Resolution J2564-2013

Commending the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc. upon the occasion of hosting its 9th Annual Golf Classic

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  • Jun 20, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 17, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice
of Suffolk, Inc. upon the occasion of hosting its 9th Annual Golf  Clas-
sic, and honoring James T. Powers for special recognition

WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New  York  State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions  and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the
community and its citizenry; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc. upon the  occasion
of  hosting  its  9th  Annual  Golf Classic to be held Monday, August 5,
2013, at Indian Hills Country Club, Northport, New York; and
  WHEREAS, This year, the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice  of  Suffolk,
Inc.  will commend James T. Powers, AIA, upon the occasion of his desig-
nation for special recognition; and
  WHEREAS,  James  T.  Powers is the Director of Operations and Business
Development for Bohler Engineering, and has over 30 years of  experience
in the construction industry; and
  WHEREAS,  His  diversification  ranges  from  heading  Chase Manhattan
Bank's architectural department, managing  his  own  design/build  firm,
Wall  Street Collaborative/Powers Collins Architects, founding the firms
Franchise Consulting Services and JT Powers Development, and heading the
business development efforts for professional firms; and
  WHEREAS, Currently, James T. Powers  is  a  Professor  of  Design  and
Construction Management at New York Institute of Technology; his work in
the  franchise  business  led him to not only design dozens of different
franchise companies' prototypes, but also ran franchise companies  them-
selves  including Golden Krust; he expanded the company from 35 units to
125 units in his first year; and
  WHEREAS, James T. Powers and his partners have also owned a number  of
restaurants;  his  career  has allowed him to experience the A/E/C field
from all angles which has allowed him to  relate  to  all  stakeholders,
build  consensuses  and  develop  business  in  the best interest of all
parties; and
  WHEREAS, As a registered architect, James T.  Powers  is  involved  in
many  professional  organizations,  including  the  AIA,  USGBC, and The
Retail Network; and
  WHEREAS, His philanthropic endeavors include being a  Trustee  of  the
Hockscher  Museum,  the AOH, President of the Crab Meadow Golf Club, and
is currently the longest tenured President of the Townwide Fund of Hunt-
ington; and
  WHEREAS, James T. Powers is the proud father of four children,  James,
Jackson,  Jarrett,  and Joanna, all of whom feel privileged to be a part
of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and
  WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body  that  those  who
enhance  the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown a
long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly  have  earned  the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc.  upon  the
occasion  of  hosting its 9th Annual Golf Classic, and honoring James T.
Powers for special recognition; and be it further

  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of  Suffolk,  Inc.,  and
James T. Powers.

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