Resolution J1725-2013

Honoring Marcia Trask upon the occasion of being selected as Rensselaer County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Marcia Trask upon the occasion of being
selected as Rensselaer County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and  knowledge  to
the  increasingly  active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor  Marcia  Trask
upon  the  occasion of being selected as Rensselaer County's 2013 Senior
Citizen of the Year, in recognition of her invaluable  contributions  to
the  community  through her outstanding, and much appreciated, volunteer
work; and
  WHEREAS, As Rensselaer County's  2013  Senior  Citizen  of  the  Year,
Marcia  Trask will participate in the Annual New York State Senior Citi-
zens Day Luncheon, hosted by the State Office for the Aging  (SOFA),  at
the Hart Theatre Lounge in the Egg, Albany, New York, on Tuesday, May 7,
2013; and
  WHEREAS,  The  theme  for this year's event, Unleash the Power of Age,
recognizes the potential energies of  older  individuals  which  can  be
unleashed through civic engagement to address pressing social and commu-
nity needs; and
  WHEREAS, Marcia Trask, a resident of Petersburg, New York, was born in
Rochester, New York, and raised in East Greenbush; at the age of 73, she
has  been an avid volunteer for more than 20 years, and was a teacher at
Berlin Central Schools for 33 years; and
  WHEREAS, Marcia Trask has been a support group leader for the New York
State Brain Injury Association for 20 years, and was one of the first 10
original volunteers with the Petersburg Rescue Squad, where  she  served
for eight years; and
  WHEREAS,  Active  in the Ladies Oriental Shriners of North America and
other various activities at the  Everett  Wagar  Senior  Center,  Marcia
Trask  also serves as the Trip Coordinator and Secretary for the Grafton
Merry Makers Senior Club; and
  WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Marcia Trask's distinguished  record
merits  the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative Body;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Marcia  Trask  upon  the occasion of being selected as Rensselaer
County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Marcia Trask.

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