House Resolution 1369
By: Representatives Stephens of the 150th, Byrd of the 170th, Graves of the 125th and Watson of the 70th
Recognizing and commending the New York Shields Pipes and Drums Band; and for other purposes.
WHEREAS, the New York Shields Pipes and Drums Band is composed of members of the New York City police force who are dedicated to community service and sharing the spirit of their Irish ancestry; and
WHEREAS, this talented band has served as ambassadors of traditional Irish music at performances all over the world; and
WHEREAS, several members of the band have been involved in recovery efforts at the World Trade Center and all of the band members demonstrate daily acts of courage and heroism as police officers; and
WHEREAS, as part of the festivities of St. Patrick’s Day, the band will perform for the seniors of Chatham County at Senior Citizens, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, the New York Shields Pipes and Drums Band will march in the 2002 St. Patrick’s Day parade in Savannah directly following Grand Marshal Eddie Fahey.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body recognize and commend the talented and heroic members of the New York Shields Pipes and Drums Band and extend their best wishes for a Happy St. Patrick’s Day and for the future.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of this resolution to the New York Shields Pipes and Drums Band.