Honoring Debbie Gatoff as recipient of the Gemilut Chasadim Award

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Debbie Gatoff upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Gemilut Chasadim Award by Congregation
Beth Israel

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging its
esteemed residents who have distinguished themselves in their community;
WHEREAS, Debbie Gatoff will be recognized with a prestigious Gemilut
Chasadim Award during a dinner at Congregation Beth Israel on May 5,
2013; and
WHEREAS, Debbie is a third generation member of Congregation Beth
Israel; growing up, she was active in the National Conference of Syna-
gogue Youth; and
WHEREAS, She continues to be extremely active in the Congregation as a
former Hebrew School teacher, member, past President and long-term Trea-
surer of the Sisterhood, President, Vice President and Financial Secre-
tary of the Congregation, and member of the Catering Committee, Syna-
gogue Board of Trustees, and several rabbinical search committees; and
WHEREAS, Debbie is currently serving as Vice President of the Shul and
Treasurer of the Sisterhood; and
WHEREAS, She is also an active fundraiser for the Congregation; and
WHEREAS, Debbie is enjoying a long and successful career as an Office
Manager for Capital Management Partners; and
WHEREAS, She has also contributed her time to the Schenectady City
School District Board of Education and Proctors Theater; and
WHEREAS, Debbie is the loving mother of Jason and Sarah, who were also
raised in the synagogue; she has also been blessed with two grandchil-
dren, Jack and Bridget; and
WHEREAS, She has exhibited the true spirit of the Gemilut Chasadim
Award through her extraordinary dedication to Congregation Beth Israel;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Debbie Gatoff upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Gemilut Chasadim Award by Congregation Beth Israel; and be it
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Debbie Gatoff.


  • 19 / Apr / 2013
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