J3127

Commending Saul Kupferberg upon the occasion of his designation for special honor by the Queens Botanical Garden

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  • 30 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J3127


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Saul Kupferberg upon the occasion of
his designation for special honor by the Queens Botanical Garden on June
6, 2013

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, Saul Kupferberg has given not only of his time and energies
but also of his competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Saul Kupfer-
berg upon the occasion of his designation for special honor by the
Queens Botanical Garden, to be celebrated at its 18th Annual Rose Gala
on Thursday, June 6, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people,
plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative
educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship;
and
WHEREAS, Saul Kupferberg has an Artium Baccalaureatus degree from
Trinity College, as well as a Master of Arts degree from Dropsie College
of Hebrew and Cognate Learning; and
WHEREAS, Saul Kupferberg has been affiliated with Kepco, Inc., a fami-
ly-owned manufacturer of electronic equipment, since 1988; he now holds
the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and
WHEREAS, Active within his community, Saul Kupferberg is Treasurer and
a Board Member of Queens Botanical Garden, Chair of the Queens College
Arts Advisory Council, and Board Member of the Queens College Founda-
tion; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout has been his wife, Gail Coleman Kupfer-
berg, who feels privileged to be a part of his life and rejoices in his
achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Saul Kupferberg has displayed
throughout his life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Saul Kupferberg upon the occasion of his designation for special
honor by the Queens Botanical Garden on June 6, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Saul Kupferberg.

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