Salsa-Themed Event to Benefit Sustainable Living Conference

July 06, 2015

Salsa-Themed Event to Benefit Sustainable Living Conference

July 06, 2015

AMHERST, N.Y. – “Salsa on Elmwood,” a fundraiser to benefit an upcoming sustainable living conference co-sponsored by Daemen College, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 11 in the Unitarian Universalist Church at 695 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.

The salsa-themed event will feature dance performances, a dance workshop by Lionel and Dolores Rosario, owners of Mariachi de Oro Mexican Grill, and live music by Sol y Sombre.

Event proceeds will support the 2015 “World on Your Plate” conference scheduled for Oct. 9 and 10 that will highlight sustainable living and promote a healthy lifestyle with locally grown food.

Event co-sponsors are the Daemen Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement (CSCCE), Green Cuisine, Indigenous Women’s Initiatives Seed Institute, Peace Education Fund, and Riverside-Salem United Church of Christ (UCC)/Disciples of Christ.

Tickets are $40, which includes lunch. To purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com or make a check payable to Riverside-Salem UCC and send to RSUCC, P.O. Box 207, Grand Island, NY 14072-0207. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

For more information, contact Dr. Sharon Benz, conference chair and community coordinator of the Daemen CSCCE, at atsbenz@daemen.edu.