Resolution J1348-2013

Congratulating Ashley Schiffler on earning a Girl Scout Gold Award, the most prestigious of Girl Scouting honors, on April 30, 2013



  • Apr 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 19, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Ashley Schiffler upon the occasion
of  receiving  the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most presti-
gious of Girl Scouting honors, on April 30, 2013

WHEREAS, Ashley Schiffler, a member of  Girl  Scout  Troop  31984,  has,
through  her  diligence  and  rigorous efforts, achieved Girl Scouting's
highest and most prestigious honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award; she  will
be  honored  by  the  Girl Scouts of Western New York at its Girl Scouts
Showcase to be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013; 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 them 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, This outstanding young woman has been  involved  in  Scouting
for  11 years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements; and
  WHEREAS, For her Gold Award "Top Illnesses of Women"  project,  Ashley
Schiffler  researched  Diabetes and developed a Powerpoint presentation,
posters, brochures, and a website which were showcased at Erie  County's
Hillview  Elementary  School in Lancaster, New York during a function at
the school; and
  WHEREAS, Ashley Schiffler 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 Ashley Schiffler upon the occasion of her  desig-
nation  as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award on April 30, 2013; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ashley Schiffler.


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