Resolution J3138-2013

Congratulating Stephen Dunn upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition as Honoree

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  • Jun 4, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 4, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Stephen Dunn upon the occasion of
his designation for special recognition as  Honoree  by  the  Boards  of
Trustees  of Columbia Memorial Hospital and the Columbia-Greene Hospital
Foundation

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and  serve  the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of  this Legislative Body to acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community service are an example and inspiration  to  their  colleagues,
friends, and family; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  Stephen  Dunn  upon  the  occasion  of his designation for special
recognition as Honoree by the Boards of Trustees  of  Columbia  Memorial
Hospital  and  the  Columbia-Greene Hospital Foundation; this auspicious
occasion will be celebrated at the 25th Annual Columbia Memorial  Hospi-
tal Ball, to be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  An invaluable member of the Columbia Memorial Hospital Board
of Trustees since 2003, Stephen Dunn was its chairman from 2007 to 2010;
and
  WHEREAS, During his tenure on the Board of Trustees of Columbia  Memo-
rial  Hospital,  Stephen  Dunn  has  served the Hospital most admirably,
sharing his experience and expertise as a prominent business leader;  he
brings a certain purposeful tenacity to his role as a Trustee; as Chair,
he inspires with sheer grit and determination; and
  WHEREAS,  Stephen  Dunn, a graduate of Hartwick College, is the former
owner and Chief Executive Officer of Dunn Builders Supply,  with  retail
locations in Catskill, Hudson and Chatham, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  With  a  long  history  of civic involvement and leadership,
Stephen Dunn has devoted his time and talent to many  local  causes  and
endeavors;  in addition to his service to Columbia Memorial Hospital, he
currently sits on the Board of Cedar Grove and the Thomas Cole  National
Historic Site; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition, Stephen Dunn has been a member of the Catskill
Rotary for many years, he served as its President from 1976-77; he  also
proudly  served as President of the New York State Retail Hardware Asso-
ciation and the Eastern New York Retail Lumber Dealers Association,  and
is  a former Board Member and part owner of Spruce Computer Corporation;
and
  WHEREAS, Born in Catskill, New York, where he resides today  with  his
wife,  Jackie,  Stephen  Dunn is the father of four daughters, Jennifer,
Jessica, Allison and India; he also has 12 grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional and communi-
ty service, a period of constructive involvement, Stephen Dunn has stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has  earned  the  respect
and admiration of his colleagues, family and friends; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual  for the benefit of others which Stephen Dunn has displayed through-
out his life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  Stephen  Dunn  upon  the  occasion  of his designation for
special recognition as Honoree by the Boards  of  Trustees  of  Columbia
Memorial Hospital and the Columbia-Greene Hospital Foundation; and be it
further

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

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