Resolution J301-2013

Congratulating the CNY United Power Soccer Team upon the occasion of winning the 2012 National Power Soccer Tournament

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  • Jan 29, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 29, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating the CNY United Power Soccer Team
upon the occasion of winning the 2012 National Power Soccer Tournament

WHEREAS, Excellence in competitive team sports is achieved only  through
strenuous  practice,  determination  and strategic planning, nurtured by
dedicated coaching; and
  WHEREAS, The people of the State of  New  York  take  great  pride  in
honoring  those  talented  individuals,  who  distinguish themselves and
their community through outstanding team spirit, character and  athletic
performance; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is  justly  proud  to  hereby
recognize  and  congratulate CNY United upon the occasion of winning the
2012 National Power Soccer Tournament; and
  WHEREAS, CNY United, a power soccer team  in  Central  New  York,  was
founded  in  2005; the 2012 team was comprised of these members:  Skyler
Canute, Andrew Cunningham, Ryan Charboneau, Tony Reuter, Peyton  Sefick,
Hunter  Schaffer,  Hali  Whyland,  Morgan  Reakes, Helena Schmidt, Sarah
Hamlin, and Anthony Guarino; and
  WHEREAS, Power soccer, which is played by athletes in motorized wheel-
chairs, requires a  great  deal  of  teamwork,  court  sense,  patience,
vision, and timing; and
  WHEREAS, After months of rigorous practice and travel for out-of-state
competitions,  CNY  United  qualified for the 2012 National Power Soccer
Tournament, which was held in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on July 15, 2012; and
  WHEREAS, CNY United finished 4-0-1 in the 2012 National  Power  Soccer
Tournament,  after  beating  the home team of Fort Wayne with a score of
3-1 during the tournament's championship game; and
  WHEREAS, CNY United prevailed  victorious  during  the  2012  National
Power Soccer Tournament due to the unbeatable combination of outstanding
talent, sportsmanship, team effort, and perseverance; and
  WHEREAS,  The notable efforts displayed by CNY United are due in great
part to the dedicated forces of Head  Coach  Jim  Sefick  and  Assistant
Coach  Tom  Cunningham,  along  with  Equipment Manager Ken Keppel, Mark
Charboneau, and Alis Sefick; and
  WHEREAS, Members of CNY United have also received the loyal support of
family, friends and the community at large throughout the entire season;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
recognize  and  congratulate CNY United upon the occasion of winning the
2012 National Power Soccer Tournament; the travel team members are Skyl-
er Canute, Andrew Cunningham, Ryan Charboneau, Tony Reuter,  and  Peyton
Sefick; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the athletes and coaches of CNY United.

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