J1677

Honoring Terrence L. Roche upon the occasion of being selected as the 2013 Carthage Citizen of the Year

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  • 02 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1677


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Terrence L. Roche upon the occasion of
being selected as the 2013 Carthage Citizen of the Year

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavors
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Terrence L.
Roche upon the occasion of being selected as the 2013 Carthage Citizen
of the Year; and
WHEREAS, Terrence L. Roche is a retired United States Army Colonel,
and former Fort Drum Garrison Commander; and
WHEREAS, Terrence L. Roche exemplifies the terms citizenship, achieve-
ment, leadership, dedication and motivation which characterize a Citizen
of the Year; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding man has been a member of the boards of the
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council of Jefferson County, the Carthage
Central School District Board of Education, the Carthage Coordinated
Development Group, the former Economic Development Corporation of
Carthage, the Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce, the
Jefferson Community College Foundation, the North Country Affordable
Housing Corporation, the United Way of Northern New York, and WPBS-TV;
and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, Terrence L. Roche served as co-chairman of the
Watertown Mayor's Ball, along with his wife, Maria, in 2001, and is
currently active with the American Heart Association, the Carthage
Development Group, the Carthage Industrial Development Corporation, the
Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization, the Knights of Columbus, and
the Rotary Club of Watertown, as well as with St. James Catholic Church;
and
WHEREAS, Terrence L. Roche has been recognized as a Paul Harris
Fellow, which designates a leadership donor to the Rotary Foundation;
and
WHEREAS, He also chaired the Purple Heart Scholarship Committee, which
awards funds to Purple Heart recipients and their dependents; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly have earned the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Terrence L. Roche upon the occasion of being selected as the 2013
Carthage Citizen of the Year; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Terrence L. Roche.

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