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  • GrowWNY is helping local organizations to promote their Earth Day events.  You can post your event to their online calendar, and see other events, by clicking here.  Or, you can share stories and pictures of your Earth Day plans on their What's New blog here. You can also register your organization at www.buffaloearthday.com, and pledge your support for alternative transportation by choosing to walk, carpool, or ride public transit on Earth Day.Read More »

  • Robert E. Knoer, Esq. of The Knoer Group, along with Mark D. Croce of Statler City, present a reception in honor of Statler City's acquisition of the Historic Hotel Statler.  The public is invited to join City of Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown, Erie County Executive Chris Collins, and Ellicott District Councilmember Darius G. Pridgen, as the deed is officially transferred to Statler City. The event will be held Wednesday, March 16th, at 2pm in the hotel's Grand Lobby 107 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY Please save and print the attached invitation, and bring it with ...Read More »

  • The University at Buffalo School of Architecture presents Dr. Phillip R. Berke, of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UNC Chapel Hill.  The event is FREE, and will be held at the Buffalo Transportation-Pierce Arrow Museum (263 Michigan Avenue).  On-site parking is also FREE.  There will also be a beer and wine networking hour following the presentation. Thursday, March 24th 2011 Presentation from 5 until 6, networking until 7 Please RSVP to registration@knoergroup.com View the flyer hereRead More »

  • Not in Buffalo? There is a Green Drinks event scheduled in Rochester on Thursday, March 17th 2011, at the offices of Stantec. Thursday, March 17th 2011 61 Commercial Street, Rochester NY 14614 Registration not required.Read More »

  • Please join us at the first Green Drinks Networking event of 2011. Every other month people who work to make business greener meet up for libations at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. We have a lively mixture of people from business, academia, government and non-profits who come together to share ideas and information. Join us to network with other professionals who are working to reduce the environmental impact of businesses. Wednesday, March 16th from 6pm to 8pm The offices of Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building, 140 Pearl Street Suite 100 Buffalo, NY 14202 See the event on LinkedIn hereRead More »

  • Click Here for a video of Ron Kamen's presentation on solar energy for the Western New York Apollo Alliance and the Cornell ILR SchoolRead More »

  • GrowWNY.org has posted a great video (via UB Student Affairs) on lowering your carbon footprint at the University at Buffalo.  For more information, check it out here.Read More »

  • The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, chaired by Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA), has released the staff report for the 111th Congress.  You can read the report here.Read More »

  • The Green Renaissance of Western New York has a new website at www.growwny.org.  For a peek at what's inside, check out this video, or visit the site here.Read More »

  • Ron Kamen, President of the New York Solar Industries Association (NYSEIA, www.nyseia.org) will discuss the state of New York’s solar energy industry and green economy. Mr. Ron Kamen is also Senior VP of Earthkind Solar (www.earthkindenergy.com), the leading solar thermal energy company in New York. Ron began his career as an energy policy expert in the 1980s when he worked to create Demand Side Management programs that gave the utility industry a financial incentive to invest in energy efficiency, spurring New York’s current multi- billion dollar efficiency programs. In the 1990s, Ron ...Read More »