J373

Commending Firefighter Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr. upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedic...

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J373



Senate Resolution No. 373

BY: Senator O'MARA

COMMENDING Firefighter Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr.
upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition after 50 years of dedicated service to
the Southport Fire Department

WHEREAS, Citizens across our State and Nation are inspired by and
indebted to our noble firefighters who exhibit courage and bravery every
day in the course of their duties; and

WHEREAS, Firefighters exemplify the power of human compassion and
the strength of the American spirit through actions of the most heroic
magnitude; their sacrifices and their selfless dedication merit tribute
and recognition by all citizens of this great country; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Firefighter Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr. upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service
to the Southport Fire Department to be celebrated at its Annual Banquet
at Southport Fire Station on Saturday, February 16, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr. joined the Southport Fire
Department in April 2, 1968; throughout his 50 years of service, he has
held several positions within the Department including: Assistant Chief,
Fire Marshall, and one of the first fire investigators to be appointed
by Chemung County; and

WHEREAS, This extraordinary firefighter furthered his career as an
Insurance Fire Investigator in the private sector, throughout New York
State; and

WHEREAS, As a small business owner in Southport, Robert C.
Rodabaugh, Sr. spent numerous hours away from his workplace, selflessly
responding to his duties as a firefighter; and

WHEREAS, Firefighters unwaveringly serve our great State with pride,
valor, and integrity; they are often the first to respond to an
emergency, whether the emergency is a fire, transportation accident,
natural disaster, act of terrorism, medical crisis, or spill of
hazardous materials; and

WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help
others and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with
family and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need;
Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr. is such a firefighter; throughout 50 years of
devoted service, he heroically performed, above and beyond the call of
duty, those responsibilities which define the task of fire protection;
now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Firefighter Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr. upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service
to the Southport Fire Department; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Firefighter Robert C. Rodabaugh, Sr.

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  • 06 / Feb / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 12 / Feb / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 12 / Feb / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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