Resolution J5976-2013

Honoring Hank Van Leeuwen upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by Museum Village, Monroe, New York

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  • Jun 17, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 17, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 13, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Hank Van Leeuwen upon the occasion of
his designation for special recognition by Museum Village,  Monroe,  New
York, on September 18, 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, Hank Van Leeuwen has given not only of his time and  energies
but also of his competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special recognition; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Hank Van Leeu-
wen  upon  the  occasion  of  his designation for special recognition by
Museum Village, Monroe, New York, to be celebrated  at  its  5th  Annual
Gala  "Leaves  of  Change"  on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the West
Hills Country Club, Middletown, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Museum Village in Monroe, New York, is a living history muse-
um committed to the exploration, interpretation and preservation of 19th
Century  life;  through  educational  programs,  hands-on-exhibits   and
special  events,  Museum  Village is dedicated to exploring 19th Century
rural life as well as inspiring an appreciation  for  the  evolution  of
industry and technology in America; and
  WHEREAS,  Hank Van Leeuwen 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,  Throughout  the  entire  period  of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Hank Van Leeuwen 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 Hank Van Leeuwen has displayed
throughout his life; 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
honor Hank Van Leeuwen upon the occasion of his designation for  special
recognition  by Museum Village, Monroe, New York, on September 18, 2014;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Hank Van Leeuwen, and Museum Village, Monroe, New York.

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