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History Museum receives grant to study renovations

The Buffalo History Museum is receiving $120,000 from the John R. Oishei Foundation to conduct a feasibility study for three buildings that are part of the museum campus.

The grant will fund the first phase of the museum’s “Plan for the Next Generation” by studying potential renovations to the Pan-Am Building, Julia Boyer Reinstein Center and Resource Center.

In addition, Independent Health Foundation will host the fourth annual “Serving Up Success” food and wine tasting event at the museum.

The event will take place 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the museum.

There will be healthy meals from several area restaurants, including Curly’s Grill & Banquet Center, D’Avolio Olive Oil and Vinegarss, Fat Bob’s Smokehouse, Firefly Cupcakes, Sun Restaurant and Don Tequila Mexican Restaurant.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 635-4959 or going to www.healthyoptionsbuffalo.com. Proceeds will benefit initiatives to combat childhood obesity, including Soccer for Success, the Fitness for Kids Challenge and Kids Run.