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ERIE COUNTY RSVP PROGRAM, HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DEPARTMENT JOIN PARTNERS IN HONORING 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

Erie County Selected as 1 of 60 Communities in the United States to Lead a New National 9/11 Day of Remembrance Project 9/11 Day of Service, sponsored by the RSVP program, will include a food drive for FeedMore of WNY from 8:00-4:00 and a blood drive for the American Red Cross ERIE COUNTY, NY— On […]

BUFFALO NAVAL PARK SETS SAIL ON $1,000,000 CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE SULLIVANS - DOUGLAS JEMAL COMMITS TO LEADING EFFORT

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park has officially launched the largest fundraising campaign in the 40-year history of the Park. With a goal of $1,000,000, Save The Sullivans is set to raise the money needed to make permanent repairs to the hull of the USS The Sullivans. USS The […]

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND WEST HERR $50,000 DONATION HELPS NAVAL PARK EXCEED EMERGENCY FUNDRAISING GOAL; DOUGLAS JEMAL COMMITS TO LEADING EFFORT TO FINISH THE JOB AND RAISE $1,000,000.

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo and Erie County Military & Naval Park has exceeded its goal to raise $100,000 for emergency hull repairs for USS The Sullivans, but there is more work to be done. Park officials are now focused on raising $1,000,000 needed for permanent repairs to the historic USS The Sullivans. “We knew […]

NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK USS THE SULLIVANS IN DANGER OF SINKING - NAVAL PARK SEEKING $100,000 IN DONATIONS FOR EMERGENCY HULL REPAIRS

  BUFFALO, NY – Officials from the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park were already facing a difficult winter offseason due to lost revenue from the pandemic. Now, harsh Buffalo winter weather and damaging winds have created a serious situation for the largest inland naval museum in North America. USS The Sullivans (DD-537), […]

Explore & More and the Buffalo Naval Park Honor Local Veterans this Veterans Day

Buffalo, NY – Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum along with the Buffalo & Erie County Military & Naval Park, are once again honoring our nation’s Veterans this November through a series of events from November 1-11. Explore & More is offering Veterans free admission on Veterans Day, November 11th. […]