Resolution J2000-2013

Honoring the Allied Veterans Memorial Day Committee of Greater Ridgewood and Glendale upon the occasion of its Memorial Day Parade

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  • May 23, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 23, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 20, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring the Allied Veterans Memorial Day Commit-
tee  of Greater Ridgewood and Glendale upon the occasion of its Memorial
Day Parade to be held on May 27, 2013

WHEREAS, Members of the Armed Services from the State of New  York,  who
have  served  so valiantly and honorably in wars in which this country's
freedom was at stake, as well as in the preservation of peace  in  peace
time, deserve a special salute from this Legislative Body; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the intent of this Legislative Body to commend those
who have served in times of active conflict, as well as those  who  have
served in times of peace; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor the Allied
Veterans Memorial Day Committee of Greater Ridgewood and  Glendale  upon
the  occasion  of its Memorial Day Parade to be held on May 27, 2013, in
Ridgewood-Glendale; and
  WHEREAS, In 1920, the Allied Veterans Memorial  Committee  of  Greater
Ridgewood  and  Glendale  was  formed;  the original participating Posts
included Ridgewood Post 123, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Joseph  B.
Garity Post 562, American Legion; and
  WHEREAS,  After  a  few  years, the following organizations joined the
Allied Veterans Memorial Committee of Greater  Ridgewood  and  Glendale:
Glendale  Post 104, American Legion; Catholic War Veterans 34, Glenridge
Chapter; Catholic War Veterans 712, St. Pancras, Amvets Post 60;  Ridge-
wood Post 207, Jewish War Veterans; Sergeant Edward R. Miller Post 7336,
Veterans  of  Foreign  Wars;  Lieutenant Alfred Lucia-Glenridge, Chapter
118, Disabled American  Veterans;  Eckes-Schubert  Memorial  Post  1562,
American  Legion;  World War I Barracks 3266; and Brewery-Keenan-Heisser
Post 1815, American Legion; and
  WHEREAS, The main function of the Allied Veterans  Memorial  Committee
of  Greater  Ridgewood  and Glendale is combining the Veterans Groups to
take part in its Annual Memorial Day Parade held in  Ridgewood-Glendale;
and
  WHEREAS,  Residents  of this great State must never forget the courage
with which these men and women served their country, and must  recognize
that  no  greater  debt  is  owed than that owed to those who gave their
lives for their beloved Nation and to those who continue to  be  missing
in action; and
  WHEREAS,  Having  exhibited  their patriotism both at home and abroad,
these men and women demonstrated their love for their country and  merit
forevermore, the highest respect of their State and Nation; and
  WHEREAS, Our Nation's veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and
thanked by the people of the State of New York for their service and for
their  dedication  to  their  communities, their State and their Nation;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  the  Allied  Veterans Memorial Day Committee of Greater Ridgewood
and Glendale upon the occasion of its Memorial Day  Parade;  and  be  it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  the Allied Veterans Memorial Committee of Greater Ridgewood
and Glendale.

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