J5640

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Senate Resolution No. 5640

BY: Senator BONACIC

HONORING Elizabeth McLean upon the occasion of her
designation for special recognition by the Orange
County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a
2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its
young citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Elizabeth
McLean upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by
the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2018 Senior
Scholar-Athlete; this momentous occasion was celebrated with a Breakfast
on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Kuhl's Highland House, Middletown, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Elizabeth McLean has
distinguished herself as a young woman of superlative ability, talent,
and maturity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement,
purposefulness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful
years; and

WHEREAS, A student at John S. Burke Catholic High School, Elizabeth
McLean has a 4.0 GPA; she is a member of the National English Honor
Society and the National Honor Society where she also serves as
Treasurer; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth McLean also participates in the school band, FMJ,
and ACE and has been a student mentor; she has also been a vital member
of the cross country team, and both the indoor and outdoor track and
field teams; and

WHEREAS, After graduating from high school, Elizabeth McLean plans
to major in engineering at either RPI or Stevens Institute of
Technology; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth McLean gives tirelessly of her time and energies
volunteering for St. Margaret's Soup Kitchen, Vacation Bible School and
various Thrall Library summer programs; and

WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for her classmates, Elizabeth
McLean has brought honor to her family, school, and community; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth McLean may stand with pride in her achievements,
experiencing the satisfaction of her labors and the joy of her
accomplishments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as she
continues her education; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth McLean represents the potential inherent in our
most precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to

honor this young woman, recognizing her achievements and the promise of
her future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Elizabeth McLean upon the occasion of her designation for special
recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as
a 2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish her well in her future
endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Elizabeth McLean.

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  • 07 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

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J5639

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Senate Resolution No. 5639

BY: Senator BONACIC

HONORING Daniel Clancy upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by the Orange
County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a
2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its
young citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Daniel
Clancy upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by
the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2018 Senior
Scholar-Athlete; this momentous occasion was celebrated with a Breakfast
on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Kuhl's Highland House, Middletown, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Daniel Clancy has
distinguished himself as a young man of superlative ability, talent, and
maturity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement,
purposefulness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful
years; and

WHEREAS, A student at Roscoe Central School, Daniel Clancy has a
94.24 GPA and is ranked 4th in his class; he has held the titles of
President of the National Honor Society, Treasurer of student
government, and Vice President of his Senior Class; and

WHEREAS, An exceptional athlete, Daniel Clancy served as Captain of
both his football and basketball teams and also played baseball and
golf; he was named to the BCANY All-Section 9 Class C/D Team and the
Delaware League All-Star Team for baseball; and

WHEREAS, After graduating from high school, Daniel Clancy plans to
major in physical education at either SUNY Cortland or SUNY Brockport;
and

WHEREAS, Daniel Clancy gives tirelessly of his time and energies
volunteering at the local food pantry, Kiwanis dinners, and the youth
basketball program on Saturdays; and

WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Daniel Clancy
has brought honor to his family, school, and community; and

WHEREAS, Daniel Clancy may stand with pride in his achievements,
experiencing the satisfaction of his labors and the joy of his
accomplishments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as he
continues his education; and

WHEREAS, Daniel Clancy represents the potential inherent in our most
precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to honor

this young man, recognizing his achievements and the promise of his
future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Daniel Clancy upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as
a 2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish him well in his future
endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Daniel Clancy.

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  • 07 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

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J5638

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Senate Resolution No. 5638

BY: Senator BONACIC

HONORING Carson Sauschuck upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by the Orange
County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a
2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its
young citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Carson
Sauschuck upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition
by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2018
Senior Scholar-Athlete; this momentous occasion was celebrated with a
Breakfast on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Kuhl's Highland House,
Middletown, New York; and

WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Carson Sauschuck has
distinguished himself as a young man of superlative ability, talent, and
maturity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement,
purposefulness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful
years; and

WHEREAS, A student at Port Jervis High School, Carson Sauschuck has
a 91.9 GPA and is ranked 17th in his class; he is a member of the
National Honor Society where he has participated in several activities;
and

WHEREAS, An exceptional athlete, Carson Sauschuck served as Captain
for his football and wrestling teams; he is a wrestling section champion
and played in the exceptional senior football game; he was the recipient
of the National Rivalry Series Academic Award and the NYSPHSAA
Scholar-Athlete Award for both wrestling and football; and

WHEREAS, After graduating from high school, Carson Sauschuck plans
to attend either SUNY Brockport or the University of Iowa; and

WHEREAS, Carson Sauschuck gives tirelessly of his time and energies
volunteering at the Port Jervis football spaghetti dinner, Sunday School
confirmation class, and assists with the Tri-County Youth Wrestling
Team; and

WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Carson
Sauschuck has brought honor to his family, school, and community; and

