J3468

Congratulating David Bryce and the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, recipients of the Revitalize Troy Award by the Downtown Troy Busin...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating David Bryce and the Tech Valley
Center of Gravity upon the occasion of their designation as recipients
of the Revitalize Troy Award by the Downtown Troy Business Improvement
District

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those business
organizations and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare
of the community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate David
Bryce and the Tech Valley Center of Gravity upon the occasion of their
designation as recipients of the Revitalize Troy Award by the Downtown
Troy Business Improvement District which was celebrated at its Annual
Dinner on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at Franklin Plaza in Troy, New
York; and
WHEREAS, The mission of the Downtown Troy Business Improvement
District (BID) is to cultivate and advocate for the economic growth of
downtown Troy by creating an inviting, dynamic, and sustainable communi-
ty which celebrates the city's history while building towards its
future; and
WHEREAS, Dedicated to improving the quality of life within the
district, the Downtown Troy BID works to further enhance and develop its
community into a more vibrant, attractive destination for visitors,
businesses, residents, workers and property owners; and
WHEREAS, The Revitalize Troy Award, sponsored by the Troy Local Devel-
opment Corporation, is given to a project that best showcases a piece of
the city's past and present, with a benefit to its future; and
WHEREAS, David Bryce, of Bryce Properties, and the Tech Valley Center
of Gravity partnered together on the Quackenbush Building project, a
large Victorian-era structure previously housing the G.V.S. Quackenbush
& Co. and W.T. Grant & Co. stores which had been vacant for many years;
and
WHEREAS, In 2015, David Bryce began the task of revitalizing the
Quackenbush Building in downtown Troy to bring new life to Third Street;
and
WHEREAS, Since then, the Tech Valley Center of Gravity has moved into
the building to offer space, equipment, education and camaraderie to the
organization's members and the overall community; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals and organizations of such noble aims and accomplishments are
brought to our attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by
all the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate David Bryce and the Tech Valley Center of Gravity upon the
occasion of their designation as recipients of the Revitalize Troy Award
by the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to David Bryce and the Tech Valley Center of Gravity.

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Law Section:
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J3467

Honoring Dorothy Stekeur as recipient of the Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital District Senior Issues Forum

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dorothy Stekeur upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Community Service Lifetime Achievement
Award by the Capital District Senior Issues Forum

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
WHEREAS, From time to time, this Legislative Body takes note of
remarkable individuals that should be recognized 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
Dorothy Stekeur upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital District
Senior Issues Forum, celebrated at its 17th Annual Awards Ceremony on
Wednesday, October 7, 2015; and
WHEREAS, The Capital District Senior Issues Forum is a voluntary
initiative among various faith communities, organizations, and individ-
uals which provide support for seniors in the Capital District through
education and dialogue; and
WHEREAS, In 1998, the Capital District Senior Issues Forum was started
to focus on senior housing issues; a group of caregivers, faith organ-
izations, government officials, housing facility and service groups
administrators and seniors joined together to generate support for
seniors in the Capital District; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the years, this vital forum has grown from its
small, grass roots beginnings to a full-fledged organization which
focuses upon the care and success of seniors; and
WHEREAS, Since 1998, the Capital District Senior Issues Forum has held
16 ceremonies and has recognized over 676 seniors over the age of 85 for
their lifetime achievements; and
WHEREAS, In 2015, Dorothy "Dot" Stekeur was recognized by being an
extraordinary senior, and for making a difference in the lives of
others, as well as for giving selflessly through community service; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated by all the citizens of this great Empire
State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dorothy Stekeur upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital
District Senior Issues Forum; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dorothy Stekeur.

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Law Section:
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J3466

Honoring Cynthia Killgallon upon the occasion of her being designated for special recognition by the YWCA of the Greater Capital Reg...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Cynthia Killgallon upon the occasion of
her being designated for special recognition by the YWCA of the Greater
Capital Region, Inc.

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the
community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Cynthia Killgallon upon the occasion of her being designated for special
recognition for her achievements in education by the YWCA of the Greater
Capital Region, Inc.; this auspicious occasion was celebrated at its
Resourceful Women's Luncheon Awards on September 30, 2015, at the Hilton
Garden Inn, Troy, New York; and
WHEREAS, Established in 1855, the YWCA was created with the intention
of being a safe place for women to improve their lives; over the years,
it has assisted countless female members of the community in reaching
their goals and maintaining self-sufficiency; and
WHEREAS, Today, the YWCA has 25 million members in 122 countries work-
ing every day to fulfill the organization's mission of "eliminating
racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and
dignity for all"; and
WHEREAS, Since 2000, the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region has held
its Women's Luncheon Awards to honor those whose community and profes-
sional pursuits advance the empowerment of women, as well as individuals
who represent the spirit of determination that defines the women of the
YWCA; and
WHEREAS, Cynthia Killgallon was recognized for her tireless efforts in
making a difference in education through her work as Principal of School
18; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed woman has been called upon to contribute her
time and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has
always given of herself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Cynthia Killgallon has displayed
throughout her life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Cynthia Killgallon upon the occasion of her being designated for
special recognition by the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc.; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Cynthia Killgallon.

