Resolution J328-2013

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 21, 2013, as The Walk to End Alzheimer's Day in the State of New York

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE   RESOLUTION  memorializing  Governor  Andrew  M.  Cuomo  to
proclaim September 21, 2013, as The Walk to End Alzheimer's Day  in  the
State of New York

WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to memorialize Gover-
nor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 21, 2013, as The Walk  to  End
Alzheimer's  Day  in  the  State  of  New  York, in conjunction with the
National Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's; and
  WHEREAS, An initiative  created  to  raise  awareness  and  funds  for
Alzheimer's  care,  support  and  research,  the  Binghamton Walk to End
Alzheimer's Day will take place Saturday, September 21, 2013,  at  Otsi-
ningo Park, Binghamton, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  takes  great  pride  in recognizing
certain events held in an effort to  improve  the  quality  of  life  of
others  and  designed  to  increase awareness of serious illnesses which
affect the lives of many New Yorkers; and
  WHEREAS, The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End  Alzheimer's  is  the
nation's  largest  event  to  raise  awareness and funds for Alzheimer's
care, support and research; held annually in more than  600  communities
nationwide,  this  inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and
abilities to reclaim the future for millions; and
  WHEREAS, Alzheimer's disease is the nation's  sixth-leading  cause  of
death;  Walk  to  End  Alzheimer's unites the entire community including
family, friends, co-workers, social and religious groups and more, in  a
display  of  combined  strength and dedication in the fight against this
devastating disease; and
  WHEREAS, The mission of The Alzheimer's Association  is  to  eliminate
Alzheimer's  disease through the advancement of research; to provide and
enhance support for all affected; and to reduce  the  risk  of  dementia
through  the  promotion  of  brain health; its vision is a world without
Alzheimer's disease; and
  WHEREAS, It is in the interest of New  York  State  to  recognize  the
achievements  made and to continue these efforts by promoting the aware-
ness and fostering the understanding of Alzheimer's disease; now, there-
fore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
memorialize  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 21, 2013, as
The Walk to End Alzheimer's Day in the State of  New  York;  and  be  it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New
York.

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