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    • TABLE OF CONTENTSBILLS COMMUNITY PROGRAMS PAGES• BILLIEVE-THINK PINK 1-2• FAN FOOD DRIVE 3-4• BILLS GEOGRAPHY 5-6• GIFT OF WARMTH 7-8• HOMETOWN HUDDLE 9-10• HOPELINE CELL PHONE COLLECTION 11-12• NFL 101-FOOTBALL CLINIC DESIGNED FOR WOMEN 13-14• ROOKIE CLUB 15-16• SHOP WITH THE BILLS 17-18• STUDENT LEADERS 19-20• TASTE OF THE SEASON 21-22• TRAINING CAMP 23-24• WHAT MOVES U 25-26• WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION 27-28BILLS YOUTH FOOTBALL• NFL YOUTH FOOTBALL FUND 29-30• BUFFALO BILLS YOUTH FOOTBALL STADIUM 31-32• BILLS YOUTH FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD 33-34• JUNIOR PLAYER DEVELOPMENT (J.P.D.) 35-36• HIGH SCHOOL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT (H.S.P.D.) 37-38• PEPSI PUNT, PASS & KICK 39-40• NFL FLAG 41-42• GATORADE JR. TRAINING CAMP 43-44• PLAY FOOTBALL MONTH 45-46• COACHING ACADEMY 47-48• COACH OF THE WEEK 49-50• HIGH SCHOOL COACHES CLINIC 51-52• HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL JR. COMBINE 53• HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RECRUITING NIGHT 54• SALUTE TO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 55-56PLAYER INITATIVES• TICKET PROGRAM 57-58• BUFFALO BILLS WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 59-60BUFFALO BILLS YOUTH FOUNDATION• PURPOSE & GENERAL INFORMATION / GRANT RECIPIENTS 61-62• NFL AUCTION 63-64DONATIONS AND CHARITABLE REQUESTS• PIE CHART 65• Item & Sponsorship Donation Recipients 66-79
    • 1 GAME DAY ACTIVITIES (10/22/06) • Jumbotron PSA • Pink ribbon handout at gates • Ceremonial pink game ball presentation • Anthem singer in pink Billieve hat • Stampede Row pre-game introduction with 36 survivors CORPORATE PARTNER • Jills in Billieve hats and pink pom poms Kaleida Health • Game Day Program, 45,000 copies distributed COMMUNITY PARTNER • Game Day Information Guide, 10,000 copies Susan G. Komen Foundation distributed WNY Affiliate • Four (4) Billieve logo banners on ring wall MERCHANDISE SALES• Three items (women’s tee, men’s tee and women’s hat) went on sale September 28• Sold at Bills Stadium Store, Eastview store, Ralph Wilson Stadium and on-line• During October, women’s tee was #1 and hat was #2 selling item on website• Women’s tee was #12 best selling item of all 1,000 Bills items sold in 2006• Women’s Billieve tee was #1 selling women’s item for 2006 calendar year selling twice as many units as the second highest selling women’s item• Sold more than 1,300 units in last three months of 2006• Raised $6,500 for Susan G. Komen Foundation WNY affiliate
    • 2 The Buffalo Bills partnered with the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Kaleida Health and Zeta Tau Alpha to introduce the Billieve breast cancer awareness program. The two part program included a merchandise component with a portion of the sale of exclusively designed Billieve pink logo items benefiting the Komen Foundation. The second part of the program focused on raising awareness about breast cancer. MEDIA COVERAGE• Press Conference 10/18/06 – coverage on WKBW, WGRZ, WIVB and mention in Buffalo News and on 97 Rock• :30 PSA on Jumbotron all season staring Oct. 22• JP Losman wore hat at media day press conference 11/01/06• Street and Smith Sport’s Business Journal article Oct. 23 – 29 issue• Susan G. Komen newsletter, back cover story, Fall 2006, 10,000 in mailing• Bills Digest article 10/06 Media TourRadio:• Citadel stations with Steve Tasker and Jillann Dugan (10/19/06)TV:• AM Buffalo with Dawn Neufeld, Jackie Mordaunt and Jillann (10/19/06)• WKBW feature with Ginger Geoffrey, Dawn and Jillann (11/4/06)• WGRZ Morning Show with Jillann and Gretchen Geitter (11/3/06)• Website – www.buffalobills.com coverage• Logo on front page for much of season• Splash Page the week of October 22• Gameday advisory• E-mail blast to subscribers, over 92,000 accounts• Bills Roundup video feature week of October 22
    • 3 MONETARY DONATIONS = $16,580.50 FOOD DONATIONS = 3,726 lbs. PARTICIPANTS CORPORATE PARTNER• 45 Volunteers from Food Bank of WNY TOPS Markets• 10 Student Leaders• 10 volunteers from Bills Women’s Association COMMUNITY PARTNER• Buffalo Jills Food Bank of Western New York MEDIA COVERAGETV: WGRZ, WIVB, WKBWPrint: Buffalo News (9/25), Game Day Program (8/26), Monday Quarterback Club Newslet-ter (2006 Season), Bills Digest, Food Bank of WNY Food Beacon (Fall 2006, Issue 4)Internet: buffalobills.com, Bills email blastOther: 97 Rock
    • 4Prior to the home opener onSeptember 24th the Bills, led by eventchairperson, Mary Wilson, hosted the9th Annual Fan Food Drive to benefitthe Food Bank of WNY. Fans wereencouraged to bring non-perishablefood items and monetary donations tothe game.Once again, the Fan Food Driveproved to be a success by bringing in$17,653 in monetary donations andover 3,726 pounds of non-perishablefood items. All of which go a longway in aiding the less fortunate of ourcommunity. As an incentive to donate to the Food Bank, Mary & Ralph Wilson matched all monetary donations collected at the gates and TOPS Markets matched the first 1,000 pounds of food collected. Volunteers from the Bills Women’s Association, Student Leaders and the Buffalo Jills teamed up with Mary Wilson to collect donations outside all Stadium gates prior to the game. Together they encour- aged fans to give anything they could to help the Food Bank better serve its network of over 400 member agencies. Over the past nine years the Fan Food Drive has collected close to 65,000 pounds of food andraised over $126,000 for the Food Bank of WNY.
    • 5As part of the Buffalo News’ Bills Geography program, ads(which are classroom activities) are placed in Mondaypapers and delivered to participating schools. Different Billsplayers are profiled each week.Children who participate in the BuffaloNews’ Bills Geography program were invitedto a Jr. Sports Writers Camp at Ralph WilsonStadium. Dinner was served after tours of thePress Box, Field, and Game Day LockerRoom. Buffalo Bills players, Brad Butler andDuke Preston were interviewed and theBuffalo News staff ran the remainder of thenight.The Buffalo News hosted an essay writingcontest as part of the Bills Geographyprogram. The winner was chosen and invitedto come to the Stadium to watch practice,attend a press conference, and interviewRyan Denney. Included in the grand prize were two tickets to the Bills vs. Titans game onDecember 24th; the interview write-up was also featured in the December 24th Game DayProgram.
    • 6CORPORATE PARTNER AGE OF PARTICIPANTS Buffalo News 7-14 NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS Camp - 100 students, Buffalo News staff Ads – delivered to about 153 classrooms
    • 7 AMOUNT RAISED = $1,978.16 PARTICIPANTS CORPORATE PARTNER• 44 volunteers from M&T Bank and Salva- M&T Bank tion Army• 6 Student Leaders COMMUNITY PARTNERS• 25 Buffalo Jills Salvation Army, Buffalo Area Services MEDIA COVERAGETV: WGRZ, WIVB, WKBW, WGRZ- Morning show follow-up, Channel 7 (11/5), Fox PSA(Ran 349 Times), Channel 2Print: Buffalo News Sports section (11/2), Buffalo News City & Region (11/2), Buffalo NewsSports section (11/4), Game Day Program (10/22), Bills Digest, Democrat & Chronicle (11/2),Niagara Gazette (11/3)Internet: buffalobills.comOther: 97 Rock
    • 8 On Sunday, November 5, 2006, the Buffalo Bills, Salvation Army and M&T Bank held the annual “Gift of Warmth” collection kickoff at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Fans attending the game were encouraged to bring new warm clothing items such as hats, scarves, and gloves to donate to the less fortunate in Western New York. The Salvation Army Red Kettles were also at each gate to accept monetary donations. The “Gift of Warmth” collection ran through December 29, 2006. Collection boxes were located in every M&T Bank branch throughout the Buffalo-area for those who would like to contribute but were not able to make it to thegame. M&T Bank has been a proud sponsor of the Gift of Warmth for more than 20 years.Buffalo Bills Offensive Line, Duke Preston made an appearance at M&T Bank this year wherehe collected donations and signed autographs.Since 1884, The Salvation Army has been a vital link within Western New York’s humanservice network. They provide individuals, regardless of age, gender, education, ethnicity orreligion with food, clothing and shelter, as well as social and spiritual support. The mission ofThe Salvation Army – Buffalo Area Services is to offer hope for a better life by meeting basichuman needs.
    • 9 The NFL/United Way “Hometown Huddle” is a day of service that provides NFL players and coaches from each team the opportunity to take part in a variety of community-service activities. On one designated day each year, “Hometown Huddle” events are co-hosted in every NFL city by the respective NFL franchises and local United Ways. Started in 1999, Hometown Huddle continues to help make a difference in communities across the country. The 2006 Buffalo Bills Hometown Huddle was an opportunity for children from seven United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Community Care funded agencies to attend an inspirational assembly and interactive football event at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The event consisted of an inspirational/motivational presentation focused on academic success, a trivia show by Quizmaster Dennis George, followed by a mini football camp where kids had the opportunity to enjoy one-on-one interaction with some of the 2006 Buffalo Bills players. Children in attendance were from local agencies including Aspire of Western New York, Big Brother Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club, Northwest Buffalo Community, Salvation Army Youth Services, and Valley Community Center. Each participant received a Hometown Huddle t-shirt and mini-football.
    • 10 PARTICIPANTS• 150 children from various community organizations including Aspire of Western New York, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club, Northwest Buffalo Community Center, Salvation Army Youth Services, and Valley Community Center. PLAYERS -John DiGiorgio -Ryan Denney -Brad Butler -Anthony Thomas MEDIA COMMUNITY PARTNERSTV: WGRZ, WKBW • United Way of Buffalo & Erie CountyPrint: Buffalo News, Bills Digest, Bills Game • NFL Charities Grant = $5,000 Day Program (10/22)Internet: buffalobills.com, jointheteam.com
    • 11 Verizon Wireless and the Buffalo Bills collected no-longer-used wireless phones to benefit victims of domestic violence on Sunday, October 1, 2006 during the Bills vs. the Minnesota Vikings game. Through Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine® program, these phones will be refurbished and recycled or sold. Proceeds are then used to purchase wireless phones for use by domestic violence victims in emergency or threatening situations. HopeLine also makes financial grants to domestic violence organizations. This is the sixth year the Bills and Verizon Wireless have teamed up to fight domestic violence in our communities. On September 27, 2006 Bills linebacker and HopeLine spokesperson London Fletcher-Baker visited the Walden Galleria Verizon Wireless kiosk to encourage fans to donate their no longer used wireless phones. The first 1,000 fans to donate a phone on Game Day received a poster featuring Fletcher.Prior to kickoff, the fifth annual HopeLine Awards Ceremony tookplace. The award acknowledged two individuals who have helpedto combat domestic violence or assisted victims of this tragedywithin their own community. This year’s winners were Pat Long ofChances and Changes Domestic Violence Program in Geneseo andCary Travis of the Monroe County Family Domestic ViolenceIntervention Court. Both Cary and Pat were presented with a plaquehonoring their efforts and $2,500.00 was donated on their behalf tothe domestic violence shelter or program of their choice.This year alone over 1,100 phones were collected in an effort to combat domestic violence.
    • 12 CELL PHONES COLLECTED At Stadium Gates: 815 + Before/After Game Collection: 372 = Total: 1,187 PARTICIPANTS CORPORATE PARTNER• 30 volunteers from Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless• 7 Student Leaders MEDIA COVERAGETV: WGRZ, WIVB, WKBWPrint: Bills Game Day Information Guide (10/1), Bills Digest, Bills Game Day Program(9/24), Buffalo News (9/28)Internet: buffalobills.comOther: 103.3 WEDG-FM, The Edge (9/27), 97 Rock
    • 13 PARTICIPANTS CORPORATE PARTNER-100 Tickets Sold BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York PLAYERS-Melvin Fowler -Aaron Merz COMMUNITY PARTNER-Brad Butler -Troy Vincent WNY Women’s Fund ALUMNI-Al Bemiller -Erin Warlick MEDIA-Steve Christie -Lou Piccone TV: WGRZ, WBKW-Hilton Crawford -Marlo Perry Print: Buffalo News, Niagara Gazette, Bills-Bob Dugan -Jeff Nixon Digest, Bills Game Day Program (9/24)-Charley Ferguson -Marlon Kerner Internet: buffalobills.com-Ken Jones Other: Tim O’Shei
    • 14 The Buffalo Bills NFL 101 Designed for Wo m e n was presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 12th, 2006. More than 100 women participated in this unique event which was held in the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse, with all proceeds benefiting the WNY Women’s Fund. The evening began with attendees being welcomed by celebrity emcee and Buffalo Bills Alumni Steve Tasker. Participants then had the opportunity tolearn the X’s and O’s of football from guest speakers who know it best, including Buffalo BillsGeneral Manager Marv Levy and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach JT Allaire.After the program portion of the event, the women got physicaland went through interactive football drills with current andalumni Buffalo Bills. Attendees also had the opportunity totour the Buffalo Bills trainer’s facility and the media room.The night closed with dinner and a silent auction where over$16,975 was raised for WNY Women’s Fund.
