J335

Honoring Pastor Wade Smith upon the occasion of his designation as a recipient of the 2020 City of Oswego Hometown Heroes Award

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J335



Senate Resolution No. 335

BY: Senator RITCHIE

HONORING Pastor Wade Smith upon the occasion of
his designation as a recipient of the 2020 City of
Oswego Hometown Heroes Award

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, to honor those whose character and
achievements best exemplify the ideals and values cherished by this
great State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Pastor Wade
Smith upon the occasion of his designation as a recipient of the 2020
City of Oswego Hometown Heroes Award on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, in
conjunction with the observance of National Hero Day; and

WHEREAS, The City of Oswego Hometown Heroes Award was established in
2020 to recognize individuals from the City of Oswego who quietly go
about improving the lives of others through their generosity, energy and
spirit; and

WHEREAS, Pastor Wade Smith is the Director of Bridge to Hope, a
charitable organization established to provide supportive services to
men restarting their lives in Oswego, New York; and

WHEREAS, In this role, Pastor Wade Smith works tirelessly to provide
transitional housing, nutrition, and spiritual guidance to men
struggling to get back on their feet following challenging
circumstances; and

WHEREAS, Pastor Wade Smith's compassion, attention and generosity
have made a significant positive impact on the lives of countless
individuals in his community; and

WHEREAS, As a recipient of this most prestigious award, Pastor Wade
Smith truly embodies the meaning of service and sets a shining example
for others to follow; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an
individual for the benefit of others which Pastor Wade Smith has
displayed throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, It has always been the objective of this Legislative Body
to honor and support those individuals who have displayed their
commitment to the betterment of their communities, and it is the intent
of this Legislative Body to inscribe upon its records, this tribute to
Pastor Wade Smith, that future generations may know and appreciate his
admirable character, his many benevolent deeds, and the respect and
esteem in which he is held by his peers; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Pastor Wade Smith upon the occasion of his designation as
recipient of the 2020 City of Oswego Hometown Heroes Award, and to wish
him continued success in all his future endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Pastor Wade Smith.

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  • 29 / Jan / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 02 / Feb / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 02 / Feb / 2021
    • ADOPTED

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