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International Institute of Buffalo Hosts 'Buffalo Meets Burma' at Asbury Hall

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Made possible by presenting sponsors M & T Bank and The Buffalo News, Buffalo Meets Burma is a night infused with Burmese culture, including a Karenni (Burmese ethnic group) dance troupe, blessing by local monks, food, photography by Buffalo's Brendan Bannon and Burma's Law Eh Soe, crafts, and the premiere screening of a video by Jon Hand about refugees from Burma.  Guests will even get the chance to learn a few phrases in the Burmese language.

The event is scheduled Thursday, October 7, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Asbury Hall (“Babeville” / “The Church”), 341 Delaware Avenue (at the corner of Tupper), in Downtown Buffalo.

Fall is in the Air at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

Apples, pumpkins ... fall is definitely in the air at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market! And, come out this Saturday, October 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for wine-tasting courtesy of Niagara Landing Wine Cellar. Buffalo Carshare will be there too to explain their unique service.

Please note that guests are subject to change. For a complete list of events and vendors, visit www.elmwoodmarket.org. Frequent updates are also available by becoming a fan of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market page on Facebook.

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market ... always fresh, always seasonal, always local!

Catholic Education Dinner Helps Provide Grants, Programs for Students

The annual Making a Difference dinner highlights the leaders of Catholic education in the Diocese of Buffalo and reinforces the need for the continuation of support for programs such as the foundation’s needs-based tuition assistance program. The dinner will be held on Jan. 27, 2011, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo.

“Good leaders have a strong sense of self-awareness and strong values,” said Chris Lowney, main speaker for the 2011 Making a Difference dinner. “They believe in helping people develop their own self-awareness, which has always been important in Catholic schools.”

American Cancer Society Warns of Traffic Disruption

Route Changes to "Making Strides" Walk Will Effect Niagara Square, Delaware, Tupper, Franklin 

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Thousands of local breast cancer survivors will descend on Downtown Buffalo this Sunday for the 15th annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. A new route for this year's event will affect several roads until about noon on October 3rd.

Niagara Square will close to traffic at approximately 6:00 a.m. and remain closed until about 3:00 p.m. Other streets on the walk route include Delaware, West Tupper, Erie, Commercial Slip (Hannover) and Franklin. Portions of those roads will close from 10:00 a.m. until about noon.

Fireboat Bash benefiting Friends of the Edward M. Cotter!

Who: Friends of the Edward M. Cotter, the Steam Donkeys

 What: Inaugural Fireboat Bash – Boat Rides & Beer Blast

When: Saturday, October 2nd, 12:00-6:00pm

Where: Edward M. Cotter/Swannie House, corner of Michigan & Ohio Streets

Why: Benefiting the Friends of the Edward M. Cotter, a registered 501c3 non-profit

 

Inaugural Fireboat Bash to Benefit Buffalo Landmark

Boat rides, beer blast mark event hosted by Friends of the Edward M. Cotter

 

A Night to Shine: Help Discover a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Hauptman Woodward Medical Research Institute is known throughout the World for discovering medical breakthroughs in genetic research, making it the ideal venue for the 2010 A Night to Shine, Come Out and See the Stars charity gala. 

The event will be hosted by Suneel’s Light, a local non-profit foundation with the sole mission of raising funds for genetic research that will lead to the cure of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), while increasing public awareness of the genetic disease. A Night to Shine, formerly known as Tailgate for a Cure, is the Foundation’s major fundraiser of the year and will “shine brightly upon” the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus on Thursday, October 14th from 5:30 pm – 9 pm at the Hauptman Woodward Life Science Building 700 Ellicott Street, Buffalo NY.  

WNYSEA Solar Tour of Homes and Green Buildings

The Western New York Sustainable Energy Association is holding its' 15th Annual Tour Solar Homes and Green Buildings that will have a kick-off press event on Saturday, October 2nd at 10 am at the renovated 1926  former warehouse at 95 Perry Street. This is a part of the National Tour of Solar Homes and Green Buildings. The Solar Tour is self guided, free, and open to the public. The list of 25 local Solar Tour and Green Building participants is here.


The 2010 Solar Tour of Homes and Green Buildings
Free and Open to the Public on Saturday, October 2, 10 am - 4 pm
Over 25 Sites around Western New York


Come join Us for the 2010 Solar Tour of Homes and Green Buildings
Press Event on October 2nd at 10am at 95 Perry Street in Buffalo.