scouts visiting this year are Amy
Azzopardi, Ashley Melidones, Audrey Gallagher, Brynne Hitten, Celine
Kelly, Elizabeth Mastoros, Emily Casey, Genevieve Steinmetz, Giavanna
Esposito, Jayne Ryan, Jessica Orlando, Jessica Roesch, Julia Desaro,
Julie Mendez, Kaitlyn Casserly, Katherine Cammayo, Kerry McCloskey,
Lauren Casella, Madolyn Jusick, Mary Mastoros, MaryKathryn Brown, Meghan
Holliday, Miriam Zayed, Nicole Renzetti, Rita Jerome, Sabrina Gallagher,
Sarah Rosario, Shea McLaughlin, Sophia DeMartino, Stephanie Caputo, and
Syleste Alexander; as well as Scout Leader Cheryl McCloskey, and Chaper-
ones Andrea Gallagher, Annette Orlando, Christine Melidones, Ellen
Steiring, Joan Roesch, Karen Steinmetz, Nancy Casey, and Nichole Mendez;
WHEREAS, Girl Scouting in the United States of America began on March
12, 1912, when Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low organized the first Girl
Scout troop meeting of 18 girls in Savannah, Georgia; since then, it has
grown to 3.7 million members worldwide; and
WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has cultivated in our Nation's young people the
goals of building solid values of sisterhood and the importance of work-
ing with others, stimulating both mind and body, instilling pride, and
encouraging community service and success; and
WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has expanded the horizons of the countless
hundreds of thousands who have participated in Scouting programs which
have made Scouting an American and international institution; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is pleased to recognize the Staten
Island Girl Scouts and to wish them a future of purposeful success and
well-being; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
welcome the Staten Island Girl Scouts upon the occasion of their visit
to Albany, New York, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Staten Island Girl Scouts.


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