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Law Section:
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J3465

Honoring Darlene Ward upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Mary Rich Award by the New York State Court Appointed...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Darlene Ward upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Mary Rich Award by the New York State
Court Appointed Special Advocates

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those individ-
uals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the community and its
citizenry; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Darlene Ward
upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Mary Rich Award
by the New York State Court Appointed Special Advocates which was cele-
brated at its 5th Annual Diamond and Hearts for New York's Children
event on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre
in Albany, New York; and
WHEREAS, Darlene Ward is being recognized for her many years of
service to New York State Court Appointed Special Advocates (NYSCASA)
and the OCA Court Improvement Project, where she has provided support
for abused and neglected children in the family courts; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed woman received her Bachelor of Arts and Master
of Arts in English from the State University of New York at Albany, as
well as her Masters of Arts in Community Psychology from Russell Sage
College; and
WHEREAS, In January of 1997, Darlene Ward became the first full-time
Director of NYSCASA, and during her illustrious tenure, was able to grow
and expand the organization greatly; and
WHEREAS, With a sense of civic responsibility, Darlene Ward served in
the New York State Unified Court System as a Statewide Program Manager
for the Court Appointed Special Advocates Assistance Program; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Darlene Ward serves as Assistant Coordinator of
the Child Welfare Court Improvement Project, a position she has held
since 2013; and
WHEREAS, Darlene Ward is known for being a valuable asset to the chil-
dren of New York State, and a powerful force in helping state programs
like NYSCASA be more effective; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Darlene Ward has displayed through-
out her life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Darlene Ward upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Mary Rich Award by the New York State Court Appointed Special Advo-
cates; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Darlene Ward.

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Law Section:
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J3464

Honoring Joseph Burgess posthumously upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by Albany County at its Honor-A-Ve...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Joseph Burgess posthumously upon the
occasion of his designation for special recognition by Albany County at
its Honor-A-Veteran Ceremony on February 1, 2016

WHEREAS, Members of the Armed Services from the State of New York, who
have served so valiantly and honorably in wars in which this country's
freedom was at stake, as well as in the preservation of peace in peace-
time, deserve a special salute; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to commend those
who have served in times of active conflict, as well as those who have
served in times of peace; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Joseph Burgess posthumously upon the occasion of his designation for
special recognition by Albany County at its Honor-A-Veteran Ceremony on
Monday, February 1, 2016, at the Joseph E. Zaloga Post, Albany, New
York; and
WHEREAS, In June of 1993, a committee was formed by the Albany County
Veterans Bureau known as the Albany County Honor-A-Veteran Committee to
honor deceased Albany County Veterans who have served their country in
time of conflict; the Honor-A-Veteran Program takes place monthly on the
first Monday of each month; and
WHEREAS, For his courageous and dedicated service to his country,
Joseph Burgess will be recognized at this year's February Honor-A-Veter-
an Ceremony; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Burgess, who died on December 5, 2014, at the age of
64, served his country with honor and distinction from 1968-1972, as a
member of the United States Army; and
WHEREAS, A Private First Class in the 101st Airborne Unit, Joseph
Burgess served in the Vietnam War as a Paratrooper and a Radio Operator;
for his valiant service, he was awarded the Vietnam Campaign Medal with
device, Combat Infantry Badge, and a Parachute Badge; and
WHEREAS, Upon his discharge, Joseph Burgess was employed at Green Tech
High Charter School; he then went on to work for the New York State
Department of Environmental Conservation, holding the position of Capi-
tal District Campership Diversity Program Coordinator; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Burgess enjoyed working with kids; he volunteered at
the Albany Boys and Girls Club and founded the Nature Network and Youth
Ed-Venture; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout was his wife, Cherry Burgess, who felt
privileged to be a part of his life and rejoiced in his achievements;
and
WHEREAS, Residents of this great State must never forget the courage
with which these men and women served their country, and must recognize
that no greater debt is owed than that owed to those who gave their
lives for their beloved Nation and to those who continue to be missing
in action; and
WHEREAS, Having exhibited their patriotism both at home and abroad,
these men and women demonstrated their love for their country and merit
forevermore, the highest respect of their State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, Our Nation's Veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and
thanked by the people of the State of New York for their service and for
their dedication to their communities, their State and their Nation;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Joseph Burgess posthumously upon the occasion of his designation

for special recognition by Albany County at its Honor-A-Veteran Ceremony
on February 1, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Cherry Burgess.

