J5888

Congratulating Katie Hayes upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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J5888


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Katie Hayes upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Katie Hayes, through her diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl Scout
Gold Award; the ceremony will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016, at
Village Hall, Village of Massapequa Park, Massapequa Park, New York; and
WHEREAS, Katie Hayes is a member of Girl Scouts of America, Nassau
County, Massapequa Association of Girl Scouts; 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 Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, Since 1919, Senior Girl Scouts have sought to cap their years
in Girl Scouting with the prized Girl Scout Gold Award, which challenges
girls to change the world; and
WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must
complete a rigorous set of service, leadership development, and skill-
building tasks leading up to the final and most challenging requirement,
the design and completion of a Take Action Project; this project must be
an issue of interest to the girl and her community, employ team-based
solutions, and educate and inspire others; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young woman has been involved in Scouting
for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and
WHEREAS, Katie Hayes is a credit to her family, her school, her commu-
nity, her State and her Nation, and no doubt her 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 Katie Hayes upon the occasion of her designation
as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Katie Hayes.

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

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J5887

Congratulating Elizabeth Geiger upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Elizabeth Geiger upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most presti-
gious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Geiger, through her diligence and rigorous efforts,
has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl
Scout Gold Award; the ceremony will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016, at
Village Hall, Village of Massapequa Park, Massapequa Park, New York; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth Geiger is a member of Girl Scouts of America,
Nassau County, Massapequa Association of Girl Scouts; 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 Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, Since 1919, Senior Girl Scouts have sought to cap their years
in Girl Scouting with the prized Girl Scout Gold Award, which challenges
girls to change the world; and
WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must
complete a rigorous set of service, leadership development, and skill-
building tasks leading up to the final and most challenging requirement,
the design and completion of a Take Action Project; this project must be
an issue of interest to the girl and her community, employ team-based
solutions, and educate and inspire others; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young woman has been involved in Scouting
for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth Geiger is a credit to her family, her school, her
community, her State and her Nation, and no doubt her 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 Elizabeth Geiger upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Elizabeth Geiger.

actions

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

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J5886

Honoring Investigator James J. Durkin upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Superintendent's Commendation Award

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Investigator James J. Durkin upon the
occasion of his designation as recipient of the Superintendent's Commen-
dation Award by the New York State Police

WHEREAS, The quality and sanctity of community life are cherished values
worthy of safeguarding, and this Legislative Body is moved to honor
those exemplary public servants who devote their lives to preserving and
protecting such values; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor James J.
Durkin upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Super-
intendent's Commendation Award by the New York State Police to be cele-
brated at the 40th Annual Awards Day Ceremony on Thursday, May 26, 2016,
at the University at Albany Performing Arts Center, Albany, New York;
and
WHEREAS, Investigator James J. Durkin has proudly served as a member
of the New York State Police since April 30, 1997; he is currently
assigned to NYDETF, Troop NYC, and resides in Chester, New York; and
WHEREAS, On May 17, 2015, Investigator James J. Durkin, as a member of
the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force Group T-31, participated in the
seizure of 74 kilograms of heroin, along with approximately two million
dollars in United States currency and a loaded handgun; and
WHEREAS, Investigator James J. Durkin along with Group T-31 had
conducted a month's long investigation utilizing physical and electronic
surveillance to identify members of a Drug Trafficking Organization; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, the members of the group were able to determine
the locations of several stash houses and the vehicle used in transport-
ing the narcotics and narcotic proceeds through New York City and the
New Jersey area; and
WHEREAS, After executing search warrants, the heroin, currency and
handgun were secured, and two suspects were arrested; and
WHEREAS, The seizure of 74 kilograms of heroin is the largest seizure
of heroin in the New York area and the fourth largest within the United
States by the DEA or a DEA Task force, with a street value of approxi-
mately 40 million dollars; and
WHEREAS, Through his heroic actions, Investigator James J. Durkin
demonstrated his character and compassion for the welfare of others,
personifying the collective concern of public servants across the commu-
nity of the State of New York who respond when others are in need of
help; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those extraor-
dinary individuals who unselfishly devote their lives to the preserva-
tion of order and the protection of others are worthy and due full
praise for their commitment and noble endeavors; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Investigator James J. Durkin upon the occasion of his designation
as recipient of the Superintendent's Commendation Award by the New York
State Police; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Investigator James J. Durkin.

actions

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

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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