HEREAS, New York State Assembly Member Daniel J. O'Donnell, with the New York Public Library, sponsors The Community Reading Challenge; and

WHEREAS, The Community Reading Challenge is designed to encourage the youth of the 69th Assembly District of New York State to develop a life-long love of reading and visit their community libraries; and

WHEREAS, The Community Reading Challenge promotes fun and exciting ways for children to discover the power of literature; and

WHEREAS, Sadikur Ahmed, Saifur Ahmed, Soyma Ahmed, Amina Begum, Jillian Brigham, Daniel Chong, Joseph Chong, Christian Encarnacion, Renée Francis, Lakisha Gonslaves, Michael Gonzales, Charlotte Johnston, Sooji Kim, Xavier Lawson McKenzie, Vanya Leitao, Erica Martinez, Chelsea Primo, Imani Smiley Herring, Vanessa Velez, Brandon Venable, Celha Venable, Sharinée Voorhees, and Loretta Walles, as well as others not specifically listed here, have completed The Community Reading Challenge at the Bloomingdale Branch Library in the City of New York. Nowtherefore let it be

RESOLVED, In view of the outstanding achievements of these children and all others who participated in the Challenge, I, Daniel J. O'Donnell, New York State Assembly Member, 69th District, by the power and authority vested in me, this tenth day of March, 2006, join in honoring them as truly outstanding individuals on this special occasion.

Dated: March 10, 2006
In Witness Whereof, I Have Hereunto
Set My Hand and Signature

Daniel J. O'Donnell
New York State Assembly
69th District