    • 15Going into its sixthyear in 2007, theBuffalo Bills ToyotaRookie Club makesnumerous appearancesthroughout the seasonand enables the team’snewest players achance to get involvedand learn about theWestern New Yorkcommunity. TheRookies attend avariety of communityappearances whichhave included school visits, children’s hospital visits, servingThanksgiving dinner, hosting a holiday party at Ralph WilsonStadium, and many other community service oriented events. TOYOTA ROOKIE CLUB MEMBERS:-Eric Bassey -Aaron Merz-Brad Butler -Ryan Neill-John DiGriorgio -Terrance Pennigton-Keith Ellison -Ko Simpson-Randy Hand -Walter Stith-Kevin Harrison -Donte Whitner-Fred Jackson -Kyle Williams-CJ Leak -Ashton Youboty-John McCargo
    • 16 Women & Children’s Hospital of BuffaloOn Tuesday, September 19th the Rookie Buffalo Bills Players visited the patients at Women & Children’sHospital of Buffalo. Over 50 young patients had the opportunity to meet the Rookies and spent time decoratingt-shirts, coloring, and getting to know the newest additions to the Buffalo Bills Organization. The Rookies also eachdecorated a Toyota Rookie Club t-shirt which they donated to the hospital for their annual auction. Thanksgiving at Northwest Buffalo Community CenterThe Buffalo Bills Toyota Rookie Club members made their second community appearance on Tuesday,November 21st at the Northwest Buffalo Community Center. The Rookies served Thanksgiving dinner to over 300children and their families who benefit from the services provided by Northwest. The Rookies serveddinner to attendees and then participated in a short program where they introduced themselves and told the groupwhat they were thankful for this year. Buffalo Public Community School # 53The Buffalo Bills Toyota Rookie Club made their third community appearance at Buffalo Public Community School# 53, which is part of the district’s Closing the Gap program. Closing the Gap strives to remove barriers toacademic success that children may encounter outside of school such as domestic violence at home, drug abuse, andemotional disorders. The sixteen Buffalo Bills Rookies were introduced to students during an assembly wherestudents had the opportunity to ask the players questions about the positions they play. The Rookies then helpedfinish the construction of a new student counseling room. Students who have excelled academically were paired upwith a Buffalo Bills Rookie to help paint a counseling room which was previously a bathroom. Rookie Club Holiday PartyThe Buffalo Bills Toyota Rookie Club hosted their final community appearance of the 2006-2007 season with theannual Buffalo Bills Toyota Rookie Club Holiday Party at Ralph Wilson Stadium. 65 underprivilegedchildren from community organizations were asked to write a wish list of what they wanted for the holidays. Theirwishes were granted on this special Tuesday night when the kids and the players celebrated the holidaystogether. The evening included dinner, holiday videos, carols, a visit from Santa and each child received the giftthey wished for. This was the fourth Toyota Rookie Club event of the season. The agencies and organizations thatwere invited included Northwest Buffalo Community Center, Salvation Army, Seneca Nation, Cornerstone Manor,Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Buffalo, and Stone’s Buddies.COMMUNITY PARTNERS: PARTICIPANTS MEDIA:• Women & Children’s Hos- • 17 players made 4 Women & Children’s Hospital - TV: WKBW pital of Buffalo appearances = total Print: Bills Game Day Program (10/1), Buf-• Northwest Buffalo Commu- of 68 player falo News, Bills Digest nity Center appearances Internet: www.buffalobills.com• Buffalo Public Schools • Billy Buffalo Thanksgiving Dinner–• United Way of Buffalo & • Approximately 520 Print: Bills Game Day Program (12/3), Bills Erie County youth were visited Digest• Salvation Army by the 2006 Buffalo Public Community School- CORPORATE PARTNERS: Toyota Rookie TV: WIBV-TV, Print: Bills Digest• Toyota Club Holiday Party- TV: WKBW-TV, WIVB-TV
    • 17 PLAYERS PARTICIPANTS-Eric Bassey -Rian Lindell • 60 children from various community or--Matt Bowen -Aaron Merz ganizations including:-Brad Butler -Terrence McGee -Buffalo Public Schools-Andre Davis -Ryan Neufeld -Northwest Buffalo Community Center-Ryan Denney -Duke Preston -Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo-John DiGiorgio -Ko Simpson -Big Brothers Big Sisters of Buffalo-Kelly Holcomb -Walter Stith • Billy Buffalo-Fred Jackson -Donte Whitner • Buffalo Jills • Student Leaders MEDIA CORPORATE PARTNERTV: Channel 7Print: Business First, Bills Game Day Dick’s Sporting Goods Program (12/24)Internet: Video Feature on buffalobills.com
    • 18The Buffalo Bills and Dick’s Sporting Goods hostedthe 6th annual holiday ‘Shop with the Bills’ event onMonday, December 11th at Dick’s Sporting Goods inthe Walden Galleria Mall. 60 underprivileged childrenfrom agencies including Big Brothers Big Sisters,Boys & Girls Clubs, Buffalo Public Schools, andNorthwest Buffalo Community Center were invited toDick’s Sporting Goods.Most of the children in attendance thought they wereat Dick’s Sporting Goods store for a private pizzaparty and store tour with Billy Buffalo and theBuffalo Jills. The children were surprised with a$10,000 ($175 each) shopping spree and theopportunity to Shop with the Buffalo Bills.
    • 19 2006-07 BILLS STUDENT LEADERSSTUDENT HIGH SCHOOLMeredith Cleeton Allegany-Limestone High SchoolPrerna Soni Allegany-Limestone High SchoolStephen Huber Attica High SchoolRyan Murphy Bishop Timon High SchoolJamila Williams Buffalo Academy-Visual & Performing ArtsBrittney Gibbons Buffalo Academy of the Sacred HeartBryce Hopkins Canisius High SchoolCharlyn Meredith City Honors High SchoolRyan Brown Clarence High SchoolLauren Kush East Aurora High SchoolKayla Tomblin Ellicottville High SchoolMark Markulis Hamburg High SchoolElizabeth Patrone Immaculata AcademyJason Davis Kenmore East High SchoolNicholas Beardi Lancaster High SchoolStephanie Arroyo Leonardo Da Vinci High SchoolAmber Rosenberg Maple Grove High SchoolWilliam Tierney Maryvale High SchoolLynn Lalley Mt. Mercy AcademyMiriam Barnett Nardin AcademyLindsay Hojnowski North Tonawanda High SchoolChelsey Ciambella Orchard Park High SchoolDevonne White Performing Arts High SchoolJohn Grabowski Royalton-Hartland Jr./Sr. High SchoolElizabeth Smith Salamanca High SchoolCaitlin Thomas Silver Creek High SchoolJohn Licata St. Francis High SchoolPatrick Delaney St. Joseph’s Collegiate InstituteAdam Beilman St. Mary’s High SchoolJonathon Adler Williamsville North High SchoolMarc Heintzman Williamsville South High School
    • 20 The Buffalo Bills Student Leaders is designed to provide students with unique experiences that will develop leadership skills in preparation for their continuing education. The program is open to students who are juniors or seniors in high school.Interested students complete an application thatincludes an essay where the candidates are asked todescribe a situation in which they havedemonstrated leadership. Finalists are then inter-viewed throughout June. As a part of the program,the Bills host monthly meetings with the selectedstudents. They go behind the scenes of the BuffaloBills where they learn about a variety of careers andmeet professionals within the organization andcommunity. The Student Leaders also have theopportunity to attend Bills games, volunteer atcommunity events, assist various Bills departmentsduring select home games and serve as Billsambassadors to their school and community. REACH• Each Student Leader coordinated four different give-a-way initiatives in their schools or community equaling a total of 128 community events between September-January• The students’ give-a-way initiatives allowed over 6,500 participants to volunteer in their community awareness programs. PARTICIPANTS 32 high school juniors and seniors from 31 different schools in Western New York MEDIAPrint: Buffalo News Buffalo News NeXt Article Local Hometown Papers of StudentsInternet: buffalobills.com
    • 21 $10,000 Donated to PARTICIPANTS Food Bank of Western New York • All Buffalo Bills Players & Coaches, Business Development Staff, Community MEDIA Relations Staff , Buffalo Niagara PartnershipTV: WGRZ, WKBW Staff • 600 community corporate guests attendedPrint: Buffalo News, Bills Digest the event hosted by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Buffalo BillsInternet: buffalobills.com (Video) COMMUNITY PARTNER CORPORATE PARTNERS Food Bank of Western New York Title Sponsor RESTAURANTS Digicon Imaging• Butterwood Desserts• Ganer’s Bar & Grill Table Sponsors• Hyatt Regency • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New• Bully Hill Winery York• Chocolate Fountains of WNY • Bully Hill• Verbana • Choice One• Shanghai Red’s • Gatorade• Protocol • Labatt Blue• Dessert Deli • Mastercard• Well Bread • Tops• Ilio DiPaolo’s • Verizon Wireless• So’s Integrity Catering • Constellation New Energy
    • 22 The Bills and the Buffalo Niagara Partnership hosted the annual "Taste of the Season Buffalo Bills Style" Kickoff Dinner to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York on Monday, August 28th at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Chefs from the areas finest restaurants served their specialties, alongside Bills players, coaches and corporate guest chefs.The food stations are themed "Teams of the NFL" that include theBills opponents for the upcoming season. The event was presentedby Digicon Imaging. Marv Levy, Coach Jauron and AndrewRudnick were the speakers at the event. Other sponsors of theevent included BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, BullyHill, Choice One, Gatorade, Labatt Blue, Mastercard, Tops, VerizonWireless, and Constellation New Energy.
    • 23 During the 2006 Buffalo Bills Bausch & Lomb Training Camp, 50 guests from various community groups / organizations were invited to be Bills VIP’s at each practice session. The groups got to enjoy sitting in the Bills Community Relations Tent to view a training camp practice. Upon entering the tent guests received a gift bag that included a training camp t-shirt and program.While watching practice, complimentary healthysnacks and beverages were offered. After eachpractice several Bills players came over to signautographs for the special guests in the tent. Over1,000 community guests enjoyed the BillsCommunity Relations Tent during the 2006 BuffaloBills Bausch & Lomb Training Camp. A pep rally and parade welcomed the Buffalo Bills to the Town of Pittsford as they began training at St. John Fisher College. The event in the village was fun for spectators and participants.Marv Levy and several Bills wereamong the fanfare, waving to the crowdand sharing high fives with peoplelining the street. The parade was led bySupervisor Bill Carpenter and includedPittsford Panthers youth football teamand cheerleaders, who marched downMain Street behind a marching band.
    • 24 2006 Community Guests CORPORATE PARTNER• Boys and Girls Club of Rochester Bausch & Lomb• Allegany Arc• Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Rochester• Newfane Junior Player Development/ Boys and Girls Club• Syracuse Junior Player Development/ Boys and Girls Club• Carly’s Club• Town of Pittsford – Youth Football• Boy Scouts of America• Make-A-Wish• Valley Community Center• Hillside Children’s Center- Camp Possibilities• Buffalo City Mission/ Cornerstone• Camp Good Days and Special Times• Girl Scouts of America• Hillside Family Agencies• United Spinal Association• Monroe Special Olympics• Town of Pittsford- Children with Special Needs
    • 25 PARTICIPANTS REACH• 1,600 5 , 6 , 7th and 8th grade students th th Level 1: attended the kick-off event. • Eight Buffalo Public Schools participated• 2,000 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the contest portion of the program received the four-week contest materials. • Four weekly trackers distributed to 2,000• 725 students completed the four-week students contest. Level 2: • 1,000 Teacher Activation Kits will be MEDIA implemented in schools in Erie,• Kick-Off Event: Chautauqua and Niagara Counties TV: WKBW Print: Buffalo News, Bills Digest and Bills Game Day Program (10/22) Internet: buffalobills.com (Video)• :30 second localized NFL PSA featuring Chris Kelsay and Lee Evans $15,000 media buy matched by Time Warner Flight Dates: October 2006-December 2006 Demographic Reach: 60% of women 25-54 (198,000) in Buffalo DMA with average frequency of 6.5x (targeting families) Jumbotron ran during each home game (eight games)• In-Season Promotions: buffalobills.com/community (October 5th - Current)
    • 26 The Buffalo Bills were proud to team up with BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and the American Heart Association to create the What Moves U program that encouraged physical activity among youngsters. Responding to the continuing decline of physical education programs in many of Americas schools and the lack of physical activity for todays youth, this national youth movement and awareness campaign was designed to promote physical fitness and healthy living to an increasingly inactive generation of children. This initiative incorporated several key elements such as an in-school activity kit created for teachers, by teachers, which includes curriculum-based activity sheets, program - specific learning materials and school promotional materials; an interactive fitness- focused website for children, as well as a four-week Buffalo Bills What Moves U Fitness Contest. The Buffalo Bills What Moves U Fitness program was kicked off with over 1,600 Buffalo Public School students on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006 at Kleinhan’s Music Hall. The event was held not only to kick-off the in-school program but also to announce the partnership between the three localparties – the Buffalo Bills, the American Heart Association andBlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. Representatives fromthe Buffalo Bills, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York,American Heart Association, and Buffalo Public Schools all showedtheir support at the event by speaking to the students about theimportance of a healthy lifestyle. The eight Buffalo Public Schools who participated in the local contest component of the Buffalo Bills What Moves U Fitness Program were invited to Kleinhan’s for the hour long assembly, which included the South Park High School Band, a health and fitness themed trivia show by Dennis George “The Quizmaster”, an appearance by Billy Buffalo and a chance for students to hear from some of the Buffalo Bills players, including Lee Evans, Keith Ellison, Rian Lindell, Josh Stamer, and George Wilson. Select students were given the chance to team up with the players and compete to answer health and fitness trivia questions. After the kick-off event, the eight participating schools received their four-week contest materials where students tracked the foods they ate along with their exercise routines. Points were awarded for all healthy choices and students received incentives for reaching their weekly goals including Buffalo Bills player trading cards. The Buffalo Bills Community Relations Staff also hosted Gatorade Junior Training Camps in five of the participating schools to help promote the What Moves U Fitness Program and to encourage the students to stay involved and engaged in the contest. At the end of the month-long contest, 250 students and teachers who exceeded their goals were invited to the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse for a What Moves U Fitness Celebration hosted by the Buffalo Bills and BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. The Buffalo Bills and BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York will be implementing the second phase of the What Moves U Fitness Program in over 100 area schools where students and teachers will have the opportunity to participate in this exciting fitness program through What Moves U in-school activity kit created for teachers, by teachers, which includes curriculum-based activity sheets, program-specific learning materials and school promotional materials; and an interactive fitness-focused website for students participating in the program.
