FLOATmingos of Hoyt Lake have been named

Naming contest ends for popular paddle boats

WBEN Newsroom
July 16, 2020 - 9:52 am
FLOATmingo paddle boats at Hoyt Lake in Buffalo

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy has announced that four Floatmingo paddle boats in Delaware Park have been named.

The Conservancy and Buffalo Maritime Center launched a community wide naming contest on July 1st.  Over 500 entries were received, with over two thousand suggested names.

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“Buffalonians are proud of their City and region, especially when it comes to football and food,” said Stephanie Crockatt, Conservancy Executive Director. “This naming contest was inspirational as there were so many creative names to choose from, and with over 500 entries it was great to see such enthusiasm for this FLOAT-astic project.”

Winning Names of the FLOATmingos of Hoyt Lake

  • Billa FLOtilla (In honor of Pancho Billa)
  • Bird on Weck (Beef on Weck)
  • Cheeri-FLO (Cheerios)
  • FLOganberry (Loganberry)

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