Resolution J2540-2013

Congratulating the Liverpool Girls Softball League upon the occasion of its 40th Anniversary

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  • Jun 20, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 17, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Liverpool Girls Softball Leag-
ue upon the occasion of the organization's 40th Anniversary

WHEREAS,  Excellence in competitive team sports is achieved only through
dedicated practice and teamwork, nurtured by devoted coaching, strategic
planning and parental and community support; and
  WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this state, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them  the  value  of  accomplishment,  accountability  and
determination,  while  encouraging  a  standard  of healthy living and a
desire for success; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such principals, and fully in accord with  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body is justly proud to hereby
recognize and congratulate the Liverpool Girls Softball League upon  the
occasion of the organization's 40th Anniversary; and
  WHEREAS,  The Liverpool Girls Softball League was founded in 1973 by a
group of dedicated parents and community members who wanted to create an
opportunity for young women throughout Central New York to develop life-
long physical, social, and leadership abilities, while experiencing  the
joy that comes from both individual effort and team work; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Liverpool  Girls  Softball  League is a non-profit, all
volunteer-based organization that offers recreational softball to  girls
ages  5-19 throughout the Central New York area with the primary goal of
providing a positive athletic experience for all participants; and
  WHEREAS, Each specific program of the Liverpool Girls Softball  League
is  designed  to  help players develop fundamental softball skills, in a
safe and supportive environment in which all participants get  to  play;
and
  WHEREAS,  The Liverpool Girls Softball League serves nearly 300 female
athletes in 20 different teams, and each team consists of a manager  and
several  coaches and assistants who are adult mentors, as well as fellow
Liverpool Girls Softball League players who mentor as young coaches; and
  WHEREAS, In 1997, the Liverpool Girls Softball League began practicing
and playing on its current home field complex at James Wemesfelder Park,
formerly known as Electronics Park, in the Town of Salina; and
  WHEREAS, Sports instill the values of teamwork, pride and  accomplish-
ment, and the outstanding athletes of the Liverpool Girls Softball Leag-
ue  have  clearly  made  a contribution to the spirit of excellence that
stands as a tradition of their community; and
  WHEREAS, For the past 40 years, the Liverpool  Girls  Softball  League
has  diligently  worked to preserve the tradition of slow-pitch softball
in the Central New York community, while looking for ways to  reach  new
audiences, such as Ladies Fall Ball for women 20 years and older; and
  WHEREAS,  To  celebrate  the  40th  Anniversary of the Liverpool Girls
Softball League, players, coaches, board members and many proud communi-
ty leaders will participate in a  family-fun  celebration  on  Saturday,
June  15,  2013,  at  Wemesfelder  Park,  featuring food, face painting,
games, a bounce house, snow cones, and many more activities; now, there-
fore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body hereby  pause  to  recognize  and
congratulate  the  Liverpool  Girls Softball League upon the occasion of
the organization's 40th Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Denise Murray, President of the 2013 Board of  Directors  for
the Liverpool Girls Softball League.

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