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Who is the Greatest Mom in the World?

Who is the Greatest Mom in the World?

Tell Us About the Greatest Mom You Know

If you know who the World's Greatest Mom is, we want to know about her! Send us a photo and a short description why your candidate is the world's greatest mom and we'll post her story to the WGRZ-2 Your Town websites. 

Select stories will be featured on the WGRZ Facebook page and maybe even in a newscast.

Send your photo and a minimum 100-word bio to neighborhoods@wgrz.com by Friday, May 11, 2012.

Mayor Honors Academy of Science Charter School Students

Mayor Honors Academy of Science Charter School Students

Students from the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School’s eighth and ninth grades were honored this morning by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown for their medaling in the regional New York State Science Olympiad.

Mayor Brown congratulated the students on their win, and spoke about the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and how the students' math and science-based education can be applied to opportunities there and at other organizations in Buffalo.

The students received three gold and one silver medal in the competition held on Saturday, February 11, in Red Creek, N.Y.

J. Fitzgerald Group Signs New Client

J. Fitzgerald Group Signs New Client

Lockport, NY – Payback Incentives, the web-based sales awards incentive management program created by international advertising and marketing agency J. Fitzgerald Group, has added ZyXEL Communications Inc. as its newest customer.

ZyXEL, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products joins Payback Incentives clients that include Volvo Construction Equipment, EMC Corporation, Supreme Corporation, Classic Soft Trim, Kabinart and Columbus McKinnon Corporation.

In addition to a host of tools and resources necessary to create and sell ZyXEL enterprise-class solutions scaled to meet the needs of the mid-market, the new incentive program offers eligible ZyXEL channel partners an American Express reloadable reward card.

Tops Friendly Markets Launches Year-Long 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tops Friendly Markets Launches Year-Long 50th Anniversary Celebration

A statement from Tops Friendly Markets:

 

 

Williamsville, NY – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, announced today that the company will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a year-long celebration.  As part of the anniversary celebration, Tops will offer shoppers new promotions, exceptional savings, contests and events throughout the year.

 

Tops kicked off its 50th anniversary with a celebratory event at its Portage Road store in the City of Niagara Falls, NY.  Tops’ history is deeply rooted in the Niagara Falls community and the first modern Tops supermarket opened on Portage Road in 1962.

Crowley Webb Works Around the Clock for You and Who

Crowley Webb Works Around the Clock for You and Who

Crowley Webb, a full-service advertising agency in Buffalo, NY, just completed 25 straight hours of work for Twenty-Five Hour Workday contest winner, You and Who.

Crowley Webb created the contest to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2011. The aim was to give away a free marketing campaign to a worthy startup in Western New York. The agency received more than 40 entries, which they narrowed to three finalists who were charged with getting votes on Crowley Webb’s website. After 15,000 votes were cast, You and Who was named the winner. You and Who works with artists from around the country to design custom t-shirts. For each shirt sold, the company donates matching items to organizations that help those in need.

2012 Ford Focus Hockey Shootout Still a “Go”

2012 Ford Focus Hockey Shootout Still a “Go”

BUFFALO, NY – Despite mild winter temperatures, the Western New York Ford Dealers announced that the Ford Focus Hockey Shootout will still go on.  Taking place at the Labatt Blue Buffalo Street Hockey Tournament – ten lucky fans will get a chance to shoot-to-win a new 2012 Ford Focus.

“We’re gearing up for a big weekend at the Erie Basin Marina,” said Frank Downing, representative of the WNY Ford Dealers. “Mother Nature won’t stop us from having a good time; it’s still all about great people and outdoor hockey - ice or not.”