J2225

Honoring The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science Department upon the occasion of its selection as an Outstanding Community Partner

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J2225



Senate Resolution No. 2225

BY: Senator BRESLIN

HONORING The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science
Department upon the occasion of its selection as an
Outstanding Community Partner by The Food Pantries
for the Capital District on October 3, 2019

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize that
the quality and character of life in the communities across New York
State are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those
organizations and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare
of the community and its citizenry; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science Department upon the occasion of its
selection as an Outstanding Community Partner by The Food Pantries for
the Capital District, to be observed at its 8th Annual Harvest Evening
Celebration on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Franklin Plaza in Troy, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Established in 1979, The Food Pantries for the Capital
District is a coalition of more than 60 food pantries located in Albany,
Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties; each year, The Food
Pantries help fund, collect, and deliver 2.9 million pounds of food for
its food member pantries, which helps provide food to 59,000 people for
approximately 3.3 million meals; and

WHEREAS, For many years, The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science
Department has been a strong supporter in the fight against hunger; this
compassionate group of students and faculty members are being recognized
for their many contributions to The Food Pantries of the Capital
District, and to the people this vital organization serves; and

WHEREAS, Remaining true to its mission, The Sage Colleges' Nutrition
Science Department advances the field of nutrition through scholarship,
outreach and preparation of entry-level registered dieticians (RD)
within a small, private liberal arts college; and

WHEREAS, The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science Department prepares
its graduates for success in advanced education and/or entry-level
employment, as well as in opportunities to actively participate in the
community as a team member and leader in a variety of settings; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly have earned the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science Department upon the occasion
of its selection as an Outstanding Community Partner by The Food
Pantries for the Capital District; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Sage Colleges' Nutrition Science Department.

actions

  • 18 / Oct / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 14 / Jan / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 14 / Jan / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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