J1721

Honoring Dolores Sarno upon the occasion of being selected as Saratoga County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

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

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J1721


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dolores Sarno upon the occasion of being
selected as Saratoga County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dolores Sarno
upon the occasion of being selected as Saratoga County's 2013 Senior
Citizen of the Year, in recognition of her invaluable contributions to
the community through her outstanding, and much appreciated, volunteer
work; and
WHEREAS, As Saratoga County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year, Dolores
Sarno will participate in the Annual New York State Senior Citizens Day
Luncheon, hosted by the State Office for the Aging (SOFA), at the Hart
Theatre Lounge in the Egg, Albany, New York, on Tuesday, May 7, 2013;
and
WHEREAS, The theme for this year's event, Unleash the Power of Age,
recognizes the potential energies of older individuals which can be
unleashed through civic engagement to address pressing social and commu-
nity needs; and
WHEREAS, Dolores Sarno, a resident of Saratoga Springs, who taught
pre-school, owned a small business, and recently retired as Executive
Director of the Saratoga County Arts Council, has a long-standing
passion for promoting education and the arts; and
WHEREAS, This remarkable woman has volunteered with the Saratoga
Mentoring Program, working with children living in challenging circum-
stances, and is currently serving on the Capital Committee for the
Regional Approach to Arts in Education, supporting integration of the
arts in the school curriculum; and
WHEREAS, Dolores Sarno is working with Soroptimist International
"Women Helping Women" and helping to establish a Community Arts Center
in downtown Saratoga; she is Co-Chair of Saratoga Vital Aging Network,
advocating for senior citizens, and encouraging them to volunteer in the
communities; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, she is a member of the Mayor's Saratoga Springs
Advisory Committee for Senior Citizens, a Board member of Saratoga
Performing Arts Center, a Committee Member for Saratoga Springs Preser-
vation Foundation, and Chair of the Saratoga Arts Fest Board; and
WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Dolores Sarno's distinguished record
merits the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative Body;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dolores Sarno upon the occasion of being selected as Saratoga
County's 2013 Senior Citizen of the Year; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of the Resolution, suitably engrossed, be trans-
mitted to Dolores Sarno.

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