J2033

Honoring Adventures in Learning upon the occasion of its designation for special recognition by the Manhasset Great Neck Economic Op...

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J2033



Senate Resolution No. 2033

BY: Senator KAPLAN

HONORING Adventures in Learning upon the occasion
of its designation for special recognition by the
Manhasset Great Neck Economic Opportunity Council,
Inc. on June 20, 2019

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend those
illustrious organizations of the State of New York whose focus and
intent have made a substantial impact on the quality of life in their
communities; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Adventures in Learning upon the occasion of its designation for special
recognition by the Manhasset Great Neck Economic Opportunity Council,
Inc. at its Spring Gala on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Leonard's
Palazzo, Great Neck, New York; and

WHEREAS, For nearly five decades, Adventures in Learning has offered
children in kindergarten through sixth grade a place to come after
school for guidance with homework; today, this vital program offers this
and much more; and

WHEREAS, Since its inception, Adventures in Learning has served
hundreds of local children, making a difference in the lives of young
people who would otherwise be without assistance during a critical time
in their development; and

WHEREAS, Adventures in Learning provides an environment which
nurtures the minds, bodies and souls of children from the formative
years of early childhood through the impressionable years of
pre-adolescence; and

WHEREAS, Fun, value-focused activities led by trained adult staff
and volunteers are offered for students each day after school; these
activities focus on the values of caring, honesty, respect and
responsibility; and

WHEREAS, Under the able leadership of William Collard, President of
the Board of Directors, and Diana Holden, Executive Director, Adventures
in Learning provides an invaluable foundation for the children it
serves; and

WHEREAS, Over its distinguished history, Adventures in Learning has
demonstrated continuous service to the residents and communities which
it serves; and

WHEREAS, The success of Adventures in Learning is in direct
correlation to the efforts of its dedicated staff and volunteers, whose
involvement is, and always has been, characterized by an impressive
commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of
excellence in all endeavors on behalf of the organization and the
community it serves; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body that when
individuals and organizations of such noble aims and accomplishments are
brought to our attention, 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 Adventures in Learning upon the occasion of its designation for
special recognition by the Manhasset Great Neck Economic Opportunity
Council, Inc.; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Adventures in Learning.

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  • 13 / Jun / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2019
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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