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August 26, 2013

HIGGS: Family business continues as does the NBC

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Niagara Gazette — Coming up on Sept. 12 is the NBC Annual Awards Luncheon honoring all our “Partners in Projects and Progress” this year. Anyone who is anyone in Niagara Falls has assisted our organization in some way with many involved in the annual Beautify Niagara citywide clean up campaign. It should be fun to get all these nice people in the same room and say “thank you for helping us keep Niagara beautiful.”

You too can be one of them by making your reservation now. Simply call 285-5030 and leave your phone number or email address.

What’s in store for you? Well for one thing — a nice lunch at Conference Center Niagara Falls beginning with a reception at 11:30 a.m. where you register your prepaid admission and meet and greet our award winners and your friends.

Recognition is going to Covanta Niagara LP, DiCamillo’s Baking Company, Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association, Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, Niagara Falls Fire Department, Memorial Medical Center, Niagara River Lodge No. 785 F. & A. M., Niagara Tourism & Convention Corporation, the Gazette, Modern Corp., Olin Corp., Piccirillo Florist, Sam’s Club, Tops Friendly Markets, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, WTS, Inc., Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club, Marge Gillies, Robert Brawn and Joseph Hotchkiss.

Nice words will be said about them all in rhyme — if I get my act together in time (hey — I just did it!) and they will be presented with something to take back and display in a prominent place we hope. We promise to get all this accomplished by 1:30 p.m.

Send a check payable to NBC for each prepaid ticket ($20 each, please) and give us the names of those attending to Niagara Beautification Commission, PO Box 1945, Niagara Falls, New York 14302.

We lost a large share of our funding this year but a little bit goes a long way at the NBC and we can stretch that $20 into something big for our city. Be part of it. Be a “Partner in Projects & Progress.”

Norma Higgs serves with the Niagara Beautification Commission and Niagara Falls Block Club Council.

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