Commending the Parent Resource Center upon the occasion of its Annual Dinner and Auction

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Parent Resource Center upon the
occasion of its Annual Dinner and Auction, April 20, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality of life in the communities across this great State of New York
is enriched by the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions of distinction whose singular purpose is the care and welfare of
others; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Parent Resource Center upon the occasion of its Annual Dinner and
Auction, "Celebrating Community, Service, Friendship," which was held on
Saturday, April 20, 2013, at The Clubhouse at Harbor Links, in Port
Washington, New York; and
WHEREAS, At this memorable event, the Parent Resource Center (PRC)
honored two outstanding individuals for their exemplary service to the
organization; and
WHEREAS, Cari Gatto Huszar is a two-term Past Board President, Market-
ing Chair and Major Gift organizer for the Parent Resource Center; and
WHEREAS, Over the course of her volunteer work with PRC, Cari Gatto
Huszar has been instrumental in improving the organization's financial
position; and
WHEREAS, In 2008, in her role as Marketing Chair, Cari Gatto Huszar
conducted research to help PRC identify key areas for improvement; after
accepting the mantle of leadership as Board President in 2009, she
spearheaded efforts that led to increased revenue, renovated facilities
and an enhanced public image; and
WHEREAS, Liz Sarachek-Blacker works at the Chief Revenue Officer as
Terra USA, and is a member of PRC; and
WHEREAS, Motivated by a desire to help give disadvantaged children the
same opportunities for recreation and summer camp available to her son,
Liz Sarachek-Blacker leveraged her involvement with a charitable endeav-
or to help raise much needed funds for PRC; and
WHEREAS, Due to Liz Sarachek-Blacker's efforts, the record-breaking
dollars raised not only aided PRC's ESL and Outreach Program and a camp
scholarship, it also helped the organization weather a flood; and
WHEREAS, The Parent Resource Center is a Parent CO-OP that offers its
members classes for pre-school aged children, social gatherings and
field trips for the whole family, workshops for parents, infant and
toddler drop-in playtime, drop-off baby-sitting, and a myriad of
resources for the whole family; and
WHEREAS, With more than 500 family-members who actively assist the
permanent staff in selecting programs, teaching classes, planning events
and raising funds, the Parent Resource Center continuously meets it
goals of helping at-risk families, and of providing a safe and healthy
environment in which parents and children can learn; and
WHEREAS, The Parent Resource Center has had a long and sustained
commitment to the well-being and development of its unique and diverse
community and therefore merits the highest commendation of this Legisla-
tive Body; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend the
Parent Resource Center upon the occasion of its Annual Dinner and
Auction, and to pay tribute to its honorees, fully confident that it
will continue to have a positive impact on its community for years to
come; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Parent Resource Center and the aforementioned honorees.


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