Firm Retreat and 15th Annual Golf Outing

Sep 01, 2014

Each year our office hosts a firm-wide retreat designed to discuss updates and goals of the firm.  This day gives our partners and staff the opportunity to break away from the normal day to understand where our firm is going, discuss how we can improve, and build better relationships with each other.

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Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center

Aug 29, 2014

The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center (BTRC) provides a Premier Accredited Therapeutive Riding Program to Western New York children with special needs to develop social, emotional, physical and educational skills.  Annually, the BTRC hosts the Buffalo International Horse Show (BIHS) to benefit these riding programs.  On August 29th, our Helping Hands crew spent the day painting the indoor riding facility to prepare for the hundreds of BIHS spectators. 

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Compass House

Jul 18, 2014

Compass House is dedicated to providing runaway, homeless, and street youth with safe shelter and services, through voluntary and mutually agreed-upon process, in an environment that supports dignity, respect and self-reliance.  On July 18th, our Helping Hands team spent the day barbequing at the Compass House.  During the barbeque, we visited with and cooked for guests at the House.

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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Garden

Jun 27, 2014

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Garden is a living museum dedicated to advancing appreciate for and knowledge of plant life and its connection to people and cultures through its documented living plant collection, historic conservatory, education, research and exhibits. On June 27th, our Helping Hands volunteers worked on horticulture and landscaping to help beautify the garden.

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2014 After Busy Season Party

Apr 15, 2014

Busy season is the most demanding and time consuming part of the year for our firm, so we make sure that busy season ends with a bang!  This year our celebration was held at the Tonawanda Bowling Center on April 15th and included a dart and euchre tournament, chocolate raffles, bowling, dancing, and the finale of our Biggest Loser challenge.  It was a great way to unwind after a very long few months.


Heart, Love and Soul

Nov 22, 2013

Heart, Love, and Soul (H&S) is dedicated to feeding those in need and providing opportunities to improve their quality of life. Each year, H&S provides the items to prepare a Thanksgiving meal to those in need. For the past 5 years, our Helping Hands committee has been volunteering at H&S to donate the manpower necessary to complete this much needed community service. On November 22nd, we prepared and distributed the canned goods, fruit, meat and other items to those coming in for their meal.

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2nd Annual Alumni Cocktail Reception

Aug 18, 2013

We are very proud of our former CTBKers who have moved on to new ventures.  We feel that it's important to stay connected with each of them.  This year, we held our 2nd Annual Alumni Cocktail Reception at our office.  Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperatve with us, but it did not stop us from networking with old and new friends.

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Kids Escaping Drugs

Aug 16, 2013

Kids Escaping Drugs is dedicated to raising, managing and distributing funds for the development and support of facilities, community education, and advocacy programs for adolescents and their families in Western New York suffering from alcohol and drug dependency/addiction. On August 16th, our committee headed out to the Erie County Fair to volunteer with Kids Escaping Drugs at their booth.


Niagara County SPCA

Aug 02, 2013

Niagara County SPCA is dedicated to preventing cruelty to all animals, to help educate the public on the humane treatment of animals and to provide love and care for those companion animals with whom we come in contact.  Our Helping Hands team went to the Niagara County SPCA to help the center get ready for their annual “Dog Days of Summer” event in August 2013. Our crew did a lot of behind the scenes set up to help the organization prepare for this event.

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2013 Corporate Challenge

Jun 09, 2013

2013 Corporate Challenge

The rain didn’t stop our runners from coming out to the 33rd annual JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge. We had a total of 40 people!

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