Resolution J1769-2013

Commending Jimmy Landry in recognition of his heroic action in performing the life-saving Heimlich maneuver to save a fellow classmate

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  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION commending Jimmy Landry of Stillwater, New York,
in recognition of his heroic action in performing the life-saving  Heim-
lich maneuver to save a fellow classmate

WHEREAS,  It  is  the custom of this Legislative Body to acknowledge the
heroic acts of young citizens who voluntarily take immediate and  appro-
priate action to safeguard the health and safety of others; and
  WHEREAS,  Jimmy  Landry  of Stillwater, New York, is a sixth grader at
Stillwater Middle School; and
  WHEREAS, In his  first  period  class  at  Stillwater  Middle  School,
12-year  old  Jimmy  Landry  heard  a  cough from a nearby classmate and
observed the classmate clutching his  throat,  strangling  and  gasping,
"Help me"; and
  WHEREAS,  Jimmy  Landry immediately hurried to his classmate's assist-
ance and performed a life-saving Heimlich maneuver; and
  WHEREAS, The courageous and quick actions of Jimmy Landry of  Stillwa-
ter,  New  York,  accomplished  with  consummate skill and distinguished
bravery, are an inspiration to his fellow New Yorkers; and
  WHEREAS, Through his voluntary commitment to respond  as  a  concerned
citizen,  and  to  protect  and  safeguard the safety and welfare of his
neighbors and community, Jimmy Landry has unselfishly contributed to the
advancement of that spirit of united purpose and shared concern which is
the cornerstone of community life in this State and Nation; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an act  of
such  heroism  is  brought to our official attention, the same should be
memorialized for the edification and emulation of all;  now,  therefore,
be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Jimmy Landry of Stillwater, New  York,  in  recognition  of  his
heroic  action  in performing the lifesaving Heimlich maneuver to save a
fellow classmate; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jimmy Landry.

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