WHEREAS, Carson Sauschuck may stand with pride in his achievements,
experiencing the satisfaction of his labors and the joy of his
accomplishments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as he
continues his education; and

WHEREAS, Carson Sauschuck represents the potential inherent in our
most precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to

honor this young man, recognizing his achievements and the promise of
his future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Carson Sauschuck upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as
a 2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish him well in his future
endeavors; and be it further

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

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  • 07 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

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J5637

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Senate Resolution No. 5637

BY: Senator BONACIC

HONORING Camille Hondromaras upon the occasion of
her designation for special recognition by the
Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association
as a 2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its
young citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Camille
Hondromaras upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition
by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2018
Senior Scholar-Athlete; this momentous occasion was celebrated with a
Breakfast on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Kuhl's Highland House,
Middletown, New York; and

WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Camille Hondromaras has
distinguished herself as a young woman of superlative ability, talent,
and maturity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement,
purposefulness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful
years; and

WHEREAS, A student at Roscoe Central School, Camille Hondromaras has
a 88.02 GPA and is ranked 7th in her class; she is a member of the
Junior Honor Society, has achieved honor roll many times, and served as
the President of her senior class; and

WHEREAS, An exceptional athlete, Camille Hondromaras was the Captain
of her basketball team and a member of both the BCANY All-Section 9 Team
and the Margaretville All-Tournament Team; and

WHEREAS, After graduating from high school, Camille Hondromaras
plans to major in public health at SUNY Sullivan; she then hopes to
transfer to Misericordia University where she will study ultrasound
technology; and

WHEREAS, Camille Hondromaras gives tirelessly of her time and
energies volunteering at the local food pantry, Kiwanis dinner and other
activities, various church functions and events, and on Saturdays, she
assisted with the youth basketball program; and

WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for her classmates, Camille
Hondromaras has brought honor to her family, school, and community; and

WHEREAS, Camille Hondromaras may stand with pride in her
achievements, experiencing the satisfaction of her labors and the joy of
her accomplishments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as
she continues her education; and

WHEREAS, Camille Hondromaras represents the potential inherent in
our most precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased

to honor this young woman, recognizing her achievements and the promise
of her future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Camille Hondromaras upon the occasion of her designation for
special recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic
Association as a 2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish her well in
her future endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Camille Hondromaras.

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  • 07 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

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J5636

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Senate Resolution No. 5636

BY: Senator BONACIC

HONORING Alex Schwalb upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by the Orange
County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a
2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor the achievements of its
young citizens and leaders of tomorrow, whose character and
accomplishments exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this great
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Alex Schwalb
upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the
Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as a 2018 Senior
Scholar-Athlete; this momentous occasion was celebrated with a Breakfast
on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Kuhl's Highland House, Middletown, New
York; and

WHEREAS, Academically and athletically, Alex Schwalb has
distinguished himself as a young man of superlative ability, talent, and
maturity, establishing standards of excellence and achievement,
purposefulness of life, and responsibility rarely achieved in youthful
years; and

WHEREAS, A student from the Sullivan West Central School District,
Alex Schwalb has a 94.4 GPA and is ranked 4th in his class; he is a
member of the Board of Education Scholar Athlete Committee and student
council, and has served as Treasurer of the National Honor Society; and

WHEREAS, An exceptional athlete, Alex Schwalb served as Captain for
his soccer and baseball teams, and participated on the indoor track and
field team; he was the recipient of the Leadership and Sportsmanship
Award in soccer, and was named a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete for indoor
track, and Most Versatile Player and Most Improved for baseball; and

WHEREAS, After graduating from high school, Alex Schwalb plans to
major in physics at SUNY Albany, with the hopes of becoming a high
school physics teacher; and

WHEREAS, Alex Schwalb gives tirelessly of his time and energies
volunteering as an AYSO Soccer Referee; and

WHEREAS, An outstanding role model for his classmates, Alex Schwalb
has brought honor to his family, school, and community; and

WHEREAS, Alex Schwalb may stand with pride in his achievements,
experiencing the satisfaction of his labors and the joy of his
accomplishments, eager to face the challenge of new experiences as he
continues his education; and

WHEREAS, Alex Schwalb represents the potential inherent in our most
precious resource, our youth; this Legislative Body is pleased to honor

this young man, recognizing his achievements and the promise of his
future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Alex Schwalb upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association as
a 2018 Senior Scholar-Athlete, and to wish him well in his future
endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Alex Schwalb.

