Resolution J1162-2013

Commending Firefighter Richard Parlow for 50 years of dedicated service to Forestburgh Fire Company No. 1

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION commending Firefighter Richard Parlow, a Charter
Member of Forestburgh Fire Company No.  1,  upon  the  occasion  of  his
designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service

WHEREAS,  The firefighters of New York State are renowned throughout the
Nation; their reputation is synonymous with excellence  in  the  arduous
field of fire protection and prevention; and
  WHEREAS,  Since  the  early  days  of "teapot steamers," the volunteer
firefighter has been the cornerstone of our great  Nation's  efforts  to
spare us from the ravages of fire; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to commend Firefighter Richard
Parlow,  a  Charter  Member  of Forestburgh Fire Company No.  1, Forest-
burgh, New York, upon the occasion of his designation for special recog-
nition after 50 years of dedicated service; and
  WHEREAS, Richard Parlow will be honored at  Forestburgh  Fire  Company
No.  1's  50th  Annual  Fire  Company  Dinner, to be held at Mr. Willy's
Restaurant in Monticello, New York, on Saturday, April 20, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Volunteer firefighters and fire departments not only  provide
the  critical service of fire protection but also engage in other activ-
ities of great benefit and importance to the communities they serve; 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; Richard
Parlow  is  such  a  firefighter;  throughout  his  50  years of devoted
service, he has 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
commend Firefighter Richard Parlow for 50 years of distinguished service
to Forestburgh Fire Company No. 1; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Richard Parlow.

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