Resolution J213-2013

Honoring Doris Wolf upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2012 Citizen of the Year 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  Doris  Wolf  upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the 2012 Citizen of the Year  Award  by  the
Seneca County Chamber of Commerce

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,  Doris  Wolf  has given not only of her time and energies but
also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently has
been designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative  Body  is justly proud to honor
Doris Wolf upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2012
Citizen of the Year Award by the Seneca County Chamber of  Commerce,  to
be celebrated on Friday, January 18, 2013, in Waterloo, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Doris  Wolf was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and gradu-
ated from  Pittsfield  High  School;  she  attended  Boston  University,
Colgate  University,  Eisenhower  College,  Syracuse University, Cornell
University and Pennsylvania Press  Institute;  she  has  a  Bachelor  of
Science degree in political journalism; and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  her  distinguished  career,  Doris Wolf has been
employed by the BERKSHIRE EAGLE, ASSOCIATED PRESS, PUBLICITY INC.,  MID-
LAKES  WEEKLY,  ONEIDA  DAILY DISPATCH, FINGER LAKES TIMES, and DEMOCRAT
AND CHRONICLE; and
  WHEREAS, A resident of Waterloo, Doris Wolf has demonstrated  involve-
ment  in  the  community  and in the growth of Seneca County; she is the
founder of Trevor's Gift backpack feeding program, which has distributed
more than 13,000 food packages to nutritionally needy children in Water-
loo; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Doris Wolf received local,  state  and  national
Friend  of  4-H  Awards and the International Award from the U.S. Agency
for International Development for work  in  the  international  exchange
program for youth of Costa Rica; and
  WHEREAS, For the past two years, Doris Wolf has adopted a platoon from
Fort  Drum  consisting of men and women who were deployed to Afghanistan
and Iraq; she has received many other awards, including: the Trailtender
Award; Community Service Award; Rotarian of the Year Award; First  Woman
of Distinction Award; and the Matrix Award, to name a few; and
  WHEREAS,  Listed  in  WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES,
and in the SOCIETY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN  LEADERS,  Doris  Wolf  has
been  called  upon to contribute her time and talents to countless civic
and charitable endeavors and has always given of  herself  unstintingly;
and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire  period  of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Doris Wolf  has  stood  constant  in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS,  With  her  throughout  have been her husband Alan, and their
children, Terri-Lynn, Patricia, and the late David,  as  well  as  their
grandchildren, Zachery, Rachel, Hunter, Joshua, and Ainsley, all of whom
feel  privileged  to  be  a part of her life and rejoice in her achieve-
ments; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Doris Wolf has displayed  throughout
her life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Doris Wolf upon the occasion of her designation  as  recipient  of
the 2012 Citizen of the Year Award; and be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Doris Wolf.

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