Resolution J5216-2013

Honoring Luc Stephen upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the King of Kings Foundation Inc. on June 7, 2014

Details

Actions

  • May 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 20, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

Text

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Luc  Stephen upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by the King of Kings Foundation Inc.
on June 7, 2014

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and  serve  the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS,  Luc  Stephen has given not only of his time and energies but
also of his competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently has
been designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to  honor  Luc  Stephen
upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the King
of  Kings Foundation Inc., to be celebrated at its Black Tie Awards Gala
on Saturday, June 7, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, Luc Stephen is founder and CEO of Second Chance  Enterprises,
a company that manages, develops, and invests in small businesses within
the local community; in addition, the company provides employment oppor-
tunities to those struggling to find employment due to their past choic-
es; and
  WHEREAS,  After  spending many years on the opposite side of the spec-
trum, Luc Stephen turned his life around and now  creates  opportunities
to help others in his community; and
  WHEREAS,  Living  the  true meaning of second chances, Luc Stephen has
shown through his efforts and determination that you do not need  to  be
defined by the mistakes of your past; and
  WHEREAS, Today, Luc Stephen is an investor/owner of two restaurants, A
Plate  of Soul in Jamaica, Queens, and Stir it Up in Atlanta; he is also
a personal trainer, and manages a special events/promotion company which
hosts a monthly Comedy Classics show in Jamaica, Queens; and
  WHEREAS, Luc Stephen has been called upon to contribute his  time  and
talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always given
of himself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS,  Highly  motivated by his love for his community, Luc Stephen
contributes often to annual holiday toy  drives,  Thanksgiving  dinners,
youth basketball tournaments, and gang prevention efforts; and
  WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife and his four children,
all  of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in his
achievements; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period  of  his  community  service,  a
period  of  constructive  involvement, Luc Stephen has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Luc Stephen has displayed throughout
his life; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that  when  individ-
uals  of  such  noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all  the  citizens  of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Luc Stephen upon the  occasion  of  his  designation  for  special
recognition by the King of Kings Foundation Inc. on June 7, 2014; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Luc Stephen.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

Discuss!

blog comments powered by Disqus