    • 27The Women’s Association was extremely active in 2006 both hosting and supporting a variety ofcommunity activities and events.The first big event was the Fan Food Drive tobenefit the Food Bank of Western New York. Thisevent is annually chaired by Mary Wilson withsupport from WA members collection non-perishable food items and monetary donations atthe stadium gates. Other WA activities includedBillieve, Gilda’s Club Pot Luck Dinner,Touchdown Turkeys for the Food Bank of WesternNew York, Stone’s Buddies Holiday Tree LightingParty at Women & Children’s, and the SalvationArmy Santa’s Workshop. The WA did the majorityof the shopping, wrapping and helped the night offor the Bills Annual Holiday Party for Children.
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    • 29 In 1998, the NFL and NFL Players Association formed the NFL Youth Football Fund (YFF) - a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation which supports the game at the youth level and promotes positive youth development. Since then, hundreds ofthousands of youngsters have been given the opportunity to learn the game of football, getphysically fit, and stay involved in productive after-school activities with adult mentors. TheYFF also has provided youth football participants with safe and accessible places to play aswell as programs and initiatives that address the importance of proper coaching, academics,health and safety and life skills development. Since it’s inception, the Buffalo Bills have allocated $1.9 million to support youth football programming in Western New York, players, alumni and coaches.LOCAL AGNECY GRANTSThrough the Local Agency Grant Program, small-level grants ($500-$3,500) are awarded toaffiliates of the NFL National Youth Football Partners to support outstanding local youth flagand tackle programs. This initiative reaches thousands of children each year by providingfunding for costs associated with running new and existing youth football programs andleagues in communities nationwide. These grants serve as a motivator for local groups toinclude youth football as part of their curriculum and recognize agencies for exceptional andinnovative youth football programming.Affiliates of the following national youth organizations are eligible to apply for Local AgencyGrant funding:• Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)• American Youth Football, Inc.• Boys & Girls Clubs of America• Jewish Community Centers Association• National Football Foundation• National Recreation & Park Association• National Association of Police Athletic Leagues• Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc.• YMCA of the USASince 1999, the Local Agency Grant program has awarded $156,785 to support youth football initiatives in Western New York. In 2006, $47,500 was awarded to local agencies in the Western New York area.
    • 30NFL GRASSROOTS The Grassroots Program is a partnership of the National Football League Youth Football Fund, which provides funding for the Program, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), which provides technical assistance and manages the Program. The goal of the NFL Grassroots Program is to provide non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. The NFL Grassroots Program provides grants of up to $200,000 for capital improvement projects. GRASSROOTS GRANT RECIPIENTS: TOTAL GRASSROOTS AWARDED• Riverside Field = $100,000 $630,000• Emerson Field = $80,000• Lackawanna Veterans Stadium = $50,000 COMMUNITY PARTNER• Buffalo All-High Stadium = $200,000 Local Initiatives• Buffalo Bills Youth Football Stadium = $100,000 Support Corporation (LISC)• Detroit YET Center = $100,000NFL PLAYER MATCHING YOUTH & HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GRANTSThrough the NFL Youth Football Fund’s (YFF) Player Matching Youth & High SchoolFootball Grant Program, current NFL players who make financial contributions to youth andhigh school football programs may apply to the YFF for matching grants for the youth or highschool football program of their choice. Since 2004, Buffalo Bills players have takenadvantage of the matching grant opportunity where a combined total of $205,140 has beendonated to high school and youth football programs of their choice. In 2006, Buffalo Bills players that participated in this program include Aaron Schobel, Chris Kelsay, Rian Lindell, John McCargo and Takeo Spikes.
    • 31During the 2006 football season the Buffalo Bills Youth Football Stadiumhas hosted nearly 50 youth football games becoming one of the premierspots to play football in the area. Throughout the season youthorganizations used the facility each weekend the Bills were playing awaygames. The field helped host a number of youth football events such as theI-90 Youth Football Classic, in which Buffalo-area youth football teamssquared off against Rochester-area youth football teams. The ten leaguesbelonging to the Western New York Youth Football Federation used thefacility to host a number of their regular season games including playoffand championship games. On October 28th, the kids even got a chance toplay night games as the Bills rented lights for the Hunter James Kelly YouthFootball Championships. The facility also transcended to high school football as it hosted agame between Eden High School and Gowanda High School during the opening weekend ofhigh school football.In 2004, the Buffalo Bills became the first NFL franchise to open a facility dedicated for youthfootball on the same grounds as the team headquarters pioneering the NFL Youth Footballinitiative. The manicured, regulation-size grass football field is located in the shadows ofRalph Wilson Stadium in a space formally occupied by the Bills’ outdoor practice field. Overthe past two years the Buffalo Bills Youth Football Stadium has received added features tobecome one of the top facilities to play football for young athletes in Western New York. In2005, the Bills expanded the viewing area which includes permanent bleachers for 500spectators and a press box. Over this past summer a concession building was built, a soundsystem was installed and field goal posts where added.The Buffalo Bills do not charge a fee to youth or high school football that use the facility. Allproceeds made, such at the concession stand, go directly back to the youth football groups.
    • 32 2006 SCHEDULEAugust 19-20: I-90 Youth Football ClassicAugust 26: Westside vs. DunkirkSeptember 2: Eden HS vs. Gowanda HSSeptember 9: Albion vs. Bar LynSeptember 16: EMW vs. AtticaOctober 7: Gananda vs. West SenecaOctober 15: Sweet Home vs. WilliamsvilleOctober 28: Hunter James Kelly YouthFootball League ChampionshipsNovember 11: OATKA Youth FootballLeague Championships PARTICIPANTS• Hosted over 50 football games• Over 6,000 football players and cheer- leaders experienced facility• Players ranged from 8-17 years old MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: Buffalo News Bee NewspapersInternet: buffalobills.com (story + photo galleries) usafootball.com wnyfootball.org
    • 33In 2006 the Buffalo Bills Youth Football Scoreboard was launched on www.buffalobills.com.All youth football organizations, no matter of their affiliation or division, had the option tosubmit score sheets (see below) to the Bills and have it posted online. The scoreboard offered ascoring breakdown in each quarter along with game highlights of the players and team. Ascrolling scoreboard is featured on www.buffalobills.com/community including a link to themain scoreboard site where fans can view games throughout the season. In 2007 thescoreboard will hopefully also be offered for high school football games.
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    • 35The Buffalo Bills offer Junior Player Development(JPD) as a FREE youth football program. It is as aninstructional and developmental tackle football programfor boys & girls between the ages of 12-14 years old. Inorder to receive a full experience and understanding ofthe game, every participant receives a wide range oftraining in a number of positions during twelve practicesessions. All basic fundamentals are taught andreviewed at every practice. The practice sessions areprogressive with the idea of “crawling” first, then“walking”, “jogging” and finally“running”. This structured andcontrolled environment enablesall players to learn at their owncomfort level. Each JPD coachalso incorporates life skillmessages throughout all on-fieldskill training such asresponsibility, teamwork andsportsmanship. JPD provides atemplate for high school footballprograms as well as additionalaccess to youth tackle football,the program provides step-by-step instruction for every teamposition to boys and girls in afun and engaging environment.
    • 36 2006 BILLS JPD SITES1. Ralph Wilson Stadium– Orchard Park/Hamburg2. Riverside High School– Buffalo3. Newfane High School– Newfane4. Fowler High School- Syracuse5. Proctor High School– Utica6. Ithaca High School– Ithaca COMMUNITY PARTNERS PARTICIPANTS• Buffalo Public Schools • 12-15 Years Old• Town of Hamburg Recreation • Over 900 kids participated in• St. Francis High School Bills JPD programs• Frontier High School• Lancaster High School• Western New York Youth Tackle Football Federation MEDIA COVERAGE• Newfane Boys & Girls Club TV: Channel 2, 4, 7, SportsNite• Newfane High School Print: Buffalo News, Local Papers• Syracuse Boys & Girls Club Internet: buffalobills.com(Video)• Fowler High School (Syracuse) nflyouthfootball.com• Proctor High School (Utica)• Ithaca Schools
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    • 38High school sophomores, junior and seniorsparticipated in the Buffalo Bills High SchoolPlayer Development (H.S.P.D.) program heldin the Bills Fieldhouse in July. This footballprogram focuses on academic counseling andspecific football skill training by position.Each participant gains a full awareness ofwhat is necessary to become a successfulhigh school and collegiate student-athlete,along with the resources and information tomeet the NCAA Clearinghouse requirements. PURPOSE • Increases exposure of high school football players to college coaches and recruiters in Divisions I-III. • Increases access to academic records for college recruiters. • Create a new pool of quality and fundamentally sound athletes from communities-in-need through innovative teaching methods and drills developed by leading NCAA and NFL coaches who contribute their input and signature on position skill development exercises and methods. PARTICIPANTS • 15-17 Years Old • High School Sophomores, Juniors and MEDIA COVERAGE SeniorsTV: Channel 7– SportsNite • 190 Players ParticipatedPrint: Buffalo News COMMUNITY PARTNERS WNY High School Sports • Section VI High School Football Publication • Monsignor Martin High School Football • Harvard Cup High School FootballInternet: buffalobills.com • Erie Community College Football nflyouthfootball.com • University at Buffalo Football
    • 39Every year, the Buffalo Bills, NFL and Pepsi host thePunt, Pass & Kick competition for boys and girls, ages8-15, which allows them to compete separately againsttheir peers in punting, passing and place kicking skills. In2006, there were approximately 100 Buffalo Bills PepsiPunt, Pass & Kick Local Competitions. The BuffaloBills proudly host the Sectional PP&K Championship inthe Bills Fieldhouse on October 28 and also host theTeam PP&K Championship prior to the Green BayPackers game on November 5. This program is organizedthrough a partnership with the YMCA ofBuffalo-Niagara. PP&K program was specifically designed for physical education teachers and coaches so that they may better teach the fundamentals of punting, passing, and kicking a football, as well as the teamwork needed to successfully play sports.
    • 40 MEDIA COVERAGE PARTICIPANTS • 8-15 Years OldTV: Channel 2, 4, 7 • Over 15,000 boys & girlsPrint: Buffalo News CORPORATE PARTNER Niagara Gazette Democrat & Chronicle Pepsi Bee Newspapers Bills Digest COMMUNITY PARTNERInternet: buffalobills.com nflyouthfootball.com YMCA of Buffalo-Niagara
    • 41 PARTICIPANTS• 5-17 Years Old• Over 2,000 boys & girls MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: Buffalo News, Bee Newspapers (Amherst, Clarence, Ken-ton, Lancaster, Depew, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Orchard Park, East Aurora)Internet: buffalobills.com nflyouthfootball.com COMMUNITY PARTNERS• Town of Orchard Park Recreation• Town of Hamburg Recreation• Village of Hamburg Recreation• KidsPlay• Youth Advantage• WNY Sports Association• Canandaigua YMCA• Stromboli-Niagara Falls Youth
    • 42NFL FLAG is a youth football program for kids 5-17 years old. NFL FLAG is a community-based turnkey program that provides all youth the opportunity to play in an organized NFLnon-contact football league. Every team receives official Bills reversible jerseys and officialNFL FLAG belts. Boys and girls are provided a fun and exciting opportunity toengage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork.During the Spring NFL FLAG season, the Town of Orchard Park Recreation played theirfinal championship games at the Bills Youth Football Stadium. Prior to each home gameduring the season the Buffalo Bills Game Day Experience hosts NFL FLAG games in theBills Fieldhouse. Local NFL FLAG leagues are given the opportunity to play inside theFieldhouse and are given tickets to attend the Bills game. The Bills also partnered with theTown of Hamburg Recreation to expand the program to create the league just for kids withspecial needs.
