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Keep Well With Kailea – 3/10

Keep Well with KaileaKeep Well With Kailea

Kailea is a Health and Wellness intern from University at Buffalo join us on Monday March 10th to receive your own Health Risk Assessment. You will receive your own customized report and tips on staying healthy!

Time: 12 Noon, Monday, March 10th, 2014
Place: Gloria J. Parks Community Center Senior Room

Contact Pete for more information:
(716) 832-1010 ext. 206

East Side theater wins state grant – Buffalo News

Buffalo News On Friday, State Sen. Timothy Kennedy announced the Uptown Theater, 3165 Bailey Ave., is being awarded a $150,000 state grant that could allow it to reopen in early 2015. Theater productions, occasional movies and concerts, and other community and educational events are planned.

“There is no venue like this here in the area – period – no place for families or kids to go without having to go outside the area,” said owner Ibrahim Cisse, an immigrant who came from the Ivory Coast to the United States about 20 years ago and lives in the neighborhood. Continue reading

LISC MetroEdge – To grow a business, first grow a neighborhood

LISCSmall businesses need to attract new customers to grow. Consumers are always looking for new and interesting places to shop. But a single store on its own has a tough time enticing shoppers. That’s why LISC MetroEdge works to develop business districts, banding businesses together to express their local identity through signage, décor and promotional events. Businesses see an uptick in sales and residents develop a sense of community. Continue reading

Apply Now: Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs Program

Allstate LogoUniversity of Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Allstate Foundation are offering a great resource and opportunity to Bailey Avenue’s small business owners and entrepreneurs – the Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs Program! The program offers training and resources for entrepreneurs of all levels, including courses on Marketing, Finance, Leadership, R&D, Presentation skills and SWOT analysis. Continue reading