J5904

Honoring Nyazia Stephens upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7,...

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J5904


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Nyazia Stephens upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Nyazia Stephens upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its
13th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany
Marriott; and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS, Nyazia Stephens, Albany-GWU, has given not only time and
energies but also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Nyazia Stephens upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Lati-
no Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Nyazia Stephens.

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  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J5903

Honoring Imani Ibrahim upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Imani Ibrahim upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Imani Ibrahim upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its
13th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany
Marriott; and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS, Imani Ibrahim, Bethlehem, has given not only time and ener-
gies but also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Imani Ibrahim upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Imani Ibrahim.

actions

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    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 24 / May / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J5902

Honoring Micah Torres upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Micah Torres upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Micah Torres upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achiev-
ers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its 13th
Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany Marriott;
and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS Micah Torres, Troy, has given not only time and energies but
also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Micah Torres upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Micah Torres.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5901

Honoring Veronica Bystroff upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June ...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Veronica Bystroff upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Veronica Bystroff upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its
13th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany
Marriott; and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS Veronica Bystroff, Troy, has given not only time and energies
but also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Veronica Bystroff upon the occasion of receiving the Black and
Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Veronica Bystroff.

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  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5900

Commending the employees of the US Postal Service in Albany, New York, on hosting its Memorial Day Ceremony, and paying tribute to W...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the employees of the United States
Postal Service in Albany, New York, upon the occasion of hosting its
Memorial Day Ceremony, and paying tribute to postal employee William W.
Roylance, Sr. posthumously

WHEREAS, Since 1775, when the Continental Congress named Benjamin Frank-
lin the first Postmaster General, the United States Postal Service has
served as an important bind which holds our Nation, and its people,
together; and
WHEREAS, The vital work of the employees of the United States Postal
Service in Albany, New York, supports the growth of commerce in the
Capital Region, and most importantly, ensures the free flow of ideas and
information which is so essential to our democracy; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend the employ-
ees of the United States Postal Service in Albany, New York, upon the
occasion of hosting its Memorial Day Ceremony, and paying tribute to
postal employee William W. Roylance, Sr. posthumously; this auspicious
occasion will be celebrated on Friday, May 27, 2016, at Patriot's Way at
the General Mail Facility in Colonie, New York; and
WHEREAS, With their connection to so many area households and busi-
nesses, the employees of the United States Post Office in Albany, New
York, truly embody the dedication and selflessness of our nation's
letter carriers who perform their duties in good conditions and bad; and
WHEREAS, The late William W. Roylance, Sr. was a former Capital Region
postal employee who proudly served his country as a member of the United
States Navy during World War II; and
WHEREAS, Born in Saratoga Springs, New York, William W. Roylance, Sr.
attended Cohoes High School, and enlisted to proudly serve his country
as a member of the United States Navy; he served in the South Pacific on
the Island of Ie Jima as a signalman directing aircraft during take-off
and landing clearances from 1944-1946; and
WHEREAS, In recognition of his courageous service, William W.
Roylance, Sr. was awarded a Victory Medal (one star) and an Asiatic
Theater Medal; and
WHEREAS, After the completion of his military career, William W.
Roylance, Sr. returned home to finish his high school education, and
began working at Montgomery Ward and the A&P Bakery; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed veteran married Julia Merolle on April 8, 1951,
and together they were the proud parents of four sons, William Jr.,
Paul, Wayne and the late Scott Roylance; and
WHEREAS, In 1964, William W. Roylance, Sr. started his career with the
US Postal Service as a clerk; he retired after 26 years of loyal service
in 1990; and
WHEREAS, An avid reader and card player, William W. Roylance, Sr.
enjoyed numerous other hobbies, including writing and drawing; he was
also a dedicated volunteer in the soup kitchen at the former St.
Patrick's Church in Albany; and
WHEREAS, William W. Roylance, Sr. passed away at the age of eighty-
nine at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center on November 6, 2015, leaving
behind a legacy which will long endure the passage of time and will
remain as a comforting memory to all he served and befriended; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those individ-
uals and organizations who enhance the quality of life in their communi-
ty and have shown a long and sustained commitment to the maintenance of
high standards in their profession, certainly have earned the recogni-
tion 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
commend the employees of the United States Postal Service in Albany, New
York, upon the occasion of hosting its Memorial Day Ceremony, and paying
tribute to postal employee William W. Roylance, Sr. posthumously; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the employees of the United States Postal Service in Albany,
New York, and the family of William W. Roylance, Sr.

