J2174

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Chautauqua
Opportunities, Inc.

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to recognize and
acknowledge certain exemplary organizations that continue to provide
superior services and support for residents, and through their work have
become a beacon of hope, opportunity and prosperity within the communi-
ty; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 50th Anniversary of Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. is a not-for-profit agency
that has served the low income population of Chautauqua County since
1965; the agency works in the areas of Housing and Community Develop-
ment, Health Services, Early Education and Youth Services and the Chau-
tauqua Child Care Council; and
WHEREAS, The organization has as its mission fighting the war against
poverty by empowering low income individuals and stabilizing the vulner-
able among us; those who serve the organization believe that all have
the right to achieve success and strive to create economic opportunities
that afford individuals a ladder out of poverty and improved the overall
wellbeing; and
WHEREAS, For the past several years, Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.
has been developing services geared toward self-sufficiency and economic
security; tracking positive outcomes for customers through the Self-Suf-
ficiency Continuum to evaluate then measure progress of customers in 26
life domains; and
WHEREAS, In 2004, Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. implemented a
centralized intake system, which links eligible households with services
and community resources and focuses on customer outcomes and account-
ability; and
WHEREAS, Chautauqua Opportunities uses a central intake system where
staff, known as navigators, compile an initial risk assessment and gath-
er information to determine eligibility for services; navigators then
assist those in need in identifying goals towards self-reliance, commu-
nity interrelatedness and economic security; and
WHEREAS, Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. added a Multi-Disciplinary
Team (MDT) to their services in 2007 to ensure that a team of profes-
sionals and paraprofessionals convene on a regular basis to determine
the appropriate level and type of case management services each customer
receives; and
WHEREAS, The organization has for many years provided quality services
and support for residents of Chautauqua County and will continue to do
so for many years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those organizations that have achieved notable success and have
contributed to the betterment of the residents of this great Empire
State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.

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Law Section:
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J2173

Congratulating David E. Fite upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating David E. Fite upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on April 18, 2015

WHEREAS, David E. Fite, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; the
Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was held on Saturday, April 18, 2015; and
WHEREAS, David Fite is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 750,
and resides in Fulton, New York; and
WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of Eagle
Scout; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
WHEREAS, For his project, David Fite built benches for the children's
playground at the Alliance Church in Fulton, New York; and
WHEREAS, The perseverance of David Fite in rising through the ranks to
Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master difficult
tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a leader, fully
equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society; and
WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor David E. Fite on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to David E. Fite.

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  • 19 / May / 2015
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Law Section:
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J2172

Congratulating Merritt Czerow upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Merritt Czerow upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on June 2, 2015

WHEREAS, Merritt Czerow, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; the
Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Merritt Czerow is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
888, and resides in Oswego, New York; and
WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of Eagle
Scout; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
WHEREAS, For his project, Merritt Czerow constructed and installed
bird feeders, and duck and bat houses for the SUNY Fallbrook Rice Creek
Field Station; and
WHEREAS, The perseverance of Merritt Czerow in rising through the
ranks to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a lead-
er, fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society;
and
WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Merritt Czerow on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Merritt Czerow.

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  • 19 / May / 2015
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J2169

Commending the Arnett Branch Library upon the occasion of its designation as the 2015 Public Library of the Year by the Rochester Re...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Arnett Branch Library upon the
occasion of its designation as the 2015 Public Library of the Year by
the Rochester Regional Library Council

