DOH Provides Breastfeeding Friendly Designation to Businesses and Daycare Centers

Department of Health Provides Breastfeeding Friendly Designation to Businesses and Day Care Providers in Honor of National Breastfeeding Month In the United States and Canada, August is National Breastfeeding Month. The Niagara County Department of Health is providing Breastfeeding Friendly Designation to businesses and child care providers that meet the Lactation Program minimum requirements. Ret... »

Dr. Bill Thomas’ ChangingAging Tour

Dr. Bill Thomas’ ChangingAging Tour Comes to Buffalo on September 18 at the Amherst Center for Senior Services Amherst, New York – The Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation (ASCF) and Beechwood Continuing Care are pleased to host Dr. Bill Thomas’ ChangingAging Tour on Monday, September 18 at The Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Pkwy. There will be two performances: “Disrupt ... »

American Cancer Society Now in Buffalo

American Cancer Society’s Upstate NY Area Now Based in Buffalo, New Leaders Named ROCHESTER, NY (July 31, 2017) – The American Cancer Society today announced that Buffalo will be headquarters for its newly formed Upstate NY area. Beginning on July 1, the Society’s office on John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst became home base for the non-profit’s work in Upstate NY communities stretching from Bu... »

Artie Awards Raises $20,000 for ECMC

ARTIE AWARDS/THEATRE FUNDS RAISED FOR ECMC $20,000 raised by Buffalo theatre and annual Artie Awards audiences presented to ECMC for HIV/AIDS and Immunodeficiency Services BUFFALO, NY—27TH ANNUAL ARTIE AWARDS presenter WNED | WBFO today held a news conference in downtown Buffalo to present a $20,000 donation for ECMC’s I HIV/AIDS and Immunodeficiency Services. Artie Awards Founder and Co-host of W... »

Eyes on America Foundation Donates Cataract Surgery

On Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Eyes on America Foundation will donate cataract surgery for those with low income, those who are non-insured, veterans without financial resources, and recent immigrants, according to Board Chairman Dr. Kenneth Anthone and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ephraim Atwal. Surgery will take place at Atwal Eye Care at 3095 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. In the past nine years, the Eyes O... »

Reddy Bikeshare Birthday Bash at RiverWorks

  Reddy bikeshare to celebrate first year of operation with a birthday bash at Buffalo RiverWorks on Wednesday, July 26 Shared Mobility, Inc. and Independent Health will celebrate the first full year of the Reddy bikeshare program in the City of Buffalo with a birthday bash at Buffalo RiverWorks on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 5:30 p.m. Individual and corporate Reddy bikeshare members, bike... »

Empire State Ride to Fight Cancer

Empire State Ride – Bicyclists to Journey Across New York State for the Fight Against Cancer Seven-day, 540-mile adventure starts from Manhattan and ends in Niagara Falls BUFFALO, N.Y. –  More than 100 individuals from across the country will embark on the adventure of a lifetime on the Empire State Ride (ESR), a seven-day bicycling event with one mission: to win the fight against cancer. Ri... »

Rural Outreach Center receives funding for two new initiatives

East Aurora’s Rural Outreach Center (ROC), a nonprofit organization offering a wide variety of social services for those living in Western New York’s rural communities, recently received $12,500 from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The grant will fund two new initiatives.   The first program to be funded, “ROC in Motion,” is an exercise and activi... »

McGuire Group Harris Hill Receives Grant

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville has been awarded a $200,000 grant as part of the $491 million Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. As part of a larger project, the 192-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility will use a portion of the funds to expand its e-Telemed telemedicine platform which enhances t... »

UBMD Orthopaedics New Website

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Unveils New WebsiteModern, responsive design makes interacting with physicians and staff easier BUFFALO, N.Y. — UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (UBMD Ortho), the leading team of orthopaedic physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers in Western New York, has launched a newly redesigned website at The site was designed and impl... »

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