J1681

Honoring Peter and Suzie Solender upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2013 Stewardship Award by the Amherst ...

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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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J1681


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Peter and Suzie Solender upon the occa-
sion of their designation as recipients of the 2013 Stewardship Award by
the Amherst Chamber of Commerce

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are enhanced by the concerned and dedicated efforts of business organ-
izations and individuals that generously contribute to the welfare of
the community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Peter and Suzie Solender upon the occasion of their designation as
recipients of the 2013 Stewardship Award by the Amherst Chamber of
Commerce; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated at the Chamber's
annual Small Business Awards Luncheon, to be held on Friday, May 17,
2013, at Samuel's Grande Manor in Buffalo, New York; and
WHEREAS, Married for 46 years in March 2013, Peter and Suzie Solender
exemplify the very best in volunteerism, demonstrating that volunteerism
is an essential element of all societies, providing a way in which human
values of community, caring and serving can be sustained and strength-
ened; and
WHEREAS, Peter Solender has his own company; he is an electronic
engineer/medical engineer; he received his B.S.E.E. degree in 1962 from
Lehigh University and his M.S.E.E. degree from Carnegie Mellon in 1963;
both his degrees were received with highest honors; and
WHEREAS, Suzie Solender received her A.A.S. degree in 1962 from ECC in
dental hygiene; she also received both a B.A.B.A. degree in 1968 and a
Micro M.B.A. degree in 1995 from SUNY Buffalo; and
WHEREAS, During the years when their children were young, Peter and
Suzie Solender were active in numerous community volunteer activities,
including the Girl Scouts and PTA, PTSA, and PTA Council at all the
children's schools in Williamsville, New York; and
WHEREAS, Peter and Suzie Solender were also active on the Parents
Council of the Rochester Institute of Technology; and
WHEREAS, Both cancer survivors, Peter and Suzie Solender volunteered
for numerous American Cancer Society committees and activities; Suzie
was also a volunteer for the American Heart Association; and
WHEREAS, Active in their house of worship, Peter and Suzie Solender
have served on many fundraising committees; Suzie also served two terms
as Sisterhood President and two terms on the Board of Directors; and
WHEREAS, In addition, the Solenders have been very active locally,
regionally and nationally in B'nai B'rith and B'nai B'rith Women; and
WHEREAS, Suzie Solender is currently serving her second three-year
term on the Town of Amherst Youth Board; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a unique opportunity for
this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to Peter and Suzie
Solender; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Peter and Suzie Solender upon the occasion of their designation as
recipients of the 2013 Stewardship Award by the Amherst Chamber of
Commerce; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Peter and Suzie Solender.

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