J2229

Honoring Tracie Killar upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Vaughan Family Changemaker Award by the Albany Fund ...

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J2229



Senate Resolution No. 2229

BY: Senator BRESLIN

HONORING Tracie Killar upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Vaughan Family
Changemaker Award by the Albany Fund for Education
on October 25, 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
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
Tracie Killar upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Vaughan Family Changemaker Award by the Albany Fund for Education, to be
celebrated at its 22nd Annual Gala on Friday, October 25, 2019, at
Renaissance Albany Hotel in Albany, New York; and

WHEREAS, The Albany Fund for Education (AFE) strives to enhance
opportunities for students to learn, grow, and succeed by building
community partnerships, raising funds, and investing in innovative and
effective programs and projects that build equity and strengthen the
educational infrastructure of the City School District of Albany; and

WHEREAS, This remarkable woman is receiving this prestigious award
for her steadfast and unremitting commitment to her community; and

WHEREAS, Tracie Killar serves as the Executive Director of the South
End Children's Cafe, which provides a safe space where students receive
sustenance, learn about personal and civic responsibility, engage with
mentors, and break bread with their friends and families; and

WHEREAS, Tracie Killar and her team have diligently worked to uplift
students of the City School District of Albany and have helped raise
awareness of how food insecurity impacts their community; through their
tireless efforts, the South End Children's Cafe allows children and
families to access healthy food and academic support in a dignified,
caring environment; 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 Tracie Killar upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Vaughan Family Changemaker Award by the Albany Fund for Education on
October 25, 2019; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Tracie Killar.

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

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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