GIANTS OF BUFFALO: WOMEN OF THE LAW
Date: 3/17/2017 5:30 PM - 3/17/2017 8:30 PM
Address: One Museum Court - The Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo
Judges Barbara Howe, Ann T. Mikoll, Penny Wolfgang will take the stage to share their journey as ceiling-crashers and as women of power in a field dominated by men. Join us! Mix, mingle, and celebrate stories about extraordinary contributions in law and the community-at-large.
The program is themed around the honoree and engages the audience in an informal talk show. Special guest Jacquie Walker of WIBV - TV and John DiSciullo of WBBZ-TV will co- moderate.
Topics include personal stories as experienced by career choices, industry practices, inevitable changes, and the impact on our region.
Pop-up exhibits feature related artifacts from the Museum collection or honorees memorabilia.
6:00 p.m. reception includes an adult beverage bar, hors d’oeuvres, and live music by Grammy Award recipient George Caldwell
in the State Court.
7:00 p.m the program begins in the auditorium. General seating.
All proceeds for the program go directly to The Buffalo History Museum: $10. Members/ $25. General / $50. VIP (guarantees reserved seat)
Giants of Buffalo is made possible through M&T Third Friday support.
Media sponsor WBBZ-TV
Giants honored are selected by a committee comprised of six to seven members: The Buffalo History Museum board members, staff, and collaborating partners.
Advance tickets will go on sale at the museum and online
TBA for May 19 - GIANTS OF BUFFALO SPORTS: MARV LEVY
Past industries and recipients: Radio (2013) - Sandy Beach, Shane Gibson, Danny Neaverth, Joey Reynolds, and Stan Roberts; Sports (2013) - Dan Starr, Booker Edgerson, Edward Rutkowski; Music (2013) - Tommy Tedesco (posthumously); Television (2014) - Irv Weinstein, Rick Azar, Tom Jolls; Journalism (2014) - Lou Michel and Daniel J. Herbeck; Food (2015) – Anchor Bar, Charlie the Butcher, Ted’s; Lawyers for the Defense (2015) - Paul Cambria, Joel Daniels, Terrence Connors; Writers :TV & Film (2016) Diane English, Hospitality (2016) Russell Salvatore