Resolution J2518-2013

Commending the Flushing YMCA upon the occasion of hosting its 13th Annual Community Service Awards Dinner

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  • Jun 18, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 18, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Flushing YMCA upon the occasion of
hosting its 13th Annual Community Service Awards Dinner

WHEREAS,  It  is  the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize those
illustrious organizations within this great State and Nation whose focus
and intent have made a substantial impact on  the  quality  of  life  in
their communities; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, it is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend
the Flushing YMCA upon the occasion of hosting its 13th Annual Community
Service Awards Dinner, to be celebrated on Thursday, November 14,  2013;
and
  WHEREAS,  This  special  event will be held at Kum Gang San Restaurant
located in Flushing, Queens; and
  WHEREAS, This year, the Flushing YMCA honorees are: Daniel  J.  Leone,
Executive  Director  of  QPTV  (Queens Public Television), Elda Ramratan
Community Service Award; and Mr. Ki Chol Kim, President of the  National
Unification Advisory Council and the 28th President of the Korean Ameri-
can Association, Distinguished Public Leadership Award; and
  WHEREAS,  Each  year  the  Flushing  YMCA  hosts an Annual Dinner that
supports many youth programs by  providing  scholarships  to  youth  and
families who are unable to pay for activities and services; in 2013, the
Flushing YMCA will affect the lives of over 14,000 youth and teens; and
  WHEREAS,  Through  a  wide  range of programs, including Leaders Club,
Youth & Government, Y After School, and entrepreneur  programs  such  as
Future  Works,  the Flushing YMCA is helping to ensure that children and
teens develop to their full potential in spirit, mind and body; the YMCA
is a place for children to laugh, learn and grow in  an  environment  of
caring, safety and support; and
  WHEREAS,  From cities to suburbs to small towns, YMCAs work to promote
youth development, healthy living and social responsibility; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when  organiza-
tions  of  such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all  the  citizens  of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Flushing YMCA upon the occasion of hosting its  13th  Annual
Community Service Awards Dinner; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Flushing YMCA, and to the aforementioned honorees.

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