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  • City of Buffalo Bike & Pedestrian Advisory Board Meeting

    5:30 pm-7:00 pm
    August 3, 2020

    City of Buffalo Bike & Pedestrian Advisory Board Meeting – Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC) – gbnrtc.org

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  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 4, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Healthy Communities Committee Meeting

    9:00 am-10:00 am
    August 5, 2020

    Meeting to unite healthy community efforts between Rotary International, The Niagara River Greenway Coalition, the Healthy Communities 2030! Team, and more!

  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 5, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 6, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Masten District Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:30 pm-6:00 pm
    August 11, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Follow the registration link for Tuesday, Aug. 11, 4:30-6:00pm 

  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 11, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 12, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

  • Broadway Fillmore Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:30 pm-6:00 pm
    August 12, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Follow the link to register for Wed., Aug. 12, 4:30-6:00pm

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  • Delevan Grider Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:30 pm-6:00 pm
    August 13, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Follow the link to register for Thursday, Aug. 13, 4:30-6:00pm

  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 13, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Process Basketball: COVID Safe Clinic

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 14, 2020

    BYOBasketball and Mask for this COVID-safe basketball skill clinic! Featuring player development specialists Jeremy Rowe and Dallas Gary.

    Two sessions (12 player limit per session): 9:30-11am and 11am-12:30pm

    Free to youth 4th grade-8th grade

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  • Be Enriched Buffalo Summer Learning Initiative BEGINS!

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 17, 2020

    Starting Monday, August 17th, WYNO-TV Channel 49 will be airing STEM-centric courses taught by certified Buffalo teachers to supplement learning lost due to COVID and to help support families without access to personal computers, tablets, etc.

    Courses are for grades K-12th and air in 30-minute segments from 10am-12pm Monday-Friday. The earlier segments at 10 and 10:30am are gauged towards younger grades, whereas the last two segments are for older students.

    Content will include lessons, exciting activities, and field trips to local zoos, museums, and more! For more information, visit https://creatinghealthycommunities.org/be-enriched-buffalo-summer-learning/ or contact Paul@PDMMarketingMedia.com

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  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 18, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Process Basketball: COVID Safe Clinic

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 19, 2020

    BYOBasketball and Mask for this COVID-safe basketball skill clinic! Featuring player development specialists Jeremy Rowe and Dallas Gary.

    Two sessions (12 player limit per session): 9:30-11am and 11am-12:30pm

    Free to youth 4th grade-8th grade

  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 19, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • WNY WALKS! Community Advocacy Team Meeting

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    August 20, 2020

    VIRTUAL Meeting! Community members, leaders, and stakeholders join to discuss walkability and regular physical activity throughout Greater Buffalo and Western New York. Meetings are usually 60-90 minutes long and create opportunities to build social capital, share ongoing initiatives, and help create positive community culture change. If interested in participating, contact us at (716) 851-4052 or beactive@city-buffalo.org.

  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 20, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Process Basketball: COVID Safe Clinic

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 21, 2020

    BYOBasketball and Mask for this COVID-safe basketball skill clinic! Featuring player development specialists Jeremy Rowe and Dallas Gary.

    Two sessions (12 player limit per session): 9:30-11am and 11am-12:30pm

    Free to youth 4th grade-8th grade

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    1:00 pm
    August 24, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • Masten District Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    August 25, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Follow the registration link for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 4:00-5:30pm

  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 25, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Process Basketball: COVID Safe Clinic

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 26, 2020

    BYOBasketball and Mask for this COVID-safe basketball skill clinic! Featuring player development specialists Jeremy Rowe and Dallas Gary.

    Two sessions (12 player limit per session): 9:30-11am and 11am-12:30pm

    Free to youth 4th grade-8th grade

  • Broadway Fillmore Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    August 26, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Follow the link to register for Wed., Aug. 26, 4:00-5:30pm

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  • Delevan Grider Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    August 27, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Follow the link to register for Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:00-5:30pm

  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 27, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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  • Process Basketball: COVID Safe Clinic

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    August 28, 2020

    BYOBasketball and Mask for this COVID-safe basketball skill clinic! Featuring player development specialists Jeremy Rowe and Dallas Gary.

    Two sessions (12 player limit per session): 9:30-11am and 11am-12:30pm

    Free to youth 4th grade-8th grade

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    August 31, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

     

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