Resolution J2606-2013

Congratulating Calvin Christopher Butler upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 31, 2013

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  • Jun 20, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 18, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Calvin Christopher Butler upon the
occasion  of  receiving  the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on May 31, 2013

WHEREAS, Calvin Christopher Butler, through his diligence  and  rigorous
efforts,  has  achieved  Scouting's  highest  and most prestigious rank,
Eagle Scout; the Eagle Court of honor ceremony was held on  Friday,  May
31, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Calvin Christopher Butler is a member of Boy Scouts of Ameri-
ca Troop 440, Williamsville, New York; 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, The Boy Scouts of America and its members  are  dedicated  to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
  WHEREAS,  The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of  Eagle
Scout; and
  WHEREAS,  This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has  attained  all  of
the  necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
  WHEREAS, For  his  project,  Calvin  Christopher  Butler  painted  the
observatory  of  the  Buffalo Astronomical Society at the Beaver Meadows
Nature Reserve in Java, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Calvin Christopher Butler's perseverance  in  rising  through
the ranks to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a lead-
er,  fully  equipped  to meet the challenges of today's complex society;
and
  WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family,  his  school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his 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 Calvin Christopher Butler on achieving the rank
of Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Calvin Christopher Butler.

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