FALCONER – A local business recently celebrated its 65th anniversary, and Congressman Tom Reed and Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello joined in on the festivities by presenting a Congressional Proclamation commemorating its years of service during a gathering Wednesday at the business.
FORCON stands for Forest Recreation Ecology and Conservation and was founded in Jamestown by Curtis Bauer in 1954. The organization provides effective and environmentally responsible forestry and natural resource consulting services. The service has 6 offices throughout New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
“We are thrilled to see FORECON continue to succeed here in Chautauqua County,” said Reed. “FORECON adds so much to the community and provides much needed services – we are honored to recognize them for their achievement and can’t wait to see what more they will do in the future.”
“We’re delighted to be celebrating out 65th year in business as a private consulting forestry firm, and we are very pleased that Tom is able to celebrate with us,” said John Gifford, FORECON president.
Borrello echoed Reed’s statements during the gathering, explaining how FORECON has been instrumental in maintaining the County’s environment.
“For us here in the County, you think about things like agriculture being the number one industry, and you think about the land that’s involved,” Borrello said. “The beautiful pristine nature of our communities…keeping that in pristine shape is a huge part of it, so thank you for being a huge part of it.”
For more information on FORECON, visit www.foreconinc.com or call 716-664-5602.