Resolution J2188-2013

Congratulating Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday



  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion
of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  congratulate
Henrietta  Kuhn  upon  the  occasion  of her 100th Birthday; this joyous
milestone was celebrated on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, with  friends  and
family at Lutheran Care in Clinton, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Henrietta  Kuhn's birthday was also spotlighted on NBC's The
Today Show as part of the Smucker's Birthday segment with Willard Scott,
which aired on Thursday, May 30, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Henrietta Kuhn, a resident of New  Hartford,  New  York,  was
born on April 3, 1913; she grew up on a farm outside of Utica, New York;
  WHEREAS,  A  member of the popular Vanderwood Sisters basketball team,
Henrietta Kuhn, along with her four sisters, traveled around  the  Utica
area entertaining fans; and
  WHEREAS,  This  exceptional  centenarian,  with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
  WHEREAS, This distinguished woman has experienced the incredible  joys
and  sorrows  characteristic  of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
  WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and  celebrated  the  innovations,  cultural  developments  and  awesome
achievements  of  this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this  great  Empire  State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Henrietta Kuhn upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Henrietta Kuhn.


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