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Buffalo Kids Get Creative and Imagine Bright Futures Filled with Play

Kids Will Design New Playground Coming to MLK Jr. Park in September Kids from Buffalo will put crayons to paper and draw their dream playground, which will ultimately become a reality with support from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Blue Fund and KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe pl... »

Strike Out Breast Cancer 2019 Benefits Local Survivors and Research

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN), in collaboration with the Buffalo Bisons and Amherst Federal Credit Union, will present its 3rd Annual “Strike Out Breast Cancer” event on Saturday, August 3, 2019. This family friendly event includes a two hour pre-game party downtown at Cathedral Park, a short breast cancer awareness walk to Sahlen Field, and admission to that evening’s Buffalo Bisons base... »


While adult smoking rates are at all-time lows, the fight isn’t over to promote tobacco-free living in New York State. This is one of several reasons the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health designated 2019 as the “Year of Cessation.” With support from the CDC’s “Tips” Campaign, the New York State Smokers’ Quitline (Quitli... »

Hospice Buffalo Appoints Jane Mogavero to Foundation Board

Jane Mogavero, Esq., Executive Director of the Patrick P. Lee Foundation and former Director of Development for the Hospice Foundation of WNY, brings extensive experience in nonprofit advancement to the Hospice Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Jane has worked closely with clients to understand their philanthropic goals to help identify giving opportunities. Jane oversees annual grants and provides ... »

Announcing the Francis A. Little Hospice Wing at Aurora Park

Hospice Buffalo and Absolut Care are partnering to care for and improve the quality of life for patients who have been diagnosed with life-limiting illness. The 5-room/10-bed Francis A. Little Hospice Wing, named after an American Red Cross nurse in East Aurora, is in the Willink Building on the Aurora Park campus in East Aurora, NY. “We are very proud to be partnering with Absolut Care. Collabora... »

ECMCC, University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning Announce Partnership to Guide Kensington Heights Community Visioning Process

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning have launched “Building Together,” a partnership to engage community input in the medical center’s redevelopment of the long vacant 17-acre Kensington Heights property. In 2018, ECMCC purchased the former Kensington Heights property, which sits on the western border of the medical cente... »

Mark Wright named CFO at Niagara Falls Memorial

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced today that Mark J. Wright will join the medical center’s administrative team as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective Aug. 5. Wright has extensive healthcare leadership experience, most recently serving as vice president of finance at A. O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta, a position he held for more than 20 years. He previousl... »

Elderwood employees receive national recognition from Premier

Two Elderwood employees were honored by Premier, a national health care improvement leader, for their excellence in the nutritional and culinary disciplines. Amy Julicher, Elderwood director of nutritional services and Daryl Cronk, Elderwood regional dining services manager were recognized at the Premier Breakthrough Conference on June 19 in Nashville, TN. Julicher was honored with the Premier 201... »

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community and Schofield Care Announce Strategic Alliance

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community and Schofield Care are joining forces in a strategic alliance aimed to strengthen both non-profit organizations and prime them for future growth. The partnership is rooted in an effort to improve the quality and clinical scope of senior care in Western New York. This strategic alliance will allow each organization to maintain their local identities, while ... »

BlueCross BlueShield CEO to Speak at Prestigious Aspen Ideas Festival

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York President and CEO David W. Anderson was invited to speak on the business of health care at the well-respected Aspen Ideas Festival this weekend in Aspen, CO, the company announced today. Presented by the Aspen Institute, in partnership with The Atlantic magazine, the Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation’s premier public gathering place for leaders from around... »

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