LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Richard K. Milewicz, C.P.A. upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Lifetime Achiever of the Year Award by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and community service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues, friends, and family; and WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long- standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Richard K. Milewicz, C.P.A. upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Lifetime Achiever of the Year Award by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated at the Chamber's Annual Awards Dinner, to be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Samuel's Grande Manor; and WHEREAS, Richard K. Milewicz is a 1966 graduate of the University of New York at Buffalo with a B.S. degree in Business Administration; upon graduation, he served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army; and WHEREAS, After several years in public accounting, Richard K. Milewicz served as Deputy County Comptroller-Audit from 1986-1987; in January, 1988, he opened his own accounting office in the Town of Clarence, New York; and WHEREAS, Richard K. Milewicz is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs; he has served as president of the Cheektowaga Jaycees, the Clarence Rotary Club and the Profes- sional and Businessmen's Association where in 2010, he was named their "Man of the Year"; and WHEREAS, In addition, Richard K. Milewicz has served as a Director of the Clarence Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as Treasurer of the Clarence-Newstead Meals on Wheels Task Force, and as advisor to the Clarence Rotary Club Foundation, Inc.; and WHEREAS, Richard K. Milewicz has always taken an active part of any community to which he belongs; he has given of his time, knowledge and resources to help various organizations and causes to reach their goals; and WHEREAS, Richard K. Milewicz and his wife, Fran, are the proud parents of two children, Richard II and Darbi; they are blessed with three granddaughters and three grandsons; and WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional and communi- ty service, a period of constructive involvement, Richard K. Milewicz has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned the respect and admiration of his colleagues, family and friends; and WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ- ual for the benefit of others which Richard K. Milewicz has displayed throughout his life; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to honor Richard K. Milewicz, C.P.A. upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Lifetime Achiever of the Year Award by the Clarence Chamber of Commerce; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran- smitted to Richard K. Milewicz.