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across the great State
of New York is reflective of certain exemplary institutions whose
purpose is dedicated to serving the community and the needs of its citi-
zenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Arnett Branch Library upon the occasion of its designation as the
2015 Public Library of the Year by the Rochester Regional Library Coun-
cil, to be celebrated at its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2015,
at Casa Larga, Fairport, New York; and
WHEREAS, The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) is a multi-type
library network serving libraries and library systems in the five-county
Rochester region of Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne and Wyoming coun-
ties; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the RRLC recognizes outstanding libraries which
have provided exceptional service to their communities; and
WHEREAS, A member of the Monroe County Library System, the Arnett
Branch Library has been a focal point for the Nineteenth Ward, with its
20,000 plus population in the Southwest Sector of Rochester, since it
was built in 1973; and
WHEREAS, With an atmosphere of caring, the Arnett Branch Library is
truly a neighborhood library; this vital institution provides such
activities as story time, homework help, Lego club, a teen center, live
music events, computer resources and literacy volunteers, as well as
books, reference help, DVDs and music; and
WHEREAS, In addition, the community room is the site of association
meetings, writers groups, tutoring services, spelling bee preparation
and other activities and opportunities for residents of all ages; and
WHEREAS, A true oasis of learning, civility, technology, resources,
music, art, culture, recreation and education, the Arnett Branch Library
is an integral part of the heart of this urban community, making a
conscientious effort to meet the needs of the diverse citizens and young
people in the ward; and
WHEREAS, The success of the Arnett Branch Library is in direct corre-
lation to the efforts of its staff, whose involvement is, and always has
been, characterized by an impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusi-
asm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in all endeavors on
behalf of this institution and the community it serves; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an insti-
tution of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our atten-
tion, it should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Arnett Branch Library upon the occasion of its designation
as the 2015 Public Library of the Year by the Rochester Regional Library
Council; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Arnett Branch Library, Rochester, New York.

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J2168

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr. upon the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr.
upon the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Kenneth Croft, Jr. and the former Helen Lawrence were united in
marriage on April 16, 1955, at the First Baptist Church with Reverend
Paul Kaylor officiating; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr. celebrated this momentous
occasion with a family dinner on Friday, April 17, 2015, at Cape Vincent
and a cruise with children and spouses to Bermuda; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of four children, Lynne (Gary),
Debra (Joseph), David (Mary) and Thomas, and have one grandchild, Doug-
las (Megan) and four step-grandchildren, Melissa (Tarmo), Henry, Jeremy,
and Jan (Kayla), as well as four step-great-grandchildren, Ryan, Heli,
Liia and Amelia; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr. are and always have been a
tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr. have lived and continue to
live their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demon-
strating a deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals, and
in so doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and
WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit this couple has invested in their marriage; and
WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr. have touched the lives of
their family and many friends through the shining example of their
marriage, which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they
possess for one another; and
WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be
memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr. upon the occasion of their
60th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Croft, Jr.

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  • 19 / May / 2015
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Law Section:
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J2167

Commemorating the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Dinner on May 15, 2015, and paying tribute to this year's honorees

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial
Day Parade Dinner on May 15, 2015, and paying tribute to this year's
honorees

WHEREAS, Each and every city, town, village and hamlet within its
borders resonates with the rich and noble history of New York State and
this nation; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend events which symbolize the historical, social and cultural
development of this great State and embody the spirit of the principles
upon which this nation was founded, and to applaud individuals who have
dedicated their life's work in support and furtherance of those princi-
ples; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Dinner, to be cele-
brated on Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Douglaston Golf Course in
Douglaston, New York, and to pay tribute to this year's honorees; and
WHEREAS, New York State was the first state to formally recognize
Memorial Day, then known as Decoration Day, as a holiday to honor our
fallen veterans; and
WHEREAS, On Memorial Day, observed annually on the last Monday of the
month of May, we honor those Americans who gave their lives in defense
of their country, whether in the Civil War which divided our nation or
in times of war since that time, and in times of peace, in police
actions and minor skirmishes, in peacekeeping roles and in missions to
foreign lands to uphold the cherished principles of liberty and democra-
cy upon which our grand Republic was founded; and
WHEREAS, The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade is recognized
as being the largest in the nation; held annually since 1927, it is a
time for citizens to come together to honor veterans and fallen heroes,
and for the community to come together and celebrate; and
WHEREAS, The 2015 Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade honorees
have tirelessly given of their time and energies to serve the best
interests of their communities and are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, This year's distinguished honorees include: Grand Marshal,
Commissioner Loree Sutton, MD; Man of the Year, Carl Mattone; Woman of
the Year, Lidia Bastianich; Community Service Award, Jerry Vilbig;
Honorary Grand Marshal, John Rowan; and Parade Marshals, Richard Wein-
berg, Robert McGarry, Pat Gualtieri, Sebastian D'Agostino, Vincent
McGowan and Joe Graham; and
WHEREAS, As we remember our deceased veterans, we also recall their
bravery and deeds, that in the more than 200 years of our country's
existence, have served to maintain our most precious freedoms; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Dinner on May
15, 2015, and to pay tribute to this year's honorees; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade committee and the
aforementioned honorees.