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  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5899

Honoring Pamela Sawchuk Brown upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Founder's Award by Capital Region Sponsor-A-S...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Pamela Sawchuk Brown upon the occasion
of her designation as recipient of the Founder's Award by Capital Region
Sponsor-A-Scholar, Inc. on June 2, 2016

WHEREAS, A great community is only as great as those persons and organ-
izations that provide exemplary service, whether through participation
in voluntary programs, through unique personal achievement in their
profession or other endeavors, or simply through a lifetime of good
citizenship; and
WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in this Nation, and the
great State of New York, is reflective of the purposeful lives and good
works of those patriotic and civic-minded community members who dedicate
their lives and careers to the service of others; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Pamela Sawchuk
Brown upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Founder's
Award by Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar, Inc., to be celebrated at its
Annual Graduation Celebration held on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the
Italian American Community Center, Albany, New York; and
WHEREAS, After beginning her career as an award winning journalist at
the ALBANY TIMES UNION and KNICKERBOCKER NEWS, Pamela Sawchuk Brown
helped found Sawchuk Brown Associates, which grew to be the largest
public relations agency in upstate New York; and
WHEREAS, Following the merger of Sawchuk Brown Associates with Syra-
cuse-based Eric Mower and Associates in 2008, Pamela Sawchuk Brown
became a partner in EMA's Albany office; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Pamela Sawchuk Brown serves as Vice President for
Community Development at Albany Medical Center where she is responsible
for establishing partnerships and alliances to support the hospital's
mission in the community; and
WHEREAS, In addition, this esteemed woman is a Director of both the
Howard & Bush Foundation and the Center for Economic Growth, and holds a
gubernatorial appointment to the New York State Archives Partnership
Trust; and
WHEREAS, Pamela Sawchuk Brown has been called upon to contribute her
time and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has
always given of herself unstintingly; she has served on the boards of
the Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany Medical Center and the
Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce; and
WHEREAS, A tireless advocate for young people, Pamela Sawchuk Brown
has been instrumental in launching a career exploration program at Alba-
ny Medical Center for Albany High School students; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding partnership enables Albany High School
students to benefit from hands-on experiences and in-depth conversations
with medical experts to learn about the realities of pursuing careers in
the health care professions; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Pamela Sawchuk Brown has stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Pamela Sawchuk Brown has displayed
throughout her life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, 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 Pamela Sawchuk Brown upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the Founder's Award by Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar,
Inc. on June 2, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Pamela Sawchuk Brown.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5898

Commending Catholic Charities upon the occasion of hosting its Fourth Annual Night at the Museum and paying tribute to this year's h...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Catholic Charities upon the occasion
of hosting its Fourth Annual Night at the Museum and paying tribute to
this year's honorees on June 23, 2016

