J830

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Pronto of Long Island, Inc. on June 5

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J830



Senate Resolution No. 830

BY: Senator BOYLE

COMMEMORATING the 50th Anniversary of Pronto of
Long Island, Inc. on June 5, 2019

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commemorate the
50th Anniversary of Pronto of Long Island, Inc. to be celebrated with a
Golden Gala on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Watermill Long Island, New
York; and

WHEREAS, For the last five decades Pronto of Long Island, Inc. has
strived to feed the hungry, clothe the needy, welcome the stranger and
provide healing and hope to everyone who walks through our doors; and

WHEREAS, In 1969, Pronto of Long Island, Inc. began serving people
in need with basic human services from the basement of Saint Anne's
Church in Brentwood, New York; through the years the organization moved
several times; in 2005, they built their new 10,000 square foot facility
on Pine Aire Drive in Bay Shore; and

WHEREAS, Always with a vision of helping people while treating them
with dignity and respect, Pronto of Long Island, Inc. provides
comprehensive, personalized care through a variety of programs including
a food pantry that provides food to families in the community that are
struggling; a thrift center offering those in need a place to shop for
gently used clothing, shoes and bedding; a warehouse that makes
available household items as well as a program called Shots for Tots
providing immunizations for children up to 18 that do not have
insurance; and

WHEREAS, Pronto of Long Island, Inc. offers food stamp assistance,
Medicare insurance and United Healthcare - insurance provider
information, senior services programs and the Empire Justice program; it
also provides English as a Second Language classes and helps people
prepare for their United States Citizenship exams; and

WHEREAS, The success of Pronto of Long Island, Inc. is in direct
correlation to the efforts of its staff, whose involvement is, and
always has been, characterized by and impressive commitment, an
unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in
all endeavors on behalf of the institution and the community it serves;
and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those
organizations which 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
commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Pronto of Long Island, Inc. on June
5, 2019; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Pronto of Long Island, Inc.

actions

  • 22 / Mar / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Mar / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Mar / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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Resolutions, Legislative

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