Resolution J194-2013

Honoring Reverend Peter Crego and Sue Ellen Crego upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2012 Convention Days Community Service Award

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  • Jan 24, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 24, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 16, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Reverend Peter Crego and Sue Ellen Crego
upon the occasion of their designation as recipients of the 2012 Conven-
tion Days Community Service Award

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, Reverend Peter Crego and Sue Ellen Crego have given not  only
of  their  time  and energies but also of their competence, intelligence
and leadership and consequently have been designated for special  honor;
and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Reverend Peter
Crego  and  Sue  Ellen  Crego  upon the occasion of their designation as
recipients of the 2012 Convention Days Community Service  Award,  to  be
celebrated  on  Friday,  July  20,  2012, at the Seneca Falls Historical
Society, Seneca Falls, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Reverend Peter Crego and Sue Ellen  Crego  have  been  called
upon  to contribute their time and talents to countless civic and chari-
table endeavors and have always given of themselves unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, Sue Ellen Crego attended  Gulf  Park  College  for  Women  in
Mississippi,  where  she  received  an  associate's  degree  in clothing
design; from there, she enrolled in the Dental Hygiene  Program  at  the
University of Louisville Dental School and graduated in 1971; and
  WHEREAS,  A  graduate of the Manlius School, Reverend Peter Crego went
on to Springfield College, Massachusetts, where he received  a  Bachelor
of Science degree in Sociology; he later entered Louisville Presbyterian
Theological  Seminary,  graduating  with  a Master of Divinity degree in
1971; and
  WHEREAS,  Immediately  following  graduation,  Reverend  Peter   Crego
entered  the  United  States  Naval  Chaplains  School in Newport, Rhode
Island, for training; he received  an  Ensign  Commission  in  the  Navy
Reserve; and
  WHEREAS,  Sue Ellen and Peter Crego met while both in school in Louis-
ville at a party hosted by a mutual friend; they were married on Septem-
ber 4, 1971, in the Methodist Church, Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and
  WHEREAS, On March 1, 1982, Sue Ellen and Peter Crego  moved  into  the
Seneca  Falls  Presbyterian  Church's Manse and stayed for 25 years, the
longest pastorate on record for the church; Sue Ellen worked as a Dental
Hygienist for Dr. Fred Riegel for a number of years; and
  WHEREAS, Valued and involved members of the community, Sue  Ellen  and
Reverend  Peter Crego have actively served the Seneca Falls community in
numerous capacities; and
  WHEREAS, Sue Ellen Crego was active as a board member for Family Coun-
seling; she helped to raise funds for the former Traylor Brown  Hospital
and  served  as  a public relations promoter for Celebrate 98 activities
held in the church; and
  WHEREAS, Moreover, Sue Ellen Crego is a member of  the  Seneca  County
Children's  Committee and serves as a Hospice Volunteer; she also served
as an Elder in the church; and
  WHEREAS, Reverend  Peter  Crego  was  named  president  of  C.A.U.S.E.
(Citizens  for  an  Appropriate  Use to save the site of the memorial to
Eisenhower College); and
  WHEREAS, Reverend Crego's other involvement has  included  serving  on
the  Pre  Trial  Diversion Program for Seneca County and as President of
Rotary, Seneca County Nutrition  Committee,  Council  of  Church's,  ARC
Board, House of Concern Board, and the Red Cross Board; and

  WHEREAS,  The  Cregos  are  both  very  involved with the Seneca Falls
Historical Society, the Meals on Wheels program and Hospice; and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire period of their community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Reverend Peter Crego and  Sue  Ellen
Crego have stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by individuals
for the benefit of others which Reverend Peter Crego and Sue Ellen Crego
have displayed throughout their lives; 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
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Reverend  Peter  Crego  and  Sue Ellen Crego upon the occasion of
their designation as recipients of the 2012  Convention  Days  Community
Service Award; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Reverend Peter Crego and Sue Ellen Crego.

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