Resolution J5710-2013

Commemorating the 70th year Platinum Jubilee Anniversary of the Star of Bethlehem Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star, State of New York

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  • Jun 10, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 10, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 5, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commemorating  the  70th  year Platinum Jubilee
Anniversary of the Star of Bethlehem  Grand  Chapter  Order  of  Eastern
Star, State of New York

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 commem-
orate the 70th Anniversary of the Star of Bethlehem Grand Chapter  Order
of  Eastern  Star,  State  of New York; this auspicious occasion will be
celebrated on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at Antun's in Queens  Village,
New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The Star of Bethlehem Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star is
a community based charitable organization with a  mission  of  providing
cultural enrichment, education and information and a framework for self-
empowerment; and
  WHEREAS,  Dedicated  to  the  principles  of charity, truth and loving
kindness, the Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star,  State  of  New  York
provides  donations  to numerous causes throughout the State and Nation;
and
  WHEREAS, This esteemed organization offers a wide range of services to
the community including educational resources, scholarship aid and coun-
seling services for youth; furthermore, the  group  offers  Thanksgiving
dinners for disadvantaged families and hosts a Christmas party for local
children; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition,  the  Star of Bethlehem Grand Chapter Order of
Eastern Star, State of New York sponsors numerous events in  support  of
worthy  causes including an annual health and education fair, and a food
and clothing drive for the people of Haiti; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  that  those  who
enhance  the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly  have  earned  the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Star of Bethlehem Grand  Chapter
Order of Eastern Star, State of New York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  Sister Lorraine Jamison, Worthy Grand Matron of the Star of
Bethlehem Grand Chapter.

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