Resolution J2139-2011

Congratulating Shelley Fairbanks on receiving a Girl Scout Gold Award



  • Jun 2, 2011: ADOPTED
  • May 31, 2011: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Shelley Fairbanks upon the occa-
sion of receiving the distinguished Girl  Scout  Gold  Award,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS,  Shelley Fairbanks, through her diligence and rigorous efforts,
has achieved Scouting's highest and most  prestigious  honor,  the  Girl
Scout Gold Award; and
  WHEREAS,  Shelley Fairbanks will receive the award at a Girl Scouts of
Northeastern New York ceremony to be held at  the  Queensbury  Hotel  in
Glens Falls, New York on Sunday, June 5, 2011; and
  WHEREAS,  America  has  achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts  of  the  outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
  WHEREAS, Girl Scouts of America and its members are dedicated  to  the
development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  Since  1980,  Senior  Girl Scouts have capped their years of
achievement in Girl Scouting with the Girl Scout Gold Award; and
  WHEREAS, In order to earn the Girl  Scout  Gold  Award,  a  girl  must
fulfill five requirements; chief among them is the design and completion
of  a  Gold Award Project; this project must build upon the interests of
the girl, provide a service to the community, and be of lasting benefit;
  WHEREAS, This outstanding young woman has been  involved  in  Scouting
for years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of the
necessary achievements; and
  WHEREAS,  Shelley Fairbanks is a credit to her family, her school, her
community, her State and her Nation, and no doubt  her  future  will  be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance  of  this  meritorious  achievement,  to
congratulate and honor Shelley Fairbanks upon the occasion of her desig-
nation as recipient of a Girl Scout Gold Award; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Shelley Fairbanks.


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