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File #: Res 0478-2014    Version: * Name: The Great Saunter Day.
Type: Resolution Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Waterfronts
On agenda: 11/25/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution recognizing the contributions of the members of Shorewalkers, Inc. which promotes and preserves New York City's shores and wetlands, and recognizing the first Saturday in May each year as "The Great Saunter Day."
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Margaret S. Chin, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose, Daniel R. Garodnick, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 12/14/17, 2. Hearing Testimony 12/14/17, 3. Hearing Transcript 12/14/17
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Res. No. 478

 

Resolution recognizing  the contributions of the members of Shorewalkers, Inc. which promotes and preserves New York City’s shores and wetlands, and recognizing the first Saturday in May each year as “The Great Saunter Day.”

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Chin, Koo, Rose, Garodnick and Menchaca

Whereas, Shorewalkers, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1982 to promote shorewalking and preserve the City’s shorelines; and

Whereas, Shorewalkers, Inc. has held an annual 32-mile walk around Manhattan's perimeter for over thirty years called The Great Saunter; and

Whereas, The Great Saunter is a rain or shine event that attracts hundreds of tourists and walkers from New York, as well as other states and countries; and

Whereas,  The walk is approximately twelve hours, starting at the South Street Seaport, and passes through 21 parks and promenades, as well as city landmarks, art installations and over a dozen neighborhoods throughout the City and ends in the Financial District; and

Whereas, The Great Saunter has raised awareness of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway and also promotes a healthy lifestyle and tourism in New York City; and

Whereas, May 3, 2014 commemorated the 30th anniversary of The Great Saunter; now, therefore, be it

                     Resolved, That the Council of the City of New York recognizes the contributions of the members of Shorewalkers, Inc. which promotes and preserves New York City’s shores and wetlands, and recognizing the first Saturday in May each year as “The Great Saunter Day.”

 

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