    • 43The Buffalo Bills Gatorade Jr. Training Campvisits schools, recreation centers, youth footballcamps and organizations during selected springthrough autumn months. The camps is a free,grassroots program that is designed to stress theimportance of education, physical fitness, goodsportsmanship and teamwork through non-contactinteractive football drills for boys and girlsbetween the ages of 6-14 years old. The campconsists of four stations that challenge children torun, throw and catch footballs while improvingtheir coordination skills. PARTICIPANTS• 6-14 Years Old• Approximately 1,000 boys & girls MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: Local Papers PARTICIPATING BILLS ALUMNI PLAYERSInternet: buffalobills.com • Mark Brammer • Hilton Crawford CORPORATE PARTNER • Charley Ferguson Gatorade • Marlon Kerner
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    • 45To kick off the 2006 campaign, theBuffalo Bills donated 3,750 tickets tolocal youth football organizations forthe Cincinnati Bengals pre-seasongame on August 18th. During the gamethe Hunter James Kelly YouthFootball League represented StampedeRow for player introductions. TheOlean Area Football League playedtwo scrimmages during halftime of thegame. That same weekend the Buffalo Bills Youth Football Stadium hosted to the first I-90 Youth Football Classic in which Buffalo area youth football teams played against Rochester area youth football teams. The facility hosted 10 different youth football games in two days. On-site was also a youth football festival with an inflatable bounce house, dunk tank and hot air balloon rides for the kids. The Bills also promoted to the youth football organizations about the USA Football Play Football Month Grants. USA Football awarded $500,000 in equipment grants to eligible youth football leagues throughout the month. Available equipment grants include a $25,000 grant and five hun- dred (500) $1,000 grants. BILLS PLAY FOOTBALL MONTH ACTIVITIES Training Camp Visits 3,750 Ticket Donation Youth Football League for Stampede Row Halftime Scrimmages I-90 Youth Football Classic @ Youth Football Stadium High School Game @ Youth Football Stadium Pre-Game Scrimmages @ Youth Football Stadium
    • 46 COMMUNITY PARTNERS• USA Football• WNY Youth Tackle Football Federation• Pop Warner• Independent Leagues MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: USA Football Magazine, Buffalo News, Bee Newspapers (Amherst, Clarence, Ken-ton, Lancaster, Depew, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Orchard Park, East Aurora)Internet: buffalobills.com usafootball.comOther: National Ad for Play Football Month (ad to the right)
    • 47The Buffalo Bills NFL / NFF CoachingAcademy program provides necessarytraining for football coaches at all levelsand helps ensure that our youth and highschool football programs are staffed withindividuals who are prepared to focus onthe social benefits and character-buildingattributes developed through participationin the game of football. The curriculum ofthe program concentrates on footballskills/strategy, life skills/communication,health / safety / nutrition and programmanagement. MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: Buffalo NewsInternet: buffalobills.com wnyfootball.com COMMUNITY PARTNERS wnyfootball.org • National Football Foundation • WNY Youth Tackle Football Federation • WNY Coaches Association CORPORATE PARTNERS • Erie Community College Football• Zweigle’s • University at Buffalo Football• Pepsi • Buffalo State College Football
    • 48In 2007, the Coaching Academy will be replaced by theUSA Football Coaching School
    • 49The Buffalo Bills High School Football CoachesClinic is conducted by the entire Buffalo Billscoaching staff. They hosted a series ofsimultaneous seminars and lectures that taughtdrills and techniques in order to help maximizelocal football teams’ performances.The clinic was free for high school and collegefootball coaches.
    • 50 PARTICIPANTS MEDIA COVERAGE• Entire Bills coaching staff participated as TV: Channel 7 News instructors• Over 300 coaches attended from youth Print: Buffalo News, Bills Digest football, high school and college football teams Internet: buffalobills.com (Video)
    • 51This was the tenth consecutive year of theBuffalo Bills “Coach of the Week”program. Each week during the 11-weekhigh school football season, a committeeappointed by the Bills selects a headfootball coach as “Coach of the Week”.The honoree receives a framed certificatesigned by the Buffalo Bills Head CoachDick Jauron, General Manager/FootballOperations Marv Levy and NFLCommissioner Roger Goodell, plus a“Coach of the Week” cap and $1,000donation to the school’s football programfrom the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation.Recognition of the winning coach was shown on the Billswebsite.At the end of the season, one of the weekly awardwinners was named “Coach of the Year” and will receivedan additional $1,000 donation to the school’s footballprogram. All of the 2006 “Coach of the Week” winnerswere honored at the Buffalo Bills / Miami Dolphins gameon December 17th. All head football coaches in WesternNew York are eligible, regardless of their school’sdivision or affiliation. PARTICIPANTS• Selection committee comprised of community partners• 11 coaches selected in which the high school football program received a total of $12,000• Over 1,200 high school football players will benefit from the Coach of the Week donations COMMUNITY PARTNERS MEDIA COVERAGE• Section VI High School Football Print: Buffalo News (Each Week)• Harvard Cup Football WNY High School Sports• Monsignor Martin Football Publication• Buffalo News Local Bee Newspapers• WNY High School Sports Publications Internet: buffalobills.com
    • 52 2006 BUFFALO BILLS COACH OF THE WEEK WINNERSWeek #1: Rich Gray, Frontier High SchoolWeek #2: Henry Fumerelle, Williamsville East High SchoolWeek #3: Tim Wade, East Aurora High SchoolWeek #4: Gene Tundo, Orchard Park High SchoolWeek #5: Kurt Fischer, Maple Grove High SchoolWeek #6: Sean Helmer, Silver Creek High SchoolWeek #7: Frank Payne, Iroquois High SchoolWeek #8: Angelo Sciandra, Cardinal O’Hara High SchoolWeek #9: Bruce Lasko, Lackawanna High SchoolWeek #10: Tim Miller, Cattaraugus / Little Valley High SchoolWeek #11: William Johnson, McKinley High School 2006 Coach of the Year (Co-Winners): William Johnson and Angelo Sciandra
    • 53The Buffalo Bills and the National Football Foundation-WNY Chapter 135 partnered to host the High SchoolFootball Junior Combine at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Thisspring event is open to all juniors in high school that willbe entering their senior year in the fall. Over 300 athletesare tested in several agility based drills in front ofapproximately 40 different college coaches / scouts. Theresults of the tests are also sent to many colleges acrossthe country. Athletes are tested in the following events:ο Height & Weightο Bench Pressο Vertical Jumpο 20 Yard Shuttle Runο 20 & 40 Yard Dash PARTICIPANTS• 325 high school football players participated in combine• Over 40 different college scouts attended the actual event• Results submitted onto database viewable for each D-I, II, III and Jr. Colleges COMMUNITY PARTNERS MEDIA COVERAGE• National Football Foundation-WNY Print: Buffalo News• WNY High School Football Coaches Internet: buffalobills.com Assoc. nflhs.com wnyfootball.com
    • 54 The College Football Recruiting Night was hosted inside the Bills Fieldhouse on Tuesday, December 5, 2006. This one night event helped get exposure for high school football players to as many college football coaches as possible. The event will provided an outstanding opportunity for college coaches to meet high school senior football players and parents, promote WNY high school football and discuss a variety of recruiting issues. The high school football players were encouragedto bring their transcripts and game taps to the event. Parents and highschool football coaches were encouraged to attend as well. This was afollow-up to the 2006 High School Football Junior Combine, which isheld in Ralph Wilson Stadium each May.Over 30 colleges were in attendance to meet with high school football players and theirfamilies. The college coaches, representing Divisions I, II, & III, traveled from different partsof New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, and other geographicalareas for this event. There was no registration fee for high school student-athletes to attend. COMMUNITY PARTNERS• National Football Foundation-WNY• WNY High School Football Coaches Association MEDIA COVERAGE PARTICIPANTSPrint: Buffalo News, Bills Digest, Bills • 150 players and their families attended the Game Day Program eveningInternet: buffalobills.com COLLEGES-Alfred State -Case Western Reserve University-University of Albany -Edinboro University of Pennsylvania-Morrisville State -Cortland State University-Erie Community College -Hobart College-Buffalo State University -Washington & Jefferson College-University at Buffalo -Ithaca College-John Carroll University -Heidelberg College-Norwich College -Mercyhurst College-Allegheny College -University of Rochester-St. Lawrence University -SUNY Brockport
    • 55 For over 20 years the Buffalo Bills have honored high school football in Western New York with a special “Salute to High School Football” ceremony during a December home game. That tradition continued as the Bills honored the Harvard Cup City League Champions, Monsignor Martin League Champions, Bills Coach of the Week winners, and the All-Western New York High School Football Team.For twelve years the Bills have honored the team that won the city of Buffalo’s historicHarvard Cup Championship. In 2006 the Bills were proud to salute the McKinley High SchoolMacs. On Thanksgiving, McKinley High School defeated Grover Cleveland High School bythe score of 14-0 on their quest to win back-to-back Buffalo Public High SchoolChampionships. The 103rd Harvard Cup was held at the newly renovated All-High Stadium infront of nearly 3,500 fans. The defending champions Macs ended the season on a 10-gamewinning streak and have now won 19 games in a row in Harvard Cup League play. McKinleyHigh School now has a 10-1-2 overall record when playing on Thanksgiving.The Buffalo Bills also saluted the Cardinal O’Hara High School football team who won theMonsignor Martin Athletic Association League “A” title. The Cardinal O’Hara Hawks finishedthe season with an undefeated record of 9-0. Their winning streak has stretched back to the2005 season as the Hawks have been riding a 17-game winning streak. In 2006, the Hawksrolled through the regular season and into the playoffs with a 65-0 win over Niagara Catholicin the semi-finals and then a 28-0 shut-out win in the finals against rival St. Mary’s ofLancaster which was played here at Ralph Wilson Stadium. At the conclusion of the season,the Cardinal O’Hara team is now ranked #1 in Greater Niagara and also received a #1 rankingin small schools of Western New York. ALL-WNY OFFENSIVE TEAM ALL-WNY DEFENSIVE TEAMQB: Terrance Schmand – St. Joe’s DL: Matt Brennan – MaryvaleRB: Matt Crandall-Cattaraugus/Little Valley DL: Kyle Gibas – StarpointRB: Reggie Garner – Cardinal O’Hara DL: Greg Michael – Orchard ParkRB: Curtis Underwood – Lackawanna DL: James Rayhill – Grand IslandWR: Domonic Cook – St. Joe’s LB: Jack Feggans – Cardinal O’HaraWR: John Greer – St. Joe’s LB: Joe Leavell – Orchard ParkWR: Marcus Rivers – Lackawanna LB: Sergio Smith – McKinleyOL: Nick Christman – Sweet Home DB: Mike Perillo – IroquoisOL: Joe Inglut – Lake Shore DB: Michael Sanders - DepewOL: David Skrip – Albion DB: John Syty – ClarenceOL: Peter Violante – Lewiston-Porter DB: Andy Wade – East AuroraOL: Joe Webb – Lackawanna P: Chris Stoddard - SouthwesternK: Kyle Shevlin – Iroquois
    • 56 MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: Buffalo NewsInternet: buffalobills.com nflhs.com In 2006, the Buffalo Bills helped kick-off and end the high school football season. During kickoff weekend the Buffalo Bills Youth Football Stadium hosted Eden vs. Gowanda football game. Ralph Wilson Stadium played host to the Section VI Finals, Section VI vs. Section V Finals and the Monsingnor Martin League Championship games.
    • 57This year the Buffalo Bills launched the Community Ticket Donation Program with the playersand coaches. The program provides community groups and school children the opportunity toattend a Buffalo Bills home game as the guest of one of the Buffalo Bills players or coaches.The guests are given game tickets along with a food and beverage voucher from the players. Inrecognition of the group and the players donation, there are banners along the ring wall and anannouncement welcoming the guests on the JumboTron.Some of the players who have participated this season include Nate Clements, Andre Davis,Terrence McGee, Peerless Price, Josh Reed, Robert Royal, Aaron Schobel, Anthony Thomas,Chris Villarrial, and Coy Wire. These players have stepped up to make a difference for somany children, bringing a combined total of almost 200 community guests to every BuffaloBills home game.The program has extended this unique opportunity to community organizations such as Boys& Girls Clubs of Buffalo, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Buffalo, Northwest Buffalo CommunityCenter, Carlys Club, Stones Buddies, The Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army YouthServices as well as many other charitable groups. MEDIA COVERAGEPrint: Buffalo News Story on JP Losman’s Suite– Get Educated, Stay Educated Bills DigestOther: JumboTron announcement at each home game
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    • 59Buffalo Bills linebacker London Fletcher-Baker has been named the 2006 Buffalo Bills WalterPayton Man of the Year as voted on by selected members of the Western New Yorkcommunity. This is the second consecutive year that Fletcher-Baker has won the award.This prestigious award began in 1970 and honors players who demonstrate outstanding balancein their lives between civic and professional responsibilities. In 1999, the NFL renamed theaward after the late Walter Payton as a tribute to his greatness both on and off the field.Thus far in the 2006 season, Fletcher-Baker’s level of play ranks among the top defensiveplayers in the NFL. He is one of the NFL’s leading tacklers and he is one of three defensiveplayers in the NFL with two touchdowns. On Sunday, December 10, at New York, he startedhis 100th consecutive game and has not missed a game in his nine-year NFL career. He hasbeen his team’s leading tackler in each of the last seven seasons.On the field or off of it, Fletcher-Baker is a difference maker in Buffalo. He has served as thespokesman for the Verizon Wireless HopeLine collection, since joining the Bills in 2002, anannual stadium cell phone collection that takes place in October in recognition of domesticviolence awareness month. He makes frequent appearances to promote the collection andincrease the awareness of supporting victims of domestic violence.
    • 60 For the past three years, Fletcher-Baker partnered with Buffalo’s Community Action Information Center to provide 59 turkeys to families in need at Thanksgiving. Fletcher-Baker delivers the turkeys and spends time with families in the neighborhood. As a Cleveland, OH native, Fletcher-Baker also reaches out to support residents in his hometown. For the past five years, he has hosted turkey give-a-ways for Thanksgiving and a holiday dinner for underprivileged children and their families. He provides children with new bikes and helmets as holiday gifts at the dinner.In 2005, Fletcher-Baker secured two NFL Youth FootballFund Player Matching Grants. A $10,000 grant went to hisformer high school, Villa Angela - St. Joseph High inCleveland and a $7,000 grant was donated to United YouthDevelopment, Inc. in Colesville, Missouri. Since 2002, hehas donated a total of $100,000 to his alma mater JohnCarroll University.Fletcher-Baker coordinates many of these programs through the London’s Bridge Foundation,its purpose is to bond and build young lives through education, communication and encouragingyouth to aspire to the highest potential in life. Early in 2006, they established a collegepreparation program for high school seniors. As part of the program the 50 students fromCleveland public high schools attend SAT and ACT preparatory classes, courses on financial aid,and the students are assisted with college visits. The first, of what he hopes will be many, collegescholarships were awarded this year to three high school seniors. Each received $1,500 towardstheir college tuition.As the Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year, Fletcher-Baker will receive $1,000 for the charity ofhis choice from NFL Charities and is eligible for the league-wide NFL Walter Payton Man of theYear honor. The NFL Man of the Year will be selected by a blue ribbon panel and recognized ata press conference during Super Bowl week in Miami. The national winner will receive a$25,000 donation to the 501-c-3 organization of his choice.Former Bills honored with this award include: Drew Bledsoe, Brian Moorman, Jim Kelly, JerryButler, Ted Washington and Ruben Brown.
