Resolution J1258-2013

Honoring John Guastella upon the occasion of his designation as Business Person of the Year by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 12, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring John Guastella upon the occasion of his
designation as Business Person of the Year by the Bethlehem  Chamber  of
Commerce

WHEREAS,  It  is  the sense of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly recognize those small businesses within the State of  New  York
which have positively impacted their communities; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor John Guastella
upon  the  occasion of his designation as Business Person of the Year by
the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce on Friday,  April  19,  2013,  at  the
Cyprus Shrine Center in Glenmont, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  John  Guastella  has  been  a  supporter  for the town, both
through his local business, OUR TOWNE Bethlehem and as a resident;  each
month,  OUR  TOWNE  Bethlehem  highlights the town, its community activ-
ities, residents and businesses; and
  WHEREAS, In addition to the business, John Guastella has been involved
in many community events over the years;  he  has  participated  in  the
Holiday  and  Memorial  Day  parades along with the annual event that he
created, the OUR TOWNE Bethlehem Turkey Trot; and
  WHEREAS, John Guastella is active with many local committees,  includ-
ing  the  20-20 Committee which helps to shape the future of the Town of
Bethlehem; he also holds officer positions with a number of local organ-
izations, including the Bethlehem Community Fund and the Bethlehem  Tri-
Club, which John was instrumental in organizing; and
  WHEREAS,  John  Guastella supports youth programs among them including
the Circle of Champs at the Bethlehem YMCA, and Special Olympic Athletes
through the Bethlehem Tri-Club; he is also a cyclist each  year  in  the
Tour de Cure to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association; and
  WHEREAS, With his proven business leadership abilities and his evident
dedication  to  his  community,  John  Guastella  is  the quintessential
selection for the prestigious Business Person of the  Year  Award;  now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor John Guastella upon the occasion of his  designation  as  Business
Person  of  the  Year  by  the  Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John Guastella.

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