Resolution J1814-2013

Commending Carole Merrill Mazurek upon the occasion of her designation as a recipient of the 2013 President's Circle Award by the YWCA of Schenectady

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  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION commending Carole Merrill Mazurek upon the occa-
sion of her designation as a recipient of the  2013  President's  Circle
Award by the YWCA of Schenectady

WHEREAS,  It  is  the sense of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly  acknowledge  individuals  who  have  distinguished  themselves
through  their  exemplary careers, accomplishments, and purposeful lives
of service to their community; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Carole Merrill Mazurek upon the occasion of her designation as a recipi-
ent of the 2013 President's Circle Award by the YWCA of Schenectady; and
  WHEREAS, Carole Merrill Mazurek received this most  prestigious  honor
at  the  30th Annual Women of Achievement Celebration on Thursday, April
18, 2013, at Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, New York; and
  WHEREAS, A woman of singular distinction, Carole Merrill  Mazurek  has
been called upon to contribute her time and talents to countless endeav-
ors and has always given of herself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, Carole Merrill Mazurek was employed at the YWCA of Schenecta-
dy  as  the Director of Services to Women and Families; she has 25 years
of professional experience as administrator of a  comprehensive  service
for  women  and  children,  with  special emphasis on services for crime
victims and housing; and
  WHEREAS, Experienced in grant writing, grant management,  and  program
development,  Carole Merrill Mazurek is an accomplished community organ-
izer, working with various community coalitions and task forces relating
to systemic change and program areas; she has had  leadership  roles  in
various  community coalitions and task forces that address homelessness,
abuse and human rights issues; and
  WHEREAS, Carole Merrill Mazurek participated in various New York State
workgroups to re-write NYS  Domestic  Abuse  Regulations  for  Programs,
develop  Domestic  Abuse  Program  Volunteer  Manuals and development of
funding strategy for a New York State Foundation; in retirement, she  is
developing "Caroline's Legacy", her own creation of watercolor paintings
and prints; and
  WHEREAS, A recipient of the 2002 Liberty Bell Award and the 2005 Hope-
line  Award, Carole Merrill Mazurek both earned her B.A. degree in Soci-
ology, and took graduate courses in Sociology  and  Psychology  at  SUNY
Albany; and
  WHEREAS,  Carole  Merrill Mazurek has continually demonstrated extreme
competence, extraordinary intelligence and diligent  leadership  in  her
unwavering service to her community and profession; 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
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend Carole Merrill Mazurek upon the occasion of her designation as a
recipient of the 2013 President's Circle Award by the YWCA of Schenecta-
dy; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Carole Merrill Mazurek.

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