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USFL Book, Poetry Anthology Available Exclusively at Dog Ears Bookstore

USFL Book, Poetry Anthology Available Exclusively at Dog Ears Bookstore

Dog Ears Bookstore, a unique nonprofit bookstore and literary arts center located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, is the only store in the United States where consumers can purchase two very unique books — one about the defunct United States Football League and the other an anthology of poetry compiled by local poets.

USFL: The Rebel League the NFL Didn’t Respect but Feared, was written by Mike Damergis, designed and edited by Carolyn A’Hearn and published by Pennylane Productions, Inc. Available in limited quantities and priced at $29.95, each book available at Dog Ears is personally autographed by the author. Included in this full-color, 144-page in-depth look at the USFL are stories on Buffalo football greats Jim Kelly, Doug Flutie, Marv Levy and Ray Bentley. It is a must for any football fan or sports memorabilia collector.

Annual Fowlers Chocolate Sale

Annual Fowlers Chocolate Sale

A statement from People Inc.

Join us in our annual Fowlers Chocolate sale happening now through February 10. Please consider ordering chocolate (or Easter candy) for your kids, sweetie, family or for yourself through this event. Ask a few friends and family members to do the same! 100 percent of the proceeds will be recieved by People Inc. Ordering online through our pre-sale ensures the best selection and provides extra time to package your order personally.

All orders can be placed by visiting the People Inc. website and completing a secure online check out between now and February 10. It’s simple: just visit www.people-inc.org, click on the Chocolate Sale button and choose that chocolate you have been craving all year.

First Niagara Survey Finds Buffalo Business Leaders See Better Outcomes Ahead in 2012

First Niagara Survey Finds Buffalo Business Leaders See Better Outcomes Ahead in 2012

Local Executives’ Expectations for Revenues, Profits, New Hires Exceed Others Upstate

Farmers & Artisans Hosts Unique ‘Meet the Sausage Maker’ Event 

Farmers & Artisans Hosts Unique ‘Meet the Sausage Maker’ Event 

John Kudla from Avenue Boys Smokehouse was the featured guest as Farmers & Artisans in Williamsville hosted a unique “Meet the Sausage Maker” event on Thursday, January 26. The store, which offers a mix of local produce and products, is located at 78 East Spring St.

Kudla offered samples of his smoked and fresh sausages. Approximately 20 guests at the event were also treated to a selection of New York State farmstead cheeses and Flying Bison Beer. 

Karl Who?

Karl Who?

Karl Lagerfeld is a super designer, innovator, trendsetter, pioneer and icon that's known for mixing it up. Karl has shaped some of the top leading fashion labels but on Jan 25 the king of the fashion world most known for his glasses, statement jewelry and ponytail launched his new line Karl by Karl Lagerfeld exclusively on Net-a-porter.com. The launched also included Pop up shops in the following five cities New York , Berlin, London, Paris and Sydney. Karl also made an appearance in Paris for the launch as well. The Line is definitely all about Karl because it’s a mix of modern meets cool.

Buffalo Rotary Celebrates 20 Years of Mentoring at Lorraine Elementary

Buffalo Rotary Celebrates 20 Years of Mentoring at Lorraine Elementary

The Rotary Club of Buffalo celebrated 20 years of mentoring at Lorraine Elementary on January 26 with a bagged lunch and tour of the newly renovated South Buffalo public school. The anniversary celebration included an invocation by 15-year-old Aaron Sylvia, an eighth grader who has been mentored by Rotarian Mike Woods for the past five years.

“As we celebrate 20 years of mentoring at Lorraine Elementary and 20 years of our partnership with Rotary, we think about our mentors who have made such a difference in our lives, and we are thankful,” said Sylvia. “Our mentors have encouraged us to stay in school and always try to do our best. They’re our heroes. Thank you, Mike, for always being there for me. ”

Crowley Webb Works Around the Clock for You and Who

Crowley Webb Works Around the Clock for You and Who

Crowley Webb, a full-service advertising agency in Buffalo, NY, just completed 25 straight hours of work for Twenty-Five Hour Workday contest winner, You and Who.

Crowley Webb created the contest to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2011. The aim was to give away a free marketing campaign to a worthy startup in Western New York. The agency received more than 40 entries, which they narrowed to three finalists who were charged with getting votes on Crowley Webb’s website. After 15,000 votes were cast, You and Who was named the winner. You and Who works with artists from around the country to design custom t-shirts. For each shirt sold, the company donates matching items to organizations that help those in need.