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  • 07 / Jun / 2018
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J5635

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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Senate Resolution No. 5635

BY: Senator BONACIC

CONGRATULATING Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding
Anniversary

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body takes great pleasure in paying
tribute to those flourishing marriages that have stood the test of time
to serve as a paradigm for present and future generations; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to congratulate
Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites upon the occasion of their 50th Wedding
Anniversary; the couple plan on celebrating their Golden Anniversary
with a party held in their honor with many family members and friends in
attendance; and

WHEREAS, Edward L. Scites and the former Betty J. Smith were united
in marriage on August 18, 1968, by the Reverend Charles R. Fridey at the
First Baptist Church in Sussex, New Jersey; and

WHEREAS, Edward L. Scites proudly served his country as a Staff
Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; upon
the completion of his military service, he moved to New Jersey to find
work; and

WHEREAS, Not only did Edward L. Scites find work, but also a wife;
after two weeks of courting, Edward proposed to Betty; the couple
planned to elope, however, their parents insisted on a wedding which was
followed by a small gathering; and

WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of two children, Tammy and
Jeffrey, and the loving grandparents of three grandchildren, Katlin,
Sarah and Parker; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites are and always have been a
tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and

WHEREAS, Their devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness to
their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites have lived and continue to
live their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always
demonstrating a deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals,
and in so doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and

WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard
work and spirit this couple has invested in their marriage; and

WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and

WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites have touched the lives of
their family and many friends through the shining example of their
marriage, which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they
possess for one another; and

WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a
milestone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body that when an
occasion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should
be memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites upon the occasion of
celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Scites.

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J5634

Honoring Chief John Avery III upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Firefighter of the Year Award

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Senate Resolution No. 5634

BY: Senator BONACIC

HONORING 1st Assistant Chief John Avery III upon
the occasion of his designation as recipient of the
Firefighter of the Year Award by the Ulster County
Volunteer Firemen's Association on July 27, 2018

WHEREAS, Citizens across our State and Nation are inspired by and
indebted to our noble volunteer firefighters who exhibit courage and
bravery every day in the course of their duties; and

WHEREAS, Volunteer firefighters exemplify the power of human
compassion and the strength of the American spirit through actions of
the most heroic magnitude; their sacrifices and their selfless
dedication merit tribute and recognition by all citizens of this great
country; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor 1st
Assistant Chief John Avery III upon the occasion of his designation as
recipient of the Firefighter of the Year Award by the Ulster County
Volunteer Firemen's Association to be celebrated at an event on Friday,
July 27, 2018, at the Olivebridge Fire Department in Olivebridge, New
York; and

WHEREAS, A vital member and well-respected leader of the Ellenville
Fire District, 1st Assistant Chief John Avery III is receiving this
prestigious award for successfully rescuing multiple families during a
fire in Ellenville, New York; and

WHEREAS, On March 3, 2018, at approximately 2:20 am, the Ellenville
Fire District was dispatched to a porch fire at 200 South Main Street,
within Emerald Pond Estates in the Village of Ellenville; Chief John
Avery III was quickly notified by the Ellenville Police that it was a
working fire, and the fire department was needed as soon as possible due
to the number of residents who were sleeping in their apartments; and

WHEREAS, After a second alarm was transmitted, Chief John Avery lll
arrived on the scene within a few moments; he observed the officers
attempting to gain access to the apartments, and without hesitation or
fear for his own safety, Chief Avery began kicking the doors in one by
one alongside the officers; and

WHEREAS, Through his steadfast efforts and due diligence, Chief John
Avery III awakened numerous sleeping residents and through the thick,
black smoke, helped guide them to safety outside; and

WHEREAS, Firefighters unwaveringly serve our great State with pride,
valor, and integrity; these respected volunteers are often the first to
respond to an emergency, whether the emergency is a fire, transportation
accident, natural disaster, act of terrorism, medical crisis, or spill
of hazardous materials; and

WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help
others and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with
family and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need;

Chief John Avery III is such a firefighter; throughout many years of
devoted service, this volunteer heroically performed, above and beyond
the call of duty, those responsibilities which define the task of fire
protection; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor 1st Assistant Chief John Avery III upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the Firefighter of the Year Award by the
Ulster County Volunteer Firemen's Association on July 27, 2018; and be
it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to 1st Assistant Chief John Avery III.

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  • 07 / Jun / 2018
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J5633

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Flushing Library on June 30, 2018

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Senate Resolution No. 5633

BY: Senator STAVISKY

COMMEMORATING the 20th Anniversary of the Flushing
Library on June 30, 2018

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that
the quality and character of life in the communities across the great
State of New York is reflective of certain exemplary institutions whose
purpose is dedicated to serving the community and the needs of 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 20th Anniversary of the Flushing Library on Saturday,
June 30, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Located on Kissena Boulevard and Main Street, the Flushing
Library is the largest and busiest community library in New York State;
this four-level, 76,000-square foot facility hosts 1.8 million visitors
per year; and

WHEREAS, The Flushing Library houses more than 365,000 library
items, state-of-the-art electronic information resources, a Job
information Center, a 223-seat auditorium, multiple meeting rooms, and
an Adult Learning Center; and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, the Library is an institution which includes
endeavors to increase adult literacy, and hosts numerous community
cultural events; and