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 organiza-
tions and 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 commend
Catholic Charities upon the occasion of hosting its Fourth Annual Night
at the Museum and paying tribute to this year's honorees, to be cele-
brated on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the New York State Museum, Albany,
New York; and
WHEREAS, Catholic Charities, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of
Albany, recognizes human needs at all stages of life, and responds to
all persons regardless of race, creed, or lifestyle, with special empha-
sis on the economically poor and the vulnerable; and
WHEREAS, This year, Catholic Charities is honored to recognize the
Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association and Reverend Kenneth J.
Doyle for their steadfast and unremitting commitment to their communi-
ties; and
WHEREAS, The Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association (CRBRA)
is comprised of builders, developers, remodelers, architects, engineers,
trade contractors, material suppliers and professionals from associated
industries throughout the region; and
WHEREAS, This vital organization proudly represents seven counties
including Albany, Columbia, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga and
Schenectady Counties; and
WHEREAS, Affiliated with the New York State Builders Association and
the National Association of Home Builders, the CRBRA represents more
than 140,000 business members which construct approximately 80% of all
new homes built in the United States; and
WHEREAS, Following his ordination on May 28, 1966, Reverend Kenneth J.
Doyle served his community with much loyalty and devotion in numerous
capacities including Instructor in Religion at Cardinal McCloskey High
School, Associate Pastor of Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Editor
of The Evangelist; and Chaplain of both Kenwood Academy of the Sacred
Heart and Doane Stuart School; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, Reverend Kenneth J. Doyle served St. John's
Parish in Valatie, New York, as a Weekend Parish Associate; Bureau Chief
for the National Catholic News Service in Rome, Italy; Information Offi-
cer of the United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC; Director
of Government Relations, New York State Catholic Conference, Albany, New
York; and Director for Media Relations, United States Conference of
Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Reverend Kenneth J. Doyle is the Pastor of the
Parish of Mater Christi, Albany, New York, a position he has held since
1992, as well as Chancellor, since 2000, for Public Information, Diocese
of Albany; and
WHEREAS, As Pastor, Reverend Kenneth J. Doyle was instrumental in
overseeing the construction and opening of the Mater Christi, the last
church to have been built in the Diocese; and
WHEREAS, Today, he serves as Chairman of the Albany County Airport
Authority Board, and a Board Member of St. Peter's Health Partners;

Reverend Kenneth J. Doyle is also the author of a question and answer
weekly column circulated in more than 100 Catholic publications; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals and associations of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought
to our attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the
citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Catholic Charities upon the occasion of hosting its Fourth Annu-
al Night at the Museum and paying tribute to this year's honorees on
June 23, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Catholic Charities, the Capital Region Builders and Remode-
lers Association and The Reverend Kenneth J. Doyle.

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Law Section:
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J5897

Honoring Chy'An Fraser upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Chy'An Fraser upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Chy'An Fraser upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its
13th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany
Marriott; and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS, Chy'An Fraser, Albany-GWU, has given not only time and ener-
gies but also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Chy'An Fraser upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Chy'An Fraser.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5896

Honoring Dahmarie Berkley upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dahmarie Berkley upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Dahmarie Berkley upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its
13th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany
Marriott; and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS, Dahmarie Berkley, Albany-GWU, has given not only time and
energies but also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dahmarie Berkley upon the occasion of receiving the Black and
Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dahmarie Berkley.

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  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5895

Honoring Delano Simpson upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, ...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Delano Simpson upon the occasion of
receiving the Black and Latino Achievers Award by the Capital District
YMCA on June 7, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the Empire State who have made
strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through
their model citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Delano Simpson upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA to be celebrated at its
13th Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Albany
Marriott; and
WHEREAS, Recipients of this prestigious award are being recognized for
their dedicated community involvement as well as volunteering their time
and energies to the Capital District YMCA; and
WHEREAS, Delano Simpson, Albany-GWU, has given not only time and ener-
gies but also competence, intelligence and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism is an essential element of all societies; it
provides a way in which the human values of community, caring and serv-
ing can be sustained and strengthened; and
WHEREAS, Volunteerism promotes family and community solidarity; most
importantly, people who volunteer their time in civic and charitable
endeavors inspire others to the call of volunteerism; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Delano Simpson upon the occasion of receiving the Black and Latino
Achievers Award by the Capital District YMCA on June 7, 2016; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Delano Simpson.

actions

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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