Annual Fundraiser Dinner & Auction

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When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 6 to 9 pm

Where: Riverworks359 Ganson Street, Buffalo, NY

Tickets: Pre-sale $25; Door $30; Table of 10 $200.

Help support Penn Dixie! We’ll have silent and voice auctions for sports tickets, artwork, and other prizes from the community; door prizes; live music; and hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar. And, we’re very pleased Elizabeth Carey will join us as master of ceremonies!

The fundraiser also serves as our annual membership meeting and we’ll take this opportunity to share some really exciting news.  All ages are welcome to attend.

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Our silent auction has great prizes each year thanks to our community supporters.

Got friends to bring along? Purchase a table of 10 seats for $200 to save a bit and help Penn Dixie.

We accept cash, credit, and personal checks and our guests may purchase advance tickets at Penn Dixie during public fossil collecting, from board members, through this link, by calling our office at 716-627-4560, or by mailing to Hamburg Natural History Society, 3556 Lakeshore Rd. Ste. 230, Blasdell, NY 14219. Please note that tickets purchased online will not be mailed unless otherwise requested.

Donations of prizes valued at $20 or more are most welcome. Please contact us to arrange a pickup.

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Media Professional Elizabeth Carey will serve as our master of ceremonies.

Elizabeth Carey is a communications professional with more than 20 years of experience in corporate communications and television broadcasting. She’s an engaging motivational speaker who has taught public speaking and communications at the collegiate level.

You might recognize her as a television personality. She provided the Business First segments on WKBW-TV for 15 years after working at other news outlets like Time Warner Cable and WIVB-TV.

Now you can often catch her talking about traffic safety and more as Director of Public Affairs for AAA Western and Central New York. She serves as company spokesperson with the media and throughout the community where she speaks at schools and public events.

She also lends her talents to inspire community leaders, business executives and students as a consultant at The Team Building Team, a business that she co-founded in 2015.

Elizabeth holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from SUNY Buffalo State. She and her husband live in Lake View with their two daughters and their Labrador Retriever.