Resolution J1084-2013

Congratulating Kimberly Burch upon the occasion of being named a Women Who Make America honoree by WCNY

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Kimberly Burch upon the occasion
of being named a Women Who Make America honoree by WCNY

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,  Kimberly  Burch  has given not only of her time and energies
but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special recognition; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Kimber-
ly Burch upon the occasion of being named a Women Who Make America hono-
ree by WCNY at an awards ceremony held on Friday, March 1, 2013, at  the
Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Women Who Make America awards represent a local collab-
oration between WCNY, Central New York's  public  broadcasting  station,
and  the  AOL  and  PBS  national  documentary,  MAKERS:  WOMEN WHO MAKE
AMERICA, which features the stories of outstanding women whose  extraor-
dinary contributions helped to transform the lives of American women and
society; and
  WHEREAS,  Kimberly  Burch  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, She has been designated for this special honor in recognition
of her significant community impact and exemplary service in the area of
Community Activism; and
  WHEREAS,  Kimberly  Burch  has  been  a model of public service in her
efforts to enhance the visibility and prosperity  of  her  community  in
order  to  foster  the Tug Hill, New York, region as a "vacation getaway
land"; and
  WHEREAS, A restaurant owner in the woods of Osceola  in  Lewis  County
for 15 years, Kimberly Burch's business develops events to attract visi-
tors  and  vacationers  to  the  region; she created the largest musical
event in the area, "Party in the Pines," where such musicians as Charlie
Daniels have performed; and
  WHEREAS, Kimberly Burch has also worked  with  national  and  interna-
tional  winter sports enthusiasts to bring in winter events, and brought
sports and music to her community by personally supporting local  clubs;
she has also hosted a local restaurant fundraiser in support of Hospice;
and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire  period  of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Kimberly Burch has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the  benefit  of  others  which  Kimberly  Burch  has  displayed
throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Kimberly Burch upon the occasion of being named a Women Who
Make America honoree by WCNY; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kimberly Burch.

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