Resolution J876-2013

Honoring Debbera Ransom upon the occasion of being selected to carry the New York State Flag in the Presidential Inaugural Parade on January 21, 2013

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  • Mar 19, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 19, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Debbera  Ransom  upon the occasion of
being selected to carry the New York  State  Flag  in  the  Presidential
Inaugural Parade on January 21, 2013

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, Debbera Ransom has given not only of her  time  and  energies
but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Debbera Ransom
upon  the occasion of being selected to carry the New York State Flag in
the Presidential Inaugural Parade on Monday, January 21, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Debbera Ransom  marched  during  the  Presidential  Inaugural
Parade with the United War Veterans Council; and
  WHEREAS,  A  Vietnam  army  veteran,  Debbera  Ransom held the rank of
Captain, and a position as one of the first Military Policewomen  to  be
stationed within infantry; and
  WHEREAS,  After  her  tour, Debbera Ransom was with the 591st Military
Police Company at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas; and
  WHEREAS, Debbera Ransom has received numerous Letters of  Appreciation
and  a  Certificate  of Achievement for Outstanding Performance of Duty;
and
  WHEREAS, As a professional wrestler, Debbera  Ransom  entertained  the
audiences while in the wrestling ring across the United States and Cana-
da;  she also wrestled internationally in Asia in the countries of Kuala
Lumpur, Ipoh, Kota Baru, and Malaysia; and
  WHEREAS, Many of Debbera Ransom's wrestling  events  were  fundraisers
for children with disabilities; and
  WHEREAS,  Debbera  Ransom  has been called upon to contribute her time
and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and  has  always
given of herself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, A valued and involved member of her community, Debbera Ransom
is a volunteer for Kids Time Group Family Day Care; and
  WHEREAS, Debbera Ransom is the founding Commander of a new AMVETS Post
and President of its chartered Ladies Auxiliary; and
  WHEREAS,  Debbera  Ransom  was a former mentor for the Honorable Judge
Robert Russell's Veterans' Court - the first of its kind in the  nation;
and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire  period  of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Debbera Ransom has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her children, Cornelius,  Pame-
la,  and  Kenneth,  all of whom feel privileged to be a part of her life
and rejoice in her achievements; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the  benefit  of  others  which  Debbera  Ransom  has  displayed
throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Debbera Ransom upon the occasion of being selected  to  carry  the
New  York State Flag in the Presidential Inaugural Parade on January 21,
2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Debbera Ransom.

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