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Minority Caucus Rolls Out Budget Survey, Asks Residents to Weigh In

Minority Caucus Rolls Out Budget Survey, Asks Residents to Weigh In

The Erie County Legislature's Minority Leader John Mills and Legislators Lynne Dixon, Kevin Hardwick, Joseph Lorigo and Edward Rath are asking residents to participate in the 2013 budget process by completing a short, online survey that asks if they support a tax increase. Additionally, the survey asks what key funding areas residents would like to see reduced to eliminate the County Executive’s proposed tax increase.

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Give a Little Bit: 4th Annual Holiday Stockings for St. Luke's Mission of Mercy

Give a Little Bit: 4th Annual Holiday Stockings for St. Luke's Mission of Mercy

Broadway Fillmore Alive co-founder Michele Johnson started a wonderful tribute in memory of her son a few years ago. Each year she gathers together 140 stockings made up of the items below for the kids Saint Luke’s Mission of Mercy helps out. This year, BFA has jumped on board to help her and Saint Luke’s out.

Epilepsy Association of WNY Executive Director to Retire

Epilepsy Association of WNY Executive Director to Retire

A Statement Released by the Epilepsy Association of WNY

   
BUFFALO, N.Y. - November 1, 2012—The Epilepsy Association of Western New York (EAWNY) is saying farewell to its Executive Director of more than five years. Barbara Brossard, who since 2007 has led Western New York’s only non-profit organization solely dedicated to helping those with epilepsy and seizures disorders, has announced her plans to retire effective February 1, 2013.

“We extend our sincere gratitude to Barb for her leadership these last five years and for making a meaningful difference in the lives of so many Western New York adults and children with epilepsy,” said Carrie Silliman, Vice President of the EAWNY Board of Directors and a nurse practitioner at Erie County Medical Center Corporation.

Catholic Health Breaks Ground for New Downtown Headquarters

BUFFALO, NY - Smiles all around Wednesday as Catholic Health and community leaders broke ground for the organization's new 140,000-square-foot Administrative and Regional Training Center.

The $46 million facility is expected to bring 700 health care jobs downtown, to the area at the foot of the Kensington Expressway, when it opens in 2014. It will be six stories tall and feature an attached parking garage.

"This is an exciting day for Catholic Health, the City of Buffalo and the entire Western New York community as we move forward in building a state-of-the art facility that will allow us to achieve the administrative efficiencies essential to a high-performing health care system," said Joe McDonald, President and CEO for Catholic Health.

The project will bring together employees and services from eight scattered facilities to a single location, with an expected savings to Catholic Health of approximately $1 million a year for the next 25 years.

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Sinful Nightclub Holds Event to Support American Red Cross

Sinful Nightclub Holds Event to Support American Red Cross

Following Hurricane Sandy and with the approach of winter, we would like to take this opportunity to show our support for the American Red Cross and the great work they do. On Friday, November 9th, Sinful Nightclub will be holding our 

Pilobolus Dance Theatre at UB

Pilobolus Dance Theatre at UB

Pilobolus Dance Theatre will be performing at the University at Buffalo's Mainstage Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. with a pre-performance talk at 7:15 p.m. Tickets range from $16.50 for students and children to $36.50 for adults.

Open House At The Belle Center

Open House At The Belle Center

Buffalo, New York – November 7, 2012 – As the school season heats up and the weather cools down staff at The Belle Center invite the community to learn more about its full spectrum of programs and services at an open house extravaganza.

The Open House will take place 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 104 Maryland Street Buffalo, NY 14201. Persons who attend the open house will have fun as they learn about The Belle Center’s mission, tour the facility, meet with The Belle Center Board President and Staff and enroll in the programs/services of their choice.