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  • 19 / May / 2015
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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J2166

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Pure Waters Bond Act

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing
of the Pure Waters Bond Act on May 12, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend those
illustrious achievements made by this body for the State of New York
whose focus and intent have made a substantial impact on the quality of
life in our communities; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Pure Waters Bond Act;
and
WHEREAS, Governor Nelson Rockefeller and the Legislature recognized
that many of our waterways were littered with untreated human waste,
industrial chemicals and agricultural runoff; and
WHEREAS, The Legislature passed the Pure Waters Bond Act on May 5,
1965, and it was signed into law on May 12, 1965, giving the voters of
New York State final say on its adoption in November of 1965; and
WHEREAS, 81 percent of New Yorkers voted in favor of the Pure Waters
Bond Act that paid for needed sewage treatment facilities that helped to
provide clean water for decades; and
WHEREAS, The success of the Pure Waters Bond Act of 1965 was a model
for the nation, inspiring the Federal Clean Water Act of 1972, which
mandated tough controls on municipal and industrial waste and provided
billions of dollars of Federal aid; and
WHEREAS, The Pure Waters Bond Act was used as a model for the Clean
Water and Clean Air Bond Act of 1996 that was signed into law by Gover-
nor George Pataki, furthering investment into the protection of our
environment and natural resources; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a unique opportunity for
this Legislative Body to pay tribute to Governor Nelson Rockefeller and
the Legislature; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when legisla-
tive achievements of such noble aims and accomplishment are brought to
our attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citi-
zens of the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Pure Waters Bond Act of 1965 on
May 12, 2015; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Governor Nelson Rockefeller.

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Law Section:
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J2165

Congratulating Michael Streeter upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouti...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Michael Streeter upon the occasion
of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious
of Scouting honors, on June 14, 2015

WHEREAS, Michael Streeter, through his diligence and rigorous efforts,
has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout;
the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2015,
at Center Brunswick Fire House, Troy, New York; and
WHEREAS, Michael Streeter is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop
537, Brunswick, New York; and
WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of Eagle
Scout; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
WHEREAS, For his project, Michael Streeter refurbished and painted the
outside of Saint Henry's Catholic Church in Averill Park, New York; and
WHEREAS, Michael Streeter's perseverance in rising through the ranks
to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master difficult
tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a leader, fully
equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society; and
WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Michael Streeter on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Michael Streeter.

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Law Section:
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J2164

Congratulating Rose Elizabeth Mullen Bolduc upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Rose Elizabeth Mullen Bolduc upon
the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, One of four siblings, Rose Elizabeth Mullen was born on May
15, 1915, to Catherine and Thomas Mullen; and
WHEREAS, A graduate of Schuylerville School, Rose Elizabeth Mullen
earned her Nursing degree from St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, New York;
and
WHEREAS, Rose Elizabeth Mullen Bolduc, along with her husband, Walter
Charles, proudly raised seven children, Patricia, Peter, David, Gerald,
Joseph, Steven, and Mary Rose; and
WHEREAS, Rose Elizabeth Mullen Bolduc is a faithful communicant of the
Notre Dame-Visitation Church, Schuylerville; she sang in the choir for
many years, and is an active member of the Ladies of St. Anne Rosary
Society, and the Prayer Shawl Committee; and
WHEREAS, Dedicated to the well-being of her community, Rose Elizabeth
Mullen Bolduc volunteered for Meals on Wheels, participated in the local
seniors group, and knitted sweaters for the gift bears given to children
to enjoy while attending the Hole in the Woods Camp; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Rose Elizabeth Mullen Bolduc upon the occasion of celebrat-
ing her 100th Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rose Elizabeth Mullen Bolduc.

