CONTACT: Susan Kirkpatrick
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Offers “Walking on Wednesdays”
Free guided tours offer lunchtime exercise and an insider’s guide to the growing Medical Campus
What: “Walking on Wednesdays” (W.O.W.) is a series of free guided tours of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Downtown Buffalo every Wednesday throughout the summer in partnership with The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo. A representative from the Wellness Institute will guide the tours each week in conjunction with a guest tour guide from the Medical Campus.
When: Each Wednesday at 12:10 PM – 12:40 PM. June 1 through August 31, 2016. Rain or Shine!
Where: All Walks begin and end at Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Kaminski Park, located at Carlton and Elm Streets. A weekly Farmers Market is also offered there between 11 AM – 2 PM on Wednesdays!
Who: The Walks are ideal for employees on the Medical Campus, as well as for visitors and the interested public and will be led by a variety of guest tour guides. June guides and topics include:
June 1 – Mark McGovern, BNMC’s Senior Project Manager/Construction Update
June 8 – Justin Booth, GObike Buffalo’s Executive Director/Biking infrastructure along Main Street
June 15 – Matt Enstice, BNMC’s President & CEO along with Tom Beecher, Chair Emeritus/Medical Campus history and progress
June 22 – Craig Coyne, Senior Planner at Roswell Park Cancer Institute/RPCI’s new Clinical Sciences Center
June 29 – Ekua Mends-Aidoo & Sarah Warner, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus/Neighborhood Explorer program overview
Coordinated by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo and sponsored by the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc.
Why: Add to your “step count”
Get a break from your workplace
Refresh your spirit
Enjoy the fresh air and Buffalo’s beautiful summer weather
Learn more about the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Learn more: Visit bnmc-old.local/wow
About: The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC Inc.) is a self-sustaining social enterprise successfully combining innovation, job creation, and urban revitalization. It serves as the umbrella organization of the anchor institutions that make up the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus located within the 120-acre campus bordering Allentown, the Fruit Belt and Downtown. The BNMC Inc. fosters conversation and collaboration among its member institutions, its partners and the community to address critical issues impacting them, including entrepreneurship, energy, access and transportation, workforce and procurement, neighborhoods, and healthy communities, with the goal of increasing economic development and building a strong community. bnmc-old.local.
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