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Hotel Packages, Entertainment with ‘The Machine’ Provide February Escape at Seneca Allegany Casino

Hotel Packages, Entertainment with ‘The Machine’ Provide February Escape at Seneca Allegany Casino

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel offers two options to beat the winter doldrums in February – right at the height of ski season. Value-priced hotel packages with accommodations at the AAA Four Diamond Award–winning Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel and skiing in nearby Ellicottville, N.Y. will provide the perfect getaway while the weather’s cold. And a high-octane concert with Pink Floyd tribute band, The Machine, will heat up the Seneca Allegany Events Center – with tickets at an affordable price of $15.

Guided Snowshoeing Fun at Tifft this Weekend

Guided Snowshoeing Fun at Tifft this Weekend

Let's celebrate the snow! Since Mother Nature graced us with lots of fluffy snow this week, Tifft Nature Preserve added two guided snowshoe walks to this weekend's busy schedule of fun programming. Tifft's trails are beautiful, accessible, and full of ever-changing signs of wildlife passing through or residing within the preserve. Please help us spread the word! #Tifftsnowshoe

Saturday, February 8
Tyke Snowshoe Trek
10:30 - 11:30am
For families with children ages 2-6 only. 
$6 per person. BMS members save 10%
Pre-registration required by calling Tifft, 825.6397

Sunday, February 9
Family Snowshoe Stroll
2:30 - 4pm
Ages 7 and up
$7 per person. BMS members save 10%.
Pre-registration required by calling Tifft, 825.6397

Senator Grisanti Recognizes National Women And Girls In Sport Day

Senator Grisanti Recognizes National Women And Girls In Sport Day

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti today recognized National Women and Girls in Sport Day, which marks the importance of sports participation in the lives of girls and women.

 

This year's celebration highlighted the role that athletics can play in young girls' development and success by acknowledging the past accomplishments of female athletes, recognizing current sports achievements, pointing out the man positives of participating in sports and highlighting the continued struggle for equality and access for women in sports.

"Studies have shown that participation in sports can have a positive influence on the intellectual, physical and psychological health of young girls," said Senator Grisanti. "According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, the majority of female athletes earn higher grades in class and have a better chance of earning entrance to college."

Richard Childress Joins Lineup of Stars at the Buffalo Auto Show

Richard Childress Joins Lineup of Stars at the Buffalo Auto Show

 

Former NASCAR driver Richard Childress, owner of Richard Childress Racing, will join an impressive lineup of athletes slated to appear at the Buffalo Auto Show, taking place Feb. 6-9 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Childress will sign autographs for Auto Show visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. He joins a lineup of previously announced guests including Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, Buffalo Braves basketball great Ernie DiGregorio and the legendary Buffalo Bills “Electric Company.” 

Have a ‘Super’ Sunday by Designating a Sober Driver

Have a ‘Super’ Sunday by Designating a Sober Driver

 

As one of America’s most anticipated and celebrated sporting events, the Super Bowl brings together families, friends and fans each year to enjoy the excitement of the big game. In many instances, fans will gather to watch the game at sports bars, restaurants or Super Bowl-themed parties. The Resource Training Center in Amherst, provider of the Drinking Driver Program, wants to spread an important safety message about designating a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday.

Reggie Jackson, Ernie D and the Electric Company to Appear at the Buffalo Auto Show

Reggie Jackson, Ernie D and the Electric Company to Appear at the Buffalo Auto Show

 

Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, Buffalo Braves basketball great Ernie DiGregorio and the legendary Buffalo Bills “Electric Company” have been added to an impressive lineup of new and futuristic vehicles that will be on display at the 2014 Buffalo Auto Show, coming to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Feb. 6-9.

Presented by the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association, the Buffalo Auto Show is Western New York’s premier automotive event featuring the most current cars, trucks, convertibles and minivans available on today’s market. 

Sports Card Expo to Feature Baseball, Football Greats

Sports Card Expo to Feature Baseball, Football Greats

 

A one-day Sports Card Expo featuring several former NFL and MLB greats will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Clarion Hotel, 8250 Park Road, Batavia.

Taking part in the event will be former Buffalo Bills Don Beebe, Scott Norwood and Lou Piccone, along with former Dallas Cowboys greats Danny White and Bill Bates. Former New York Mets and Yankees stars Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, along with former Baltimore Orioles manager Joe Altobelli, will also take part in the event. Autograph sessions will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.