Resolution J1693-2013

Congratulating Christine Darrah upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 2, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Christine Darrah upon the occasion
of  receiving  the distinguished Girl Scout Gold Award, the most presti-
gious of Scouting honors, on May 19, 2013

WHEREAS, Christine Darrah, through her diligence and  rigorous  efforts,
has  achieved  Scouting's  highest  and most prestigious honor, the Girl
Scout Gold Award; the ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013,  at
Longfellows Restaurant and Hotel in Saratoga Springs, New York; 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, The 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
fulfill five requirements; chief among them is the design and completion
of  a  Gold Award Project; this project 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 years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and
  WHEREAS,  Christine  Darrah 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 Christine Darrah upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Christine Darrah.

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