J2892

Commending Glenn Niedzwieski upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of a Liberty Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon a...

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J2892


Senate Resolution No. 2892

BY: Senator PALUMBO

COMMENDING Glenn Niedzwieski upon the occasion of
his designation as recipient of a Liberty Medal, the
highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the New
York State Senate

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made
significant contributions to the quality of life therein; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the
caring concern and heroic acts of exemplary citizens who take prompt and
appropriate action in emergency situations, and in doing so, help others
to avert life-threatening danger; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Glenn
Niedzwieski upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of a
Liberty Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the New
York State Senate; and

WHEREAS, The New York State Senate Liberty Medal was established by
Resolution and is awarded to individuals who have merited special
commendation for exceptional, heroic, or humanitarian acts on behalf of
their fellow New Yorkers; and

WHEREAS, On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, a woman was enjoying a meal at
Cafe Spiga in Mount Sinai, New York, when she began to choke on her
food; realizing she was in trouble, she immediately stood up, hoping to
attract the attention of the people around her; and

WHEREAS, Fortunately, bartender Glenn Niedzwieski noticed the
struggling woman and rushed from around the bar to perform the Heimlich
maneuver on her; after three or four compressions, the piece of food was
dislodged, allowing the woman to breathe again; and

WHEREAS, Praised for his swift actions, Glenn Niedzwieski
demonstrated his true character and genuine compassion for the welfare
of others, personifying, by virtue of his actions, the collective
concern of ordinary citizens across the community of the State of New
York who voluntarily respond when others are in need; and

WHEREAS, Justly recognized as a hero, Glenn Niedzwieski richly
merits the admiration of this Legislative Body and his community for his
consummate courage and heroic actions; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Glenn Niedzwieski upon the occasion of his designation as
recipient of a Liberty Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon an
individual by the New York State Senate; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Glenn Niedzwieski.

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  • 15 / Aug / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE

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