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New On-Ice Event at Pond Hockey Challenges Fans to Take Their Best Shot

New On-Ice Event at Pond Hockey Challenges Fans to Take Their Best Shot

BUFFALO, NY – Western New York Ford Dealers and Labatt Blue are encouraging hockey fans to take their best shot, to win a 2011 Ford Explorer that is.

Announced Thursday as a new event during the 4th annual Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament, the 2011 Ford Explorer Hockey Shootout offers Western New Yorkers the opportunity to win the all-new redesigned SUV.

“The Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament is all about providing an authentic, real hockey experience for players and fans and celebrating their love of Labatt Blue beer,” said Brett Carlsen, associate brand manager, Labatt Blue. “We’re excited to team up with the WNY Ford Dealers on the 2011 Ford Explorer Shootout to bring extra excitement to our tournament fans this year.

Olmsted Parks Announce Outdoor Winter Festival

Olmsted Parks Announce Outdoor Winter Festival

BUFFALO, NY –Looking for some fun outdoor activities this weekend for the family, well look no further than Delaware Park as the Olmsted Parks Conservancy presents FLURRIOUS!

A brand new outdoor winter festival kicking off in the heart of Delaware Park, FLURRIOUS! kicks off at 5:00 pm on Friday, January 14th and ends at 9pm on Sunday, January 16th and will feature a multitude of exciting spectator and participant activities including a 2 mile fun run, Snow Sprint bike race, snowshoe softball, kickball, snow beach tennis, snow golf, ultimate Frisbee, ice skating, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. 

Free Friday Recital Series

Free Friday Recital Series

Buffalo, NY – Friends of Music at St. Paul’s Cathedral announce their January 2010 Free Friday Recital Series. Performances take place Friday afternoons from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  The series resumes FRIDAY, JANUARY 14TH AT 12:30 P.M. featuring John Morabito on the Organ.

Let us help you de-stress and get ready for the weekend by enjoying talented WNY artists performing at the beautiful and historic St. Paul’s Cathedral, located at the corners of Church and Pearl Streets in Downtown Buffalo. Concerts are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Below is a list of performers for the January of 2011.

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

BUFFALO ,NY - CEPA Gallery and Just Buffalo Literary Center are pleased to announce RECLAIMING BUFFALO, a new and innovative Writing With Light education project. Generously funded by a grant from The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the RECLAIMING BUFFALO project introduces students from North, South, East, and West Buffalo to a unique afterschool opportunity.

Borelli to Speak at Network of Religious Communities Annual Meeting

Borelli to Speak at Network of Religious Communities Annual Meeting

Speaker to address Interfaith Understanding and Dialogue in Era of Blogosphere

Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

BUFFALO, NY - Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered during a tribute ceremony at the Central Library on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 11:45 am – 1:00 pm.

Now in its 32nd year, this free event is presented by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System and takes place in the library’s main floor known as the “Ring of Knowledge.”  The event will feature music, story-telling, readings, and presentations honoring the prominent clergyman and activist on the anniversary of his birthday.

Guests include the Colored Musicians Club, Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Bridget Quinn-Carey, Clifford Bell, Miguel Santos, Louz Garcia, Sharon Holey, Pastor Angela Stewart, Arlee Daniels, and students from Bennett Park Montessori School.

Canisius College Offers Course in Fundamentals of Fundraising

Canisius College Offers Course in Fundamentals of Fundraising

BUFFALO, NY – The Center for Professional Development at Canisius College will offer a 30-hour course entitled “Fundamentals of Fundraising,” on Wednesdays, February 2 – April 6 from 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm at the Canisius Amherst Conference Center, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst.  “Fundamentals of Fundraising” is co-sponsored by the Western New York chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Recognized professionals from education, healthcare, religious organizations and the arts will share tools and techniques to help participants be more effective as fundraisers.   Emphasis will be placed on fundraising issues in Western New York and the outlying areas.

Tuition is $599.  Some scholarships are available through The Peter and Elizabeth C.