John Timon Society

Rich Barnes Inducted to The John Timon Society

Richard Barnes, President of The Barnes Firm, was inducted into The John Timon Society at Bishop Timon St. Jude High School on October 29, 2023. Rich is a 1973 graduate of Bishop Timon St. Jude High School and joins the ranks of over 100 distinguished alumni, including his brother and founder of The Barnes Firm, Steve Barnes ‘76.

The John Timon Society was established to honor its exceptional alumni. Its members embody the true essence of a Timon graduate, displaying distinction in their careers while embodying the spirit and qualities of the Franciscan Order. They serve as living examples of the values outlined in the mission statement of the Holy Name Province of The Order of Friars Minor, which expresses their commitment to spreading the gospel through popular preaching, teaching, and pastoral leadership. These individuals are dedicated to nurturing Christian discipleship by working in partnership with those they serve and showing unwavering support for all people, especially those who are marginalized, immigrants, and the less fortunate.

Rich Barnes has been an integral part of our Western New York community, dedicated to serving and making a positive impact in various ways. Rich’s induction into The John Timon Society is a true testament to his outstanding achievements and contributions to the WNY community. The Barnes Firm is proud to congratulate Rich on this momentous achievement.

   Rich Barnes, along with the 5 other men inducted into the John Timon Society    Rich Barnes speaking at his induction into the John Timon Society

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