Resolution J2550-2013

Congratulating Jennifer Manley, Vice-President of the Queens Library Government and Community Affairs, upon the occasion of being named a Champion of Change

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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 Jennifer Manley, Vice-President of
the  Queens  Library Government and Community Affairs, upon the occasion
of being named a Champion of Change

WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in this nation, and the great
State of New York, is reflective of the purposeful lives and good  works
of those patriotic and civic-minded community members who dedicate their
lives and careers to the service of others; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Jenni-
fer Manley, Vice-President of the Queens Library Government and Communi-
ty Affairs, upon the occasion of being named a Champion of Change; and
  WHEREAS, The Champions of Change event will  focus  on  libraries  and
museums  which make a difference for their neighborhoods, as well as for
the nation; all across the country, Americans  are  doing  extraordinary
things  to  out-innovate,  out-educate,  and  out-build  the rest of the
world; and
  WHEREAS, To celebrate this most auspicious occasion,  Jennifer  Manley
was  invited  to  The  White House to represent Queens Library's work in
community-building, and its support of immigrants; and
  WHEREAS, Born and raised in New Hampshire,  Jennifer  Manley  holds  a
degree  in  Journalism  and  Creative Writing from Lyndon State College;
prior to joining the Queens Library in 2010, she served  as  the  Queens
Director of the Mayor's Community Affairs Unit; and
  WHEREAS, Queens Library is one of the largest libraries in the nation,
circulating  over 13 million items from a 7.5 million collection annual-
ly; the Library also welcomes over 13 million visitors a year to its  62
library locations; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an indi-
vidual of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be  recognized and applauded by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  Jennifer  Manley,  Vice-President  of  the  Queens Library
Government and Community Affairs, upon the occasion  of  being  named  a
Champion of Change; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jennifer Manley.

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