Posts Tagged First Niagara

Don’t miss the upcoming June Events with John Wood! @johnwoodRTR #BCAProud

You don’t want to miss our upcoming June events and hear guest speaker, John Wood’s story. Don’t forget to be generous and invite your friends, clients and prospects to hear John Wood’s inspiring journey to change to world.

We are so excited to meet founder of Room to Read, John Wood. Did you know… As of Q1 2016, Room to Read has led over 2,400 school infrastructure projects, photo_61227_landscape_650x433opened over 18,000 libraries filled with 16 million books, and published over 1,200 original new local-language children’s book titles with local authors and artists. There are over 37,000 girls who have benefited from participation in the organization’s long-term girls education program.  Pretty awesome! Read the rest of this entry »

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BCA June 2015 Charity Spotlight; Philabundance #Generosity #BCAProud @Philabundance

BCA welcomes our June Charity Spotlight, Philabundance, nominated by Bob Kane of First Niagara BankFor 30 years, Philabundance has been driving hunger from our communities, serving more than 75,000 people a week in nine counties in PA and NJ. It serves those at risk of hunger, of which 23% are children and 16% are senior citizens, as well as other vulnerable populations, such as those with disabilities, and families slipping through the hunger safety net. Learn more about its programs and services in this video, Philabundance: More Than Just Food.

There are almost a million people in the Delaware Valley who face hunger every day. Their stories are as diverse as the nine counties served by Philabundance: working families hit hard by the recession, women and children, Read the rest of this entry »

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Great Roundtable at Today’s Systems Global Showroom #BCAProud

Yesterday BCA Members got to enjoy a wonderful Roundtable hosted by Sam Stroback of Today’s Systems Corporation. A Big Thank You to Sam, for hosting: Getting to know your fellow BCA members on a deeper level. The Roundtable featured a name swap game, as well as, discussions around best practices with regard to BCA Member relationships and groupings. Thank you to all the Members who attended and contributed to the discussion! #BCAProud


Left to Right: Drew Polin- OpDecision, John Politsky- JDMK, Paul Blake- Greater Media, Bob Kane-First Niagara, Sam Stroback- Today’s Systems, Karl Fischer- CamaPlan, Vince Stango- NCC, Larry Cohen- Brulee, Cheryl Beth Kuchler- Ballantree, Ginny Heron-Doerr- ProShred, Lou Rodriguez- Rodriguez Consulting, Jack MacCord- HDI

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If You Were King, What Would You Change; REPSG Roundtable @jpbuzan @REPSGInc

Thank you to Jon Buzan and Jerry Naples of REPSG for hosting an interesting, and fun Roundtable. They held their Roundtable at the Piazza with a penthouse view. It was the perfect spot for their topic discussion: If you were King or President, what laws would you change? This generated a lot of conversation about underserved issues in society. Thank you to all the BCA members who contributed. #BCAProud

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Great night at the First Niagara Speaker Reception!

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Thanks to Bob Kane and First Niagara for hosting our June Speaker Reception last Thursday. First Niagara welcomed special guest, Extreme Adventurer, Jamie Clarke to Philadelphia.  The Speaker Reception was hosted at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s recently renovated event space, which was the perfect venue with gorgeous views of Philadelphia. We can’t forget the always delicious food provided by Brulee Catering. For those of you that shared their ‘everest’ with us, we hope everyone is able to achieve it one day. Thanks to everyone that came out, and as First Niagara says… Do Great Things!

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BCA Announces Hope Partnership for Education as the June Charity Spotlight

Hope Partnership was recommended by BCA Member Company First Niagara. “Do Great Things” is First Niagara’s Motto. They lead by example, fostering multiple contributions and a steadfast dedication to their community.

“Hope Partnership for Education is an independent middle school and adult education center serving Eastern North Philadelphia. It is endorsed and administered by members of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus and the Sisters of Mercy”

CLICK HERE to visit Hope Partnership’s website and learn more about their program, read “Stories of Hope”, or view photos from the gallery.

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