Resolution J389-2013

Commending Gruss Life Monument Funds and the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education as they are honored by the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway at its 35th Annual Dinner

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  Gruss Life Monument Funds, Inc. and
the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education, Inc. upon  the  occasion
of  their  designation  for special tribute by the Hebrew Academy of the
Five Towns and Rockaway at its 35th Annual Dinner on March 10, 2013

WHEREAS, The quality and character of  life  in  the  Empire  State  are
greatly  enriched  by  the  faithful  and  generous service of those who
devote themselves to endeavors of family, faith and  community,  and  to
the education of the youth of the community; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend individuals of such magnanimous conduct and bearing  who  demon-
strate  a  deep  and  continuing  concern  for  others, and in so doing,
inspire others to do the same; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Gruss Life Monument Funds, Inc. and the Center for Initiatives in Jewish
Education, Inc. upon the occasion of their  designation  by  the  Hebrew
Academy  of  the  Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) for special tribute at
its 35th Annual Dinner, to be held in HAFTR's Sports Complex on  Sunday,
March 10, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  The  greatest  asset  of any society is its children and the
hope and promise they represent for the future; the  Hebrew  Academy  of
the Five Towns and Rockaway, of Lawrence, New York, has a proud and rich
history  of  providing  its  students  with an educational and religious
foundation which is both strong and enduring; and
  WHEREAS, Each year at its Annual Dinner, the  Hebrew  Academy  of  the
Five  Towns  and Rockaway honors members of the school community and the
community at large in recognition and appreciation of their  support  of
the yeshiva and its mission; this year at its 35th Annual Dinner it will
proudly  pay  tribute  to Gruss Life Monument Funds, Inc. and the Center
for Initiatives in Jewish Education, Inc.(CIJE); and
  WHEREAS, HAFTR is, this year, extremely proud to pay tribute to  Gruss
Life  Monument  Funds,  Inc.  and  the  Center for Initiatives in Jewish
Education, Inc.  in  recognition  and  appreciation  of  their  generous
support  which  has  assisted HAFTR in completing its new playground for
its Lower Campus and its new Sports Complex; and
  WHEREAS, CIJE has also been involved in outreach to  each  of  HAFTR's
divisions in many academic and technological areas; and
  WHEREAS,  Both  Gruss  Life  Monument  Funds,  Inc. and the Center for
Initiatives in Jewish Education, Inc. have been active as well in  help-
ing  HAFTR  students excel in math and science, reading and writing, and
thinking and reasoning in order to help ensure that they  will  be  well
equipped  for tomorrow's challenges and opportunities, providing innova-
tive programming, cutting-edge technology, and vital support truly earn-
ing HAFTR's gratitude and appreciation; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Gruss  Life Monument Funds, Inc. and the Center for Initiatives
in Jewish Education, Inc. upon the occasion of their designation by  the
Hebrew  Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) for special trib-
ute at its 35th Annual Dinner on March 10, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Gruss Life Monument Funds, Inc. and  the  Center  for  Initi-
atives in Jewish Education, Inc.

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