Resolution J274-2013

Honoring Tom Granato upon the occasion of his designation as the Town of Huntington Man of the Year by the Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc.

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  • Jan 29, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 29, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Tom  Granato upon the occasion of his
designation as the Town of Huntington Man of the Year  by  the  Townwide
Fund of Huntington, Inc.

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,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor  Tom
Granato  upon  the occasion of his designation as the Town of Huntington
Man of the Year by the Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc.; and
  WHEREAS, The Townwide Fund of Huntington was  founded  in  1961  by  a
group of private citizens who wanted to help local charities; the organ-
ization's essential mission was to help secure resources raised in Hunt-
ington  within the community; it continues to infuse local organizations
with the support they need to provide vital health and human services to
the people of Huntington; and
  WHEREAS, Serving on the Townwide Fund Volunteer  Board  of  Directors,
Tom Granato is worthy of this meritorious honor; and
  WHEREAS, Raised in Manhasset, New York, Tom Granato is a proud alumnus
of Manhasset High School where he played baseball; he graduated from St.
Leo's  University in Tampa, Florida, where he served as class president;
and
  WHEREAS, An avid golfer and New  York  Yankees  fan,  Tom  Granato  is
affiliated  with  the  Crab Meadow Men's Club; he is loved and well-res-
pected by many in the Town of Huntington; and
  WHEREAS, With him throughout have  been  his  parents,  Salvatore  and
Theresa,  his  siblings,  Laurie  and Nancy, as well as his pets, all of
whom feel privileged to be a  part  of  his  life  and  rejoice  in  his
achievements; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  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
honor  Tom  Granato  upon the occasion of his designation as the Town of
Huntington Man of the Year by the Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc.; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Tom Granato.

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