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Honoring Brown School's Inaugural Donor Recognition Award recipients

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Brown School's Inaugural Donor Recogni-
tion Award recipients

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging its
esteemed residents and entities who have distinguished themselves in
their community; and
WHEREAS, Brown School will present its first ever Donor Recognition
Awards during its 120th Anniversary Gala to be held at River Stone Manor
on April 13, 2013; and
WHEREAS, O'Connell and Aronowitz, P.C. will receive the Corporate
Partnership Award, the Schechter family and the Smachlo family will both
receive a Family Leadership Award, and Robert and Carol Keller will
receive the Individual Leadership Award; and
WHEREAS, O'Connell and Aronowitz, P.C. opened in 1925 and has provided
financial support, legal counsel, volunteer parent support, and leader-
ship on Brown School's Board of Trustees; and
WHEREAS, The firm's consistent and valuable support for the last 20
years certainly is an asset to Brown School and exhibits the true spirit
of the Corporate Partnership Award; and
WHEREAS, Larry and Joanne Schechter are the proud parents of two Brown
School graduates and have been active supporters of the school for 15
years; and
WHEREAS, The Schechters' financial contributions and service to Brown
School, including its Board of Trustees, are valuable assets to the
school and exhibit the true spirit of the Family Leadership Award; and
WHEREAS, Mark and Kelli Smachlo are the proud parents of three Brown
School graduates; they have supported the school through service on its
Board of Trustees and through contributions to its athletic programs,
educational endowments, facilities, fundraising events, and scholarship
programs; and
WHEREAS, The Smachlos' extraordinary service to Brown School is a
valuable asset to the school and exhibits the true spirit of the Family
Leadership Award; and
WHEREAS, Robert and Carol Keller first joined Brown School's Board of
Directors in the 1980s and have served on numerous Board committees and
in various leadership positions; they are also the founders of the Brown
School Access Endowment, which supports financially disadvantaged
students for their entire Brown School education; and
WHEREAS, The Keller's extraordinary service to Brown School is a valu-
able asset to the school and exhibits the true spirit of the Individual
Leadership Award; and
WHEREAS, The State of New York is pleased to join Brown School in
recognizing these outstanding donors; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor the first ever recipients of Brown School's Donor Recognition
Awards; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the firm of O'Connell and Aronowitz, the Schechter family,
the Smachlo family, and to Robert and Carol Keller.

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  • 15 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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