Resolution J1598-2013

Commending Alexander J. Blood, recipient of a Friends of Sands Point Preserve Preservers' Award of Distinction at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending Alexander J. Blood upon the occasion
of his designation as the recipient of a Friends of Sands Point Preserve
Preservers' Award of Distinction at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who distinguish themselves in their  profession  or
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant  to such concern and in full accord with its long-
standing tradition, this Legislative Body is  justly  proud  to  commend
Alexander J. Blood upon the occasion of his designation as the recipient
of a Friends of Sands Point Preserve Preservers' Award of Distinction at
its Gold Gala, to be held at the Hempstead House on May 4, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  The  2013  Awards  of  Distinction  are  being  presented to
outstanding medical students currently in their third  year  at  Hofstra
North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine; Alexander J. Blood is being recog-
nized  for his voluntary work at the Sands Point Preserve to help estab-
lish and maintain the Bee Apiary; he assisted  in  the  development  and
presentation  of  the  Bee-Whispering educational workshops and programs
conducted at the preserve; and
  WHEREAS, From McLean, Virginia,  Alexander  Blood,  "A.J.",  graduated
from  Johns  Hopkins  University with degrees in Neuroscience as well as
Entrepreneurship and Management; he was awarded the Intramural  Research
Training  Award  at the National Institutes of Health where he worked in
Washington, D.C.; and
  WHEREAS, A.J. is currently the President of the Student Council and  a
medical  student at the Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine and
enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, and travel; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is  pleased  to  applaud  Alexander  J.
Blood  for,  in addition to his many responsibilities and demands on his
time as a medical student, making time to also do volunteer work at  the
Sands  Point  Preserve  so visitors may enjoy it for many years to come;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Alexander  J. Blood upon the occasion of his designation as the
recipient of a Friends of Sands  Point  Preserve  Preservers'  Award  of
Distinction at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Alexander J. Blood.

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