NY Gives Day
The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo is participating in NY Gives Day!
Ny Gives Day is a day dedicated to giving back to nonprofits throughout New York State by way of a 24-hour fundraising challenge that works to raise awareness, build support, and increase shared philanthropy throughout communities that span the vast state of New York.
Please click here to donate to the nonprofit, Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo.
Upcoming WELLNESS events...
FREE Women's Wellness Fair Friday DEC 2(Buffalo City Hall lobby 10AM to 2PM) and upcoming Dec. 28 falls prevention workshop
Falls are one of the leading causes of fear, injury and even death in our older adult population! The good news is that falls can be PREVENTED. Please join us at an upcoming free falls prevention workshop or upcoming WOMEN's wellness fair for more information.
Wednesday, Dec 28th- 10AM - At the Grand Island Seniors Center.
- 3278 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072
Grand Island Citizen Science Meeting
December 3rd, 2016 - 11AM-1PM
2255 Baseline Rd, Grand Island NY 14072
Grand Island Citizen Science Meeting:
Tonawanda Coke Soil Study
Have you and your property been impacted by Tonawanda Coke's pollution? Are we in danger because the company is still operating?
This is an informational meeting for Grand Islanders (and anyone else that feels they are affected) about the upcoming soil and health studies conducted by CSCP and University at Buffalo.
We will also discuss ways in which we can move forward as a community by arming ourselves with resources and tools to protect ourselves from future environmental threats. Details about how you can volunteer in our upcoming soil study will be provided as well.
Penny Wolfgang Talks "Healthy" Communities with Philip Haberstro on Public Affairs Radio Show
BUFFALO, NY: Philip Haberstro, founder and Executive Director of the non-profit Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, was a guest for “On Target with Penny Wolfgang” the Weekend, June 25th. Mr. Haberstro discussed the health of the Buffalo-Niagara region, challenges it currently faces, and progress being made to address them. Phil’s perception takes into account his 27+ years’ experience with the Healthy Communities movement , community health promotionadvocacy in the Greater Buffalo area, and the text of local author Lawrence Brooks new book: “Buffalo Niagara: Diagnosis & Prescription for Change” (available at local Barnes & Noble Booksellers).
“On Target with Penny Wolfgang” is a weekly public affairs show that discusses local issues that impact the Western New York Area, hosted by Supreme Court of Erie County Justice Penny M. Wolfgang. The show airs Saturday mornings form 6:00 A.M.-7:00 A.M. on local stations WKBW, 1520 AM, and WLKK, 107.7 F.M., and Sunday mornings from 6:00 A.M.-7:00 A.M. on local stations WKSE, 98.5 FM, and WTSS, 102.5 FM.
To listen to a podcast of this interview, visit www.espn1520.com, go to “Shows,” pick “On Target,” and scroll down under picture and select “click here to listen to podcasts.” Click on the name of the guest (Philip Haberstro) to listen.