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Community Resource Fair

Niagara County Department of Health organizing 2ndAnnual Community Resource Fair Niagara County Department of Health’s Nursing Division is organizing the 2ndAnnual Community Resource Fair to be held August 14, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the front lawn of the Trott Access Center, 1001 – 11thStreet in Niagara Falls. The 2018 Community Resource Fair was a great success, and agencies t... »

Elderwood Adds Six Facilities in NY

Elderwood Adds Six Senior Living Facilities in New York State Post Acute Partners acquires facilities from Brookdale Senior Living. BUFFALO, NY– Elderwood’s senior care continuum has expanded to include six new facilities across New York State. The expansion is the result of a March 28, 2019 acquisition by Post Acute Partners in a deal with Brookdale Senior Living based in Brentwood, TN. Terms of ... »

Angel Day 2019

Niagara County SPCA Participating in 2019 Angel Day One of 22 Spay & Neuter Clinics Nationwide NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., March 29, 2019 – On April 2, 2019, the Stand Up For Pits Foundation, Inc. will be fully funding 22 free spay and neuter clinics nationwide which will fix 868 pit bull “type” dogs. The foundation is donating $74,000 to make this happen at no cost to dog owners. Locally, the Niagar... »

April 2019 Buffalo Healthy Living

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Kaleida and M&T Build Habitat Home

Kaleida Health, M&T team up to build Habitat Home on Buffalo’s East Side BUFFALO, N.Y.; March 21, 2019—Kaleida Health and M&T Bank have agreed to provide full funding along with employee volunteers to build a home on Winslow Avenue on Buffalo’s East Side. Construction of the home at 39 Winslow Ave. began in December and is expected to be completed in summer 2019. The 4-bedroom, 1.5-bathroo... »

Bowling Fundraiser Benefits Ride for Roswell

Roswell Park Cessation Services (RPCS) and Russell J. Salvatore team up for family fun bowling and a tournament at Transit Lanes  It started with anidea: have an afternoon of bowling to raise funds toward the Ride for Roswell. After a chance encounter between a bowling aficionado and legendary restaurateur Russell J. Salvatore, the idea turned into so much more. As part of its efforts to raise fun... »

Amy Alexander’s personal wellness journey leads to a career helping others

Personal wellbeing has long been a priority for Hamburg’s Amy Alexander. Her wellness journey led her to become a personal trainer in 2007, and later to open Metamorphosis Pilates & Bodywork, Inc. in East Aurora. And on April 23, 2019, she’ll achieve another important milestone — the one-year anniversary of her studio at 268 Main St. The location — in the heart of a quaint, quiet village surro... »

Reddy Bikeshare Returns in the City of Buffalo For a Fourth Season in Partnership with Independent Health

WHAT: Independent Health and Reddy Bikeshare announce the launch of the bikeshare program’s fourth season, which will bring back 200 “smart” bicycles with GPS capabilities to over 40 stations throughout the city of Buffalo. Reddy Bikeshare is offering a new $3 membership option this season, and also recently announced in partnership with Independent Health that the program will be available in Nia... »

Quit Smoking and Stay Tobacco-Free with Spring-Cleaning!

Throughout New York State, the advent of spring conjures images of tidying unsightly areas and making preparations for warmer weather. For those who smoke cigarettes, the spring cleaning season can also provide an opportune time to quit and stay tobacco-free. The addictive power of nicotine makes quitting smoking hard, but support is always available by talking with a healthcare provider and calli... »

GObike Buffalo Announces First Buffalo-Niagara Womxn’s Bicycle Festival

In support of Women’s History Month, GObike Buffalo is planning Buffalo-Niagara’s first-ever Womxn’s Bike Festival featuring workshops, discussions and information centered on womxn on bicycles. (The alternative womxn spelling is used intentionally to denote inclusion of trans-women and non-binary individuals). The free event will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 9 am to 4 pm at the... »

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