Resolution J4855-2013

Honoring Frank and Carolyn Argento upon the occasion of their designation for special recognition by the Saint Joachim Roman Catholic Church

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  • May 13, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 13, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 5, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Frank and Carolyn Argento upon the occa-
sion  of  their designation for special recognition by the Saint Joachim
Roman Catholic Church, on June 14, 2014

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State  of  New  York  to
recognize  and  acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
  WHEREAS, From time to time this Legislative Body takes note of certain
extraordinary individuals  it  wishes  to  recognize  for  their  valued
contributions  to  the  success  and  progress  of  society and publicly
acknowledge their endeavors which have enhanced the basic humanity among
us all; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Frank and Carolyn Argento upon the occasion  of  their  designation  for
special  recognition  by  the  Saint Joachim Roman Catholic Church to be
celebrated at its 35th Annual Diamond Ball on Saturday, June  14,  2014,
at The Lawrence Club, Lawrence, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Frank  and  Carolyn  Argento  have  continually demonstrated
tremendous competence, extraordinary intelligence, and diligent  leader-
ship  in  their  unwavering  service  to  both their community and their
faith; and
  WHEREAS, Carolyn Argento was born and raised  in  Valley  Stream,  New
York,  and  moved  to  the Five Towns in 1997; she has been a successful
realtor for 15 years in both sales and management roles; and
  WHEREAS, Carolyn Argento is currently completing a Business Law degree
at Brooklyn College and plans to pursue law school next year; and
  WHEREAS, An avid participant in fundraising events for her  children's
schools  for  the past 15 years, Carolyn Argento also volunteers for St.
John's Hospital golf outings; she enjoys golfing and  is  currently  the
President of the Lawrence Ladies Club; and
  WHEREAS, Frank Argento grew up in Far Rockaway, New York; he found his
way  to  the  Inwood Country Club in the spring of 1973, where he worked
until he was 23 years old; he left Inwood as the  Assistant  Manager  in
1984,  to  take  the position as General Manager at the Lawrence Village
Country Club; he went on to spend 26 years at Lawrence; and
  WHEREAS, Currently, Frank Argento is the Chief Operating  Officer  and
General Manager of The Rockaway Hunting Club; and
  WHEREAS,  Frank  Argento is an active community member; he served as a
trustee and president of the Lawrence school  board  from  1995  through
2002,  and  is presently a Commissioner of Sanitary District No. 1 where
he has served as Chairman  of  the  Board;  in  addition,  he  has  been
involved  in  and  chaired many charity golf events and is currently the
golf chairman of the Saint John's Hospital Golf Outing, and has  coached
Inwood Buccaneers soccer and basketball teams; and
  WHEREAS,  Carolyn  and  Frank  are  the proud parents of six children,
Laura, Frank Jr., Danielle, Jacquelyn, Kaitlyn, and Adam,  all  of  whom
feel  privileged  to  be  a  part  of  their  lives and rejoice in their
achievements; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that  when  individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our attention
it  is appropriate to publicly and jubilantly proclaim and commend those
individuals for the edification of others; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Frank  and Carolyn Argento upon the occasion of their designation
for special recognition by the Saint Joachim Roman Catholic  Church,  on
June 14, 2014; and be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Frank and Carolyn Argento.

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