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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Mayor Brown Honors Seniors at His Annual Senior Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

Mayor Senior citizen award 2019

Buffalo, NY - Mayor Byron W. Brown and the Division of Senior Services today concluded Older Americans Month

activities in the City of Buffalo with a visit to Templeton Landing, where hundreds of City seniors gathered for the

annual Mayor’s Choice Senior Recognition luncheon. More than a dozen City seniors were recognized for sharing their

talent and life experience with the Buffalo community through volunteer service and more.

“Here in Buffalo, we recognize that the countless contributions of our seniors make our City stronger and I’m pleased

to honor these outstanding seniors who enrich the lives of all of us through their dedication and commitment,” said

Mayor Brown. “The City of Buffalo is committed to helping all individuals live longer, healthier lives in the communities

of their choice for as long as possible and our year-long efforts to engage our seniors has earned Buffalo the designation

as an ‘Age Friendly City’ by the AARP and World Health Organization.”

The Class of 2019 Senior Volunteer Awardees included:

Jackie Brown

Harry Brown

Paulette Chatman

Irene Cieslak

Dowin Dixon

Delores Eubanks

Janice Fayson

Ronald Foster

Darryl Gaiter

Pauline Giles-Fears

William Glover

Lessie Grey

Christopher J. Henrich

Stephen Galenski

Albert Killian

Pam Murphy

Elaine Panty

Debbie Snyder

Marshall Thompson

Throughout the month of May, Mayor Brown and the City of Buffalo sponsored numerous activities in celebration of

its residents, who are age 55 and up, as part of the National Older Americans Month observation, which is marked

annually in May. The theme for the 2019 observation was ‘Connect-Create-Contribute’. On May 21st, Mayor Brown

hosted his annual Senior Health & Wellness Fair at the Koessler Athletic Center at Canisius College.

For more information about activities for City seniors, please visit the City of Buffalo website at

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