(Buffalo, NY) – Architect Jeff Olson, a principal with Alta Planning + Design in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will speak at the Buffalo City Forum and buffet luncheon on Tuesday, January 19 at 12:15 pm. The FORUM takes place in the WNED studios, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo.
This community speaker series, open to the public, is produced by WNED-AM 970 and Leadership Buffalo and hosted by WNED Director of News and Public Affairs Jim Ranney. The hour-long FORUM, which includes a Question and Answer session with the speaker, will be broadcast live (on WNED-AM and wned.org/news) beginning at 1 pm. (Attendees must be seated by 12:45 pm.)
Olson’s innovative firm is a leader in creating non-motorized transportation features that improve the quality of life for communities, including bicycle, pedestrian, greenway and trail projects.
Throughout his diverse career, Olson has contributed to local, state, national and international projects. He is an advisor to the Bicycle Friendly Communities Program of the League of American Bicyclists, the East Coast Greenway Alliance and the Mississippi River Trail. He recently directed Millennium Trails, an award winning initiative to create a national network of trails.
This Buffalo City Forum event costs $20 ($15 for members of WNED or Leadership Buffalo). Advance registration is encouraged to reserve lunch; RSVPs for lunch must be received by Friday, January 15. Tickets are available from Leadership Buffalo [(716) 849-2626, ext. 17 or email@example.com].
BUFFALO CITY FORUM is made possible by the support of lead sponsor Independent Health with additional support from Hunt Real Estate, M&T Bank and Greatbatch Inc.
Through WNED-AM 970 The Information Station, Classical 94.5/WNED, WNED-TV and ThinkBright and Well TV, the member-supported WNED Buffalo/Toronto provides high quality programming and services that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Additional information about WNED can be found at www.wned.org.
Leadership Buffalo, established in 1987, is the premier network of business, civic and professional leaders in Western New York. The not-for-profit corporation is committed to developing current and future leaders of Buffalo and Erie County by enhancing our social capital and helping leaders to lead from a common set of four core values: service, diversity, inclusion and openness to change. For more information, visit www.leadershipbuffalo.org.