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... »

Villa Maria College New Gym

Villa Maria College to Construct New Gymnasium Buffalo, NY – Villa Maria College announced today that construction to expand its existing athletic facilities has begun. The College reintroduced its athletic program during the 2015-2016 academic year, with men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer. Men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s bowling and men’s golf were added ... »

Ephraim Atwal, M.D. Named Chief Medical Officer

DR. EPHRAIM ATWAL NAMED CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER FOR EYES ON AMERICA FOUNDATION Dr. Kenneth Anthone, Chairman of the Board for the Eyes On America Foundation has named Dr. Ephraim Atwal as the foundation’s Chief Medical Officer. Since 2009, the Eyes On America Foundation has donated over 250 cataract surgeries for the needy, uninsured, Veterans, refugees and the under insured locally, nationall... »

Independent Health Bills Health and Wellness Challenge

THOUSANDS OF WESTERN NEW YORKERS PARTICIPATE IN THIS SPRING’S INDEPENDENT HEALTH AND BUFFALO BILLS HEALTH & WELLNESS CHALLENGE Six-week, community-wide health and wellness initiative continues to gain momentum; Depew resident awarded grand prize trip to South Beach to see the Bills play Miami Orchard Park, N.Y., July 7, 2017 – More than 19,000 Western New Yorkers signed up for this spring’s In... »

ECMCC 10th Annual Summer Intern Program

BUFFALO, NEW YORK—The Erie County Medical Center Corporation’s (ECMCC) 10th Annual Summer Youth Intern Program today held an orientation for 130 high school students who will participate in a four-week comprehensive self-development program for area high school students administered by the ECMC Foundation.  Fifty percent of the participating students come from Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s Summer Yo... »

Mercy Hospital Stroke Center Gets AHA Gold Plus Award

Mercy Hospital Achieves Highest Level Recognition for 5th Year in a Row July 7, 2017, Buffalo, NY – For the fifth consecutive year, the Mercy Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Honor Roll Elite Plus—the AHA’s highest level of hospital r... »

Breast Cancer Network Announces Strike Out Breast Cancer Walk

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) is sponsoring its first annual “Strike Out Breast Cancer Walk & Ballgame” on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The event will starts with pre-game party which will begin at 3:30 PM in the parking lot of WNY Imaging Group located at 144 Genesee St. The pre-game party will be followed by a one mile awareness walk to Coca Cola Field, and walkers can enjoy that evenin... »

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