Resolution J5973-2013

Honoring the United Hospice of Rockland upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of the DeWitt Clinton Award

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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  United  Hospice  of Rockland upon the
occasion of its designation as recipient of the DeWitt Clinton Award  by
the Stony Point Wawayanda Masonic Lodge on June 29, 2014

WHEREAS,  Individuals and organizations devoted to improving the quality
of life for others, enabling them to build lives of  dignity  and  self-
worth are deserving of the highest praise and recognition; and
  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
organizations 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 honor
United Hospice of Rockland upon  the  occasion  of  its  designation  as
recipient  of  the  DeWitt  Clinton  Award  by the Stony Point Wawayanda
Masonic Lodge, to be celebrated on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the  DeWint
House in Tappan, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  For nearly 25 years, United Hospice of Rockland has provided
care, hope, comfort and improved quality  of  life  to  individuals  and
their families facing serious illness; and
  WHEREAS,  This  esteemed  organization  leads  the  health  and  human
services community in improving the provision of care to those  affected
by  serious  illness, and offers compassionate support to members of its
community who have experienced the loss of a loved one; and
  WHEREAS, United Hospice of  Rockland  has  consistently  displayed  an
outstanding  commitment  to  maintaining the dignity of its patients and
their rights to choice and self-determination; and
  WHEREAS, In so effectively carrying out its mission, United Hospice of
Rockland has demonstrated the value of  helping  individuals  and  their
loved  ones  facing  serious  illness  receive the best care and support
possible; 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 United Hospice of Rockland upon the occasion of its designation as
recipient of the DeWitt Clinton  Award  by  the  Stony  Point  Wawayanda
Masonic Lodge; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to United Hospice of Rockland.

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