Third Annual Dining Out for Headway
In recognition of March as National Brain Injury Awareness Month, Headway of WNY, an affiliate of People Inc., is having a dining out event. Join us at one of the participating restaurants and 20% of your dinner bill will be donated to Headway of WNY, Inc. Participating restaurants include Bonefish Grill, 1247 Niagara Falls Blvd (at the Boulevard Mall), Amherst, NY, and Lombardo Ristorante, 1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY. For more information, click here or call 716.408.3100.
Wednesday, March 29
Thursday, March 30
Museum of disABILITY History Film and Speaker Series
The Museum of disABILITY History Film and Speaker Series will feature a heartwarming story, Life, Animated, on Friday, April 28, at 7p.m., at North Park Theatre, 1428 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY. There will be a short discussion with Q&A following the film. Life, Animated is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man with autism who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. The film follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood and takes his first steps toward independence.
Co-presented by Autism Services, Inc., the event’s goal is to educate viewers, offer different perspectives, challenge stereotypes and celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities. Admission tickets are $7.50 each and will be available to purchase at North Park Theatre. For more information, please call 716.629.3626 or click here.
Friday, April 28
North Park Theatre, 1428 Hertel Avenue
Headway of WNY’s Annual Spring Gala
Headway’s 18th Annual Spring Gala, Unite & Move Forward at the Atrium, will be held on Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Rich’s Atrium, One Robert Rich Way, Buffalo, NY 14213. The event includes an evening of silent auction bidding, basket raffles, live music and dinner. Proceeds benefit Headway of WNY, an affiliate of People Inc., to ensure that individuals in Western New York with brain injuries and other disabilities have access to advocacy, resources and support systems to enable them to live as independently as possible.
Sponsorship opportunities are available and donations are welcome for the silent auction and basket raffles. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased here. For more information about the event, please call 716.408.3117 or click here.
Thursday, May 18
6 to 9 p.m.
Rich’s Atrium, One Robert Rich Way
Buffalo, NY 14213