Resolution J2321-2013

Honoring Sandra H. Martin upon the occasion of her retirement as President/CEO of Home Aides of Central New York

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  • Jun 13, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 13, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 11, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Sandra H. Martin upon the occasion of
her retirement as President and CEO of Home Aides of Central New York

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to  acknowledge  those  outstanding
individuals  whose  professional  lives  and  civic  endeavors  serve to
enhance the stature of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body  to  recognize  that
the quality and character of life in communities across the State of New
York  are  reflective  of  the  concerned and dedicated efforts of those
organizations and individuals that are devoted to  the  welfare  of  the
community; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Sandra  Martin  upon the occasion of her retirement as President and CEO
of Home Aides of Central New York, after 23 years of  dedicated  service
with the agency; and
  WHEREAS,  After  graduating  from  Syracuse University in 1973, Sandra
Martin devoted her entire career to the healthcare field, serving as  an
effective  leader  at  various  organizations  and  businesses,  such as
Upstate Medical University, Hospital Association of  Central  New  York,
Inc. and Coopers & Lybrand in Syracuse; and
  WHEREAS,  In 1990, Sandra Martin joined Home Aides of Central New York
as President and CEO of the agency; and
  WHEREAS, Home Aides of Central New York was established  in  1966,  to
assist  in  the home care of aging, ill and frail individuals, providing
these individuals with the physical and emotional support services  they
and their families need, such as registered nurses, companions, caregiv-
er respite services, and medical alert services; and
  WHEREAS,  During  her tenure at Home Aides of Central New York, Sandra
Martin has served as a tireless advocate  for  the  elderly,  frail  and
disabled  within  the community, working diligently to expand the agency
in order to meet the needs of a growing elderly population;  Home  Aides
of  Central New York presently employs more than 240 people, serves more
than 1,600 individuals, and is licensed to operate in six counties; and
  WHEREAS, In 2000, Sandra Martin was instrumental in forming the Elder-
care Foundation, which has helped raise significant donations to support
Home Aides of Central New York; since its inception, the Eldercare Foun-
dation has raised a significant amount in  donations  to  keep  valuable
programs and services operating; and
  WHEREAS,  For  the past four decades, Sandra Martin has also served as
an active volunteer within the community and has advanced her  education
by  attending  the  New  School for Social Research and Harvard Business
School; and
  WHEREAS, Sandra Martin has  consistently  rendered  conscientious  and
valuable  service  to  the  Central New York community, while helping to
improve the quality of life of its citizenry; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor Sandra Martin upon the occasion of her retirement as President and
CEO  of  Home  Aides  of  Central  New York, after 23 years of dedicated
service with the agency; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Sandra H. Martin.

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