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K00639 Text:

Assembly Resolution No. 639
BY: M. of A. Hawley
        HONORING  Jay  Lazarony  upon  the occasion of his
        designation as recipient of  the  Geneseean  of  the
        Year Award by the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce
  WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize   and  acknowledge  those  within  our  midst  who  have  made
significant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
  WHEREAS, From time to time  this  Legislative  Body  takes  note  of
certain  extraordinary  individuals  it  wishes  to  recognize for their
valued contributions to the success and progress of society and publicly
acknowledge their endeavors which have enhanced the basic humanity among
us all; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Jay Lazarony
upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of  the  Geneseean  of
the  Year  Award  by  the  Genesee  County  Chamber  of  Commerce, to be
celebrated at its 50th Annual Awards Ceremony  on  Saturday,  March  12,
2022; and
  WHEREAS,  Jay  Lazarony  is  receiving this auspicious award for his
demonstrated love for and commitment to Genesee County; and
  WHEREAS, Executive Director of the GLOW Workforce Development Board,
Jay Lazarony demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to  improving  the
lives  of  others  through  his  work  with GLOW with Your Hands and the
Genesee County Youth Bureau; and
  WHEREAS, Under  the  able  leadership  of  Jay  Lazarony,  the  GLOW
region's  average unemployment rates rank the seventh lowest in New York
State; and
  WHEREAS, For more than 40 years, Jay Lazarony has dedicated his life
to serving Genesee County; he served as  General  Manager  and  ran  the
day-to-day  operations  at his family-owned restaurant for over 12 years
before transitioning to a career in workforce development in 1991; and
  WHEREAS, During  this  time,  Jay  Lazarony  served  as  a  Behavior
Technician for the Genesee County ARC where he enjoyed assisting clients
with  developmental  disabilities obtain occupational training and reach
their highest level of independence; and
  WHEREAS, In 1997, he joined Genesee County's Job Development  Bureau
and  served  as  a Senior Employment and Training Counselor where he was
tasked with leading all  youth  employment  programs  and  teaching  the
Adolescent Vocational Exploration program; and
  WHEREAS,  With  an  infectious enthusiasm for mentoring local youth,
this admirable man has served as President of the Genesee  County  Youth
Bureau, a vital organization which establishes programs to help motivate
young  people  to  develop a sense of responsibility and make a positive
contribution to their communities; and
  WHEREAS, Jay Lazarony also co-founded GLOW Works with Your Hands  in
2019,  a  hands-on  career  exploration  event  for  GLOW  region youth,
highlighting  high-growth  and  high-demand  careers   in   agriculture,
advanced manufacturing, food processing, and skilled trades; and
  WHEREAS,  An  exemplary  professional and volunteer, Jay Lazarony is
selfless, kind, motivates others and has a  great  sense  of  humor;  he
truly embodies what is great about Genesee County.; and
  WHEREAS,  Rare  indeed  is  the  impressive  dedication  shown by an
individual for the benefit of others which Jay  Lazarony  has  displayed
throughout his life; and
  WHEREAS,  It  has always been the objective of this Legislative Body
to  honor  and  support  those  individuals  who  have  displayed  their
commitment  to the betterment of their communities, and it is the intent
of this Legislative Body to inscribe upon its records, this  tribute  to
Jay  Lazarony,  that  future  generations  may  know  and appreciate his
admirable character, his many benevolent  deeds,  and  the  respect  and
esteem in which he is held by his peers; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Jay Lazarony upon the occasion of his designation as recipient  of
the  Geneseean  of  the  Year  Award  by  the  Genesee County Chamber of
Commerce; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this  Resolution,  suitably  engrossed,  be
transmitted to Jay Lazarony.
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