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Senate Resolution No. 2306

BY: Senator PHILLIPS

CONGRATULATING Emma Joseph upon the occasion of
receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award, Cadette
Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second
highest achievement, on May 31, 2017

WHEREAS, Emma Joseph was honored with the Girl Scout Silver Award,
Cadette Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second highest
achievement; the 2017 Awards and Bridging Ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Herricks Middle School in Albertson, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Emma Joseph is a member of the Herricks Association of Girl
Scouts of Nassau County; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has cultivated in our Nation's young people
the goals of building solid values of sisterhood and the importance of
working with others, stimulating both mind and body, instilling pride,
and encouraging community service and success; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has expanded the horizons of the countless
hundreds of thousands who have participated in Scouting programs which
have made Scouting an American and international institution; and

WHEREAS, The Silver Award is earned over a two-year period; it is
tangible evidence of Emma Joseph's high character and commitment, and is
a harbinger of her future service to her community, New York State and
our Nation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Emma Joseph, recognizing her achievement in earning the
Girl Scout Silver Award, and wishing her much success, health and
happiness; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Emma Joseph.

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  • 19 / May / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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J2305

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Senate Resolution No. 2305

BY: Senator PHILLIPS

CONGRATULATING Alexa Ginter upon the occasion of
receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award, Cadette
Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second
highest achievement, on May 31, 2017

WHEREAS, Alexa Ginter was honored with the Girl Scout Silver Award,
Cadette Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second highest
achievement; the 2017 Awards and Bridging Ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Herricks Middle School in Albertson, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Alexa Ginter is a member of the Herricks Association of
Girl Scouts of Nassau County; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has cultivated in our Nation's young people
the goals of building solid values of sisterhood and the importance of
working with others, stimulating both mind and body, instilling pride,
and encouraging community service and success; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has expanded the horizons of the countless
hundreds of thousands who have participated in Scouting programs which
have made Scouting an American and international institution; and

WHEREAS, The Silver Award is earned over a two-year period; it is
tangible evidence of Alexa Ginter's high character and commitment, and
is a harbinger of her future service to her community, New York State
and our Nation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Alexa Ginter, recognizing her achievement in earning the
Girl Scout Silver Award, and wishing her much success, health and
happiness; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Alexa Ginter.

actions

  • 19 / May / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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J2304

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Senate Resolution No. 2304

BY: Senator PHILLIPS

CONGRATULATING Madison Carson upon the occasion of
receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award, Cadette
Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second
highest achievement, on May 31, 2017

WHEREAS, Madison Carson was honored with the Girl Scout Silver
Award, Cadette Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second
highest achievement; the 2017 Awards and Bridging Ceremony will be held
on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Herricks Middle School in Albertson,
New York; and

WHEREAS, Madison Carson is a member of the Herricks Association of
Girl Scouts of Nassau County; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has cultivated in our Nation's young people
the goals of building solid values of sisterhood and the importance of
working with others, stimulating both mind and body, instilling pride,
and encouraging community service and success; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has expanded the horizons of the countless
hundreds of thousands who have participated in Scouting programs which
have made Scouting an American and international institution; and

WHEREAS, The Silver Award is earned over a two-year period; it is
tangible evidence of Madison Carson's high character and commitment, and
is a harbinger of her future service to her community, New York State
and our Nation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Madison Carson, recognizing her achievement in earning the
Girl Scout Silver Award, and wishing her much success, health and
happiness; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Madison Carson.

actions

  • 19 / May / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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K477

Commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the Owego Lions Club

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Assembly Resolution No. 477

BY: M. of A. Friend

COMMEMORATING the 65th Anniversary of the Owego
Lions Club

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
organizations 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
commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the Owego Lions Club; and

WHEREAS, The Owego Lions Club is part of Lions Clubs International,
one of the largest service organizations in the world, and is deeply
committed to meeting the challenges of public service; and

WHEREAS, The goal of the Owego Lions Club and the entire Lions
organization is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet
humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international
understanding; and

WHEREAS, Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the
blind and visually-impaired; this service began when Helen Keller
challenged the Lions to become her "knights of the blind in the crusade
against darkness" during the Lions' 1925 International Convention; and

WHEREAS, Three lions from the Endicott Lions Club met with several
businessmen from Owego to discuss forming a Lions Club in Owego in July
of 1951; and

WHEREAS, In November of that same year, 24 men were chartered as
lions of the Owego Lions Club; on February 28, 1952, the charter
certificate was received from Lions Clubs International, officially
making Owego a Lions Club; and

WHEREAS, For the next 65 years, the Owego Lions Club has continued
to support the Village of Owego and the surrounding area, helping needy
persons and organizations in humanitarian ways; and

WHEREAS, The Owego Lions Club, soon after being chartered, purchased
a vehicle for the Owego Emergency Squad in the early 1950s to provide
transportation and aid to those needing medical assistance; and

WHEREAS, The members of the Owego Lions Club continued to assist
their community's needy with sight conservation projects, eyeglasses,
eye training, and eye screenings; and

WHEREAS, The Owego Lions Club also supports Empire State Speech and
Hearing, now known as Empire State Special Needs Experience; the
Vacation Camp for the Blind; New York State Finger Lakes Region Lions
Hearing Foundation; New York State and Bermuda Lions Foundation; Lions
See, Inc.; Canine Helpers for the Handicapped; Guide Dog Foundation for

the Blind; Guiding Eyes for the Blind; Leader Dog Foundation; Lions Club
International Foundation; and Junior Diabetes research; and

