Resolution J5971-2013

Honoring Carmen Della Bella upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2014 Charles R. Wood Award by the Charles R. Wood Theater

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  • Jun 17, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 17, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 13, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Carmen Della Bella upon the occasion of
her designation as recipient of the 2014 Charles R. Wood  Award  by  the
Charles R. Wood Theater

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, Carmen Della Bella has given not only of her time  and  ener-
gies  but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and conse-
quently has been designated for special honor; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor  Carmen  Della
Bella  upon  the  occasion  of  her designation as recipient of the 2014
Charles R. Wood Award by the Charles R. Wood Theater for her  dedication
to  organizations  throughout  her community; an award ceremony and gala
will be held in her honor on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at  the  Hiland
Park Country Club in Queensbury, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Annual  Charles  R. Wood Award, now in its 4th year, is
presented to an individual from the greater Glens Falls, New York,  area
who  embodies  qualities  Charles R. Wood possessed, including a philan-
thropic spirit, vision, intelligence, solid business  sense,  community-
mindedness,  generosity,  and  gratitude;  Carmen Della Bella is such an
individual; and
  WHEREAS, Carmen Della Bella has been called  upon  to  contribute  her
time  and  talents  to  countless civic and charitable endeavors and has
always given of herself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, For more than eight years, Carmen Della Bella played a  crit-
ical  role  in the formation of several programs at Double H Hole in the
Woods Ranch in Lake Luzerne, New York; she served as volunteer coordina-
tor while also working on the creation of an elder hostel program, where
seniors stay and volunteer at the ranch; and
  WHEREAS, Carmen Della Bella has also served on the Glens Falls  Hospi-
tal  Board of Governors, was a founding trustee for Glens Falls Hospital
Foundation, and served as president for two terms with the  Glens  Falls
Hospital Guild; and
  WHEREAS,  Furthermore,  Carmen  Della  Bella  volunteered  for Cindy's
Comfort Camp, a service of Charles R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens  Falls
Hospital, serving as the admissions coordinator for nine years; and
  WHEREAS,  A  volunteer  of  St.  Mary's/St. Alphonsus Catholic School,
Carmen Della Bella has supported the Wait House, and served  as  a  past
board member of Community, Work & Independence; and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire  period  of her community service, a
period  of  constructive  involvement,  Carmen  Della  Bella  has  stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual  for  the  benefit  of others which Carmen Della Bella has displayed
throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor Carmen Della Bella upon the occasion of her designation as recipi-
ent  of  the  2014 Charles R. Wood Award by the Charles R. Wood Theater;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Carmen Della Bella.

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