    • 61The Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation is a not-for-profitorganization that primarily supports charitableorganizations that emphasize improving the quality of lifefor youth and young adults in Western New York.The Foundation issues grants to organizations, whichqualify for tax-exempt status under Internal RevenueService code 501(c)(3) that are not private foundations.Grants will be awarded based on the compatibility of theprogram with the purpose of the Youth Foundation.Organizations with specific programs that encourage andsupport education, health and fitness, and youth footballwill be looked upon favorably.The Foundation will not consider grants in the followingareas:• Fund drives• Political campaigns• Specific individualsIn 2006 the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation granted a total amount of $196,666 toorganizations with programs that encouraged and supported education, health & fitness,and youth football.
    • 62 2006 BUFFALO BILLS YOUTH FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS• Albright-Knox Art Gallery (BFAA)• Alcohol & Drug Dependency Services Foundation, Inc.• Alfred University• American Diabetes Association• Athletes in Action• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rochester• Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo• Boys & Girls Clubs of Elma, Marilla & Wales• Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns• Buffalo Alliance for Education• Buffalo Philharmonic Society, Inc.• Buffalo Prep• Camp Good Days & Special Times, Inc.• Compass House• Cornerstone Manor• Cross Training Football• Hillside Children’s Foundation• Homespace Corporation• Independence Foundation• Jamestown Center City Development Corp.• Make-A-Wish of WNY• Muscular Dystrophy Association• Niagara Hospice• Nor-Ton Red Jacket Club• Police Athletic League of Buffalo• Project Flight• Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.• Roswell Park Alliance Foundation• SABAH• Salvation Army• Salvation Army Niagara Falls Corps• Shea’s O’Connell Preservation Guild, LTD• Snell Farm Children’s Center• SPCA• Summit Educational Resources• Town of Hamburg Recreation• United Way• Valley Community Association• WNY Youth Tackle Football Federation• YMCA of Genesee County
    • 63The Buffalo Bills Auction is the officialon-line auction for the Bills. It is the bestsource of unique collectibles, memorabilia,one-of-a-kind items, and exciting fantasyexperiences direct from the Bills throughthe NFL Auction Network.All proceeds from sales on Bills Auctionitems go directly to the Buffalo Bills YouthFoundation, a charitable wing of the Billsorganization committed to youth-orientedorganizations in the Western New Yorkcommunity. Bidding is fun and easy for fansto get Bills collectibles such as autographedmerchandise and game-worn apparel. 2005 BILLS NFL AUCTION TOTAL RAISED $28,447.81
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    • 65 IN 2006, THE BUFFALO BILLS RECEIVED 3,484 CHARITABLE DONATION REQUESTS
    • 66 2006 ITEM & SPONSORSHIP DONATION RECIPIENTS• 1 Blessed Sacrament School • ALSAC/St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital• 1000 Miles for Autism • ALTA Financial• 14 Holy Helpers School • Alternative Care Services of WNY, Inc.• 1461ST. Combat HET • Alterra Sterling House of Niagara• 19th Support Center • Alyssas Run• 1st Choice Cleaning • Alzheimers Association WNY Chp.• 1st Intelligence Bn • American Axle & Manufacturing• 399th CSH Task Force • American Cancer Society• 3rd BN 8th MAR, LIMA Co. 1st PLT • American Diabetes Association• 4/14 Cav Camp Stryker • American Heart Association• 412th Flight Test Squadron • American Heart Association Ventura County• 43d Services Marketing • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association NE Affiliate• 447th AEG/ESFS • American Legion #637• 45th Services/Marketing Department • American Legion Auxiliary 1041• 478th Expeditionary Operations Squadron • American Legion Post 721• 509th Services Quadron • American Legion, Glenn A. Pratt Jr.• 520th Medical Co (AS) • American Red Cross• 55th Services Squadron • American Red Cross in Orleans County• 607th Air Control Squadron Booster Club President • American Womens Club of Perth• 62nd MXS/MXMW • American Youth Football• 651 MP Co, 1st PLT • AMF Thruway Lanes• 66th Street School • Amherst Central HS Band & Orchestra• 7-23-17 RPOOPNGI • Amherst Chamber of Commerce• 79th Street School • Amherst Senior Services• 914 Airlift Wing Services • Andover Fire Department Association Inc.• A Co 1-5 CAV, 2 BCT, 1 CD • Andrea Hope LaRock Foundation• A Night to Remember • Andrew Marlatt Scholarship Fund• AAD • Angel 34 Foundation• Aaron & Bertha Broder Center • Angel Flight NE• ABC Basset Hound Rescue, Inc. • Angels of Hope• Aco 1-G TF 1-36, Camp Hit • Annunciation Church• Adam Nous Benefit • Aperio CI• Adams State College • Ar Ramaki DFAC• Addison Little League • Arc Foundation of Monroe• Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon • Archdiocese of St. Louis• Adoption S.T.A.R. • Arise Ministries• After-School All-Stars • Arizona Cardinals Football Club• Agape Parents Fellowship, Inc. • Arthritis Foundation• Aids Community Services of WNY, Inc. • Arthritis Foundation Buffalo/Niagara Region• Aids Family Services • Arthur C. Butler Elementary School• Ailiamsi Court #12 • Arts & Sciences Department, Hilbert College• Aiming For A Cure Foundation • Ascension Church• Airlanes Jr. Football • Aspire of WNY, Inc• AJ Cohen Memorial • Atlanta Falcons• Akron Central School • Atlantic Development Corp. of PA• Alabama A&M University • ATU Local 1342• Albany County Correctional Facility for Childrens Benefit, Inc. • Auburn Indians Inc.• Albion Correctional Facility • Augustana Lutheran Church• Alcas Corporation • Aurora Waldorf School• Alden Hook & Ladder Fire Co., Inc. • Autism Calgary Association• Alden Library • Autism Society Auction• Alden Sports Booster Club • Autism Society Ontario-Durham Chapter• All Access To Life Foundation • Autistic Service, Inc.• Allegany County Dept. of Social Services • Avon Rotary Acution• Allegany County Deputy Sheriffs Association • AXO Centennial• Allegany County Mental Health Assoc. • B & L Wholesale Supply, Inc.• Allegheny Highlands Council BSA • B Co 209th ASB• Allpro Parking, LLC • B.P.A. of WNY Junior Travel• Alpha Omicron Pi Intl Fraternity Buffalo Alumnae Chp. • B/DSTB• Alphonses Sports & Designs • B/DSTB CJTF-76
    • 67• Babe Ruth League, Inc. • Boy Scout Troop 630• BAC for Women • Boy Scout Troop 776• Baillie Lumber Co., • Boy Scout Troup 593• Baker Victory Services • Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora• Baldingers NFL Kiwanis Football Clinic • Boys & Girls Club of Eden• Baldwinsville Vol. Center • Boys & Girls Club of Elma, Marilla & Wales, Inc.• Barbour Concrete Co. • Boys & Girls Club of Jackson-Madison County, Inc.• BASF-Beaver Athletic Student Fund • Boys & Girls Club of Niagara• Batavia High School Faculty/Staff Club • Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County• BBL • Boys & Girls Club of Orchard Park• Beaver Dam Middle School • Boys & Girls Club of Springville• Beaver Meadow Family Campground • Boys & Girls Club of The Northtowns of WNY• Bedford Hills School PTO • Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County• Bedfords Greenhouse • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego• Before & After School Pgm. Frontier Central • Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton• Bel-Air Copeland Lions • Boys and Girls Club of Harrison County• Belgium Cold Springs Fire Department • Boys and Girls Club of Paris• Bell Top Elementary School • Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce• Benefit for Danette Fernandes • Brandywine Elementary School• Benefit for Gary Harriger • Brauns Restaurant• Benefit for Madeline Di Christina • Break the Circle of Stigma• Benefit Party In Honor of David "Nooch" Antonucci • Breakell Law Firm P.C.• Benjamin Franklin Elementary School • Brent Hoist• Bennett High School • Brick Pop Warner Dragons• Bennett Park Montessori Center • Brighton Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary• Best Western Midway • Brockport High School Band• Beta Sigma Phi • Brooks Memorial Hospital• Betsy Murphy Scholarship • Broome County YMCA• Beyond the Bachelors • Brothers of the Road• Bidwell-Porter Elementary • Bryan M. Lawrence Foundation• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County • Buc Open Committee/Beloit College• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville • Buckets for Hunger, Inc.• Big Sky Conference Eastern Washington Univ. • Bucknell University• Big Time Marketing • Bud Bakewell Hockey Teams• Bill Mekelburg Benefit Fund • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library• Bills Backers of Boston • Buffalo Alliance for Education• Billy Cundiff Kicking Camp • Buffalo Alumnae Chapter• Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School Alumni Assoc. • Buffalo Aqua Club• Bisons Baseball • Buffalo Ball• Bissonette House • Buffalo Bicycling Club• Bivona Child Advocacy Center • Buffalo Bills Alumni• BJSHC • Buffalo Bills Booster Club• Black River Sports Medicine • Buffalo City Mission• Blessed Sacrament Parish Community • Buffalo Community of the Holy Spirt• Blessed Sacrament School • Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers, Inc.• Bloom Carroll HS Athletic Boosters Association • Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center• Bloomfield/Choate Block Club • Buffalo Inner City Lions Club• Blue Ridge Triplets • Buffalo League of Sightless Bowlers• Bluff View Intermediate School • Buffalo Medical Alliance• Bob Frame Memorial AML • Buffalo Museum of Science• BOCESTA • Buffalo Niagara Partnership• Boise State University • Buffalo Nite in Washington D.C.• Bosom Buddies Walk for Roswell Roswell Park Alliance Foundation • Buffalo Octagon Association• Boy Scout Troop 102 • Buffalo Olmstead Parks Conservancy• Boy Scout Troop 226 • Buffalo Polka Boosters Club• Boy Scout Troop 400 • Buffalo Prep• Boy Scout Troop 450 • Buffalo Professional Firefighters Local 282• Boy Scout Troop 47 • Buffalo Public Schools• Boy Scout Troop 483 • Buffalo Regals Mite Minor Travel Hockey• Boy Scout Troop 487 • Buffalo Regals Pee Wee Major II Team
    • 68• Buffalo River Food Pantry • CCYF Football• Buffalo Sabres Foundation • Cecilia High School• Buffalo School #59 Drew Science Magnet • Cedargrove Neighborhood Action Committee• Buffalo State College Foundation • Center for Child Protection• Buffalo Teen Challenge • Center for Independence• Buffalo Urban League, Inc. • Center For Joy, Inc.• Buffalo Zoo • CenterPointe Community Church• Bulldogs Travel Baseball Team • Central Avenue School• Burgard Vocational High School • Central Hose Co. No. 4• Burke & Byrne & Assoc., Inc. • Central Michigan University Football• Burlington Teen Tour Band Boosters, Inc. • Central Missouri State Football Office• Burnt Hills United Methodist Church • Cerroni Family• Burr Rd. Middle School • Challenger Baseball• Burris High School • Chamber of Commerce of the Tonawandas• Bushnells Basin Fire Association, Inc. • Charity Golf Classic• Butler Mitchell Alumni Association, Inc. • Charleroi Lodge No. 494• C CO (SIG) BSTB 27th IBCT • Charles A. Lindbergh Elementary School• C2 Remagen Dining Facility • Charles Cole Memorial Hospital/Long Term Care• Cactus Bowl, Inc. • Charleston Southern University• Calcasieu Area Council BSA • Charlie Jane Clark Benefit Auction• California State University Dominguez Hills • Chase Security & Investigations, Inc.• Calspan Corporation • Chatham Communications, Inc.• Camp Get-A-Way of Western Region NY State, Inc. • Chatham-Kent Health Alliance• Camp Good Days & Special Times • Chautauqua Lake High School• Campbell-Savona Jr./Sr. High School • Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.• Campbell-Savona School Drama Club • Chautauqua Striders, Inc.• Campus Activities Board • Cheektowaga Cooperative Nursery School• Campus West • Cheektowaga Lioness Club• Canadian Mental Health Assoc. • Cheektowaga Little Loop Athletic Association, Inc.• Canadian Tire Foundation for Families • Cheektowaga Pee Wee Major Hockey• Canal Town Nursery School • Cheektowaga Warriors Bantam Major Travel Hockey Team• Canisius College • Cheektowaga Warriors Hockey• Canisius College Athletics • Cheektowaga Warriors Midge House Team• Canisius College Sport Administration • Cherry Creek Area Business & Community Assoc.• Canisius High School • Chief, G1/AG Quality Assurance• Cannon Children Crusade • Child & Family Services Development Department• Cantalician Center Parents Guild • Child and Adolescent Treatment Services• Cantalician Foundation • Child Care Council of the Finger lakes• Canton Area Zonta Club • Childrens Brain Tumor Foundation• Canton College Foundation • Childrens Hearts Fund Childrens Hospital of Buffalo• Cardiac Rehabilitation • Childrens Hospital Foundation• Cardinal OHara High School • Chris Miller 16 Foundation• Care for Children • Christmas Families Fund• Carlstadt/East Rutherford Jr. Wildcats Booster Club • Christophers Challenge Foundation• Carpet Land • Church of the Resurrection• CASA/Family Court of the State of NY • City Honors School• Case Middle School • City of Buffalo, Div. for Sr. Services• Cass Community Social Services • City of Hope• Cassadaga Memorial Post 1280 • City of St. Catharines City Hall• Catholic Academy of West Buffalo • City of Tonawanda Dept. of Recreation• Catholic Central School • City of Tonawanda Public Library• Catholic Charities • CJTF-76, JOC, J2 Targets• Catholic Charities of Oswego County • Claddagh Commission, Inc.• Cattaraugus Community Action, Inc. • Clarence Basketball Boosters• Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca • Clarence Center P.T.O.• Cazenovia Park Baptist Church • Clarence Chamber of Commerce, Inc.• CCHS After Prom Committee • Clarence Community Recreational Corporation• CCHS Booster Club • Clarence High School• CCSEA • Clarence High School Football Boosters• CCUSA Booster Club • Clarence Wrestling Booster Club