WHEREAS, The Owego Lions Club organized Ti-Li (Tioga County Lions
Clubs), a zone project where all clubs in their zone, including
Apalachin, Owego, Spencer/Candor, Tioga/Nichol and Waverly, get together
twice a year with blind and sight impaired people from Tioga County; the
attendees enjoy food and drink, play bingo, listen to live bands and
receive prizes; and

WHEREAS, The Owego Lions Club sponsored the Apalachin Lions Club in
1956, the Tioga Lioness Club in 1983, and the Spencer/Candor Lions Club
in 1984; and

WHEREAS, In 1987, when International Lions Club began accepting
females as members, Lion Eve Kretsch was the first lady to be inducted
into the Owego Lions Club; and

WHEREAS, In 1989, Owego Club member Lion Bruce Ludwig was elected
District Governor of District 20E-2; in 1994, Owego Club member Lion Ed
Kretsch was elected District Governor of District 20E-2; and in 2005,
Owego Club member Lion Phyllis Ludwig was elected District Governor of
Districe 20E-2; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when
organizations 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
commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the Owego Lions Club, and to commend
its members, past and present, who have labored so conscientiously to
secure and improve the quality of life in the community; and be it
further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the Owego Lions Club.

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  • 19 / May / 2017
    • INTRODUCED
  • 22 / May / 2017
    • WITHDRAWN

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Senate Resolution No. 2303

BY: Senator PHILLIPS

CONGRATULATING Taylor David upon the occasion of
receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award, Cadette
Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second
highest achievement, on May 31, 2017

WHEREAS, Taylor David was honored with the Girl Scout Silver Award,
Cadette Scouting's highest award and Girl Scouting's second highest
achievement; the 2017 Awards and Bridging Ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Herricks Middle School in Albertson, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Taylor David is a member of the Herricks Association of
Girl Scouts of Nassau County; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has cultivated in our Nation's young people
the goals of building solid values of sisterhood and the importance of
working with others, stimulating both mind and body, instilling pride,
and encouraging community service and success; and

WHEREAS, Girl Scouting has expanded the horizons of the countless
hundreds of thousands who have participated in Scouting programs which
have made Scouting an American and international institution; and

WHEREAS, The Silver Award is earned over a two-year period; it is
tangible evidence of Taylor David's high character and commitment, and
is a harbinger of her future service to her community, New York State
and our Nation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Taylor David, recognizing her achievement in earning the
Girl Scout Silver Award, and wishing her much success, health and
happiness; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Taylor David.

actions

  • 19 / May / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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K476

Honoring Mary Beth Fierro as recipient of the 2017 New York State Middle School Principal of the Year Award by the SAANYS

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Assembly Resolution No. 476

BY: M. of A. Barclay

HONORING Mary Beth Fierro upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the 2017 New York State
Middle School Principal of the Year Award by the
School Administrators Association of New York State

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to honor and
recognize those dedicated individuals, who strive to enhance the quality
of education for our students, and whose accomplishments, character, and
community commitment inspire all citizens of this great Empire State;
and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Mary Beth Fierro upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the 2017 New York State Middle School Principal of the Year Award by the
School Administrators Association of New York State, celebrated on
Friday, May 5, 2017, at the Century House in Latham, New York; and

WHEREAS, The School Administrators Association of New York State
(SAANYS), which represents nearly 7,200 school administrators,
supervisors, and coordinators in the State of New York, is committed to
providing direction, service and support to its members; and

WHEREAS, The New York State Middle School Principal of the Year
Award is given annually to a member of SAANYS who has set the pace,
character and quality of education for the children in his or her
school; and

WHEREAS, Upon graduation from SUNY Oswego with her Bachelor of
Science degree, Master of Science degree and certificate of advanced
studies, Mary Beth Fierro began her distinguished career in education;
and

WHEREAS, An educator of more than 30 years, Mary Beth Fierro has
held the esteemed position of Principal of Oswego Middle School for six
years; in this capacity, she has worked diligently to lift up the school
from School in Need of Improvement (SINI) status from the State
Education Department to a flourishing school with a shared vision for
all students and staff; and

WHEREAS, Under her luminous leadership, Oswego Middle School has
seen a 64% reduction of disciplinary referrals in the last five years, a
direct result of a careful review of discipline data, and proactively
implementing measures such as faculty and staff professional development
on working with at-risk students, and introducing a strong character
program within the school; and

WHEREAS, Mary Beth Fierro has also implemented several mentor
programs for students at the middle school including the Mentor-Scholar
program, where at-risk students are paired with a mentor from SUNY
Oswego School of Education, working one-on-one with their mentee twice
per week after school and the Mentor STEM program centered on forensics

and robotics, which provide supplemental programming to highly
interested students; and

WHEREAS, In addition, Mary Beth Fierro enacted the Standards Based
Online Learning Program (PLATO) Learning Lab, which enables students to
work at their own pace while benefitting from personalized instruction
from a dedicated classroom teacher; and

WHEREAS, Mary Beth Fierro's commitment to excellence for all
students is evident in her leadership and love for Oswego Middle School;
and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to now record its
recognition and appreciation in honoring an outstanding educational
leader, whose dedication and achievements have been instrumental in
developing character and academic excellence in her students; now,
therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Mary Beth Fierro upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the 2017 New York State Middle School Principal of the Year Award by
the School Administrators Association of New York State; and be it
further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Mary Beth Fierro.

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  • 19 / May / 2017
    • INTRODUCED
  • 22 / May / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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