Resolution J306-2013

Commending St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital upon the occasion of hosting its Leadership Reception and applauding the honorees of the evening

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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 commending St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital upon the
occasion of hosting its Leadership Reception and applauding the honorees
of the evening

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
St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital upon the occasion of hosting its Leadership
Reception  and  to  applaud  the  honorees of the evening, on Wednesday,
January 30, 2013, at the Roundhouse at Beacon Falls in Beacon, New York;
and
  WHEREAS, On this most auspicious occasion, St. Luke's Cornwall  Hospi-
tal  will  proudly  pay tribute to the following individuals in honor of
their remarkable professional and personal service to  their  community:
Douglas  J.  Hovey,  Chairman,  Hospital,  Board  of  Trustees; James F.
Letterio, Jr., Foundation,  Board  of  Directors;  Robert  Marino,  Jr.,
Hospital,  Board  of Trustees; Mark T. Starkman, Esq., Foundation, Board
of Directors; and
  WHEREAS, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital  is  a  not-for-profit  hospital
dedicated  to  serving  the  health  care  needs  of those in the Hudson
Valley; and
  WHEREAS, In January 2002, St. Luke's Hospital and The Cornwall  Hospi-
tal  merged to create an integrated health care delivery system, provid-
ing quality comprehensive health care services; and
  WHEREAS, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital was the first  hospital  in  the
region  to earn New York State Stroke Center designation, and has one of
the newest Emergency Departments in the region; and
  WHEREAS, A recent renovation and expansion of the Kaplan Family Center
for Emergency Medicine at the Newburgh campus, and  the  Littman  Center
for Emergency Medicine at the Cornwall campus, has resulted in state-of-
the-art facilities designed for patient comfort and convenience; and
  WHEREAS, General trauma bays and specialty treatment bays for cardiac,
asthma,  women's health and pediatrics enable St. Luke's Cornwall Hospi-
tal's highly skilled ER team to provide comprehensive, quality care in a
patient-centered environment; and
  WHEREAS, Each year this illustrious organization cares for  more  than
270,000  patients  from  around the Hudson Valley; with 1,500 employees,
the hospital is one of the largest employers in Orange County; and
  WHEREAS, With its skilled and dedicated staff, modern facilities,  and
state-of-the-art treatment, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital is committed to
meeting  the  needs  of the community and continuing to aspire to excel-
lence; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that  when  individ-
uals  and  organizations  of  such  noble  aims  and accomplishments are
brought to our attention, 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
commend St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital upon the occasion  of  hosting  its
Leadership  Reception and to applaud the honorees of the evening; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital and the aforementioned honorees.

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