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Law Section:
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J2163

Honoring Ian and Marcia Brecher upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the Leadership Award by the Beth Shalom/Ocea...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Ian and Marcia Brecher upon the occasion
of their designation as recipients of the Leadership Award by the Beth
Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, Ian and Marcia Brecher have given not only their time and
energies but also of their competence, intelligence and leadership and
consequently have been designated for special recognition; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Ian and Marcia
Brecher upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the
Leadership Award by the Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center to be cele-
brated at its Community Gala, on Sunday, May 17, 2015; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious honor is bestowed upon individuals who truly
dedicate their lives to supporting the Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish
Center and the entire Oceanside community; and
WHEREAS, The Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center is a hub of Jewish
activity in Oceanside, New York; its members come to worship, to sing,
to learn, and to celebrate, all in a warm, caring environment with a
family touch; and
WHEREAS, Both Marcia and Ian Brecher were born in Brooklyn, New York,
and moved to the Five Towns attending rival high schools; while a
student at Lawrence High School, Ian Brecher organized his Senior Prom,
his first foray into event planning; and
WHEREAS, Marcia and Ian Brecher met as college students at the State
University of New York at Albany; Ian majored in Biology, and held the
position of President of the State Quad Program Council; and
WHEREAS, After graduating from college, Ian Brecher served as a
Purchasing Agent for Star Corrugated Box Company; he then went on to
found his own company, Qualirite which provides specialty painting to
its clients throughout the Tri-State area; and
WHEREAS, Marcia Brecher majored in both English and French, and
studied abroad in Grenbole, France; she then went on to earn her
master's degree from Columbia University Teachers College; she served as
an English and French Teacher at various Long Island Schools, and taught
SAT Preparation classes at Stanley Kaplan for over 25 years; and
WHEREAS, Through the years, Ian Brecher has held numerous positions at
the Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center, including a member of the Board
of Trustees, and the Chair of the Membership Committee for numerous
years; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Ian Brecher has been a vital participant of the
Executive Board, where he held several titles, such as Recording Secre-
tary, Corresponding Secretary, Vice President, Executive Vice President;
currently, he serves as President; and
WHEREAS, Ian Brecher also revitalized the Couples Club, and organized
many synagogue events; for his numerous contributions to the Beth
Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center, he was the recipient of the Men's Club
Man of the Year Award in 2009; and
WHEREAS, A leader in the painting industry, Ian Brecher held the posi-
tions of both President of the Metro Chapter and the New York State
Council of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America; for his
stellar service in his field, he was recognized as Man of the Year; and
WHEREAS, Marcia Brecher is a vital member of the Inclusion Committee,
and participated on the Board of Directors of the Central Hebrew High
School; and

WHEREAS, Marcia Brecher has been a member of the Sisterhood for many
years, holding several titles, including Programming Chair, Social
Secretary, and four years as President; today, she serves as co-Presi-
dent; and
WHEREAS, This remarkable woman was the recipient of the Woman of Valor
Award in 2010, and was selected as Kallah Bereishit; in addition, she
celebrated her Adult Bat Mitzvah at the Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish
Center; and
WHEREAS, With them throughout have been their two children, Stacey and
Scott (Jackie), and their two granddaughters, Ella and Hillary, all of
whom feel privileged to be a part of their lives and rejoice in their
achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by individuals
for the benefit of others which Ian and Marcia Brecher have displayed
throughout their lives; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Ian and Marcia Brecher upon the occasion of their designation as
recipients of the Leadership Award by the Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish
Center; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ian and Marcia Brecher.

actions

  • 14 / May / 2015
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 19 / May / 2015
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 19 / May / 2015
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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