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Post the Most Contest Winner, Week One

Post the Most Contest Winner, Week One

Luanne Zuccari Takes Week One of the WGRZ Post the Most Contest

Congratulations to Luanne Zuccari, Coordinator of Community Outreach Service to Schools at Orleans/Niagara BOCES, who posted 25 stories to the WGRZ 2 On Your Side websites during week one of our Post the Most Contest (March 4-11).

Luanne has earned two tickets to see Young Frankenstein at Shea’s Performing Arts Center. 

It's not too late for you to enter and win. The community content provider (CCP) who posts the most stories in a week, for each of the four weeks in March, wins a prize. This offer applies to all existing CCPs, and to all the new CCPs we're hoping to sign this month.

101st International Women’s Day Observed at TCC Buffalo

101st International Women’s Day Observed at TCC Buffalo

With International Women's Day approaching, Turkish Cultural Center (TCC) Buffalo has organized a “Turkish Coffee Night” event last Friday, March 4th on the theme of “Women’s Significance and Role in Turkish Culture”.

As the guests of 2011’s 2nd coffee night event, consisting mostly of women sharing common Buffalonian identity beyond their different cultural backgrounds; people has filled the conference room of TCC to take a part in this special occasion. Invitees of the coffee night shared peaceful moments and warm conversations with each other while tasting delicious appetizers from Turkish cuisine.

Where To Find a Fish Fry Near You

Where To Find a Fish Fry Near You

Looking For a Fish Fry in Your Neighborhood?

Look no further than the Two On Your Side Fish Fry Map, where you can scan a map of Western New York highlighting the fish fry locations in your neighborhood.

Looking to Promote Your Fish Fry?

$5 million in Grants Available From State Farm

$5 million in Grants Available From State Farm

BLOOMINGTON, IL– The State Farm Youth Advisory Board has made its 2011 service-learning grant application available.  Five million dollars will be granted to quality, youth-led service-learning initiatives.

 Grants range from $25,000 to $100,000, and Request for Proposals (RFP) must be submitted online by May 2 at 5 p.m. CST.

'Post the Most' Contest Rewards Local Bloggers - Sign Up Now

 'Post the Most' Contest Rewards Local Bloggers - Sign Up Now

Post the Most Stories, Win the Most Prizes

WGRZ 2 On Your Side is proud to present our first-ever Post the Most contest ... post the most stories to the WGRZ 2 Your Town community websites in the month of March and win the most prizes!

The community content provider (CCP) who posts the most stories in a week, for each of the four weeks in March, wins a prize. It's that simple. This offer applies to all existing CCPs, and to all the new CCPs we're hoping to sign this month.

If you'd like to become a WGRZ 2 Your Town community content provider, just send us your name and town in an email to neighborhoods@wgrz.com and we'll get back to you with a password and instructions.

Maddie's Pet Rescue Project Depends on Foster Volunteers to Reach "No-Kill" Status

Maddie's Pet Rescue Project Depends on Foster Volunteers to Reach "No-Kill" Status

Karly, a ten week old puppy, came to Black Dog, Second Chance from the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter on February 12th.  She was lethargic and dehydrated, and the Director of the Shelter knew that a kennel was not a suitable environment for a sick puppy.  The day after being taken in by Black Dog, Second Chance, Karly tested positive for parvo, a potentially devastating virus.  Due to the Director’s quick thinking and the foster volunteer’s actions, Karly, pictured above, is recovering at a nearby veterinary hospital. 

NOCO Express Donates to Food Bank of WNY

NOCO Express Donates to Food Bank of WNY

To help fight hunger in Western New York, NOCO Express Stores recently donated $8,835 to the Food Bank of Western New York. NOCO donated ten cents from the sale of every cup of Nickel City Roast Coffee or 23.7 oz. bottle of Poland Spring water sold throughout November and December, in addition to collecting donations from customers.

“We are proud to support the Food Bank of Western New York in their hunger relief efforts,” said Terry Messmer, director of merchandising, NOCO Express. “For every dollar donated, the Food Bank is able to provide seven pounds of food to help those who are hungry in our community.”

The Food Bank of Western New York collects and distributes food to its 400 member agencies in Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties, distributing one million pounds of food per month, assisting 100,000 people in need.