Resolution J5575-2013

Congratulating Matthew Scott Caluneo upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting honors



  • Jun 3, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 29, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Matthew  Scott Caluneo upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle  Scout,  the  most
prestigious of Scouting honors

WHEREAS,  Matthew  Scott  Caluneo,  through  his  diligence and rigorous
efforts, has achieved Scouting's  highest  and  most  prestigious  rank,
Eagle Scout; the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Saturday,
June  21,  2014  at the Tri-Village Rod and Gun Club, Valatie, New York;
  WHEREAS, The son of Victoria Moran and  Mark  Caluneo,  Matthew  Scott
Caluneo  is  actively  involved  in  many  community activities; he is a
Junior Member of the Tri-Village Rod and  Gun  Club,  a  member  of  the
Kinderhook Runners Club, and a member of IDPA, Kinderhook; and
  WHEREAS,  America  has  achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts  of  the  outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
  WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members  are  dedicated  to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
  WHEREAS,  The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of  Eagle
Scout; and
  WHEREAS,  This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has  attained  all  of
the  necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
  WHEREAS, For his Eagle project, Matthew Scott Caluneo created a  read-
ing  garden  for  the North Chatham Free Library; this industrious Scout
raised funds and supervised work crews to build  a  50-foot  long  stone
wall, remove an overgrown garden bed, and create a new planting bed with
shade  perennials behind the wall; in addition, he restored four benches
for a new seating area; and
  WHEREAS, Matthew Scott Caluneo's perseverance in  rising  through  the
ranks  to  Eagle  Scout  is a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a lead-
er, fully equipped to meet the challenges of  today's  complex  society;
  WHEREAS,  This  new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in  its  deliberations,  in
recognition  of  the  significance  of  this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Matthew Scott Caluneo on achieving  the  rank  of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Matthew Scott Caluneo.


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