J1601

Commending Edie Katz upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by Friends of Sands Point Preserve at its Gold Gal...

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J1601


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Edie Katz upon the occasion of her
designation for special recognition by Friends of Sands Point Preserve
at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013

WHEREAS, Individuals who distinguish themselves in their profession or
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and in full accord with its long-
standing tradition, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Edie Katz upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition
by Friends of Sands Point Preserve at its Gold Gala, to be held at the
Hempstead House on May 4, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Well-known as one of the "Bee Whisperers of the Gold Coast,"
Edie Katz has served the community through her leadership roles in many
organizations, including the Sands Point Garden Club, the Port Washing-
ton Library Foundation Board, Temple Beth Israel and the Nassau County
Museum of Art; and
WHEREAS, Edie Katz is a life-long resident of Long Island, dedicated
to family life, healthcare, and an extraordinary level of community
service; she raised her family of four children in Port Washington,
where she has resided since 1972; and
WHEREAS, Edie Katz's professional career began as a nurse's aide and
went on to include registered nurse in OB-GYN, the Newborn Nursery, and
Labor and Delivery at Syosset Hospital; she then worked as a registered
operating room nurse at St. Francis and Long Island Jewish Hospitals;
and
WHEREAS, Her extensive volunteer work includes leadership roles in
organizations across many fields of community service; Edie Katz is a
member of the Board of Trustees of Temple Beth Israel and a current
Board Member and Past President of the Sands Point Garden Club where she
developed and helped run the Annual Tasting & Tour at the Helen Keller
Sensory Garden for the Deaf and Blind; and
WHEREAS, Edie Katz is also a member of the Port Washington Library
Foundation Board and is the past and present Chairman of its very
successful Annual Galas; she is, in addition, a member of the Cow Neck
Historical Society and a past Associate Trustee of the Nassau County
Museum of Art; and
WHEREAS, She is a natural childbirth doula; her personal interests
span poetry writing, knitting, painting, the study of historical build-
ings and museums, bird watching - and mothering, and natural childbirth
and, she is currently a Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker with
Laffey Fine Homes; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Edie Katz upon the occasion of her designation for special
recognition by Friends of Sands Point Preserve at its Gold Gala on May
4, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Edie Katz.

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

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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