Join us Tuesday June 11th, 2019 for our Annual Awards Meeting and Election of Officers at the Tewksbury Lodge (249 Ohio Street) from 8-9am. Breakfast will be served. This year’s keynote speaker will be Michael Murphy, President of Shea’s Performing Arts Center. Invitations for the event will be sent soon.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Join us on April 10!
Join us Wednesday, April 10th at Raclettes for Working For Downtown’s premier social event, Buffalo Meets. Formerly known as Thursday’s in the City, we’re putting together some of Buffalo’s most interesting venues with Buffalo’s most interesting people and companies.
Register for this event here!
The event will run from 5 – 8 PM and is hosted by Working for Downtown and sponsored by:
537 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Can’t wait to see you there!
Join us on April 3rd to hear Michael Vogel, founding President of the Buffalo Lighthouse Association, talk about the Tall Ships Festival that will be coming to Canalside on the July 4th Holiday weekend!
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Join us on March 21!
Join us Thursday, March 21st at The Barrel Factory for Working For Downtown’s premier social event, Buffalo Meets. Formerly known as Thursday’s in the City, we’re putting together some of Buffalo’s most interesting venues with Buffalo’s most interesting people and companies.
The event will run from 5 – 8 PM and is hosted and sponsored by Working for Downtown.
The Barrel Factory
65 Vandalia St, Buffalo, NY 14204
Can’t wait to see you there!
Join us at the Central Downtown Library on March 6th to hear Buffalo Place’s Executive Director Michael Schmand update us on the 3rd phase of Cars on Main Street project along with other Buffalo Place initiatives coming in 2019.
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2019 WFD Membership Renewal
If you have already renewed your membership – thank you!
Working For Downtown is celebrating its 40 year anniversary this year! Join us as we continue to support the revitalization of the greater Downtown Buffalo area by renewing your membership today!
The prices remain the same:
Contributing – $40
Student/Senior Citizen – $20
Special Friend – $75
Patron – $150
Renew online using the link below or renew by check to WFD, PO Box 173, Buffalo, NY 14205-0173
Funds go towards the development of engaging programs and events held throughout the year. This is an exciting time for Downtown Buffalo.
Continue to be a part of it by renewing your membership today!
Renewal Deadline February 21, 2019
Renewal Online: http://www.workingfordowntown.org/quick-renewal-form/
2019 Midwinter Celebration (formerly Post-Holiday Social)
Join Working For Downtown on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the new Aloft Hotel at 500 Pearl street for our Midwinter Celebration. This new mixed use development is on the corner of Pearl and W. Tupper with the parking ramp entrance on Franklin street.
As Churchill famously said “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” We are sure he was talking about a Buffalo winter. Welcome in the longer days with us in the Billiards Room, a place Churchill would have fit in perfectly!
- Tour of the 12 – story new build Aloft Hotel and the adjacent fully renovated Buffalo Christian Center
- Complimentary parking in the Aloft Hotel parking ramp (entrance on Franklin street)
- Complimentary welcome glass of bubbly (or preferred drink) followed by a cash bar
- Generous spread of appetizers
- Learn about WFD’s upcoming events and happenings in the first half of 2019
- Time to linger and catch up with other WFD members and guests
Tickets are as follows:
Early Bird pricing until January 21, 2019
- Members: $25
- Non-Members: $30
Pricing after January 21, 2019
- Members: $30
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Join us for a unique mash-up of a Buffalo Talk AND Walk on December 5th! We will hold this month’s Buffalo Talk at the historic Shea’s Seneca location (NOT the library). Join us to learn about this repurposed gem in South Buffalo at 2178 Seneca Street. Schneider Development Services has created a multi-use building out of the former theatre. We will hear directly from Jake Schneider about the process and then he will give us a tour of the building. Hope to see you there!
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We are looking for our next round of candidates! The deadline for submissions is Monday, October 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Click the link below for additional details.
Queen City Pop Up Application – Holiday 2018
Due to an emergency, the speaker had to cancel for today’s Talk. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!
In Buffalo, wildlife is reclaiming an unused rail corridor. For a mile and a half, through the First Ward, the Valley, and the Perry Neighborhood, this land connects the DL&W Terminal in downtown Buffalo near Canalside to the Buffalo River across from Solar City. Since the fall of 2017, the Western New York Land Conservancy has been meeting with neighbors and community leaders to start a conversation about creating an inspiring and environmentally-friendly linear park and multi-use trail along this rail corridor. Come listen to Alicia Fahrner from the Land Conservancy fill us in on where this initiative is currently.
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