Resolution J1592-2013

Commending Matthew Katz, recipient of a Friends of Sands Point Preserve Preservers' Award of Distinction at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013

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  • May 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION commending Matthew Katz upon the occasion of his
designation as the recipient  of  a  Friends  of  Sands  Point  Preserve
Preservers' Award of Distinction at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013

WHEREAS,  Individuals  who distinguish themselves in their profession or
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and in full accord with  its  long-
standing  tradition,  this  Legislative  Body is justly proud to commend
Matthew Katz upon the occasion of his designation as the recipient of  a
Friends  of Sands Point Preserve Preservers' Award of Distinction at its
Gold Gala, to be held at the Hempstead House on May 4, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, The  2013  Awards  of  Distinction  are  being  presented  to
outstanding  medical  students  currently in their third year at Hofstra
North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine; Matthew Katz is  being  recognized
for his voluntary work at the Sands Point Preserve to help establish and
maintain the Bee Apiary; he assisted in the development and presentation
of  the  Bee-Whispering  educational workshops and programs conducted at
the preserve; and
  WHEREAS, Matthew Katz was born and raised in Sands Point; he is a 2006
graduate of Schreiber  High  School  in  Port  Washington  and  attended
Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, graduating in 2010; and
  WHEREAS,  Matthew  Katz  is  an  avid  musician, pilot, and skier; his
academic interests include research; he has published in two  papers  on
the  genetics  of  autoimmune  diseases  and  is currently involved in a
research project concerning the treatment  of  seasonal  allergies  with
natural honey; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is pleased to applaud Matthew Katz for,
in  addition  to  his many responsibilities and demands on his time as a
medical student, making time to also do  volunteer  work  at  the  Sands
Point  Preserve  so  visitors  may enjoy it for many years to come; now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend Matthew Katz upon the occasion of his designation as the recipi-
ent   of  a  Friends  of  Sands  Point  Preserve  Preservers'  Award  of
Distinction at its Gold Gala on May 4, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Matthew Katz.

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