J2921

Honoring Paul Dowen upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the J. Walter Juckett Community Service Award

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J2921



Senate Resolution No. 2921

BY: Senator LITTLE

HONORING Paul Dowen upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the J. Walter Juckett
Community Service Award by the Adirondack Regional
Chamber of Commerce on March 6, 2020

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 Paul Dowen
upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the J. Walter
Juckett Community Service Award by the Adirondack Regional Chamber of
Commerce to be celebrated at its 31st Annual Event at the Sagamore
Resort in Bolton Landing, New York, on Friday, March 6, 2020; and

WHEREAS, This prestigious award is named after the late J. Walter
Juckett, who was a tremendous force in his community; Paul Dowen is
truly deserving of this recognition; and

WHEREAS, Paul Dowen grew up in Saratoga Springs and made his way up
to the Adirondack region in 1976 attending Adirondack Community College
(now SUNY Adirondack); and

WHEREAS, Upon graduating from Castleton State College (now Castleton
University) in 1980, Paul Dowen returned to Glens Falls and started his
accounting career with the CPA firm of Silverstein and Loftus; and

WHEREAS, In 1987, Paul Dowen established his own firm and has been
in partnership with Phillip Whittemore as well as other partners since
1994; and

WHEREAS, His long-standing partnership with Phillip Whittemore
merged with Edwards, Williams, McManus & Ricciardelli to form the
Queensbury based firm Whittemore, Dowen & Ricciardelli in April of 2006;
and

WHEREAS, Active in his community, Paul Dowen joined the Glens Falls
Rotary Club in 1982 and has continued his membership and commitment to
the organization for almost 40 years; and

WHEREAS, In addition, Paul Dowen has been involved with numerous
other community and charitable groups serving in various roles including
board seats, committees and volunteering his time; and

WHEREAS, Currently, Paul Dowen serves on the boards of SUNY
Adirondack Foundation, The House of Grace of the Adirondacks, The
Adirondack Hockey Coalition and Christ Church United Methodist; and


WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an
individual for the benefit of others, which Paul Dowen has displayed
throughout his life; 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 Paul Dowen upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of
the J. Walter Juckett Community Service Award by the Adirondack
Regional Chamber of Commerce; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Paul Dowen.

actions

  • 28 / Feb / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 03 / Mar / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 03 / Mar / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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