Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown today encouraged residents to place their orders for limited edition Buffalo Police Athletic League (PAL) ‘Keep Moving’ apparel by the June 22 deadline. With every purchase of ‘Keep Moving’ t-shirts, tank tops and hoodies, $8 will go to PAL’s ‘Camp Champs’ summer camp fundraising campaign.
PAL has teamed up with Buffalo-based 26SHIRTS.COM charity apparel maker and Bank On Buffalo to raise funds for PAL’s ‘Camp Champs’ campaign.
Limited Edition “Keep Moving” t-shirts and other clothing items can be purchased EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE through June 22, 2021. To pre-order your cool apparel and help send a kid to camp visit: https://26shirts.com/products/special-edition- keep-moving
PAL offers enjoyable and enriching summer experiences to Buffalo youth from 6-week educational day camps, weekly sports clinics and weekend camping trips to Allegany State Park. The summer program reaches thousands of Buffalo children and teens, in grades K-12, many who cannot afford to participate in traditional summer programs.
University District residents will have their bulk trash collected through Saturday, June 26, completing the City’s Spring Bulk Trash schedule. Fall bulk trash collection will start in early August.
In addition to following rules on what can be put in bulk trash, residents are reminded that ALL posted parking restrictions will be enforced to make way for trash collection.
Bulk Trash Week Rules:
The 8th Slow Roll community bike ride will be a celebration of Juneteenth, with a 10-mile loop that starts and ends at Je Ne Sais Quoi soul food restaurant, at 1633 Hertel Ave.
Motorists should stay alert for cyclists between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Riders will stop at Juneteenth headquarters and The Freedom Wall, on a course that will include the Central Park, Leroy, Grider, Moselle, MLK Park, Kingsley, Masten Park and Oxford neighborhoods, along Main, Fillmore, Genesee, Best, Jefferson, Ferry, Delaware, Colvin and Hertel.
Mayor Brown reminds Buffalo youth in grades K-12 to get signed up for his 2021 Kid’s Summer Reading Challenger. Here’s how Mayor Brown’s 2021 Virtual Reading Rules! Challenge will work:
KID’S SUMMER READING CHALLENGE #1
KID’S SUMMER READING CHALLENGE #2
Champion Readers who complete BOTH Challenge #1 and Challenge #2 will be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing which will take place during Mayor Brown’s Virtual Reading Rules! Awards Ceremony which will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
Readers can begin signing up for Reading Rules! 2021 can register at: www.buffalony.gov/readingrules.
The dome of City Hall and the City’s BuffaloLIT partners will be lit up in sunny yellow to celebrate the Summer Solstice, which brings the longest day of the year to the northern hemisphere. On this first full day of summer, the sun rose at 5:35
a.m. and will set at 8:57 p.m., delivering 15 hours and 21 minutes of daylight.