Congratulating Kimberly Burch upon the occasion of being named a Women Who Make America honoree by WCNY

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  • 03 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Kimberly Burch upon the occasion
of being named a Women Who Make America honoree by WCNY

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, Kimberly Burch has given not only of her time and energies
but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special recognition; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Kimber-
ly Burch upon the occasion of being named a Women Who Make America hono-
ree by WCNY at an awards ceremony held on Friday, March 1, 2013, at the
Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York; and
WHEREAS, The Women Who Make America awards represent a local collab-
oration between WCNY, Central New York's public broadcasting station,
and the AOL and PBS national documentary, MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE
AMERICA, which features the stories of outstanding women whose extraor-
dinary contributions helped to transform the lives of American women and
society; and
WHEREAS, Kimberly Burch 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, She has been designated for this special honor in recognition
of her significant community impact and exemplary service in the area of
Community Activism; and
WHEREAS, Kimberly Burch has been a model of public service in her
efforts to enhance the visibility and prosperity of her community in
order to foster the Tug Hill, New York, region as a "vacation getaway
land"; and
WHEREAS, A restaurant owner in the woods of Osceola in Lewis County
for 15 years, Kimberly Burch's business develops events to attract visi-
tors and vacationers to the region; she created the largest musical
event in the area, "Party in the Pines," where such musicians as Charlie
Daniels have performed; and
WHEREAS, Kimberly Burch has also worked with national and interna-
tional winter sports enthusiasts to bring in winter events, and brought
sports and music to her community by personally supporting local clubs;
she has also hosted a local restaurant fundraiser in support of Hospice;
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Kimberly Burch has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Kimberly Burch has displayed
throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Kimberly Burch upon the occasion of being named a Women Who
Make America honoree by WCNY; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kimberly Burch.


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