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Honoring Charles Catalano upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the Westchester-Rockland Society of Pharma...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Charles Catalano upon the occasion of
his designation for special recognition by the Westchester-Rockland
Society of Pharmacists on May 11, 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, Charles Catalano has given not only of his time but also of
his energy, intelligence and leadership and consequently has been desig-
nated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Charles Cata-
lano upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by the
Westchester-Rockland Society of Pharmacists at its Annual Dinner Dance,
to be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Charles Catalano has been a Consultant Pharmacist for 23
years, working with agencies in New York City, Long Island, Westchester
and Ulster County; and
WHEREAS, A graduate of Brooklyn College of Pharmacy, for 34 years
Charles Catalano co-owned and operated Worlds Fair Pharmacy in Queens,
New York, a civic-minded business that serviced the community, hemodial-
ysis centers and group homes for the developmentally disabled; and
WHEREAS, Over the course of his long career, Charles Catalano has been
a champion for independent pharmacies and has worked for policies that
protect consumer access to community pharmacies and promote high levels
of professional practice; and
WHEREAS, In 1998, Charles Catalano was honored as the Preceptor of the
Year by St. Johns University College of Pharmacy and, in 2005, he
received the Bowl of Hygeia Award, one of the pharmacy profession's most
prestigious honors, in recognition of his outstanding community service;
and
WHEREAS, Charles Catalano has been called upon to contribute his time
and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always
given of himself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, He has served as President of the Italian American Pharma-
cists Society and the New York City Pharmacists Society, and has been a
board member of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Charles Catalano is part of the New York City
Department of Health Emergency Preparation Team, which is devising a
plan to mobilize pharmacies in the event of a chemical bio-terrorism
event; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Charles Catalano has stood constant
in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Charles Catalano has displayed
throughout his life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Charles Catalano upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition by the Westchester-Rockland Society of Pharmacists on May
11, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Charles Catalano.

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  • 11 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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