J2339

Honoring Artur Pyrda upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the 2013 Pole of the Year Award by the Polish Scholarship ...

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J2339


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Artur Pyrda upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the 2013 Pole of the Year Award by the
Polish Scholarship Fund, Inc.

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those distinguished citizens who devote their time and ener-
gies to the service of their community and profession, participating in
civic affairs and enhancing the character and quality of life for all
citizens; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Artur Pyrda upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the
2013 Pole of the Year Award by the Polish Scholarship Fund, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, The Polish Scholarship Fund, Inc. is a non-profit, all volun-
teer organization based in Syracuse, New York; it was established to
give financial assistance to students of Polish descent; and
WHEREAS, Currently a resident of Whitesboro, New York, in 1981, at the
age of 16, Artur Pyrda emigrated with his family to Utica, New York,
from Krakow, Poland; and
WHEREAS, After obtaining his Electrical Engineering degree from
Buffalo University, and after working at Rome Cable, Artur Pyrda founded
Automation Experts Incorporated (AEI), a company that currently employs
35 people; it designs and manufactures automated control equipment used
by many local and worldwide industries; and
WHEREAS, In 2011, Artur Pyrda was elected president of the Utica
Polish Community Club; under his presidency, the Club's membership has
grown 300 per cent; he also reaches out to both the Polish and Polish
American communities; and
WHEREAS, Artur Pyrda and his wife, Jolanta, are the proud parents of
two children, Andrew and Christine; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional and communi-
ty service, a period of constructive involvement, Artur Pyrda 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 Artur Pyrda has displayed throughout
his life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their profession and community,
and have shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence, certainly
have earned the recognition and applause of all citizens of this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Artur Pyrda upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of
the 2013 Pole of the Year Award by the Polish Scholarship Fund, Inc.;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Artur Pyrda.

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  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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