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Niagara University Partners With New Hospitality And Tourism Training Center In Vietnam

Niagara University Partners With New Hospitality And Tourism Training Center In Vietnam

Niagara University has entered into a formal international partnership with a new Vietnamese hospitality and tourism training center that’s aligned with the five-star Imperial Hotel in Vung Tau.

Drums Along the Waterfront Event Seeks Support From Local Business Community

Drums Along the Waterfront Event Seeks Support From Local Business Community

Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions, an annual event that brings the world’s greatest drum corps to Western New York each August, is seeking corporate sponsors for the 2016 event. Drums Along the Waterfront returns to Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 7.

“Drums Along the Waterfront brings the world’s greatest musical athletes to the Buffalo area for a remarkable display of sound and athleticism,” said event director Jack Gaylord Jr. “But like any endeavor of this size, there are certain set expenses that we need to overcome each year. Therefore, we are reaching out to Western New York’s business community with a plea for support.”

Senator Ortt and AT&T Provide Troops With Free Calls Home for the Holidays

Senator Ortt and AT&T  Provide Troops With Free Calls Home for the Holidays

In time for the holidays, more than 900 donated cell phones will help provide calling cards for our deployed troops and veterans to call home

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State Adds Food Trucks

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State Adds Food Trucks

The new Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State will add food trucks to the mix beginning this Saturday, Dec. 12. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in Buckham Hall on the campus of SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. A continuation of the popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, the 20-week winter market will run through April 30 (with the exception of Dec. 26 and Jan. 2).

Food trucks scheduled to join the market this Saturday include House of Munch and Taste of Puerto Rico!

Buckham Hall is located on Rockwell Road near Grant Street. Free parking is available on campus during market hours.

Buffalo-themed Gift Ideas for the Foodies on Your List

Buffalo-themed Gift Ideas for the Foodies on Your List

Provided by Buffalo Bites Food Tours

One thing you’ll always hear about Buffalo — from residents and visitors alike — is what an amazing selection of restaurants we have! While that is surely something to be proud of, the entire Western New York region is also becoming well-known for its incredibly fresh produce, locally produced food products, brewing and distilling industries, and a handful of amazing wine trails.

Mix in a growing nationwide trend to shop small and local, and you have a lot of tasty options for the food junkies on your holiday list. Whether conducting our Buffalo Bites Food Tours or just exploring our community, we’re always on the lookout for unique and tasty culinary gifts. Following are just a few of our favorites.

Daemen Launches New Certificate in Executive Leadership

Daemen Launches New Certificate in Executive Leadership

AMHERST, N.Y. – Daemen College will launch in January a new advanced certificate program in executive leadership and change (ELC), which is designed to prepare working professionals for leadership positions in business, health professions, higher education, and nonprofit organizations.

“This new advanced certificate program will offer students a great opportunity to develop essential leadership skills and build competencies in areas that will be beneficial to career advancement,” said Dr. John S. Frederick, executive director of the Daemen Center for Executive Leadership and Change. “With this advanced training, students will be better positioned to take on leadership roles and be more marketable in the workplace.”

Niagara University Welcomes Disney Institute To Niagara Falls

Niagara University Welcomes Disney Institute To Niagara Falls

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, to Niagara University’s Niagara Global Tourism Institute in downtown Niagara Falls, N.Y.

The training, which is open to the public, will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center.