RECENTLY, THE 2ND ANNUAL SPRING INTO SUMMER LUNCHEON WAS HOSTED BY THE BUFFALO OLMSTED PARK CONSERVANCY. THIS EVENT IS ONE OF THE BIG FUNDRAISERS OF THE YEAR.
The funds from last year went to purchase new equipment including one of those huge lawn mowers that can cost as much as a car. With over 2 million visits each year and 1,600 public events … we Buffalonians keep the employees and volunteers hustling. Read More
PRESS CONFERENCE AT MLK JR. PARK, JUNE 25, WITH BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF WNY, MAYOR BYRON BROWN AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRYSTAL PEOPLES-STOKES
BUFFALO, NY — Splish Splash Summer Bash 2016 will celebrate the start of the summer season at MLK Jr. Park’s splash pad today. Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, the Splish Splash celebration will include the BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone Cruiser, a picnic zone, a face painting zone, family fun activities, water sports, healthy snacks and more. The Splish Splash Summer Bash is free and open to the public.
THERE’S ONLY ONE PLACE IN THE CITY WHERE YOU CAN SAY HEY TO A GIRAFFE, WATCH SOME PICK-UP HOOPS, AND DUCK WAYWARD TEE SHOTS ALL WITHIN A 10-MINUTE WALK – DELAWARE PARK.
Maybe it’s because I grew up in rural Western New York surrounded by green space. Maybe it’s because I spent almost my entire 20s living within a mile of the park. Or, maybe it’s because I’ve run the park’s 1.8 mile loop more times than I can count, but I’ve always held a strong place in my heart for Delaware Park. Read More
AS THE CROWN JEWEL OF FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED’S PARK SYSTEM, DELAWARE PARK HAS LONG BEEN A DESTINATION POINT FOR WESTERN NEW YORKERS.
The notoriety of the park has taken on greater significance in recent years with two notable accolades. In 2014, Delaware Park was named one of the Best Places in America. Last year, it had the dubious honor of being designated as one of the Top 10 Places in the World.*
SECOND ANNUAL SPRING INTO SUMMER FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON TO TAKE PLACE THURSDAY, JUNE 16
BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy will present its second annual Spring into Summer fundraising luncheon on Thursday, June 16, both to recognize community and Conservancy supporters and to raise awareness of the organization’smission.