Marc Odien, Alison Burke, and Lynn Dearmyer at the 19th Annual Red Cross BASH June 2, 2017
REVELRY FOR A CAUSE IN JUNE
EVERY MONTH, Spree lists special events at Western New York’s many cultural and
nonprofit organizations, fundraisers for annual charities, and other happenings for good
causes, including those we organize or coorganize. Do you know of an event that should
be listed here? Contact us at email@example.com. The listing deadline for the August
issue is June 15.
8 p.m., June 1, American Red Cross
headquarters, 786 Delaware Avenue
At the twentieth annual fundraiser
for American Red Cross, 4,000 people
are donning their best military gear and
enjoying food and drink from some of
the area’s best restaurants while dancing
the night away to live bands and DJs. This
year’s special guest is former M*A*S*H*
star Loretta Swit, and there is a live
performance by Nerds Gone Wild.
Visit redcross.org/ny/buffalo for more
Medaille College MAVstravaganza
5:30–8: 30 p.m., June 7, Curtiss Hotel, 210
Medaille celebrates its long history
of investment in the city of Buffalo with
this festive event, which supports student
opportunities. Held on the Curtiss rooftop
patio, the event features cocktails, hors
d’oeuvres, food stations, and desserts, as
well as entertainment and a prize drawing.
28th Annual Athena Awards
11 a.m.–1: 30 p.m., June 5, Buffalo
Convention Center, 153 Franklin Street
This event recognizes the professional
Visit thepartnership.org for more
accomplishments of individuals dedicated
to the advancement of women. Athena
Awards are celebrated worldwide in more
than 500 communities.
information and tickets.
6–9 p.m., June 20, Tifft Nature Preserve,
1200 Fuhrmann Boulevard
Discover the beauties of Tifft on
this adults-only scavenger hunt. Enjoy
refreshments from local food trucks
and specialty cocktails—your admission
includes the hunt, live entertainment, and
one beverage; there is also a VIP option.
Visit tifft.org for more information and
Spree Happy Hour
5:30–7: 30 p.m., June 20, at the
Community Beer Works, 520 Seventh
Join us as we launch our July issue.
Mingle with Spree staff, writers, and
the fascinating people included in the
issue and explore the new headquarters
of Community Beer Works. Enjoy
complimentary snacks, happy hour drink
specials, door prizes, and a complimentary
issue of the new Spree.
For more information, call Angela
Dowdell at 972-2244 or email adowdell@
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