WBEN Buffalo Business Report - Thursday, July 18th 2019

Randy Bushover
July 18, 2019 - 3:43 am

Medaille College and South Buffalo Development are partnering on a second phase of athletic facilities along an Elk Street property.  Business First reports the $9 million investment would add five softball fields, one baseball diamond and additional multi-sport fields for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey to the Buffalo Color Park.  Medaille would raise $3 million for the project.  It goes before the Buffalo Planning Board July 29th.

Also from Business First, Boulevard Federal Credit Union has received regulatory permission to accept members from Erie and Niagara counties.  The credit union is at 2787 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst.  It also operates a branch in Niagara Falls.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels has given a $100,000 grant to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.  The grant will go to support research for innovative approaches to finding a cure for pediatric cancer.

Buffalo-based Martin Davison Public Relations, an affiliate of The Martin Group, received nine awards, including three golds at the Public Relations Society of America Buffalo/Niagara Chapter’s 30th Annual Excalibur Awards.  MDPR Senior Vice President Dick Shaner, Jr. was also recognized on earning his 100th Award.

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