| 1940s Classnotes
A. Giotis, B.S. 1949, president of Flashing Handling Corp.
in Depew, NY, has been named 1999 Engineer of the Year by the
UB Engineering Alumni Association. The award is given to alumni
who have set themselves apart in alumni, community, business and
John J. Gmerek, B.A. 1949, whose membership in the American
Legion began with the Adam Plewacki Post in Buffalo, NY, was honored
with a 50-year continuous membership certificate at an installation
of officers and awards banquet sponsored by the Legionís Continental
Post #1424 in Forest Hills, NY. He also received citations from
members of the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly
who were present at the ceremony.