Resolution J3961-2011

Commending the Community Council for Medgar Evers College upon the occasion of hosting its Annual Spring Leadership Awards Luncheon on April 21, 2012, and recognizing the day's outstanding honorees

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  • Apr 19, 2012: ADOPTED
  • Apr 19, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 11, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Community Council for Medgar Evers
College upon the occasion of hosting its Annual Spring Leadership Awards
Luncheon  on April 21, 2012, and recognizing the day's outstanding hono-
rees

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that  the
quality  and  character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of  the
community and its citizenry; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
the  Community  Council  for  Medgar  Evers College upon the occasion of
hosting its Annual Spring Leadership Awards Luncheon, and pay just trib-
ute to the day's honorees on Saturday, April 21, 2012,  to  be  held  at
Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The Community Council for Medgar Evers College was formed in
the early 1960s at the insistence of community residents to establish  a
four year college in the Central Brooklyn Community; and
  WHEREAS,  In  1972, the Community Council for Medgar Evers College was
incorporated as a not-for-profit organization; and
  WHEREAS, The Community Council for Medgar Evers College  includes  all
residents, organizations, faculty, students and all elected officials of
the Central Brooklyn community; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Community  Council  for  Medgar  Evers College actively
participates in providing support to the mission  of  the  College,  and
since  1980,  has  provided  scholarships  to deserving students through
fundraising events, outside grants and contributions; and
  WHEREAS, The Community Council for  Medgar  Evers  College,  upon  the
occasion  of  hosting  its  Annual Spring Leadership Awards Luncheon, is
proud to acknowledge the following 2012 honorees: Colette Burnett, Chief
Executive Officer, Super Wings NY (Business Leadership  Award);  Jacque-
line Kennedy-Saddler, Vice President, Center Light Health System (Commu-
nity  Service  Leadership  Award);  Rev.  Dr. Daran H. Mitchell, Pastor,
First A.M.E. Zion Church (Ecumenical  Leadership  Award);  Dean  Richard
Jones,  Medgar  Evers College, CUNY (Education Leadership Award); Ashlee
Thibaud, Class of 2012, Medgar Evers College Preparatory  School  (Youth
Leadership Award); Agnes M. Abraham, Special Assistant to the Vice Chan-
cellor for Student Affairs, CUNY (Appreciation Award); and
  WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions and individuals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought
to our attention, it is appropriate to  publicly  proclaim  and  commend
those  individuals  for  the  edification  and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend the Community Council for Medgar Evers College upon the occasion
of  hosting  its  Annual  Spring Leadership Awards Luncheon on April 21,
2012, and to pay tribute to the day's outstanding honorees;  and  be  it
further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  the  Community  Council  for  Medgar Evers College, and the
aforementioned honorees.

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