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    TOPS is your friendly neighborhood store that has what you want, while saving you time and money. TOPS strives to give customers an exceptional shopping experience. We work hard to ensure that every need is met and offer you convenience, savings and friendly service.
    http://www.topsmarkets.com
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    At TOPS, we work hard to make sure that we can provide a one-stop shopping experience for our customers. TOPS boasts 79 full-service pharmacies in New York and Pennsylvania that are located in store. TOPS pharmacies' $3.99+ Plan Generics Program covers nearly 400 prescriptions for our shoppers, as well as pet medications.
    http://www.topsmarkets.com/Departments/Pharmacy/
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    AT TOPS, we listen when neighbors like you ask for more of your favorite products. That's why we're always adding more natural and organic products to our store from snacks to frozen meals and paper products to beauty care products. We're constantly working with our growing partners to bring you more of your favorite fruits and veggies that are certified organic. We feel good knowing you're getting fresh, safe produce that is grown with the best practices and intentions in mind.
    http://www.topsmarkets.com/Organics/
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    Your family always comes first. And, while it can be difficult to create nutritious meals that fit within your schedule and budget, you take pride in what you place on your table. That's why your friends at TOPS are constantly working to improve our products, so that you can give your family delicious, high-quality foods at an affordable price. We're excited about the changes we've made to TOPS Brand Products, with cleaner, simpler ingredients and great new packaging on more than 2,000 products.
    http://www.topsmarkets.com/TopsBrands/
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    At AT&T, we're bringing it all together. We deliver advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed Internet and smart solutions for people and businesses. That's why we stand alone as a fully integrated solution provider.
    https://www.att.com/
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    The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Del Valle, Georgia and Gold Peak. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day.
    http://www.coca-cola.com/global/glp.html
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    Labatt uses its 165+ years of brewing know-how to introduce new and innovative brews like Labatt Blue Light Lime (2010), Labatt Shandy (2012), Labatt Blue Royale & Labatt Prohibition Series (2014) and Labatt Premiere (2015).
    http://www.labattus.com/
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    Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, we are a not-for-profit health plan that continually aims to provide our community with innovative health-related products and services, which enable affordable access to quality health care. Our award-winning customer service, dedication to quality health care and unmatched relationships with physicians and providers has allowed us to be consistently recognized as one of the highest-ranked health insurance plans in the nation.
    https://www.independenthealth.com/
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    In 2004, the Independent Health Foundation created the Healthy Options Buffalo program to help our community make informed decisions about healthy eating, and as a result, help address the high rates of stroke and heart disease prevalent in Western New York. Through this program, the Foundation works with area restaurants to offer heart-healthy food options that are considered lower in fat, saturated fat cholesterol, and sodium.
    http://www.healthyoptionsbuffalo.com/
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    New Era is an international lifestyle brand with an authentic sports heritage that dates back over 90 years. Best known for being the official on-field cap for Major League Baseball and the National Football League, New Era is the brand of choice not only for its headwear collection, but also for its accessories and apparel lines for men, women and youth.
    http://www.neweracap.com/
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    The GEICO booth provides a fun place to visit where people can meet the Gecko, enter to win a $500 gift card and take home a little prize. GEICO is saving people money on more than just car insurance - so come by and enjoy the new gaming experience and don't forget to call 1-800-947-AUTO, visit geico.com, or stop by a local GEICO office to get a free rate quote.
    https://www.geico.com/
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    Flying Bison Brewing Company is a packaging brewery located in the city of Buffalo, and the first stand alone brewery to operate in the city proper since Iroquois Brewing closed its doors in 1972. An award-winning brewer with over 30 years experience, owner Tim Herzog made a strong commitment from the inception of this company as merely an idea to establish Flying Bison Brewing Company in the City of Buffalo and foster the return of what was once a flourishing industry. It's this commitment that has carried the way for the brewery to become what it is today.
    http://www.flyingbisonbrewing.com/
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    If your taste buds wore socks, Cooper Sharp would knock them clean off. Because Cooper is no ordinary deli cheese. Made with milk and hand-selected aged cheese, Cooper adds a one-of-a-kind sharp flavor you'll only need one taste to fall in love with.
