- Apr 26, 2012: ADOPTED
- Apr 26, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Apr 24, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Taylor Loesch upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious of Girl Scouting honors WHEREAS, Taylor Loesch, through her diligence and rigorous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award; she will be honored by the Massapequa Association of Girl Scouts at the association's 17th Annual Awards Ceremony, to be held on Friday, May 18, 2012, at the McKenna Elementary School in Massapequa Park, New York; 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, 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 1980, Senior Girl Scouts have capped their years of achievement in Girl Scouting with the Girl Scout Gold Award; and WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, a girl must complete five requirements, all of which demand efficient organiza tional, time management, and leadership skills; chief among these requirements is the design and completion of a Gold Award Service Project which must build upon the interests of the girl, provide a service to the community, and be of lasting benefit; and WHEREAS, For her Girl Scout Gold project entitled "Healthy Habits:
Start Young Live Long," Taylor Loesch worked with the Our Lady of Lourdes Church CYO Program to initiate a pilot program to educate young children, through play, to make healthy life choices which will become a way of living, not a chore; 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 for the Girl Scout Gold Award; and WHEREAS, Taylor Loesch 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 Taylor Loesch upon the occasion of her desig nation as the recipient of a Girl Scout Gold Award on May 18, 2012; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Taylor Loesch.