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B-Team’s 5th Annual City of Light!

Each holiday season, members of B-Team Buffalo (BTB) organize a grassroots event called City of Light. In essence, the goal of the initiative is to decorate a neighborhood in the city so that it shines for the holidays. This year, B-Team Buffalo (Facebook) has chosen the old First Ward as the recipient for the decorating project. Not only will the team be decorating the streets, volunteers will also be adding a sparkling touch to over 100 houses in the neighborhood. On top of that, B-Team Buffalo will be hosting a winter carnival and inviting all of the old First Ward residents to join the volunteers for a merry old feast. 

At this point, the organization is looking for additional volunteers to help set up, decorate, serve dinner and tidy up. Anyone interested in participating, please email Colleen at B-Team Buffalo. Here are the rest of the details:

B-Team’s 5th Annual City of Light!
Old First Ward Community
62 Republic Street, Buffalo, New York 14204
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Event Schedule: See Facebook
9am: Sign in and breakfast provided by Coffee Culture Elmwood
10am: Decorating begins
1pm: Lunch for volunteers provided by Roaming Buffalo Food Truck
2-4: Carnival and more decorating
4-5:30: Carnival Clean up
5:30: Tree Lighting Ceremony
6pm: Dinner
BTB will have shifts from 9am-1pm and 2pm-6pm for decorating. Carnival shift is 1:30pm-5:30pm. However BTB can customize shifts to fit into your schedule, every hour of volunteering is appreciated!!

Want to be involved in planning or looking to donate to COL? Email Liz at Liz@bteambuffalo.com

Want to donate to City of Light online? Go to: bteambuffalo.com/city-of-light

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Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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B-Team’s 5th Annual City of Light!

Each holiday season, members of B-Team Buffalo (BTB) organize a grassroots event called City of Light. In essence, the goal of the initiative is to decorate a neighborhood in the city so that it shines for the holidays. This year, B-Team Buffalo (Facebook) has chosen the old First Ward as the recipient for the decorating project. Not only will the team be decorating the streets, volunteers will also be adding a sparkling touch to over 100 houses in the neighborhood. On top of that, B-Team Buffalo will be hosting a winter carnival and inviting all of the old First Ward residents to join the volunteers for a merry old feast. 

At this point, the organization is looking for additional volunteers to help set up, decorate, serve dinner and tidy up. Anyone interested in participating, please email Colleen at B-Team Buffalo. Here are the rest of the details:

B-Team’s 5th Annual City of Light!
Old First Ward Community
62 Republic Street, Buffalo, New York 14204
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Event Schedule: See Facebook
9am: Sign in and breakfast provided by Coffee Culture Elmwood
10am: Decorating begins
1pm: Lunch for volunteers provided by Roaming Buffalo Food Truck
2-4: Carnival and more decorating
4-5:30: Carnival Clean up
5:30: Tree Lighting Ceremony
6pm: Dinner
BTB will have shifts from 9am-1pm and 2pm-6pm for decorating. Carnival shift is 1:30pm-5:30pm. However BTB can customize shifts to fit into your schedule, every hour of volunteering is appreciated!!

Want to be involved in planning or looking to donate to COL? Email Liz at Liz@bteambuffalo.com

Want to donate to City of Light online? Go to: bteambuffalo.com/city-of-light

Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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