Resolution J749-2013

Congratulating the Schoharie Chamber of Commerce upon the occasion of its 25th Anniversary, March 15, 2013

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  • Mar 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the Schoharie County Chamber of
Commerce upon the occasion of its 25th Anniversary, March 15, 2013

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 that are devoted to the welfare of  the  community
and its citizenry; and
  WHEREAS,  Individuals  and  organizations  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,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  the  Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce upon the occasion of its
25th Anniversary; this auspicious occasion will  be  celebrated  at  the
annual  dinner  meeting  of the Chamber, to be held on Friday, March 15,
2013, at Caverns Palace Restaurant in Howes Cave, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce developed out of the
Cobleskill Area Chamber of Commerce in January 1987; it was incorporated
on July 23,1987, and had 103 initial members; and
  WHEREAS, From its inception, the Schoharie County Chamber of  Commerce
has  been  instrumental  in  improving the working environment for busi-
nesses by active involvement in  legislative  issues,  presenting  small
business  workshops,  addressing agricultural issues and offering health
insurance benefits and energy assistance to  its  members;  the  Chamber
also  ably  represented  Schoharie  County  in  the  "I Love NY" tourism
program; and
  WHEREAS, The Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce was  extraordinarily
active  in  assisting  its  members  and the community during and in the
aftermath of Hurricane Irene; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the Schoharie  County  Chamber  of  Commerce's  25
years of outstanding service, it has addressed important issues, includ-
ing education, economic development, business legislation, county promo-
tional activities and improved member services; and
  WHEREAS, The Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce currently serves 250
members; and
  WHEREAS,  The  25th  Anniversary  of  the  Schoharie County Chamber of
Commerce presents an auspicious and unique opportunity for this Legisla-
tive Body to recognize and pay tribute to this outstanding organization;
and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to call attention to
organizations such as the Schoharie County  Chamber  of  Commerce  which
serve to bring people together for the united purpose of actively pursu-
ing improvements in their communities; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce upon the  occasion
of its 25th Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce.

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