Five alumni of Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo will receive William C. Baird Service Awards at the organization's 75th anniversary dinner and Legacy 2001 Auction on Saturday in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
Paul J. Lamparelli and Cynthia E. Munschauer are chairmen. Honorees are Mayor Anthony M. Masiello, Erie County Executive Joel A. Giambra, Buffalo Police Capt. Arturo Salas, basketball coach Reggie Witherspoon and radio personality Danny Neaverth.
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction will start at 6 p.m. Dinner at 8:30 will precede a live auction. Items include gift certificates to stores and restaurants, Bills and Sabres autographed memorabilia and game tickets, concert tickets and vacation packages.
The organization operates six inner city clubhouses and four satellites in Amherst, Cheektowaga and Lackawanna, serving youths ages 6 to 18.