    https://www.coopercheese.com
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    With mouthwatering flavor and no artificial ingredients, Smithfield Fresh Pork is quite simply the finest pork money can buy. Smithfield Fresh Pork offers versatility to your meals, and used instead of chicken or beef, can add a tasty new twist to your family's favorites. Visit the Smithfield Get Grilling America Mobile Tour for FREE Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork samples, giveaways and grilling tips. Be sure to visit www.SmithfieldGetGrilling.com to nominate your Hero of the Grill for a chance to win $5,000.
    http://www.smithfieldgetgrilling.com
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    A leading provider of high-quality pork products, Smithfield was founded in 1936 in Smithfield, Virginia, establishing the town as the "Ham Capital of the World." From hand-trimmed bacon and slow-smoked holiday hams to marinated tenderloins, Smithfield brings artistry, authenticity and a commitment to heritage, flavor, and handcrafted excellence to everything it produces. With a vast product portfolio including smoked meats, hams, bacon, sausage, ribs, and a wide variety of fresh pork cuts, the company services retail, foodservice, and deli channels across the United States and 30 countries abroad. All of Smithfield's products meet the highest quality and safety standards in the industry. To learn more about how Flavor Hails from Smithfield, please visit www.Smithfield.com, www.Twitter.com/SmithfieldBrand, and www.Facebook.com/CookingWithSmithfield. Smithfield is a brand of Smithfield Foods.
    http://www.smithfield.com
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    Nathan's Famous is a Russell 2000 Company that currently distributes its products in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and twelve foreign countries through its restaurant system, foodservice sales programs and product licensing activities. Last year, over 550 million Nathan's Famous hot dogs were sold. Nathan's was ranked #22 on the Forbes 2014 list of the Best Small Companies in America and was listed as the Best Small Company in New York State in October 2013. For additional information about Nathan's, please visit our website at www.nathansfamous.com. Smithfield Foods is the licensee of Nathan's Famous pre-packaged hot dogs.
    http://www.NathansFamous.com
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    Healthy Ones is the lean, lower-sodium, and heart-healthy lunch meat that adds a wholesome balance to your diet. It can be found at the deli, as well as pre-packaged in your grocer's lunch meat section. For more information, visit www.HealthyOnes.com. Healthy Ones is a brand of Smithfield Foods.
    http://www.HealthyOnes.com
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    Founded by Peter Eckrich in 1894, Eckrich has a rich heritage starting from a small meat market in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to one of the most recognized smoked sausage and deli and meat brands on the market today. Through it all, Eckrich produces have been recognized for their great taste, quality, care, and pride. For more information, visit www.Eckrich.com. Eckrich is a brand of Smithfield Foods.
    http://www.eckrich.com
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    Margherita offers the finest selection of both traditional and specialty Italian meats that are sure to create delicious and unique flavors. Add inspiration to your meals, excitement to your gatherings, and artfully place your food at the heart of it all with Margherita. That is the Italian Art Of Entertaining™. For great recipes and more visit our website at www.MargheritaMeats.com. Margherita is a brand of Smithfield Foods.
    http://www.margheritameats.com
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    Custom LASIK Eye Surgery Procedures at The LASIK Vision Institute® With more than 1.1 million LASIK eye surgery procedures performed, The LASIK Vision Institute® provides the best quality laser vision correction for the best value. Discover why we're a trusted leader when it comes to expertise, affordability, and convenience.
    http://www.lasikvisioninstitute.com/
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    So you want to know what we're all about at Northtown? Well, maybe it's easier if we tell you what we're not all about. Hassles. Pressure. Making you feel rushed. We're not about gimmicky sales events that last for one day only. We're mostly about building honest relationships with hard-working people just like you. And it's an approach that's been successful for more than 40 years. But enough about us. We want to hear about you. Stop by any of our Northtown locations and tell us more about what you're looking for in a vehicle. We can't wait for you to experience the nth degree for yourself.