    • 69• Cleveland Cavaliers Operating Co., LLC • Crossbridge Financial Group, LLC• Cleveland Hill PTA • Crossroad Ministries• Cleveland Hill UFSD Middle School • CrossRoads Community FCU• Cleveland Hill Union Free School Dist. • CSEA Local 815• Clinton High School • Cub Scout Pack 112• Clinton St. Elementary School • Cub Scout Pack 160• Clinton-Lovejoy Little League Football • Cub Scout Pack 165• Cloverbank Hotel • Cub Scout Pack 256• CMB/CN Wrestling • Cub Scout Pack 28• Coaching Charities • Cub Scout Pack 35• Coalition for Economic Justice • Cub Scout Pack 429• Cobblestone Creek Charity Guild • Cub Scout Pack 468• Cochranton Area Jr.-Sr. HS • Cub Scout Pack 504• Codys Cause • Cub Scout Pack 554• Col. Weber VFW Post • Cub Scout Pack 618• College Mall • Cub Scout Pack 642• College of Arts & Sciences Cornell University • Cub Scout Pack 652• College of Communications Alumni Society • Cub Scout Pack 659• College of the Holy Cross • Cub Scout Pack 9• College of Veterinary Medicine • Cuba Memorial Hospital• Collinsville IL. HS Kahok Gridiron Football Club • Cuba-Rushford Middle School• Colonial Village Home-School Group • Cummins Inc.• Colonial Village Presbyterian Church • CUNO, a 3M company• Colorado State University • CURE Childhood Cancer Association• Comics for Kids, Here & Far • Curves for Women• Committee To Benefit Crystal Clausen • Custom Landscape & Patio• Commodore Perry Wrestling Fan Club • Cutting Edge Products, LLC• Community Action Information Center • CWA AFL-CIO District 1 Office• Community Care of West Niagara • Cyclone Football• Community Hospital at Dobbs Ferry • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation• Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc. • D.A.R.E.• Community School 53 • Dallas Desperados• Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled • Dallas Tennis Association• Como Park Elementary School PTO • Danaese Elementary Parent Teacher Organization• Compass House • Dapper Dan Charities• Compeer of Greater Buffalo, Inc. • Darby Community Club• Compu-Mail • David McKeever Unit #64• Computers For Children Inc. • David Underwood Memorial Fund• Concern Foundation • Dawn Maries DanceWorks• Concord American Legion Post 431 • Dawn Stenger• Connections of Central New York, Inc. • De La Salle• Conners Way Foundation • DEA• Connor Middle School • Deaconess Center• Corinth Youth Football • DeBartolo Family Foundation• Corning Community College • Dehler Industries, Inc.• Correctional Peace Officers Foundation • Delaware Hose Co. #2• Cortland Athletic Boosters • Delaware Womens Golf Club• Cortland County SPCA • Delevan United Methodist Church• County YMCA • Delta Nu Omega Chapter• Court Street Elementary • DeMiguel School• Covenant Academy • Dennis Beaune Memorial Golf Outing• CP Rochester • Dentistry Canada Fund Scican House• CPL • Depew Band Parents Organization• Cradle Beach • Depew Middle School• Creekside Funding • Depew Saints Pee Wee Hockey• Crime Stoppers, Inc. • Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Clubs• Crime Victim Center • Dept. of Athletics Northeastern University• Crimson Football Pride • Dept. of the Air Force• Crittenden Presbyterian Church • Des Lacs-Burlington High School• Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America WNY Chp. • Des Moines Buccaneers
    • 70• DeSales Catholic School • Erie 1 Boces Preschool Center• Det. Wasyl Potienko Memorial Foundation, Inc. • Erie 1 Boces, Center Based Pgm. Maryvale 9/10 Bldg. • Erie City Mission• Deuce McAllisters Catch 22 Foundation & The Brees Dream Foundation • Erie County Department of Human Services• DeWitt Football Golf Outing • Erie County Office for the Disabled, Rath Bldg.• Dickinson Ave. Parent Teacher Assoc. • Erie County Republican Committee• Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. • Erie County Sheriffs Department• Disabled American Veterns Chapter 6 • Erie County SPCA• Discovery Science Center • Erie County Training & Operations Center• DiVal • Erie Cty. Police Benevolent Assoc., Inc.• Divine Delights/Angel Action • Erie Cty.Chp. of Medical Assistants• Dixon High School • Erie Insurance Company of NY• Dobbs Ferry Youth Football • Erin Districh High School• Donald Slayton Childrens Foundation • ERYFCL• Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School • ESM All-American Cheerleading Association• Dreams from the Heart Camp • ESPN Radio• Dreams to Memories Foundation • Estee Lauder Companies• DSACC • Evangelistic Es Outreach Ministry Pastors Food Cupboard• Dual Printing, Inc. • Evans Township Lions Club• DuBois Area Catholic School Development Office • Events to a Tee!• Ducks Unlimited Inc. • Evok Advertising• Dunkirk Police Department • Fairport Fire Department• DYouville College • Fairview Athletic Boosters• DYouville College Campus Ministry • Family & Friends of Larry Karpinski• E. C. A. E. O. P • Family Nuturing Center of Central NY, Inc.• E.C. Killin Elementary School • FANA of WNY• Eagle Vale Golf Club & Learning Center, Inc. • FBI Agents Association• East Aurora High School • FCAA Scholarship Fund• Eastern Hill Sunrise Rotary Club • Fed Ex• Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church • Ferris State Football• Eastern Illinois University • FHS Class of 1996• Eastman Kodak Company • FICEL• Eastridge High School • First Presbyterian Church• ECC - Kats • First Step Child Care Center & Preschool• ECC North Campus • First Trinity Lutheran Church• ECC/City Campus • First United Church of Christ• Eckerd Drugs • Flower City Habitat for Humanity• ECMC • Foodlink• Economic Crime Investigation Club Hilbert College • Football Dept. Utah State University• ECSO Bomb Squad • Forest City Sports Booster Club• Ed Block Courage Award • Fork Lane Elementary School• Eden Kinder Care • Foster Care and Family Services Kids Peace• Edgewood High School • Franklin Heights High School• Edward Town Middle School Home Association • Fraternal Order Eagles• EE/BB Open • Freedom Village USA• Elba Fire Department • Friends and Family of Nicole Manning• Elks Lodge #922• Ellicott Elementary School • Friends Auction, Niagara Univ. Theatre• Elmcrest Childrens Center • Friends for Pat McCloskey• Elmira College • Friends of Bill Fecher• Elmwood Franklin School • Friends of Bornhava• Emerling Chevrolet • Friends of BPC• Empire Hose Co., No. 3, Inc. • Friends of Cheri Rozanski• Enchanted Mountains Lodge #252 F&AM • Friends of Father Baker Reception• Engine 201 Memorial Fund • Friends of George Cavanaugh• Entercom Buffalo • Friends of Historic Onondaga Lake, Inc.• Epilepsy Association of WNY • Friends of Howie Tripp• Epilepsy Foundation • Friends of Jeremy Golf Tournament• Epiphany UCC • Friends of Jim Hughes• Equal Justice Foundation • Friends of Lynnette• Eric Stephans Foundation • Friends of Michael "Niff" Norris
    • 71• Friends of Mike • Hawk-Tion 2006 / Cardinal OHara H.S.• Friends of Pack 155 • HDSA• Friends of Peggy Catanzaro • Headway for Brain Injured, Inc.• Friends of the Lackawanna Public Library • Heart Inc. Animal Rescue & AdoptionTeam• Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo • Heim Middle School PTSA• Frontier Central Athletic Department • Helping Hands• Frontier Central Secretaries Association • Hempstead Vol. Fire Depart.• Fruitport Education Foundation • Herbert Hoover Middle School• Gaiter Football School • Heritage Christian Services Foundation• Galvin House Painting • Heritage Edu. Pgm.• Gates Chili High School • Heritage-Oak Foundation• Genesee ARC • HHB 2/222 FA 2/28 BCT• Genesee Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, LLP • HHC 1-133 INF• Genesee Valley Recreation & Park Society, Inc. • HHC 1-133 INF Unit #60000• Genesee-Orleans Ministry of Concern, Inc. • HHC 2/6 IN• Geneva Rotary Club • HHC 40th CSG• George Washington Fishing and Camping Club, Inc. • HHD 36th Signal Bn Unit # 15026• Gift of Life, Inc., R.I. District 7090 • Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc.• Gilbert Memorial Golf Tournament • High Desert Chapter• Gildas Club of Rochester • High Peaks Hospice• Gilmore Elementary School • Highland HoseAuxiliary• Girl Scouts of Niagara County • Highland School• Girl Scouts of Penn Lakes Council, Inc. • Hilbert College Golf Tournament• Girls for Gender Equity • Hilbert College S.A.D.D. Club• Gliding Stars • Hillcrest Volunteer Fire Co./Ladies Auxiliary• Golden Hawks Football Team • Hillery Scholarship Foundation• Golf for a Cure • Hillside Western Region Office• Golisano Childrens Hospital at Strong • Hillview Elementary• Goodwill Industries of WNY • Hilton Charlotte City Center• Gowanda Central Schools • Hilton Raiders Golf Tournament• Grace Lutheran Church • Hinsdale Heritage Days Festival• Grace Manor Healthcare Facility • Holy Angels Academy• Grafton Elementary School • Holy Cross Head Start• Grandview Golf Course • Holy Cross Rectory• Grandview School • Holy Family Catholic School• Granville Jr. Sr. High School • Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and School• Grape Belt Sports Awards • Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral• Greater Buffalo Alumnae Panhellenic Assoc. • Holy Trinity Church• Greater Buffalo Counseling Centers, Inc. • Home Care & Hospice• Greater Erie County Chapter American Red Cross • Home of Baseball Charitable Trust• Greater Niagara Frontier Council BSA • Homespace• Greater Niagara Newspapers • Hoopeston Areqa CUSD #11 Middle School• Greene Touchdown Club • Hoops for Hope• Greenwood High School Football • Hope Committee• Greg J. Hollamby Memorial Scholarship Fund • Hope of Buffalo, Inc.• Gregson Clark • Hopevale, Inc.• Gridiron Club • Horace Mann Elementary School• Groveland Correctional Facility • Horizon Martial Arts• GSA Troop 546 • Hornets Basketball• H.A.T.S. • Horseheads Christian School• Hamburg Hawks • Hospice Foundation• Hamburg Middle School • Hospice of Orleans• Hamburg Varsity Baseball Team • Houghton College• Hamburg/Orchard Park BPW/NY • House of John• Hampton Inn • HSMMC• Hansen Financial Group • Hudson Falls PBA• Harkness Career & Technical Center • Hula Bowl Fundraiser• Harlem Rd. Community Ctr. • Hull House Restoration Committee• Harry F. Abate Elementary School • Humane Society of Ontario County, Inc.• Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Inc. • Humboldt State University
    • 72• Hunt of a Lifetime Shootout • Jr. Achievement of WNY, Inc.• Hunters Dream for A Cure Foundation • Jr. Achievement of WNY, Inc. Hall of Fame Awards• Hutchinson Central Technical High School • Jump In The Lake Fundraiser• Hy-View Fire Co. • Junior Achievement of the Twin Tiers, Inc.• Iannuzo & Iannuzo • Junior Devis Football Club• IAPC • Junior League of Rochester• iMentor • Junker Center Penn State Erie, The Behrend College• Immaculata Academy • K of C Sports Night Committee• Immaculate Conception Convent • K.P.S. Special Olympics Golf Classic• Immanuel Lutheran Church • Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame• In C/O NTAA • Kane & Sabo CPAs PC• Indiana State University • Kates Club, Inc. Cabaret Silent Auction• Indoor Sports Complex • Kathys House• Infant of Prague • Kaye/Bassman International Corp.• Ingram Micro • KBR Services• Integrated Sports Marketing • Ken Ton Chamber of Commerce• Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Buffalo • Kenan Center• Intr-Community Memorial Hospital • Kendall Scouts Fundraiser• Invitrogen Corporation • Kenilworth United Church of Christ• Ionic Chp. #77 • Kenilworth Vol. Fire Co. No. #1• Iowa Ice Hockey • Kenmore Rotary Charities Inc.• Irondequoit Swim Club • Kenmore West H.S.• Iroquois Central High School • Kenosha Police Dept• Irrelevant Week • Kenston Athletic Boosters• Ismailia Shrines • Kent Denver Basketball• Ithaca Community Childcare Center, Inc. • Ken-Ton Family Branch YMCA• Its About Childhood & Family, Inc. • Keshequa Central School• IUPUI Intercollegiate Athletics • Keuka Health Care Foundation - Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital• IUPUI Jaguars Athletics Auction • Kevin Guest House• J.A.M. Childrens Ministry • Kids• Jack & Jill Community Preschool • Kids Escaping Drugs• Jackson Touchdown Club • KidsPeace National Centers• Jacksonville Jaguars • Kilborn Photo Products• Jacob Minar Benefit • KIPP Sankofa Charter School• Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP • Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua• James A. Dockery Community Center, Inc. • Knights of Columbus, Limoilou• James Bodley, Sr. Memorial Golf Classic • Kolbe Catholic Regional School• James P. Wilmont Cancer Center Development Office • KQDJ Radio• Jamestown Rotary Club • K-T Meals On Wheels• Jason Lee Pickel Memorial Scholarship Fund • L.V. Raiders 4-H Club• Jay Robert Lauer Golf Tournament • La Habra Pop Warner Football & Cheerleading• JDRF • Lackawanna Fire Department• Jeffrey B. Scott Memorial Hockey Tournament • Lackawanna Pantry• Jeffrey S. Parola Foundation • Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians• Jessica Gillett Fund • Ladies Auxiilary VFW Post 898• Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo • Ladies Auxiliary North Evans Vol. Fire Co.• Jewish Vocational Service • Ladies Auxillary VFW Post 5861• Jewish Women International • Ladies Club #877• JF Camps, LLC • Lady Bulldogs Booster Club• J-FIRE Program of WNY • Lady Wayferers• Jim Ball Pontiac Buick GMC & Resale • Lake Erie Beach Vol. Fire Co., Inc. Mens Auxiliary• Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Clasic • Lake Shore Behavioral Health, Inc.• Jims Restaurant • Lake Shore Nursing Home• Joan A. Male Family Support Center • Lake Shore Youth Football• JoAnns Fight • Lakers Sled Hockey• Joe Cribbs Assoc. • Lakes Area Hawks• Joe Gilliam Football Camp • Lakeside Health System, Inc.• Johnson Boys Inc. • Lakewood Youth Football• Joseph R. Berardi, M.D., P.C. • Lancaster Central School• Joshua Frase Foundation • Lancaster Depew Ponytails
