GEMs Operation Sparkle: Beach Cleanup

Run for Gratitude – India

July 17, 2019

Recently a “Run for Gratitude” was held at Umroi in Ri Bhoi, in India. The students ran almost 3 km around the village as a gesture of gratitude, in regards to the new construction of a multi-purpose hall in the new school!

Thank you to the students for your support, we can’t wait for the new school to be completed either!

GEMs board member Agnes wins Buffalo, NY’s “Eco Challenge” with “Cool Roof Project”

May 20, 2019

GEMs member Agnes W. and her partner Jesse F. won Buffalo, NY’s “Eco Challenge” with their “Cool Roof Project”!

“Protecting our environment and working to prevent the most severe consequences of global climate change are the most critical challenges society faces today. The Buffalo Cool Roof Project has the potential to become an important tool for my administration, our residents and businesses to take climate smart action,” Brown said. “I congratulate Agnes and Jesse on their innovative and proactive entry.”

The Buffalo Cool Roof Project was awarded $7,000 as the first-place entry. Co-developer Wilewicz, a partner at Hurwitz & Fine, is a member of the law firm’s insurance coverage practice and litigation groups. Farinacci works for IBM’s Buffalo Innovation Center. Both earned their undergraduate degrees from the University at Buffalo in 2003.

For more information and the full news article, visit this link:


https://www.wnypapers.com/news/article/current/2019/05/16/137183/buffalo-cool-roof-project-wins-top-prize-in-mayor-byron-w.-browns-annual-civic-innovation-eco-challenge-powered-by-att