J1547

Congratulating Jeannette Frank upon the occasion of her retirement after 40 years of distinguished service to The Arc of Schuyler

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J1547



Senate Resolution No. 1547

BY: Senator O'MARA

CONGRATULATING Jeannette Frank upon the occasion
of her retirement after 40 years of distinguished
service to The Arc of Schuyler

WHEREAS, Individuals and organizations devoted to improving the
quality of life for others, enabling them to build lives of dignity and
self-worth are deserving of the highest praise and recognition; and

WHEREAS, From time to time, society calls upon these individuals and
organizations to be recognized for the significance of their
contributions and efforts to assist others in developing the skills
necessary to be successful, productive citizens; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate
Jeannette Frank upon the occasion of her retirement after 40 years of
distinguished service to The Arc of Schuyler; she will officially retire
from the esteemed position of Executive Director on Monday, July 1,
2019; and

WHEREAS, Jeannette Frank has served as Executive Director of The Arc
of Schuyler for the past eight years, overseeing the organization's many
services for people with disabilities and their families including
vocational training, social integration programs and residential
options; and

WHEREAS, In this capacity, Jeannette Frank was instrumental in the
organization and advancement of community-based services such as
Schuyler County Transit and Transportation Link-Line as well as social
enterprises operated by The Arc of Schuyler, including Franklin Street
Gallery and Gift Shop and Glen Copack; and

WHEREAS, Jeannette Frank began her illustrious career as an Outreach
Worker in 1978, during which time she met with families to discuss new
service options provided locally through The Arc of Schuyler, and helped
those families bring their loved ones with disabilities out of
institutions and to their home communities; and

WHEREAS, For the past four decades, Jeannette Frank rendered
faithful, conscientious and valuable service to The Arc of Schuyler,
earning the admiration, esteem and affection of her colleagues; and

WHEREAS, In completing her service as Executive Director, Jeannette
Frank leaves behind more than mere bricks and mortar; she leaves behind
a legacy to those individuals supported by The Arc of Schuyler as well
as their families and the community-at-large; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the occurrence of such a compassionate
blending of strength, leadership, intellect, and commitment as that
demonstrated by Jeannette Frank over a lifetime of sacrifice and
dedication to others; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Jeannette Frank upon the occasion of her retirement after

40 years of distinguished service to The Arc of Schuyler; and be it
further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Jeannette Frank.

actions

  • 16 / May / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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