Resolution J1763-2013

Honoring Leona Cook upon the occasion of being selected as the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe'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  Leona Cook upon the occasion of being
selected as the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe'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  Leona  Cook
upon the occasion of being selected as the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's 2013
Senior  Citizen  of  the Year, in recognition of her invaluable contrib-
utions to the community through her outstanding, and  much  appreciated,
volunteer work; and
  WHEREAS,  As  the  St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's 2013 Senior Citizen of the
Year, Leona Cook will participate in the Annual New  York  State  Senior
Citizens  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, Leona Cook was born in Akwesasne; she  married,  and  is  the
proud mother of six children and many grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS,  Leona  Cook has been a committed and active volunteer in her
community throughout her life; and
  WHEREAS, Leona Cook is renowned for her incredible fundraising  abili-
ties, generating much needed financial support for many charitable caus-
es,  including  the Fire Department; in addition to supporting organiza-
tions, she has been helpful to many individuals  who  have  crossed  her
path over the years; and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset to society, Leona Cook'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 Leona Cook upon the occasion of being selected as  the  St.  Regis
Mohawk Tribe's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Leona Cook.

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