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Auction for Farm Animals Raises Over $700!

On September 27th Merge Restaurant helped to host the first annual "Auction for Farm Animals" to benefit Farm Sanctuary. Many people came out to show their support, and over $700 was raised. Thats enough to sponsor a cow for a year at the farm, and provide him, or her, with food, shelter, and any veterinary care that may be needed. An accomplishment, that for my first ever fundraising event, I am very proud of!

*Walk for Farm Animals is being held October 2nd, registration begins at noon, the walk at 1pm. There is a 3 mile walk, and one about 2 miles as well. For more information please visit the walk site, email Veganleggs80@yahoo.com, or call Danielle Legg at 716-803-0974. *

Elmwood Village Safe Trick-or-Treat and Spooktacular Sale

On Saturday, October 30, 2010 the Elmwood Village will be hosting a Safe Trick-or-Treat and Halloween Spooktacular sale from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Parents should look for large orange pumpkin posters advertising “Get Your Treats Here” in shops along Elmwood Avenue that will be providing candy treats for all the little ones.  This event is specifically for the smallest of creepy critters under 10 years of age.

Additional information is available online at www.elmwoodvillage.org. 

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.

Revolutionary War Returns to Old Fort Niagara

The American Revolution returns to Old Fort Niagara and American and British forces are vying for your support. Old Fort Niagara hosts a Revolutionary War Encampment on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10.

Beginning at 10am both days, Revolutionary War re-enactors will portray both British and American forces, offering musket and artillery demonstrations throughout the day. At 1pm each day, kids and their parents will be recruited for a mock battle by either the Patriots or the British forces.

Cooking Demo Planned at Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

We may be entering October, but there’s no end to the fun and excitement of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. Coming to the Market on Saturday, October 2: Wine-tasting courtesy of Liberty Vineyards & Winery, and special cooking demonstration by Ron Glatzhofer of Saltamontes Salsa! Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.