Resolution J6106-2013

Commending the Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association upon the occasion of hosting its Veterans Breakfast

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  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 17, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  the  Military  and  Law Enforcement
Veterans Association upon the occasion of hosting its Veterans Breakfast
on June 20, 2014

WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in this Nation, and the great
State of New York, is reflective of the purposeful lives and good  works
of those patriotic and civic-minded community members who dedicate their
lives and careers to the service of others; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
the  Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association upon the occasion
of hosting its Veterans Breakfast on Friday, June 20, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, Founded in 2013, the Military and  Law  Enforcement  Veterans
Association  (MILEVA)  is  dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and
productivity of veterans by developing educational and food distribution
programs; it also promotes the value  of  Veterans  and  their  numerous
skills to business, the media, government entities, and the public; and
  WHEREAS,  This  esteemed  organization consists of military personnel,
veterans and law enforcement officers, as well as civilians dedicated to
helping veterans reacquaint to their new civilian  lives,  while  giving
back to the overall community; and
  WHEREAS,  Committed  to helping those in need, MILEVA works to provide
aid and relief in order to eradicate chronic malnutrition on a local and
global level; in addition, the group educates the public on this  impor-
tant  issue  by  giving  free  lectures and slideshows titled "The World
Hunger Exhibition"; and
  WHEREAS, MILEVA's numerous initiatives include sending out ambassadors
to raise social consciousness and holding fundraising events which  seek
to offer immediate relief and assistance to those suffering from chronic
malnutrition  and  hunger  regardless of their race, ethnicity, or reli-
gion; and
  WHEREAS, Having exhibited their patriotism both at  home  and  abroad,
these men and women continue to demonstrate their love for their country
and merit the highest respect of their State and Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals and associations of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought
to our attention, 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
commend the Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association  upon  the
occasion of hosting its Veterans Breakfast; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association.

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