- Apr 5, 2011: ADOPTED
- Apr 5, 2011: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Mar 31, 2011: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Bryan Natole upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors WHEREAS, Bryan Natole, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout and has been honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony; and WHEREAS, Bryan Natole, the son of Marc and Diana Natole and Mary Robi lotta, is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 255, Greater New York Councils, in Whitestone, New York sponsored by the Con Ron Camp Founda tion; 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 Eagle project, Bryan Natole revitalized one of the major trails in Kissena Park connecting 164th Street and Kissena Boule vard; and WHEREAS, Under his leadership and working in conjunction with the New York City Parks Department, Bryan Natole, with the assistance of fellow Scouts, restored an old forgotten Kissena Park trail once used for horseback riding, bicycling and hiking; and WHEREAS, Over the course of two weekends, Bryan Natole and his team cleared brush, moved soil, and added a layer of wood chips to the badly overgrown and neglected nearly mile-long trail, improving and enhancing it and making it a much welcomed and appreciated improved trail and making Kissena Park more inviting to local residents and visitors to the area; and WHEREAS, Bryan Natole's 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 Bryan Natole on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Bryan Natole.