Resolution J1163-2013

Commending Firefighter Paul Rausch 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  Paul Rausch, 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 Paul Rausch, a
Charter Member of Forestburgh Fire Company No. 1, Forestburgh, New York,
upon the occasion of his designation for special  recognition  after  50
years of dedicated service; and
  WHEREAS,  Paul  Rausch will be honored at Forestburgh Fire Company No.
1's 50th Annual Fire Company Dinner, to be held at Mr.  Willy's  Restau-
rant 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;  Paul
Rausch  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 Paul Rausch 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 Paul Rausch.

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