WBEN Buffalo Business Report - Friday, March 1st 2019

Randy Bushover
March 01, 2019 - 3:57 am

Evans Bancorp has entered into an agreement in principle with the NFTA to purchase the naming rights for the Lafayette Square above-ground Metro Rail station. It will be re-named the “Evans Bank @ Lafayette Square Station.”   The deal is for five years with an option to renew for an additional five-year term. 

A grand opening and ribbon cutting for Your CBD Store will be held at 2pm today.  The store is the first and only store in Williamsville solely dedicated to the purchase and sales of CBD hemp products.  It's located at 8050 Transit Road, Williamsville.

The Food Bank of Western New York, Meals on Wheels for Western New York and the Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York have announced their intention to form a joint organization in order to tackle the root causes of hunger while better reaching under-served populations and more efficiently meeting the needs of the community.  The new organization, will be known as FeedMore WNY.   The merger requires formal approval from the New York State Attorney General, which could take up to a year.

Margot James Copeland, KeyBank's Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, has announced her intention to retire in June 2019. 

ERA Real Estate has named The Sokody Sales Team of HUNT Real Estate ERA as the #1 Sales Associate Team for Total Units Sold in 2018.

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