There are two things we love to do here in Western New York...eat and help out a good cause.

Now you can do both.

The Rotary Club of The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is holding its annual chili cook-off on October 25th at Flying Bison Brewery.

For $25 per person, you can come and sample chili from 12 different chefs and vote for your favorite one.

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Besides amazing chili, there will be basket raffles, music, and more.

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The money raised will be used for several different programs under The Rotary Club of The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

  • A financial scholarship of $1,000 was given to a local high school senior to pursue further education.
  • Pack N Plays are provided to a local charity for their client needs.
  • Lending Library is being installed on the Kevin Guest House campus on Ellicott Street.
  • Rotary helps maintain the Greenway Bike Path, down by Rotary Row at the foot of Porter Avenue.  Rotarians gather to do cleanups.  We’re looking into providing a bike fix-it station, complete with tools for bikers needing to fix a flat, or other minor repair during their ride.
  • The BNMC Rotary Club provides one meal a month to all clients in Kevin Guest House in Buffalo.
  • Working with the businesses in the 800 block of Main Street on a beautification project, including planters and smoking butt depositories.
  • We have been sponsoring blood drives with UNYTS (Connect Life), a BNMC member.
  • We sponsored an Art competition at Health Sciences Charter School.
  • We sponsored inbound Rotary Youth Exchange students from Taiwan, and Tasmania, and one that went outbound to Switzerland.
  • We recently sponsored a student on a short-term exchange to Belgium.
  • We planted trees at the Moot Center.
  • We help plant indigenous species around the lakes at UB and along the Greenway Trail.
  • We are the sponsoring Club for UB Rotaract.

Tickets to the Rotary Club of The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus's annual chili cook-off are on sale now and can be purchased at their website.

The Rotary Club of The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus spans the 8 WNY counties and Southern Ontario and is a network of area business people with thousands of contacts.

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