By adminabbeyOctober 18, 2017LCS 9 Journey, LCS Crew 109, LCS Program News BUFFALO, NY – The future USS Little Rock LCS 9, one of the newest US Navy littoral combat ships (LCS), will make her way to Buffalo for an official Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2017. A ship commissioning is an event […]
By Colin Dabkowski | Published Thu, Jan 4, 2018 | Buffalo News Buffalo’s first major public artwork of the new year was debut Wednesday at the Richardson Olmsted Complex, adding a contemporary grace note to one of the city’s most impressive historic buildings. The Spirit of Community, the latest in a series of […]
By Michael Mroziak • WBFO News • Nov 11, 2016 This Veterans Day holiday, the contractor that has built what will soon become the new USS Little Rock is hoping to build excitement for what will be the first-ever commissioning of a Naval vessel next to its decommissioned counterpart. Lockheed Martin is creating […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]