Resolution J1838-2013

Commending Firefighter Joe Raio upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 30 years of dedicated service to the Floral Park Centre Fire Company

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  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Firefighter Joe Raio upon the occasion
of  his  designation for special recognition after 30 years of dedicated
service to the Floral Park Centre Fire Company

WHEREAS, The firefighters of New York State are renowned throughout  the
Nation;  their  reputation  is synonymous with excellence in the arduous
field of fire protection and prevention; and
  WHEREAS, Since the early days  of  "teapot  steamers,"  the  volunteer
firefighter  has  been  the cornerstone of our great Nation's efforts to
spare us from the ravages of fire; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud  to  commend  Firefighter  Joe
Raio  upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after
30 years of dedicated service to the Floral Park Centre Fire Company, to
be celebrated Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Villa Umberto in Elmont,  New
York; and
  WHEREAS,  Volunteer firefighters and fire departments not only provide
the critical service of fire protection but also engage in other  activ-
ities of great benefit and importance to the communities they serve; and
  WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help others
and  a  tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with family
and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor  is  in  need;  Joe
Raio is such a firefighter; throughout 30 years of devoted service, this
volunteer heroically performed, above and beyond the call of duty, those
responsibilities  which  define the task of fire protection; now, there-
fore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Firefighter Joe Raio for 30 years of distinguished service; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Firefighter Joe Raio.

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