March Book Club

Save the Date!

Our March book club meeting will take place March 12, 2019 at the home of Rick Greenberg.

The book selection is Concussion by Jeanne Marie LaskasThere are a many copies of this book at the library, and a movie version starring Will Smith.
This NYTimes Best seller nonfiction book is described as a “medical mystery”.
“The riveting, unlikely story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who first identified CTE in professional football players, a discovery that challenges the existence of America’s favorite sport and puts Omalu in the crosshairs of football’s most powerful corporation: the NFL” from Amazon.
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Contact Celinda Crego ’79 for more information.

Cornell Cares Day – Volunteering at Jericho Road Community Health Center

For Cornell Cares Day 2019, the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo will be helping to paint and clean the new Jericho Road Community Health Center at 1021 Broadway in Buffalo. Here’s an article about the facility.

Please wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Also, the United Way, who arranged our participation with Jericho Road, requests that each participant sign this electronic waiver before the date of the event.

Location: 1021 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14212. There is a large parking lot on site.

The Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo will provide lunch at the famous Broadway Market when we finish working at 12:30.

Registration is required in advance! For event questions, please contact Jack McGowan at jpjpg@verizon.net.

Cornell Hometown Alumni Award – Breakfast Ceremony for Matthew Nagowski ‘05

The Division of University Relations, Engaged Cornell, Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, Office of the Provost and the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo cordially invite you to…

An Engaged Cornell Convening Breakfast 

Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award Recognition Ceremony for Matthew Nagowski ’05Group Vice President, M&T Bank

With a featured talk by Katherine McComas Ph.D. ’00, Vice Provost for Engagement and Land Grant Affairs on the role of the university in civic participation and community development. 

Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award recipients are Cornell graduates who have contributed in a meaningful way in their home community.

 

Additional speakers include:

Sean RyanNew York State Assembly member, District 149

Joel MalinaVice President of University Relations, Cornell University

Lou Jean FleronDirector, Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab

 

Breakfast will be provided. RSVPs are requested by 12/3, contact Catherine March ’14 at cam489@cornell.edu for more information.