Rotary International honored Williamsville resident Anthony J. Baynes with its Service above Self Award at the Buffalo Harbor Club luncheon.
It is the organization’s most distinguished award.
Baynes, founder and chief executive officer of the A J. Baynes Group in Clarence, a third-party transportation and logistics provider, chaired the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority from 2006 to 2008.
He is a member of the Roswell Park Alliance Community Advisory Board and a board member of the Bison Scholarship Fund, a privately funded tuition-assistance program for low-income families.
A past treasurer of the board of Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, he has received many awards, including the 2008 Leadership Buffalo Values Award, the 2006 Italian American of the Year Award for outstanding contribution to the Buffalo community, and the Burt P. Flickinger Jr. Volunteer of the Year Award from Women and Children’s Hospital.