WHEREAS, The top level of the Flushing Library is home to the
International Resource Center, which provides resources, information and
referrals to customers who wish to know more about the cultures and
languages of the world; additionally, it houses international books,
newspapers and magazines and includes special collections; and

WHEREAS, With the largest children's room in the Queens Library
System, the Flushing Library attracts more than 5,000 people every day,
and circulation is currently approximately 200,000 per month; and

WHEREAS, The Flushing Library has been the recipient of numerous
awards and accolades, including the 2001 Honor Award for Architecture by
the American Institute of Architects; its Multi-Cultural Center was also
recognized as Institutional Project of the Year by New York Construction
News; and

WHEREAS, Steeped in a proud and distinguished history, the Flushing
Library may take just pride in its purposeful growth, as it looks
forward to continuing to serve the educational, cultural and
intellectual needs of the community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Flushing Library June 30, 2018;
and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the Flushing Library.

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J5632

Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Cross Cultural Internship Program on July 6, 2018

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Senate Resolution No. 5632

BY: Senator AVELLA

COMMEMORATING the 10th Anniversary of the Cross
Cultural Internship Program on July 6, 2018

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize those
organizations which promote international cultural exchange and
relations, and which represent the rich cultural heritage of the
citizens of 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
commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Cross Cultural Internship
Program, to be celebrated at its Recognition Ceremony on Friday, July 6,
2018, at Citi Field Auditorium, Flushing, New York; and

WHEREAS, The Cross Cultural Internship Program (CCIP) is held
annually to recognize those individuals and organizations which have
contributed to the J-1 cultural exchange internship initiative; this
activity has been a staple of the growth of the Cross Cultural
Internship Program since 2008; and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, on this evening, exchange visitors, host
organizations, friends, partners, government officials, community
leaders and media representatives gather at Citi Field, the home of the
Mets, to celebrate their collective efforts of working toward a global
community; and

WHEREAS, Founded by Elizabeth Kay, CCIP is an Exchange Visitor
Internship Program (EVP) organized by FUSIA Communications, a State
Department designated visa sponsor; this vital initiative offers
exchange visitors leadership opportunities, activities and cohesive
community culture; and

WHEREAS, Administered by the United States Department of State,
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Private Sector Exchange, the
EVP is designed to increase mutual understanding between Americans and
the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural
exchanges; and

WHEREAS, This year, 70 students will take part in the program where
they obtain structured work-based experience; these students come from
the program's partner universities in Asia, reside in Flushing, Queens,
and intern at one of the hosts which are primarily located in New York
City; and

WHEREAS, Remaining true to its mission, CCIP continues to cultivate
the next generation of global professionals in enriching cultural
environments as they learn and build professional skills in New York
City; and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, in one of the world's most cutting-edge
cities, they will master the skills to navigate the ever-changing global
marketplace; and

WHEREAS, Over its distinguished 10-year history, the Cross Cultural
Internship Program has demonstrated continuous service to the residents
and communities which it serves; and

WHEREAS, The success of the Cross Cultural Internship Program is in
direct correlation to the efforts of Elizabeth Kay and her dedicated
staff, whose involvement is, and always has been, characterized by an
impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising
standard of excellence in all endeavors on behalf of the organization
and the community it serves; and

WHEREAS, In so effectively carrying out its mission, the Cross
Cultural Internship Program has clearly demonstrated the value of
international cultural exchange and relations, and in doing so 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 10th Anniversary of the Cross Cultural Internship
Program on July 6, 2018; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Elizabeth Kay, Founder, The Cross Cultural Internship
Program.

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J5631

Congratulating Christian Georgantonis upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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J5631



Senate Resolution No. 5631

BY: Senator AVELLA

CONGRATULATING Christian Georgantonis upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting
honors, on September 29, 2018

WHEREAS, Christian Georgantonis, through his diligence and rigorous
efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank,
Eagle Scout; the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Saturday,
September 29, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Christian Georgantonis is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 268; and

WHEREAS, Currently a junior in high school, Christian Georgantonis
plans to attend college in the hopes of becoming a lawyer, and later a
politician; and

WHEREAS, Christian Georgantonis has been an active member of his
community since the young age of six; he truly believes in the value of
volunteerism; and

WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and

WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and

WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and

WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned
by only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of
Eagle Scout; and

WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting
for many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all
of the necessary achievements, including completion of a community
service project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed;
and

WHEREAS, For his project, Christian Georgantonis cleared the weeds
from a large section of land at a local environmental center; he then
planted numerous flower bulbs for visitors to enjoy; and

WHEREAS, Christian Georgantonis' perseverance in rising through the
ranks to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a
leader, fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex
society; and

WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Christian Georgantonis on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Christian Georgantonis.

actions

  • 04 / Jun / 2018
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / Jun / 2018
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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