Buffalo Talks – Explore & More’s Opening at Canalside – Jan 9, 2019

Founded in 1994, Explore & More Children’s Museum makes every day a play date in our Educational Play Zones—exhibits that introduce children to the magic of hands-on discovery.  Michelle Urbanczyk (CEO) will discuss Explore & More’s move to Canalside from their previous location in East Aurora, the success of their capital campaign, and what their new location means to their mission and to the programs and services they will be able to provide.      

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Working For Downtown

Buffalo Talk/Walk – Shea’s Seneca – December 5th, 2018

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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Buffalo Talks – 43 North: Past-Present-Future – Nov 7, 2018

43 North was launched in Buffalo in 2014 as a competition to identify start-up businesses. Besides cash awards, the winners receive mentorship, 12 months of free incubator space, marketing exposure, and freedom from New York State Taxes for 10 years. In the first four years 37 projects have been awarded funds. Come hear Bill Maggio tell us about the history of the program and where it is going after five years.

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Buffalo Walks – Literary Corridor – June 13th, 2018

We will start at the Downtown Central Library to learn about the Reading Park planned for the entrance area of the Library and then join us for a walk along the Literary Corridor with Laurie Dean Torrell as our tour guide.

Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30.

5:15 pm Registration

5:30 pm Tour Start

RSVP by June 10th, 2018

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For reservations by email, please contact Debbie DiMatteo at ddimatteo@mtb.com

2018 Annual Meeting

 

 

 

 

Join us Tuesday, June 26, 2018 for our Annual Meeting, Awards Ceremony and Election of Officers.  This year’s full breakfast will begin promptly at 8:00 am with registration starting at 7:45 am and will end at 9:00 am at the Tewksbury Lodge located at 249 Ohio St, Buffalo, NY 14204. Parking is free in the lot and along Ohio Street.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Buffalo Zoo President and CEO, Norah Fletchall. Norah will provide an update on recent completed projects, upcoming exhibit renovations, and their newest animals. She will also share with us her vision and strategic plan for the zoo’s future.

We will also present our annual awards to those individuals and organizations that have made a significant difference in our community.
This year’s awardees are:
Fernbach Award recipient
Theatre District Association
Joan K Bozer Award recipient
Lynn Waclawek, M&T Bank, Assistant Vice President
Cornerstone Award recipient
Allpro Parking, LLC
Membership Recognition Award recipient
Richard Doetterl, Allpro Parking, LLC, Business Intelligence Analyst

RSVP by June 20, 2018

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For more information call (716) 854.2314

Buffalo Talks – Buffalo Promise Neighborhood – March 7, 2018

Join us Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from noon to 1 pm.

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a designated community school zone, now operating three schools: Westminster Community Charter School, Highgate Heights Elementary and Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children’s Academy.  A second Children’s Academy is currently under development and is slated to open in 2018.  We recognize when parents and children have opportunity to succeed, families and the community around them are able to thrive. 

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a unique public / private partnership that inspires the collaboration and commitment of local leaders in education, business, community services, philanthropy, healthcare and government to help build strong schools that promote academic achievement and healthy development.

Guest Speaker: David Chamberlain, Westminster Foundation

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Buffalo Talks – Adaptive Reuse of the former Women and Children’s Hospital – February 7, 2018

Join us Wednesday, February 7 from noon to 1 pm!

Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has completed the successful relocation to become the Oishei Children’s Hospital. What’s next for the former hospital site? Join a member of the development team, Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Company, to hear more about plans for reuse.

Guest Speakers: Nick Sinatra, President and Founder, Sinatra & Company Real Estate, and Tom Fox, Director of Development, Ellicott Development Company

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