J407

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 20-27, 2021, as FFA Week in the State of New York

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J407



Senate Resolution No. 407

BY: Senator HINCHEY

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
February 20-27, 2021, as FFA Week in the State of
New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to support and
promote the historic and significant observance of Future Farmers of
America (FFA) Week in the State of New York; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 20-27, 2021,
as FFA Week in the State of New York, in conjunction with the observance
of National FFA Week; and

WHEREAS, The FFA motto: Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to
Live, Living to Serve, gives direction and purpose to those students who
take an active role in succeeding in agricultural education and
leadership; and

WHEREAS, FFA develops members' potential and helps them to discover
their talent through hands-on experiences, giving the tools to achieve
real-world success; these members are future chemists, veterinarians,
government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business
leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields; and

WHEREAS, New York FFA has 136 chapters across New York; and

WHEREAS, The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and
helps set direction for the FFA as a service to state and local
agricultural education programs; and

WHEREAS, In accomplishing its mission, FFA has made a positive
difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for
premier leadership, personal growth and career success through
agricultural education, promoting citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism
and cooperation; and

WHEREAS, Agricultural education and FFA ensure a steady supply of
young professionals to meet the growing needs in the science, business
and technology of agriculture; and

WHEREAS, Agricultural education in New York affects and instructs
students in all parts of the State, and through their efforts, the
officers and members of New York FFA are achieving increased levels of
national recognition for themselves, and their schools and communities,
as well as New York agriculture; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and
applaud the leaders of commerce and industry whose accomplishments
contribute to the economic health and prosperity of the communities of
the State of New York and to the quality of life of its people; now,
therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim February 20-27, 2021,
as FFA Week in the State of New York; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of
New York.

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  • 24 / Feb / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 02 / Mar / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 02 / Mar / 2021
    • ADOPTED

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