    http://www.northtownauto.com/
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    Milk-Bone® brand has helped bring dogs and people together for over a century. The original Milk-Bone® dog snack was created in 1908, by the F.H Bennett Biscuit Company at a bakery in the Lower East Side of New York City. The first dog biscuit treat made in the United States, Milk-Bone gave pet parents a little something to show their dogs how much they care.
    http://www.milkbone.com/
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    Fisher & Paykel has been designing products since 1934 and has grown into a global company operating in 50 countries and manufacturing in Thailand, Mexico, China and Italy. Our design heritage is founded on a pioneering spirit and a culture of curiosity that has challenged conventional appliance design to consistently deliver products tailored to human needs.
    https://www.fisherpaykel.com/us.html
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    The CRACKER JACK® brand has been an American favorite for 120 years. The delicious blend of caramel coated popcorn and peanuts is just as good as you remember. And, as if a tasty snack weren't enough, who can forget the thrill of opening the surprise inside?
    http://www.fritolay.com/snacks/product-page/cracker-jack
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    100% natural, healthy snacking: All GoGo squeeZ products are made with nothing but goodness inside. That's Goodness on the Go!
    http://www.gogosqueez.com/
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    Nothing stacks up to the timeless taste of LAY'S STAX® Original potato crisps. This crunchy potato crisp gives you the full flavor that you have been looking for. Your taste buds will thank you.
    http://www.laysstax.com/
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    Our Folgers® coffee is roasted in New Orleans, Louisiana by hardworking people who are as passionate about our products as they are about the city in which they're made. Every employee plays an invaluable role in delivering the best-tasting, highest-quality coffee to consumers every day. The knowledge and heritage behind the delicious, timeless taste of Folgers coffee has been passed down for more than 160 years.
    https://www.folgerscoffee.com/
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    Packed with goodness, Jif® Power Ups™ Chewy Granola Bars are go-to deliciousness. Made with zero corn syrup and a banana and peanut butter taste kids will love.
    https://www.jif.com/power-ups
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    Elmhurst 1925 uses unmatched innovation to create simpler, more nutritious and delicious plant based beverages.
    https://elmhurst1925.com
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    One of the unique benefits of belVita Breakfast Biscuits is the 4 hours of nutritious steady energy they provide all morning long. The delicious biscuits are made with a combination of grains that are carefully baked to release energy regularly and continuously to fuel your body throughout the morning.
    http://www.belvitabreakfast.com/benefits#sustained_energy
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    The delicious, bold taste of Ocean Spray® 100% juices, now in organic! Made with the crisp, clean taste of organically grown North American cranberries straight from the farm to your family. Organic 100% Juice contains no added sugar, preservatives, or artificial flavors, just goodness in every sip. Each juice is non-GMO and is USDA Organic certified, carrying the organic seal.
    http://www.oceanspray.com/Products/Juices/By-Type/Organics.aspx
  • Lockhouse Distillery

    Lockhouse Distillery is the first distillery to operate in Buffalo, N.Y. since prohibition. Nestled in the Historic Cobblestone District we produce six flagship and two seasonal spirits. Our dedication is to producing spirits that are high quality and distinctive both in cocktails and on their own.
    https://www.lockhousedistillery.com/
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    Expand your horizons by exploring ours. From mountains to museums, New York has it all!
    http://www.iloveny.com/
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    Established in 2015 and located in Williamsville, NY, 12 Gates Brewing Company is an independent, craft-production brewery that produces high quality, hand crafted beers in a 30 barrel brewhouse. The brewery also features a taproom with 18 rotating taps, light fare, outdoor seating, and live music. Wine and hard cider are available, too.
    http://12gatesbrewing.com/
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    Dunkin' Donuts is the world's leading baked goods and coffee chain, serving more than 3 million customers per day. Dunkin' Donuts sells 52 varieties of donuts and more than a dozen coffee beverages as well as an array of bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods.
    https://www.dunkindonuts.com/dunkindonuts/en.html
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    Artisan Kitchens and Baths in Buffalo, NY has been providing the people of Western New York quality kitchen and bath design & sales for decades. Artisan is a full service Kitchen & Bath design company specializing in the sales of Appliances, Cabinets, Countertops, Tile, Sink, Faucets and Hardware. Our design team will help you in your kitchen or bath remodeling project from start to finish. Our kitchen and bath designers all have a large portfolio of renovation projects.
