Resolution J1416-2013

Commending the Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee of Greater New York upon the occasion of their 62th Annual Norwegian Constitution Day Parade

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 24, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  the  Norwegian-American 17th of May
Committee of Greater New York upon the occasion  of  their  62nd  Annual
Norwegian Constitution Day Parade on Sunday, May 19, 2013

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of  this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend events which symbolize  the  historical,  social,  and  cultural
development  of this great State and embody the spirit of the principles
upon which this Nation was founded; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor the
Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee of Greater New York, Inc.    as
they  host  the  62nd  Annual  Norwegian Constitution Day Parade, in Bay
Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, May 19, 2013, in  accordance  with
the  commemoration  of  the 199th Anniversary of the signing of Norway's
Constitution; and
  WHEREAS, Each year, Bay Ridge is host to  the  Norwegian  Constitution
Day Parade along Fifth Avenue, and in accordance with their tradition of
annual themes, Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee has authored the
2013 theme to be "Sharing our Norwegian Traditions"; and
  WHEREAS, This year marks the 62nd Anniversary of the Norwegian Consti-
tution  Day  Parade,  a  parade  that continues to attract more and more
spectators along the parade route, is a parade that has  become  one  of
New York City's most notable attractions in the month of May; and
  WHEREAS,  The  parade will include musical and marching bands, dancers
and entertainment of all kinds, in special celebration  of  culture  for
Brooklyn, for New York City and for the entire State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, The parade provides an opportunity for a grand celebration of
Norwegian  heritage,  which  features  guest  appearances  by the annual
winner of the Miss Norway contest and the  Consul  General's  Office  of
Norway; and
  WHEREAS,  The treasured values of families united and wholesome enter-
tainment for all ages reflected in this event help to  foster  community
spirit  and cooperation, as well as to preserve the beliefs, ideals, and
values for which our forefathers  declared  the  independence  of  these
United States; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee of Greater New York
upon the occasion of their 62nd Annual Norwegian Constitution Day Parade
on Sunday, May 19, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee of  Greater  New
York.

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