Tenth Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 – Tenth Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua – Noon-8pm
Theme: “Imagine Communities Working Toward the Common Good: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo”**
Noon – 8pm FREE afternoon admission for residents of the Greater Buffalo region
Sponsored by The Buffalo News, Visit Buffalo Niagara, WNED, Chautauqua Institution & C-SAAHN
12:15pm-12:30pm – Hall of Philosophy
Dennis Galucki, Founder, Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua, “The Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea”
12:30pm-1:30pm – Hall of Philosophy
Panel presentations and discussions led by Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, President/CEO Community Foundation for Grea-ter Buffalo with representatives from partner organizations addressing four themes: Education, Environment, Racial Equi-ty, Arts & Culture. Panelists include Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, Rev. Jonathan Staples and David Rust.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo – Since 1919, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has been committed to helping individuals, families and organizations make their charitable goals a reality. Today, we work with more than 400 active clients and are carrying on the legacies of an additional 500 clients. In total, we have over $485 million in charitable assets. Its mission is to connect people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York.
2:00pm – 3:15pm Smith Memorial Library – John Jablonski, Executive Director Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy & Betsy Constantine, Executive Vice President, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, “Buffalo & American Legacy”
3:30pm – 4:45pm Hall of Christ – Chautauqua Archives Heritage Lecture Series – “Teleporting into History with TR VR: Taking Community Perspectives & Understandings into Another Dimension” Stanton H. Hudson Jr., Executive Di-rector, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Peter Schiffmacher, Founder, iTours 369VR / Co-Founder, Reality Capture Ex-perts
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site – Immigration, the role of the U.S. in global affairs, race relations, big business, the use of our natural resources…these issues dominate today’s headlines, just as they did more than a century ago, when Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
** 2019 Chautauqua Theme for Week Two: Uncommon Ground: Communities Working Toward Solutions