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Emerald Evening

Celebrating 35 years of Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper

May 21 at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Fun Evening

This semi-formal evening includes drinks, small plates, awards and more!

Valet Parking

All ticket holders receive valet parking.

VIP Tickets

Includes separate premium VIP bar and docent-led private tour in the Gundlach Building.

Emerald Awards

Lifetime Achievement Recognition

Organization Co-Founder and Former U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins

Mike Hamilton Award

Deb Gondek

Volunteer of the Year

Dawn Cody

Emerald Committee

These dedicated volunteers are committed to protecting our waterways and building the next group of water stewards to fight to make sure everyone has access to our beautiful waterways.

Honorary Event Chair:

New York State Senator Timothy M. Kennedy

All funds solicited in connection with this event are by Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and not by NYS Senator Timothy M. Kennedy.

Julio Alvarez
Melissa Balbach
Jenna Brinkworth
Peter Clancy
Dawn Cody
Rick Galas
Erin Komorowski
Laura Mangan
Mary Ann Rogers
Hosted by:

7 News Anchor – Jeff Russo

Silent Auction

If you wish to donate an item to our silent auction, please contact Bonnie at Thanks for your support!