Buffalo Renaissance Foundation

Community Easter Egg Hunt

April | 2017

The Buffalo Renaissance Foundation hosted its first ever community Easter Egg Hunt. BRF Directors hid 6000 stuffed eggs throughout Buffalo’s Front Park on the West Side. The Easter Egg Hunt was open to all children 12 years of age and younger and prizes included bicycles, scooters and 3′ chocolate rabbits. The Buffalo Renaissance Foundation plans […]

Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Sculptural Art Initiative

March | 2017

REQUEST For PROPOSAL (RFP)   Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Sculptural Art Initiative The “Spirit of Buffalo” Sculpture Series   Richardson Olmsted Complex The “Spirit of Community”   INTRODUCTION The Buffalo Renaissance Foundation, the Richardson Center Corporation, Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center, and the (Lipsey) Buffalo Architecture Center are collaborating on the installation of a contemporary […]

Winter 2017 Newsletter

March | 2017

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   As we head into 2017, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation continues to lead by example with its continuing sculpture art series, its commitment to the new Oshei Women and Children’s Hospital and our newest endeavor, spearheading the USS Little Rock commissioning ceremony planned for Canalside on the Buffalo […]

Spring 2016 Newsletter

April | 2016

Montante named 24th President of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation   In January at the Board’s Annual Meeting, Michael J. Montante, Vice President of Uniland Development Company was named the 24th President of the Foundation. Montante has served as Chair of the Appropriations Committee for many years and as Vice President to outgoing President James F. […]

At Bailey Green, an oasis emerges in neighborhood around Harmac Medical Products

March | 2016

By Mark Sommer Buffalo News, March 12, 2016   Pleas Starks Jr. walks a block and half to his job every workday, passing vacant lots and a boarded-up building amid the homes still standing in his East Side neighborhood. When Starks arrives at Harmac Medical Products, he works in a safe, clean factory on a […]

Annual Holiday Outreach Program

January | 2016

Each year the BRF Directors and their families get together for the holidays to help those in need. This year we assembled at St. Luke’s for our Annual Holiday Outreach Program.  

8th Annual Veteran’s Scholarship Luncheon

November | 2015

The Eighth Annual Veteran’s Scholarship Luncheon was considered an overwhelming success on Friday. A record attendance of over 120 people were educated on what will be an historical November 2016 when the commissioning of the new USS Little Rock will take place in Buffalo at Canalside. Guests were treated to a presentation by the ships […]

Spirit of Buffalo Art Sculpture

November | 2015

On Tuesday afternoon Oct. 27th, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation’s third Spirit of Buffalo art sculpture was dedicated at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site on Delaware Avenue. October 27th also marked President Roosevelt’s 157th birthday. The life-size monument of the 26th President represents “The Spirit of Leadership” as the third of a five-part series. The statue […]

Summer 2015 Newsletter

October | 2015

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   Since 1981, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation and its directors have been driven by a passion to move our community forward. 2015 is already underway as evidenced by the sold-out Spring Luncheon at the historic Kleinhan’s Music Hall, where we recognized Kim and Terry Pegula as our Renaissance […]

Buffalo Renaissance Foundation to dedicate third “Spirit of Buffalo” Art Sculpture at TR Inaugural Site

October | 2015

  BUFFALO, NY, October 23, 2015 — On Tuesday Oct. 27, in conjunction with the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF) will dedicate its third sculptural art piece, a life-size rendition of Theodore Roosevelt at the Inaugural Site on Delaware Avenue at 5 p.m.   The statue measuring seven-and-one half feet […]