    • 73• Lancaster Football Alumni Association • Mark & Margaret Zaprowski• Lancaster High School • Mark A. Monaco Memorial Foundation• Lancaster HS Marching Band Boosters • Mark J. Petrie Charity Invitational• Lancaster Mennonite School • Marshall Elementary• Lancaster Middle School • Martin Road Elementary• Lancaster Renegades • Mary Queen of Angels• Lancaster Steel Service Company, Inc. • Maryvale Football Boosters• Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corp, Inc. • Maryvale Schools PTO• Langan Engineering • Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation• LaSalle Middle School • Massis Gardens & Landscaping, Inc.• LaSalle Yacht Club Member • Matt Cole Memorial Benefit• Lawrence Lighting Football Club • Matthew Foster Foundation• Le Moyne College PA Program • Mayerthorpe Fallen Four Memorial Society• Le Roy Christian Community Project • McAuley Residence• Leadership Genesee • McKenzies Bar and Grille• Lear Siegler Services, Inc. • McKinley High School Hockey• Ledgeview PTO • Meadow Home School Association• Lehigh Football • MECHS at ECC• Leicester Kids Place Inc. • Media1 Group, LLC• Lei-Ti Campers Association • Medina Savings & Loan Assoc.• Letters From Home Program • Memphis Grizzlies• Lewiston Porter Youth Football • Mental Health Association in Niagara County, Inc.• LHS Sr. Celebration • Mercantile Tennis Challenge• Lighthouse Medical Clinic • Mercy Flight Central, Inc.• Lightings Jr. Cheerleading • Mercy Flight, Inc.• LINCARE • Mercy High School• Lindsays Legacy 5K Run • Mercy Hospital Foundation• Literacy Volunteers of Buffalo & Erie County, Inc. • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo• Little Elm 1SD • Mercyhurst College• Little People of America, Inc. • Meridian HS Booster Fundraiser• Live and Silent Auction • Merrill Lynch• Livingston County Habitat For Humanity • Merrittville Speedway• Livingston Cty. Deputy Sheriffs Assoc. , Inc. • Mery Flight WNY• Livingston-Wyoming Arc • MetLife Rochester FG• Lloyd C. Bird H.S. PTSA • Michael J. Perry Foundation• Lockport Little Loop Football • Michael T. Dolan Memorial Fund• Lockport Meals-On-Wheels, Inc. • Michigan State University• Lockport Opportunity Projects at Charlotte Cross • Mickelson Middle School• Lockport Senior Centre • Mid-America Sports• Lois E. Bird School BOCES #1 • Middle Chamber Society• Lollypop Farm • Middle Early College High School• Los Angeles Sparks • Mike Ditka HOF Celebrity Golf Classic• Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center, inc. • Mike Pollom Memorial Scholarship Fund• Louis J. Billittier Fund • Milbank Bulldog Football• Lourdes Hospital • Miller Hose Company, Inc.• Love Inc. • Millgrove Ladies Auxiliary• Love Joy Gospel Church • Minnesota Chapter• Love Thy Neighbor • Miracle for Madison & Friends• Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #2290 • Missouri State University• Lutheran Charities • Mite Major team• Lutheran Social Services • MNC-I HHB VCA• Lyndonville PTA • Molinaros Ristorante• Lyons Media Services • Mommies for Miracles, Inc.• M & Ms S/O Fund • Monday Quarterback Club• M&T Bank • Monmouth University Football Office• Main Street Neighborhood Watch • Monroe Tractor• Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association • Morris County Park Police• Mansfield University • Morrisville Fire Co., Inc.• March of Dimes Iowa State Chp. Hawkeye Div. • MOSAIC Marketing, Inc.• March of Dimes of WNY • Mothers Day Breast Cancer Canal Walk
    • 74• Mount St. Joseph Academy • Newman Center• Mount St. Mary Academy • Newstead Fire Co., Inc.• Mountain View Baseball President • NewWyndham Lawn Home for Children• Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort • NFADA Charitable Foundation• Moving Miracles, Inc. • NFL Alumni, Inc. South Florida Chapter• Mrs. NY United States • NFL Buffalo Jills• MS Resources of Central NY, Inc. • NFL Canada• MS Society Brant County Chapter • Niagara Catholic Auction• Mt. St. Marys Hospital • Niagara Cerebral Palsy• Murphys Bar & Grill • Niagara County Coyotes• Muscular Dystrophy Association • Niagara County Department of Social Services• Music Is Art • Niagara Cty. Dept. of Social Services• Muskegon Community College • Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club, Inc.• Mustang Band Boosters • Niagara Falls Family Branch YMCA• Mustang Booster Club • Niagara Falls H.S. Baseball Boosters• MXQI • Niagara Falls High School• N.O.C.L.S • Niagara Falls Old Timers Sports Hall of Fame• NAL Branch 3, Buffalo/WNY • Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council• Nardin Academy • Niagara Frontier Relic Hunters Assoc.• Nashville Predators Foundation • Niagara Hospice• Nashville Sports Council • Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles• NASIC /ADA • Niagara on the Lake Thunderhawks Minor Lacrosse• NATA Research & Education Foundation • Niagara PAL• National Association of Letter Carriers • Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre• National Center for Missing & Exploited Children • Niagara University• National Christian School Athletic Assoc. • Niagara Wheatfield High School• National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship • NMCB-5• National FFA Alumni Association- Acution • North Baptist Christian School• National Football Foundation, Portland Chp. • North Brunswick Pop Warner`• National Foundation For Human Potential • North Coast Sports Association• National Foundation for Transplants • North Dakota State University• National Fuel • North East Ridge Runners• National Hose Co. #1 • North Hagerstown High School• National Hospice Foundation • North Plains Elementary PTA• National Kidney Foundation of WNY • North Sargent Public School• National MS Society WNY/NW PA Chapter • North Texas Football• National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome • Northern Illinois University• National W Club University of Wisconsin • Northern State University• National Youth Sports Pgm. Marquette University • Northstar Christian Academy• Nativity of School • Northtowns Charter Chapter of ABWA• Naval & Military Park • Northwood Elementary• NAVOPSPTCEN El Paso, Texas • Norwich Devils American Football Club• Navy Marine Veterans Association • NRPA Charity Golf Tournament• Navy Provisional Detainee Battalion • NY Div. of the Natl Ovarian Cancer Coalition• Nazareth College • NY State Department of Economic Development• NCAAA • NY State Recreation & Park Society• NCCC Foundation, Inc. • NYS Dept. of Labor• NCCU • NYS OTDA• NCCYHA • NYU Hospital Center - Rusk Institiute• Neighborhood Watch • Oakview Elementary• New Angle Design Studio • Observer• New Apostolic Church • Occidental College• New Creation Fellowship • Old 1st Ward Community Center• New Era Cap Co. • Olean Area Youth Hockey Association• New Hampshire Fisher Cats • Olean Business Institute• New Hope Academy • OLSH Parent Teacher Guild• New Hope Baptist Church • OLV Parish• New Wings Ministries • Ontario March of Dimes• Newburgh/New York City North KOA • Open Door Nursery School• Newfane Youth Football & Cheerleading Organization • Operation Adopt A Soldier
    • 75• Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation, Inc. • Pine Valley Central School• Orchard Park Gymsters Booster Club • Pings Professional Sports Agency• Orchard Park High School • Pioneer Camp & Retreat Center, Inc.• Orchard Park Little League Football • Pioneer Credit Recovery• Orlando Orthopaedic Center • Pittsford Panthers• Orleans Community Action Committee, Inc. • PlayersFirst Inc.• Orleans Cty. Cornell Cooperative Extension • Pluta Cancer Center• Otetiana Council, BSA • Pop Warner• Otto Township Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc. • Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc.• Our Lady of Black Rock School • Port Perry Firefighters Association/Station 1• Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School • Port St.Lucie High School Football• Our Lady of Pompeii • Pot OGold, Holy Angels Academy• Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrement School • Potsdam Church of the Nazarene• Our Lady of Victory School • Poway Football Boosters• Outdoor Reflections • Powers Allstate Agency• PAETEC Communications • Praise Cathedral• Pagnozzi Charities, Inc. • Praxair, Inc.• PAL of Buffalo • Pregnant with Cancer• Paladin Knights Chapter 4 • Prevent Child Abuse New York• Palm Beach County Sports Institute • Prevention Network• Palm Beach Post No. 12 / The American Legion • Pride Buffalo, Inc.• Palmer Chiropractic Clinics • Prince of Peace Home/School Association• Palmyra Elementary School • ProCarpet• PanCAN • Professional Nurses Association of WNY District 1• Panther Valley Track & Field • Project Graduation 2006• Parent Newtork of WNY • Project Terry Olympus Jr. H.S.• Parents Assoc. - Scout Troop 30/Pack 1030 • Protestant Men of the Chapel• Parents Guild Saints Peter & Paul School • Providence Community• Parish Center • Providence Marriott Downtown• Park Country Club • Provience Day School• Parkinsons Association of WNY, Inc. • PTA Alexander Hamilton Elementary School• Parkside Softball • PTSA Silent Auction• Parsons Child & Family Center • Punt Foundation• Pat Sargents Donations • Queen of Heaven Church• Paul Griese • Queen of Heaven Home School Guild• Pavilion Central School • Queen of Heaven Sports• Paws With A Cause • Queen of Martyrs Religious Education• PBG • Quick Start - The Eddie Kennison Foundation• PCB Piezotronics • R & P Oak Hill• Ped Flight • R & P Pools/Leisure Living• Pee Wee AA Ice Hockey • R. Homer Andrews Elementary• PEF • Radical Ricers• Penn State Behrend Dept. of Athletics Exercise & Sport Science • Rady Jewish Community Centre• Penn State Cooperative Ext. in Erie Cty. • RAIHN• Penn State Cooperative Ext. in Warren Cty. • Rapids Family Picnic• Penn State Football • Ray Borane Middle School• Penn-York Camp & Retreat Center • Rebuilding Together• Pentecostal Temple COGIC • Recreation & Fitness Center Merchyhurst College• People Inc. • Red Knights NY21• People of Praise • Reeths-Puffer Athletic Department• People to People • Reggie McKenzie Foundation• Perinton Nursery School • Region 9, UAW• Persell MS • Reillys Restaurant• Phelps Community Center • Representative Erie and Niagara County Towns• Philipsburg Public Schools • RESOLVE of Western & Central NY• Phillies Phestival • Resurrection School• Phoenix Frontier TBI Center • Retired & Senior Vol. Program• Pick Elementary School • Reverse Raffle Committee• Pilgrim-St. Lukes • Rich Funke Jr. Memorial Open• Pine Valley Booster Club • Richburg Fire Co. Raffle
