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Niagara County Sheriff's Department Unvails New Military Service Pin

Niagara County Sheriff's Department Unvails New Military Service Pin

Lockport, NY: Niagara county Sheriff's Department unvailed a new military service pin recently and announced to the public what it all means.

“Next Things Now” Buffalo Innovation Video Surpasses 10,000 Views After Debuting At 43north Finals

“Next Things Now” Buffalo Innovation Video Surpasses 10,000 Views After Debuting At 43north Finals

Since its founding more than two centuries ago, Buffalo, N.Y. has been home to innovators and entrepreneurs—and that legacy continues today. 43North—The World’s Largest ($5 million) Business Idea Competition—has teamed up with Buffalo Niagara Enterprise and Paget Films to tell the story of a forward-looking city with a proud past in an inspiring new video.

Titled “Next Things Now” and clocking in at just under five minutes in length, the video highlights dozens of bright moments in Buffalo’s history, ranging from the opening of the Erie Canal to the first successful skin graft to today’s groundbreaking genomic research.

This fast-paced, emotional video is narrated by 25 members of the next generation of Buffalo leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs (see credits below).

Daemen Flag Installation, Appreciation Event to Honor Veterans

Daemen Flag Installation, Appreciation Event to Honor Veterans

Daemen College will honor Western New York veterans at its annual appreciation breakfast and a special Veterans Day installation ceremony that will include nearly 100 small flags being placed on campus on Nov. 11.

“On Veterans Day, all of us at Daemen will thank the men and women who have served in our armed forces and reflect on the many sacrifices they have made for our country,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “These events also symbolize Daemen’s ongoing commitment to our student veterans, who are a vital part of our college community.”

The day will start with a continental breakfast for veterans and their families at 8 a.m. in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge. President Olson will speak at the event, which is free and open to local veterans and student veterans in the college community. It is being hosted by the Daemen Center for Veterans and Veteran Family Services.

Fundraising Event to Celebrate Matt Urban Hope Center’s Service to Those in Extreme Poverty

Fundraising Event to Celebrate Matt Urban Hope Center’s Service to Those in Extreme Poverty

 

The Matt Urban Hope Center, a nonprofit organization that assists the homeless as well as East Side residents who suffer from extreme poverty, will host a fifth anniversary celebration and fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Pearl Street Grill, 76 Pearl St., Buffalo. 

NOCO raises more than $22,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

NOCO raises more than $22,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Throughout the month of September, NOCO, its customers, and employees, raised a total of $22,436 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Western & Central New York Chapter.

 

“After the success of last year’s month-long in-store fundraiser, which raised $12,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, we expanded our efforts,” said Michael Bradley, chief financial officer and senior vice president, NOCO. “In addition to our Express store campaign, our employees throughout our corporate offices and bulk plants also gave generously to support ongoing research and programs for members of our community affected by blood cancers.”

Niagara County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard Ushers In Historic New Buffalo Bills Ownership Era

Niagara County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard Ushers In Historic New Buffalo Bills Ownership Era

NIAGARA COUNTY - The Niagara County Sheriff's Honor Guard was selected to present the colors for the Buffalo Bills game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014, the historic first game under the ownership of the Pegulas.  Before a sellout crowd estimated to be over 70,000, the Honor Guard took the colors to mid-field just before kick-off, stood at attention for the singing of the National Anthem and marched off the field to enthusiastic applause. In the below photo, members of the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard appear with Terry and Kim Pegula, the owners of the National Football League Buffalo Bills.