Warren Wiltshire honored with Legacy Award

FORT MYERS, October 27, 2010 – With a mixture of family, friends and business partners in attendance, Warren Wiltshire Jr. received the 2010 Legacy Award at a recognition breakfast at Cypress Lake Country Club Tuesday.

Wiltshire’s son, William Wiltshire Sr., and 2009 Legacy winner A. Scott White presented the award.

Wiltshire referred to the honor as a “‘We’ award, not a ‘Me’ award”, passing along much of the credit for a lifetime of charitable work.

A longtime Certified Public Accountant in Southwest Florida, Wiltshire was awarded the honor in recognition of his decades-long commitment to philanthropy and community service in our area.

A graduate of Fort Myers High School and the University of Florida, Wiltshire has been a principal partner at several area accounting firms and has spent over 20 years at his current position at Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson and English, CPAs.

Local community service accolades include treasurer and president of the Edison Pageant of Lights, member of the United Way Allocation Board, Vestry and Treasurer of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, President of the Pop Warner Football Rebels and Kiwanis Club member.

Wiltshire lives in Fort Myers with his wife R.J. and has four children, Lynn Cantisano, Warren Wiltshire III, Elizabeth Marlow and William Wiltshire Sr. He enjoys golf and is a board member for the booster club of his alma mater, the Florida Gators.

Each year, the Lee County Red Cross recognizes one community member who has not only positively influenced the Red Cross, but the community as a whole. The Legacy Award is bestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated leadership and achievement in the development of charitable planned giving for community-based organizations.

The 2010 Red Cross Legacy Breakfast is sponsored by: Busey Wealth Management, Cummings & Lockwood, LLC, Green, Schoenfeld & Kyle, LLP, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., Hughes Snell & Co., PA, Investors’ Security Trust Company Miller, Helms & Folk, PA, Uhler & Veritch, Financial Planners/Scott White Advisors Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson, English, P.A..

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