    • 76• Rigedale Brewers Youth Football Organization • Sigl Center• Rince Na Tiarna Association • SignCrafters• Rising Phoenix Council • Sioux Falls Stampede• Robert Morris University • Sisters Hospital Foundation• Robert Petruniak Golf Tournament • Sisters of Mercy of Rochester• Robison PTO • Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester• Rochester Ad Council • Siuslaw Athletic Booster Club• Rochester Americans Booster Club • Smallwood Drive School PTA• Rochester Deaf Rotary, Inc. • Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Vol. Fire Co., Inc.• Rochester Vincent Lombardi Lodge #2270 Inc. • Smithville High School Football Club• Rolla H.S. Athletic Booster Club • SNI Education Department• Rolling Ridge Elementary School PTO • SOAR TODAY• Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo • Soldiers Angels• Ronald Sullivan Benefit • Sons of the American Legion• ROOT 39 SALON • Sons of the American Legion Squadron 735• Rose Hill • Souper Bowl of Caring• Roswell Park Alliance Foundation • South Buffalo Chamber of Commerce• Rotary 2006 TV Auction • South Park United Pres. Church• Rotary Club of Bowmanville • South Towns Bowling Boosters• Rotary Club of Pittsford • Southeast Works• Rural Transit Service, Inc. • Southern Oregon University• S.A.F.E. Home Foundation • Southern Tier Catholic School• SABAH • Southline Storm• Sacred Heart Catholic Church • Southtowns Catholic School• Safe Harbor Behavioral Health • Southtowns Stars Bantam Major Team• Saint Aloysius Gonzaga School • Southwest High School• Saint Aloysius Regional School • Southwestern Medical Associates• Saint Francis High School • SPAWNY• Saint Mel Parish • Spc. Darius T. Jennings Scholarship Foundation• Saint Patricks Episcopal Church • SPCA• Saint Stephens/Shrine of St. Jude • Special Olympics District of Columbia• Saint Vincent de Paul Church and School • Special Olympics New York• Saints Bantam Tier II Hockey Team • Special Olympics NY, Inc. Genesee Region• Saints Hockey Club • Special Olympics/Knights of Pythias• Salish Kootenai College • Spina Bifida Association of Albany/Capita District• SAMHSA • Spinal Cord Society• Santa Monica Community College District • Split Rock Elementary School• SaSi • Sports & Fitness Center• Saskatchewan Roughriders • Sports Entertainment• Saugerties Elks Lodge #2474 • Spring Bazaar• School 84 • Springboro High School• School of Excellence ECC #54 • Springville Little League Football• School of Tae Kwon-Do • Springville-G.I. High School• SCT BOCES Bldg. 11 • Springwater Gala Committee• Seneca Babcock Community Association, Inc. • Spruce Elementary School• Seton Catholic Central High School • Sr. Class 2006• Shaken Baby Prevention, Inc. • St. Agnes Catholic Church• Shanor Electric Supply, Inc. • St. Aloysius Regional School Home School Association• Sharons Fight • St. Ambrose Church• Sheas Performing Arts Center • St. Amelia Home School Association• Sheldon Elementary PTG • St. Andrews Church• Shepard Home • St. Andrews/Village of Sloan• Sheridan Park Ladies Auxiliary • St. Ann School• Sheridan Park Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. • St. Anns Community• Sheriffs Office Summit County • St. Anns Parish• Sherman Central School • St. Anthonys• Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic • St. Barnabas Troop 554• Sherman/Ripley Youth Football • St. Bernard School• Shriners International Headquarters • St. Bonaventure School Home-School Association• SigEp • St. Callistus Church
    • 77• St. Cecilias Church • State of NY Dept. of Transportation• St. Charles Preparatory School • State of NY Police Juvenile Officers Assoc.• St. Columban Center • Stephen P., Burchyns Pro/Am• St. Edmunds School • Stepping Stones Learning Center• St. Francis of Assisi Church • Stonehill College Football• St. Francis University • Studio Arena Theatre• St. Georges Roman Catholic Church • Suited for Change• St. Gregory the Great School "Vegas Night" • Summer Bash 2006 Mt. Olivent Baptist Church• St. Helen Church • Summit Educational Resources• St. Isidores School Attn: Annual Live Auction • Summit Financial Resources, Inc.• St. James Mercy Foundation • Suneels Light• St. Joes • Sunset Ridge School• St. John Ev. Lutheran Church & School • SUNY Fredonia• St. John Evangelical Luthern Church Sr. High Youth Group • Superior Freight/TNFL• St. John Fisher College • Support Organization for Trisomy• St. John Gualbert Church • SW Minnesota State University• St. John the Baptist Parish • SWBR Architects• St. John the Evangelist Church-Altar & Rosary Society • Sweet Home Central School District• St. John Vianney School • Sweet Home High School• St. Johns Episcopal Church • Sweet Home HS PTA Council• St. Joseph Hospital Foundation • Sweet Home Jr. Panthers• St. Josephs Collegiate Institute • Syracuse City School District Foundation• St. Josephs Hospital Foundation • Tactical Training Group, Atlantic - US Navy• St. Josephs Parent Association • Tapestry Charter School• St. Josephs School • Taste of the NFL, Cleveland Browns• St. Josephs Villa • Taylor Devices, Inc.• St. Leo the Great School • Team Cure• St. Margarets School • Team In Training• St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church • Teen Challenge International• St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church • Tekamah-Herman Elementary School• St. Marks Episcopal Church • Temple Beth Israel• St. Martin of Tours Church • Temple Brith Kodesh• St. Mary School • Temple Sinai• St. Marys Academy • Texas Assoc. of Sports Officials-Baseball• St. Marys Area High School • TF2-15 FA, MITT TEAM• St. Marys Church • Thankful Missionary Baptist Church• St. Marys Church E. Eden • The 1City Youth Project, Inc.• St. Marys Elementary Preschool • The 42 Foundation• St. Marys Institute • The American Legion Post 264• St. Marys School for the Deaf • The Anaheim Family YMCA• St. Michaels Hospital Foundation • The Andrew Christian Bryce Foundation• St. Monica Church • The Arc of Orleans County• St. Nicodemus Lutheran Church • The Arthritis Foundation of Upstate NY, Buffalo Branch• St. Patricks Church • The Ashley Rose Foundation• St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church & School • The Assembly State of NY Albany• St. Peter School • The Bison Scholarship Fund• St. Peters Parent Teacher League • The Carriagers Social Club, Inc.• St. Philips Community Center, Inc. • The Chapel at CrossPoint• St. Pius Federal Credit Union • The Child Care Coalition of the Niagara Frontier, Inc.• St. Rose of Lima School • The Childrens Place of Buffalo & Erie County• St. Stephen • The Chris Martin Memorial Field of Dreams, Inc.• St. Teresas Parish Community • The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Buffalo, Inc.• St. Teresas Early Childhood Developmental Program • The College of New Jersey• St. Thomas Aquinas Church • The Derrick Thomas/Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation• St. Vincent de Paul Playground Committee • The Detroit Institute for Children• St. Vincent DePaul School • The Doug Fox Benefit• Stans Harley-Davidson • The Elija Foundation School Project• Staples Elementary School • The Eric Keith Davis Foundation• Starmont Community School Post Prom Committee • The Exchange Club of the Tonawandas• Starpoint Central School District • The Fallen Officers Memorial Society, Inc.
    • 78• The Family and Friends of Douglas Fox • Tonawanda Middle School• The Family of Aaron Bartnicki • Tonawanda Sr. High School• The Family of Lee Bucher • Tony Nemi Sportsman Club• The Franciscan Center • Toombs County FFA Alumni• The Friends of Gigi Vanzant • Top Shot Hockey Inc.• The Friends of Katie Jefferson • Tops Markets #239• The Gladkowski Family & Friends • Tops Markets, Inc. #261• The Granger Homestead Society, Inc. • Town of Evans Police Department• The Hamilton Tiger-Cats • Town of Hamburg Recreation Department• The Harris Building • Town of Niagara• The Heritage Oak Foundation (HEP) • Town of North Collins Public Library• The Holmes Elementary School • Town of Tonawanda Aquettes• The Humidour • Town of Tonawanda C.P.A.• The Ineson Family Benefit • Town of Tonawanda Police Club, Inc.• The Joe Mack Memorial • Town of Tonawanda Sr. Center• The Junior Seau Foundation • Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church• The Kidney Foundation of Canada • Travernier Youth Football League• The Learning Place • Travers Collins & Company• The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society • Travis Roy Foundation Art Gala• The Limes • Tri - Community Ambulance Service, Inc.• The Magnolia TWIGs • Tri County Country Club• The Mercy Hospital Foundation • Tri-City Valley Cats• The Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation • Trinity Catholic Academy• The Morlock Foundation • Trinity Episcopal Church• The National Teachers Hall of Fame • Trinty United Methodist Church• The Neighborhood Center, Inc. • Tristans Team of Hope• The One Hundred Club of Buffalo, Inc. • Trocaire College Radiologic Technology Club• The One Project • True Bethel Baptist Church• The Paralysis Project of America Los Angeles • Tully Hill• The Pastoral Care and Vol. Service The Buffalo Gen. Hospital • Tulsa Memorial High School• The Pendleton Athletic Booster Assoc., Inc. • Tuscarora Indian School• The Post-Journal NIE Auction • Tyson Deli, Inc.• The Rehabilitation Foundation • U.S. Border Patrol c/o Local 2724• The Royal Canadian Legion • U.S. Long Life Inc.• The Salvation Army • U.S. Postal Service Incoming Mail Facility• The Secon Mile SE Regional Office • UAW• The Shade Foundation • UAW Region 9• The Sharks Foundation Golf Classic • UCLA Golf Classic / CUNO• The Signature Event 2006 • U-Crest Fire Co.• The Southern Conference • Union East Elementary School• The SPCA Serving Allegany County • United Airlines• The Training Room • United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County• The University of South Dakota • United Church Home Society, Inc.• The University of Texas at Dallas • United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.• The Western NY Paralegal Assoc., Inc. • United Veterans of America, Inc.• The Women & Childrens Hospital of Buffalo Foundation • United Way of Buffalo & Erie Cty.• The Youngstown Christian School • United Way of the Bradford Area• Thea Bowman House, Inc. • University of Arkansas• Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School • University at Buffalo• Thiel College Football • University at Buffalo Police Department• This Is It! Managing • University of Alabama• Thomas A. Edison High School • University of Georgia Athletic Assoc.• Thomson West • University of Michigan Alumni Club of NY• Ticket Works • University of Nebraska Omaha• Tim Hortons • University of North Dakota• Tim Milgate Charity • University of Toledo• Tim Orth Memeorial Foundation • University of Wisconsin-EAU Claire• Timmy Toy Collections • UNYTS• Tinicum School • Upstate Farms• TKO Artist Management • USA MEDDAC
    • 79• USAF 309 Airlift Squadron • West Virgina University• USASA Area III • West Woodside Block Club• USO Delaware • Western Illinois University• USS Enterprise CVN65 • Western Oaks Elementary• USTA Tennis & Education Foundation • Western Oregon University - The Cottage• UWEC Football • Western Washington University• UW-Whitewater Athletics • Westminster Early Childhood Programs• VA WNY Healthcare System • WGRZ - 2• Valley Community Association • Wheatfield Blades Travel Hockey• Valu Home Center #18 • Wheatfield Town Cheerleaders• Variety Club of Buffalo• Variety Kids Telethon Golf Tournament • Wheaton North High School• Variety -The Childrens Charity • White House Blue Devil QB Club• Varysburg Rescue Squad • White Rock Missionary Baptist Church• Vera House • Whitter Rehabilitation Facility• Vet Center • Willamette University Football• VFW Harper Erdman Post 1548 • William Penn Football Team• VFW Post 6083 • Williamsville South High School• VFW Post 6390 • Willowbrook Youth Ministry• VFW Post 7275 • Winchester Elementary School• ViaHealth of Wayne Foundation • Windom Community Church• Vigilant Fire Co. No. 1 • Windom Elementary School• Villa Maria Academy • Wise Middle School• Villa Maria Convent • WKBW-TV• Village of Depew• Village of Lancaster Fire Prevention Day • Wm. Horlick H.S.• Vintage Hills Elementary • WMHT Auction• Visions Place Mental Health & Substance Abuse Residential Program • WNED-TV• Visitation R. C. Church • WNY Brain Tumor Support Group• Viterbo University Athletics • WNY Childrens Psychiatric Center• Viva Hair & Spa • WNY Chp. American Liver Foundation• Vive, Inc. • WNY Diamond Girls• VNA of Care New England • WNY United Foundation, Drive Against Drugs• VVA Chapter 193 • WNY Volunteer Firemens Association, Inc.• W3886 3rd Street East • WNY Womens Fund• WA ANG-Fairchild Top 3 • Women & Childrens Hospital Foundation• Wade Hampton Youth Athletic Organization • Women of Trinity• Wagner College • Women United Golf Outing - UW of Greater Rochester• Wake Forest University • Womens Auxilary• Waldo Stadium - Football Office• Wally Forys • Womens Basketball Hall of Fame• Walter Meitlicki Foundation/Benefit • Womens Committee UAW Local 897• Warren State Hospital Holiday Auction • Womens Sports Foundation• Warren Washington Counties Homeless Youth Coalition • Wounded Warriors Center• Warren Woods Football Team • WPBS-TV• Warsaw Jr. Tigers Youth Football Association • Wright - 1 Foundation, Inc.• Washington West School • Wright Elementary• Watertown HS Gridiron Booster Club • WSKG• Wayland Free Library • Wunsch Family Foundation• Wayland Rotary Club • WV Wesleyan College• Wayne Cty. of Social Services • Wyant Family• Wayside Presbyterian Church • Wyoming County S.P.C.A.• WCFOA • Wyoming Cty. Varysburg N.Y. H.O.G. Chapter• WCNY• Weed & Seed/Charlie Mills Center • Xerox• Weekend at Bernies Golf Tournament • Xerox Federal Credit Union• Welcome Wagon Club Holiday Auction • Yesterdays Restaurant• Wellsville Jr. Wrestling Club • YMCA of Philadelphia & Vicinity• Wesley Academy • YMCA of Saratoga• West Penn Allegheny Health System • York Central School• West Seneca East Senior SADD • York Vol. Fire Company, Inc.• West Seneca East Spirit Booster Club • Young Life• West Seneca Kiwanis Club • Young Life Lake Effect• West Seneca Marching Band Boosters, Inc. • Young School of Irish Dance• West Seneca Mite Minor • YWCA of the Tonawandas• West Seneca Wings Pee Wee Tier II Hockey • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated• West Seneca Womans Club • Zonta Club of Batavia - Genesee County• West Seneca Youth Bureau • Zonta Club of Kenmore• West Seneca Youth Hockey Association• West Seneca Youth Hockey Association Booster Club • Zonta Rochester Foundation