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Special Harry Potter Offer for Community Bloggers

Special Harry Potter Offer for Community Bloggers

ANNOUNCING the WGRZ-2 Your Town ‘Harry Potter Sweepstakes’

Post your way to prizes this holiday season by entering the ‘Harry Potter Sweepstakes’

Open to all active WGRZ Community Content Providers (CCPs):

Simply post content to any of the WGRZ-2 Your Town websites during the next eight business days to be entered to win a copy of the NEW “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Blu-Ray/DVD/digital release. The more you post, the better your odds.

One winner will be selected by random drawing each weekday beginning Monday, November 14 and ending Wednesday, November 23, from all CCPs who posted a story that day. (Weekend entries will be entered into Monday’s drawing.)

A total of eight winners will be chosen.

Andy's Weather Machine Food Drive Challenge is Back!

Andy's Weather Machine Food Drive Challenge is Back!

Students of Western New York, are you up to the challenge?

Once again, the Food Bank of Western New York and Andy’s Weather Machine are teaming up for the Weather Machine – Food Drive Challenge.

Register your school by Friday, November 25th to be entered into the running for a visit by Andy Parker and his Weather Machine!

It’s as easy as four simple steps:

  1. Register Online by clicking here.
  2. Once registered, begin to publicize your food drive.  Organize a collection area, make signs, mention the drive during morning announcements, send home letters to parents, and keep us updated on your progress.
  3. Bring all collected food items to the Food Bank of WNY on Friday, December 2nd.
  4. Watch Daybreak on Friday, December 9th to see if you are our Food Drive Challenge winner!



Chili Cook Off

Chili Cook Off


NOVEMBER 3, 2011



COST for CHILI tasting: $5

Enjoy the homemade chili’s, basket

raffle and judging contest.


PLEASE RSVP TO BY October 31st to 675-1022.


Let us in on your secret

Recipe for CHILI!!!


Free entry for all the


Please RSVP to 675-1022 by

October 25, 2011.





Ford Friendship Express Program Unveils its “Redesign”

Ford Friendship Express Program Unveils its “Redesign”

Applications now available for local nonprofits; Recipients to be announced at Buffalo Auto Show in February

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Ford Dealers of Western New York just couldn’t wait to announce that applications are now available for the 2012 Ford Friendship Express program -- an annual program that provides “new wheels” to local nonprofit organizations in need of transportation.

“For nearly two decades, the WNY Ford Dealers have awarded new Ford vehicles to deserving organizations in our community,” said Scott Bieler, chairman, Ford Friendship Express selection committee.

Seeking Contestants for Miss Buffalo 2012

Seeking Contestants for Miss Buffalo 2012

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization is currently seeking contestants for its pageant at the National Buffalo Wing Festival on Sept. 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Aside from reigning as the official "Queen" of the Wing Fest, Miss Buffalo 2012 goes on to represent the Queen City in the 2012 Miss New York State Scholarship Pageant, the official state preliminary to the Miss America Pageant.  Miss Buffalo is eligible to win an expenses paid trip in June 2012 to take part in the Miss New York State Pageant, including five night’s hotel stay, meals, travel and entry fees.  In addition, Miss Buffalo will receive a $250 scholarship, a crown, banner and trophy.  The first runner-up will receive a $150 scholarship and the second runner-up will receive a $100 scholarship.

Erie County Businesses Being Challenged to Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter is challenging all local businesses to start a Walk to End Alzheimer’s team.  Show your support of the over 55,000 Western New Yorkers who are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.  People affected by Alzheimer’s are surrounding you – they are your co-workers, clients, neighbors and friends.