    http://artisankitchensandbaths.com/
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    Mayor Byron W. Brown, Buffalo DPW Commissioner Steve Stepniak, and City Sanitation\Recycling Director Paul Sullivan, introduced its new roll-out recycling carts as part of its newly expanded recycling effort called "Buffalo Green Cart Recycling Program'.
    https://www.city-buffalo.com/Home/Leadership/Mayor/Archive_Press_Releases/2011Archives/December2011/GreenCart
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    Buffalo Spree Magazine, Western New York's only city and regional magazine, is now in its 45th year of publishing. A national-award-winning monthly magazine, Spree is dedicated to providing timely, informative, and entertaining articles and features relevant to Buffalo and Western New York. Through focusing on the arts, entertainment, fine dining, local history, local events, and local people, and by providing accurate listings and calendars, we help our readers take advantage of the best Western New York has to offer, and keep them informed about what's happening in their community.
    http://www.buffalospree.com/
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    Visit Buffalo Niagara sells and markets our assets and attractions to visitors outside the Buffalo Niagara region as a convention, tourism and leisure destination for the economic benefit of the community. VBN is Erie County's lead marketing organization for conventions, meetings, amateur sporting events, cultural and heritage tourism and consumer travel.
    http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/
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    Yelp's purpose is to connect people with great local businesses! Yelp was founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses like dentists, hair stylists and mechanics. At Yelp Buffalo, we host events and meetups to help people explore and connect with some of the best local businesses and events.
    http://www.yelp.com/buffalo
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    Metro is public transportation for Erie and Niagara Counties. Metro covered 10 million miles in 2014, with 26 million boardings. 302 buses running on ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel, which means cleaner, healthier air. 98 full size hybrid buses using use 30 percent less fuel, which translates into more resources and service for riders. A rail system serving the heart of Buffalo that is 100 percent emission free, and some of that electricity is hydropower. You have to take a bike to put less carbon in the air.
    http://metro.nfta.com/
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    Find the latest breaking business news, updated throughout the day, some of this week's top stories from Buffalo Business First and other popular features from the print edition.
    http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/
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    Buffalo Rising has been one of the region's most dynamic websites since its launch in 2004. We cover the positive and interesting people and places that make our city unique. Last year, we welcomed over 3.3 million visitors and served over 7.5 million pages.
    https://www.buffalorising.com/
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    Townsquare is a media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company that owns and operates market leading radio stations, life events and digital, mobile, video and social media properties principally focused on small and mid-sized markets.
    http://www.townsquaremedia.com/
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    Kiss 98.5
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    Alternative Buffalo 104.7fm
    http://www.alternativebuffalo.com/
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    STAR 102.5
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    Spectrum News is a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week local news service viewed on cable channels 1, 9 and 200 in Buffalo and channels 14 or 8 elsewhere (check your cable channel listings for your area). Tune in for local weather reports six times an hour On the 1s (:01,:11,:21, :31, :41 and :51).
    http://www.twcnews.com/nys/buffalo.html
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    WBBZ-TV is Your Hometown MeTV Station! We thank you for watching, and coming online for a unique local media experience.
    http://www.wbbz.tv
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    http://wivb.com/
  • In Kind Sponsor

    Official Auditor of the Taste of Buffalo. BS&P is a local public accounting and consulting firm. Services include accounting, auditing, taxation, wealth management, business and human resource consulting.
    http://www.bspcpa.com/
  • In-Kind Sponsor

    At Bond, our attorneys are committed to understanding your needs and providing strategic counsel. In addition to our office in Buffalo, Bond has eight offices across New York State. Even with 260 attorneys practicing in 33 areas of law, we still retain many qualities of small firm culture—including the ability to work expeditiously on behalf of our clients. Bond serves businesses, nonprofits, public-sector entities and individuals. For more information, visit www.bsk.com.
    http://www.bsk.com/