Join us to experience the Buffalo Lighthouse built in 1833 and hear about its recent restoration. You will be able to climb to the top, a rare opportunity that isn’t open to the public very often! Enjoy the incredible view of the Buffalo Harbor, boats sailing on Lake Erie and Downtown Buffalo as we learn about the important role this lighthouse has played in the history of Buffalo. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for the climb to the top.
Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30, rain or shine.
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We are looking for our next round of candidates! The deadline for submissions is Monday, June 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Click the link below for additional details:
Queen City Pop-Up Application
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.
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.
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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: https://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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