Resolution J4499-2013

Honoring Myles Davis upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by Lutheran HealthCare on May 17, 2014

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  • Apr 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Apr 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 11, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Myles  Davis upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition by Lutheran HealthCare  on  May  17,
2014

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, Myles Davis has given not only of his time and  energies  but
also of his competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently has
been designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body is justly proud to honor Myles Davis
upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition by Lutheran
HealthCare, to be celebrated at its 131st Annual Dinner Dance on  Satur-
day, May 17, 2014, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Born and raised in Bay Ridge, New York, Myles Davis has been
called upon to contribute his time and talents to  countless  civic  and
charitable endeavors and has always given of himself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS,  Senior  Vice  President  for  Corporate Services at Lutheran
HealthCare, Myles Davis is currently in his 35th year of service to  the
hospital and the communities it serves; and
  WHEREAS,  Among  countless  duties,  in  this capacity, Myles Davis is
responsible for the health system's  planning,  preparing  and  training
efforts  for  emergency  and disaster response, both at the hospital and
within the community; and
  WHEREAS, Myles Davis is highly respected for  leading  and  completing
numerous  projects  including  the  total renovation of the hospital and
construction of the health care system's nursing home and senior housing
complexes; and
  WHEREAS, Furthermore, most recently,  he  was  instrumental  in  major
modifications to the Lutheran campus including the construction of a new
surgical  intensive care unit and the expansion of the emergency depart-
ment; and
  WHEREAS, Active within his community, Myles Davis has worked with  the
BRAVO  Volunteer  Ambulance Service in Bay Ridge for two decades, during
which time he served the organization  as  President,  Chairman  of  the
Board of Directors, and as an Emergency Medical Technician; and
  WHEREAS, Educated at Our Lady of Angels Elementary School, Bishop Ford
High  School,  St.  Francis  College  and  Wagner  College,  Myles Davis
returned to teach at Our Lady of Angels and Bishop Ford High School;  in
2010  he was inducted into the Bishop Ford Hall of Fame and  in 2013, he
was elected as Chairman of the Board for Bishop Ford High School; and
  WHEREAS, Myles Davis has been the recipient  of  numerous  awards  and
accolades  from  such  organizations and agencies as the N.Y.C. Council,
New York State Assembly and Senate, NYPD, FDNY, and the  Office  of  the
Mayor; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, he was appointed an Honorary Deputy Fire Commis-
sioner  in  recognition  of his support and assistance to the members of
the Fire Department in 2001, and was named Man of the Year by the FDNY's
Holy Name Society in 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period  of  his  community  service,  a
period  of  constructive  involvement, Myles Davis has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his mother, Evelyn, his father,
Albert, his five siblings, Brian, Michael, Kevin,  Nancy  (Roffman)  and
Edward,  as well as his five nephews, Rob, Luke, Kyle, Ryan and Michael,
all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in  his
achievements; and

  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Myles Davis has displayed throughout
his life; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  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
honor  Myles  Davis  upon  the  occasion  of his designation for special
recognition by Lutheran HealthCare; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Myles Davis.

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