Resolution J1256-2013

Honoring Mark Warford upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Community Spirit Award by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 12, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Mark Warford upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the Community Spirit Award by the  Bethlehem
Chamber of Commerce

WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New  York  State
are  reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those individ-
uals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the community and its
citizenry; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor  Mark  Warford
upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Community Spir-
it Award by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 19, 2013,
at the Cyprus Shrine Center in Glenmont, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Mark Warford, Vice Principal of the Bethlehem Middle School,
has taken the initiative to create programs at the school  to  encourage
energy  efficiency and organic growing; he oversees the School's garden-
ing club which supplies fresh vegetables to the  school  cafeteria,  and
started  two  other  organic  gardening  programs in other organizations
within the Capital District; and
  WHEREAS, Mark Warford has integrated  healthy  eating,  gardening  and
recycling  into  the Bethlehem Middle School curriculum for which it has
won a number of awards from the federal government; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Mark Warford is  the  President  of  the  Delmar
Farmers  Market,  one  of the premiere farm markets in the region; he is
also a dedicated coach for the girl's basketball team; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  that  those  who
enhance  the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly  have  earned  the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Mark Warford upon the occasion of his designation as recipient  of
the  Community Spirit Award by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mark Warford.

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