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A Night to Shine

"Come Out and See the Stars"
An Evening of Great Food, Drink and Entertainment.

A Night to Shine is a fundraiser for Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy and is hosted by Suneel's Light. Suneel's Light is a not-for-profit foundation with a sole mission to find a treatment and cure for Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal disease affecting young boys and limiting their lifespan to their early 20's.

Date: Thursday October 14, 2010

Time: 5:30PM to 9:00PM

Location: Woodward- Hauptman Medical Research Institute, 700 Ellicott Street.

There will be a Chinese , Silent and Live Auction.

Visit Suneel's Light online at www.suneelslight.org for more information and to purchase tickets.

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Kaleida Health Invites Women to the Entertaining and Informational Spirit Girls’ Night Out

Women can discover secrets to better breast health, vascular health and better rest at this year’s entertaining and informational Spirit Girls’ Night Out SM  hosted by Kaleida Health in partnership with Reader’s Digest, ResMed and the Vascular Disease Foundation on Thursday, October 7 from 6-9pm in the courtyard at the Millennium Hotel at 2040 Walden Avenue, Buffalo 14225. 

Health education, health screenings, and fun activities including a fashion show, great food, and giveaways will be woven throughout the evening to emphasize the importance of awareness of all of the health issues affecting women today. This event is specifically designed to offer women valuable information about:

 

Sustainable Energy Association Honors Solar Homes and Green Buildings

BUFFALO, NY-- The Western New York Sustainable Energy Association will honor three buildings for outstanding leadership in WNY for the use of energy-efficient building methods.

Daemen College is being honored for achieving LEED Gold Certification for its new Research & Information Center at 4380 Main Street. Daemen is being commended for creating an energy-efficient building that incorporates day lighting and many other sustainable features.

By rehabiliating existing buildings instead of demolishing them, the energy previously expended to build them, known as "embodied energy" is saved and further enhanced by incorporating renewable energy.

Aaron Bartley of PUSH (People United for Sustainable Housing) is being honored for converting an older house at 10 Winter Street in Buffalo to a NET-ZERO energy home.

TeamSave Arrives in WNY With Web Discounts for Consumers

A new collective buying website that allows consumers to receive substantial discounts on goods, services and events from hundreds of Buffalo-area businesses has entered the Western New York marketplace.

Toronto-based TeamSave began offering daily discounts of at least 50 percent to Western New York consumers on August 26. Individuals can access these offers by registering on TeamSave.com. Registration is free and the only requirement to register is an e-mail address. The company also promotes its daily discounts on its TeamSave Buffalo Facebook page.

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Buffalo Arts Studio Accepting Applications for Workshops

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo Art Studio is currently accepting applications for its youth, adult and professional development workshops.

From the Buffalo Art Studio:

The Buffalo Arts Studio offers free professional development seminars and workshops for professional artist on a variety of subjects including tax law, approaching galleries, cataloging artwork, utilizing social networks and much more.

Registration is available on our website.

Artist Workshops

Portfolios and Proposals with Cori Wolff
November 6
Saturday at 1:00 PM
Artist will learn how to properly market their work for exhibitions to galleries and museums. Discussion topics include development of a submission package and finding appropriate venues for the type of work produced. Registration is required.

Clarence in the Spotlight With WNED's Our Town

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Experience life in Clarence, N.Y. through the eyes of 22 residents who captured the people, places and happenings of their hometown for the latest installment of WNED-TV’s OUR TOWN series.

In June, the volunteer filmmakers videotaped topics of interest or unique town assets, including history, architecture, schools, businesses and natural places. Their video footage was edited and compiled into the television program, OUR TOWN: Clarence. The volunteers also were interviewed about the topics they covered, and their commentary serves as the narration behind the program.

The resulting “video scrapbook” premieres on WNED-TV Sat., Sept. 25 at 6:30 pm.

Community Walk Supporting Suicide Prevention Takes Place Tomorrow

BUFFALO, NY - Hundreds of people will walk through Delaware Park Saturday, raising money on behalf of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

The event is part of the organization's Out of the Darkness Community Walk program with proceeds going toward research and education programs about depression, suicide and provide support for survivors of suicide loss.

Check-in time starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m., online registration closes Friday at 11:45 p.m. but anyone looking to participate can still register in person.

According to the event's website, close to $49,000 has been raised and over 700 participants have registered. Please visit afsp.donordrive.org for more information.