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Honoring ex-Chief Martha Brenner upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service to...

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J1953


Senate Resolution No. 1953

BY: Senator GAUGHRAN

HONORING ex-Chief Martha Brenner upon the occasion
of her designation for special recognition after 50
years of dedicated service to the Huntington
Community First Aid Squad

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
pay tribute to those individuals within the State of New York who, in
the course of their jobs, perform acts of heroic dimension; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Martha Brenner upon the occasion of her designation for special
recognition after 50 years of distinguished service to the Huntington
Community First Aid Squad; and

WHEREAS, Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS) is a volunteer
agency providing Advanced Life Support and Emergency Medical Services to
the people of the Town of Huntington since 1967; and

WHEREAS, Volunteer ambulance corps members are an important part of
the safety net of America's healthcare system; they provide lifesaving
care to those in need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and

WHEREAS, Access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the
survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or
injury; and

WHEREAS, Throughout her illustrious career which has traversed five
decades, Martha Brenner has held many positions within the department,
including ALS Provider, Crew leader, Driver, CPR Instructor, Director,
Vice President of the Board of Directors, Staffing and Schedule
Coordinator and Day Captain; in addition, she has served on the Review
Training Committee, Membership Committee and Service Awards Committee;
and

WHEREAS, Furthermore, Martha Brenner has been the 40th and 50th
Anniversary Committee Chair and Editor of the 40th and 50th Squad
History Book; and

WHEREAS, A Life Member of the Huntington Community First Aid Squad,
Martha Brenner recently became the dispatcher for the Thursday 1500
shift; she also serves as Co-Chair of the Fund Drive Committee and
Historical Committee Chair; and

WHEREAS, On many occasions, Martha Brenner has acted with bravery
and steady precision in dealing with the risk and drama of emergency
situations; she has served her Squad with dignity and honor, truly
making a difference in the lives of those with whom she works and the
residents of her community; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an
individual for the benefit of others which Martha Brenner has displayed
throughout her life; and


WHEREAS, In the performance of her duties, Martha Brenner has
demonstrated her character and her compassion for the welfare of others;
she is a tremendous asset to her EMS Unit and a distinguished citizen of
the State and Nation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor ex-Chief Martha Brenner upon the occasion of her designation for
special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service to the
Huntington Community First Aid Squad; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to ex-Chief Martha Brenner.

actions

  • 24 / Feb / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 01 / Mar / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 01 / Mar / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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