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Honoring Dr. Stacey Watt upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Yellow Rose Award by the Zonta Club of Grand Island

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Stacey Watt upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Yellow Rose Award by the Zonta Club of
Grand Island

WHEREAS, From time to time, this Legislative Body takes note of certain
extraordinary individuals it wishes to recognize for their valued
contributions to the success and progress of society and publicly
acknowledge their endeavors which have enhanced the basic humanity among
us all; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr.
Stacey Watt upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Yellow Rose Award by the Zonta Club of Grand Island, New York, cele-
brated on Wednesday, March 8, 2017; and
WHEREAS, New York State is home to countless women, strong and color-
ful threads vital to the fabric of our rich heritage, who have and
continue to contribute to the advancement of our culture through their
traditional and non-traditional roles in society; and
WHEREAS, The Zonta Club, an international organization of professional
women who work to advance the status of women through service and advo-
cacy, sets aside March 8th of each year as Yellow Rose Day, to honor the
accomplishments of women worldwide; the Zonta Club of Grand Island takes
this opportunity to honor women whose courage, determination and dedi-
cation have made a difference in the lives of others within the communi-
ty and beyond; and
WHEREAS, A lifelong Grand Island resident, Dr. Stacey Watt is a well-
known physician in Western New York; she is currently the chief of
anesthesiology for Kaleida Health and Program Director for the Pediatric
Anesthesiology Fellowship at the University of Buffalo; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Stacey Watt also started the Grand Island Challenge to
raise funds for the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital, a freestand-
ing hospital providing specialized children-centered care; and
WHEREAS, Devoted to her hometown, Dr. Stacey Watt has been seeking
donations to dedicate a room in the new hospital to Grand Island,
letting the future patients know how much the town cares; and
WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her husband and two daughters,
all of whom feel privileged to be a part of her life and rejoice in her
achievements; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Stacey Watt upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the Yellow Rose Award by the Zonta Club of Grand Island; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Stacey Watt.

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  • 23 / Mar / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 28 / Mar / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 28 / Mar / 2017
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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