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OLMSTED EVENT: 3rd Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon

May 9, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


The 3rd Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon is to benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

Don your smartest spring hat or bow tie and celebrate the start of a beautiful new park season! Enjoy a delicious lunch catered by Oliver’s, let us know what your Olmsted park gives you, and add your vital support to our treasured, award-winning Olmsted landscapes. Net proceeds raised from this very special luncheon will help keep your historic parks, gracious parkways and landmark circles beautiful today and for future generations.

Click here to view fun photos from Spring into Summer 2016!

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Place: Kleinhans Music Hall/The Mary Seaton Room (Olmsted’s cultural partner)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Co-Chairs: Janis Dunworth and Christine Wiktor
Committee: Judy Dean, Julie Fritz, Jackie Gurney, Maureen Hanagan, Jessica Juliano, Kitty Lysiak, Annie McCune, Zhi Ting Phua, Mary Powers
MC: Heather Ly, WGRZ-Ch 2

To purchase an individual ticket or to find out more information, please contact Patty Mertens at Patty@bfloparks.org or call (716) 838-1249, ext.10.

Congratulations to our Award Recipients!

William Dorsheimer Community Partner Award: Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper

Volunteer(s) of the Year Award: Ruth Lampe (posthumously)

Hats off to our Amazing Table Captains:

Tanika Blanc, Joanne Campagna, Carmela Colucci, Stephanie Crockatt, Judy Dean*, Janis Dunworth*, Jackie Gurney*, Maureen Hanagan*, Betty Horrigan, Florence Johnson, Ginna & Kevin Kelly, Melissa & Bart Kresse, Mary Ann Kresse, Kitty Lysiak*, Tara Mancini, Annie McCune*, Betsy & Jock Mitchell, Carolyn Mucci, Jennifer Persico, Mary Powers*, Corinne Rice, Amy Sheridan, Mary Simpson, Susan Santandreu, Anna & Bruce Supernault, Christine Wiktor*, Necole & Montique Williams, Michaelene & Mark Zeis

*also in the luncheon committee

Special Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors:

6, 7, 8 Club Sponsors (Luncheon Supporters)
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY | Lawley InsuranceM&T Bank | Wegmans

Bow Tie Benefactor Sponsors:
Colucci & Gallaher, P.C. | ECMC | MassMutual Financial Group – New York State | Phillips Lytle LLP

Fascinator Friend Sponsors:
Buffalo Sabres | Hodgson Russ LLP | Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture, Inc.

Bonnet Sponsors:
Buffalo Green FundForest LawnFrey Electric Construction Co. | Katie Schneider PhotographyMcGuire Development | The Terrace at Delaware Park

Media Sponsor:
The Buffalo News

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May 9, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy


Kleinhans Music Hall, Mary Seaton Room
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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