You are cordially invited to attend one of the premiere black tie affairs in the community, the Buffalo Urban League 2019 Gala! You can become a sponsor and make reservations at

The Gala will take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Buffalo Grand Hotel. The evening will begin at 6:00 PM with a reception featuring hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, a silent auction, an art show, and live music. Dinner and the program with Award Presentations to honorees will begin at 7:30 PM, followed by dancing and live bands.

In addition, there will be a drawing for raffle items. Tickets are on sale now, and winners do not have to be present. All of the raffle ticket proceeds are to support college scholarships for the Class of 2020. There are three (3) raffle prizes - 1st Prize, $1,000 in Tops Market gift cards; 2nd Prize, $500 Amazon Gift Cards and 3rd Prize - one overnight stay at Salvatore's Grand Hotel in the Whirlpool Suite, along with dinner and breakfast for two (2) at Russell's. Raffle tickets are one ticket for $5.00 and a book of five tickets for $20.00.

"The Gala supports the Buffalo Urban League's programs and services that annually make a positive difference in more than 25,000 lives. Since 1927, the Buffalo Urban League has brought positive change and opportunities for a better future to hundreds of thousands of lives in the Buffalo-Niagara region. Our services build strong and stable families through empowering African Americans, other minorities and disadvantaged individuals to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. "

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