Resolution J1587-2013

Honoring Mary Bowen upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the You're an Angel Award by To Life!

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Mary  Bowen  upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the You're an Angel Award by To Life!

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, A great community is only  as  great  as  those  persons  who
provide  exemplary  service,  whether through participation in voluntary
programs, through unique personal achievement  in  their  profession  or
other endeavors, or simply through a lifetime of good citizenship; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor Mary Bowen
upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the You're an Angel
Award by To Life! to be celebrated at its 15th Annual Gala  on  Tuesday,
May 7, 2013, at the Franklin Plaza, Troy, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Since 1998, To Life! has served thousands of women and their
families throughout the 10 county capital region providing  unparalleled
education, information and support regarding breast cancer; and
  WHEREAS,  Mary  Bowen  is a Patient Support Services Nurse at New York
Oncology Hematology Albany Cancer Center;  a  Registered  Nurse  for  35
years,  she  grew up in Albany and earned her Bachelor of Science degree
from Excelsior College along with her master's degree in Nursing; she is
certified in Oncology Nursing and is a certified Breast Care Nurse; and
  WHEREAS, Mary Bowen started her  nursing  profession  at  St.  Peter's
Hospital  in  Albany  and  worked in intensive care, delivery/maternity,
hospice and then went on to support clinical trials; she always  had  an
interest in disease management and serving cancer patients; and
  WHEREAS,  A  member of the New York State Oncology Nurses Association,
Mary Bowen has always felt a strong calling to serve; she is very highly
regarded by patients and staff; she is a true asset to society; and
  WHEREAS, It is the custom 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 Mary Bowen upon the occasion of her designation  as  recipient  of
the You're an Angel Award by To Life!; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mary Bowen.

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