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Law Section:
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J3463

Honoring Emily Jordan as recipient of the Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital District Senior Issues Forum

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Emily Jordan upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Community Service Lifetime Achievement
Award by the Capital District Senior Issues Forum

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
WHEREAS, From time to time, this Legislative Body takes note of
remarkable individuals that should be recognized 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
Emily Jordan upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital District
Senior Issues Forum, celebrated at its 17th Annual Awards Ceremony on
Wednesday, October 7, 2015; and
WHEREAS, The Capital District Senior Issues Forum is a voluntary
initiative among various faith communities, organizations, and individ-
uals which provide support for seniors in the Capital District through
education and dialogue; and
WHEREAS, In 1998, the Capital District Senior Issues Forum was started
to focus on senior housing issues; a group of caregivers, faith organ-
izations, government officials, housing facility and service groups,
administrators and seniors joined together to generate support for
seniors in the Capital District; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the years, this vital forum has grown from its
small, grass roots beginnings to a full-fledged organization which
focuses upon the care and success of seniors; and
WHEREAS, Since 1998, the Capital District Senior Issues Forum has held
17 ceremonies and has recognized over 676 seniors over the age of 85 for
their lifetime achievements; and
WHEREAS, In 2015, Emily Jordan was recognized for being an extraor-
dinary senior, and for making a difference in the lives of others, as
well as for giving selflessly through community service; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an indi-
vidual of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated by all the citizens of this great Empire
State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Emily Jordan upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Community Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital District
Senior Issues Forum; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Emily Jordan.

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Law Section:
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J3462

Congratulating Eugene Napierski upon the occasion of his induction into the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame by the Christian Brothers Aca...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Eugene Napierski upon the occasion
of his induction into the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame by the Christian
Brothers Academy on October 3, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor those indi-
viduals whose exceptional athletic prowess leaves an enduring legacy in
their communities; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Eugene Napierski upon the occasion of his induction into the 2015
Athletic Hall of Fame by the Christian Brothers Academy, celebrated at
its Induction Ceremony on Saturday, October 3, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Eugene Napierski proudly joins his Uncle Raymond Napierski
who is also a member of the Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) Athletic
Hall of Fame; and
WHEREAS, A member of the class of 1961, Eugene Napierski is an impor-
tant figure in the history of the CBA athletics program; and
WHEREAS, An outstanding athlete, Eugene Napierski played Varsity Foot-
ball for three years, and participated on both the Track and Tennis Team
for two years; and
WHEREAS, Remembered as number 21 on the Varsity Football Team, Eugene
Napierski was instrumental in helping his team remain undefeated
throughout their 1958-1959 season; in addition, he helped the team win
the Mythical City Championship during the 1960-1961 season; and
WHEREAS, As a Senior, Eugene Napierski was named to the All-Albany
Football Team; and
WHEREAS, After graduation, Eugene Napierski earned his Bachelor's
degree in History from Siena College in 1965; he then went on to gradu-
ate cum laude from Albany Law School in 1968; and
WHEREAS, A successful attorney, Eugene Napierski has been named Best
Lawyer in America and Super Lawyer; in addition, he was honored as a
fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was selected as one
of the Top 25 Lawyers in Upstate New York; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his two sons, Eugene, and
Daniel; two daughters, Christine and Michelle, and his 10 beloved grand-
children, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and
rejoice in his accomplishments; and
WHEREAS, Athletes such as Eugene Napierski provide a tremendous
service to the future of our State and Nation, inspiring generations of
student-athletes in their athletic journeys and ensuring their success
in their future years; and
WHEREAS, Eugene Napierski has clearly been an inspiration to the youth
of the SS Seward Institute, as well as to the community-at-large, and
accordingly merits recognition and applause for his impressive dedi-
cation to others; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of those individuals who work to support our proud tradition of
public education by providing their skills and talents to our students
and our schools; now, therefore, be
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Eugene Napierski upon the occasion of his induction into
the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame by the Christian Brothers Academy on
October 3, 2015; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Eugene Napierski.

