Resolution J1257-2013

Honoring Daniel Ryan upon the occasion of his designation as Citizen of the Year 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  Daniel  Ryan upon the occasion of his
designation as Citizen of the Year 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 Daniel Ryan
upon the occasion of his designation as Citizen of the Year by the Beth-
lehem Chamber of Commerce on Friday,  April  19,  2013,  at  the  Cyprus
Shrine Center in Glenmont, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Daniel Ryan has been committed to the Bethlehem community for
over  30 years, and during that time he has been an active member of the
Bethlehem Lions Club, dedicated to providing  local  residents  in  need
with hearing aids, eye exams and eye glasses; and
  WHEREAS, Daniel Ryan has held numerous district officer positions with
the  Lions  Club,  been  active  in  bringing the Lions Eye Institute to
Slingerlands, and was a leader involved in  bringing  the  Annual  Lions
Christmas  Tree  sale to life for the past five years, raising a signif-
icant amount for the Institute; and
  WHEREAS, In addition to his work with the Bethlehem Lions Club, Daniel
Ryan also finds time to support the Bethlehem Fire  Department  and  the
First  United  Methodist  Church's furniture program, donating his hand-
crafted birdhouses to numerous charitable organizations to benefit their
causes; he has worked tirelessly volunteering his time and energy in  so
many  ways  to  better  the  lives of individuals in need and those with
disabilities; 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 Daniel Ryan upon the occasion of his designation as Citizen of the
Year by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Daniel Ryan.

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