Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center

Majority Leader Lorigo names Save Our WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center advocates as Citizens of the Month

Published October 30, 2017

The reception will be held on Thursday, November 2nd at 1:15pm with the presentation at starting 2pm. The reception will take place in Legislator Lorigo’s Office on the 4th floor in Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo.

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Updated 2017-11-03:

STATE OF NEW YORK

LEGISLATURE 0F ERIE COUNTY
BUFFALO, N.Y., NOVEMBER 2nd, 2017, A.D.

I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT at a regular session of the Legislature of Erie County, held in the County Hall, in the City at Buffalo, on the 2nd day of November, 2017, AD, a resolution was adopted, of which the following is a true copy:

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center is a coalition that was formed in 2013 to benefit the children and families of the WNYCPC; and

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center has a mission of keeping the WNYCPC open, and continuing to help children with their needs; and

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center has continued to fight an uphill battle, and shown resilience in the fight against the New York State Governor’s Office to keep the WNYCPC open; and

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center is comprised of many organizations and people who want children to continue receiving the best care in the proper settings; and

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center has campaigned for its cause by writing letters, displaying lawn signs, partnering with major unions using social media to display their message on the local and state wide level, and continues to take legal action; and

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children‘s Psychiatric Center has the tremendous support of not only the families and children they serve, but State and County elected officials; and

WHEREAS, Save Our Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center has shown persistence, patience, and passion in its difficult fight to keep the WNYCPC open for the families and children it serves.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

RESOLVED, that this legislative body pause in its deliberations to recognize the efforts and contributions of the Save Our Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center coalition, and names Save Our Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center coalition as Organization (Citizens) of the Month for November 2017.

Signed by:

Joseph C. Lorigo
Erie County Legislator - 10th District

Karen McCarthy
Clerk of the Legislature of Erie County

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Representatives from Save Our WNYCPC with Joseph C. Lorigo and Karen McCarthy in Legislator Lorigo’s Office on the 4th floor in Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo