Resolution J3342-2013

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Elmira AARP Chapter 276, to be celebrated April 16, 2014



  • Feb 4, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jan 29, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Elmira AARP
Chapter 276, to be celebrated April 16, 2014

WHEREAS,  Senior  citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society;  their  past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the custom of this Legislative Body to commend those
illustrious organizations of the State  of  New  York  whose  purposeful
endeavors  serve  to  enhance the quality of life for retired and senior
citizens, and have made a substantial impact on the quality of  life  in
their communities; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concerns, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is pleased to commemorate the
50th  Anniversary  of  Elmira  AARP Chapter 276, to be celebrated with a
Luncheon at Elmira Holiday Inn-Riverview on Wednesday, April  16,  2014;
  WHEREAS,  The  American  Association  of  Retired  Persons (AARP) is a
nonprofit, nonpartisan organization  that  helps  people  50  and  older
improve the quality of their lives; and
  WHEREAS, Elmira AARP Chapter 276 is a proud and vital part of New York
State's  2.7  million AARP members; for 50 years, this vibrant organiza-
tion has worked unceasingly to  make  the  lives  of  all  seniors  more
secure, protected and meaningful; and
  WHEREAS,  Elmira  AARP Chapter 276 is respected and admired throughout
the community for its work; the  organization  is  involved  in  various
community  service  activities,  and  are  effective policy advocates at
forums and town hall meetings; and
  WHEREAS, The accomplishments of the Elmira AARP  Chapter  276  are  in
direct  correlation  to  the  efforts  of  its  dedicated  members whose
involvement is and has been characterized by an  impressive  commitment,
an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in
all  endeavors  on  behalf of the organization and the people it serves;
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when  organiza-
tions  of  such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all  the  citizens  of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Elmira AARP Chapter 276, and  to
wish  its  members  continued success in its future endeavors; and be it
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Elmira AARP Chapter 276.


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