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Law Section:
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J3461

Honoring the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) as recipient of the Kate Mullany Medal by the American Labor Studies Center on De...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring the Coalition of Labor Union Women
(CLUW) upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of the Kate
Mullany Medal by the American Labor Studies Center on December 8, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to publicly acknowl-
edge those organizations whose endeavors serve the best interests of the
workforce in the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, History teaches us that in many parts of the world, including
our beloved Nation, craftsmen and journeymen in various trades and
disciplines united and joined voluntary associations to represent their
numbers; and
WHEREAS, Unions have contributed to democracy, the economic vitality
of our communities, and the well-being of New York's working families by
providing employees with a voice on the job; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor the
Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) upon the occasion of its desig-
nation as recipient of the Kate Mullany Medal by the American Labor
Studies, celebrated at its Annual Recognition Reception on Tuesday,
December 8, 2015, at NYSUT Headquarters, Latham, New York; and
WHEREAS, Owners of the Kate Mullany National Historic Site, the Ameri-
can Labor Studies is currently restoring this American treasure; a
National Landmark since 1998, the house is located at 350 Eighth Street,
Troy, New York; and
WHEREAS, The Kate Mullany Medal was established to honor the legacy of
Kate Mullany, a young Irish immigrant who formed and later led America's
first all-female union; this auspicious award was bestowed upon the CLUW
for their partnership with the Berger-Marks Foundation; and
WHEREAS, In 1974, the CLUW was established to unify all union women in
a viable organization to determine their common problems and concerns
and to develop action programs within the framework of their union to
deal effectively with their objectives; and
WHEREAS, The CLUW, which is endorsed by AFL-CIO, is a nonpartisan
organization comprised of members in 54 International and National
Unions across the United States and Canada; and
WHEREAS, The dedicated members of CLUW fight for equal pay, child care
and elder care benefits, job security, safe workplaces, affordable
health care, contraceptive equity and protection from sexual harassment
and violence at work; and
WHEREAS, The local chapters of CLUW educate members, keep them up-to-
date on important issues and provide a support network for women in
unions; and
WHEREAS, For over 40 years, CLUW has contributed to the building of
our communities and has fought diligently to better the working and
living conditions for those who labor in the proud tradition of their
crafts; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) upon the occasion of its
designation as recipient of the Kate Mullany Medal by the American Labor
Studies Center on December 8, 2015; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW).

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Law Section:
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J3460

Honoring Ella Samuria upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Faith Based Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Ella Samuria upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Faith Based Service Lifetime Achievement
Award by the Capital District Senior Issues Forum

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those individ-
uals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the community and its
citizenry; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Ella Samuria
upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Faith Based
Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital District Senior Issues
Forum, celebrated at its 17th Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards Ceremo-
ny on Wednesday, October 7, 2015; and
WHEREAS, The Capital District Senior Issues Forum is a voluntary
initiative among faith communities, organizations and individuals that
provide support for seniors in the Capital District through education
and dialogue; and
WHEREAS, Since its grass roots beginnings in 1998, the Capital
District Senior Issues Forum has focused on senior housing issues by
recruiting and joining together caregivers, faith organizations, govern-
ment officials, housing facility and service groups and administrators,
as well as seniors; and
WHEREAS, Now a full-fledged organization, the Capital District Senior
Issues Forum has held 16 ceremonies and has recognized over 676 Capital
District seniors over the age of 85 for their lifetime achievements; and
WHEREAS, Ella Samuria is recognized by the Capital District Senior
Issues Forum for being an extraordinary senior; she is making a differ-
ence in the lives of others and gives selflessly in faith based service;
and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence 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 Ella Samuria upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Faith Based Service Lifetime Achievement Award by the Capital
District Senior Issues Forum; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ella Samuria.

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Law Section:
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J3459

Honoring Dr. Xinjun Cindy Zhu as Physician of the Year by the Upstate Northeastern New York Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Found...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Xinjun Cindy Zhu upon the occasion
of her designation as recipient of the 2015 Physician of the Year Award
by the Upstate Northeastern New York Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis
Foundation of America on November 7, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those individuals within the medical field who distinguish
themselves through professional excellence and who have made significant
contributions to the quality of life of citizens in the State of New
York; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr.
Xinjun Cindy Zhu upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the 2015 Physician of the Year Award by the Upstate Northeastern New
York Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, cele-
brated at its Evening to Remember Gala on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at
Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia, New York; and
WHEREAS, Founded in 1967, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Ameri-
ca (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to
finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis; and
WHEREAS, Both Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are painful
gastrointestinal diseases affecting more than one in 200 children,
teens, and adults in the United States; and
WHEREAS, The dedicated staff members of CCFA are striving to cure
Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and subsequently, improve the
quality of life of children and adults affected by these debilitating
diseases; and
WHEREAS, The Upstate Northeastern New York Chapter of CCFA is pleased
to present the 2015 Physician of the Year Award to Dr. Xinjun Cindy Zhu
for her exceptional dedication to her patients and promotion of CCFA's
vital mission; and
WHEREAS, As a leader in her profession, Dr. Xinjun Cindy Zhu has prov-
en herself to be a great asset to medicine and to the health and welfare
of the citizens of the State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Xinjun Cindy Zhu upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the 2015 Physician of the Year Award by the Upstate North-
eastern New York Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Ameri-
ca on November 7, 2015; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Xinjun Cindy Zhu.

actions

  • 22 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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