New UB Award to Recognize Civic Work in City of Buffalo

By Arthur Page

Release Date: November 7, 2000 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Office of Public Service and Urban Affairs at the University at Buffalo is seeking nominations for the first Mildred Francis Lacey Award for excellence in civic responsibility in the City of Buffalo.

The award honors the memory and civic works of Lacey, a public benefactor who contributed time and money to help area institutions and organizations that promoted programs for the benefit of the public. Lacey was married to Thomas B. Lockwood, a major benefactor of UB.

The award will recognize individuals and/or organizations that promote community service, engender civic pride, promote the general welfare and improve the quality of life in the City of Buffalo and exemplify excellence in civic responsibility in Buffalo.

Nominations should be accompanied by supporting background information of no more than two typewritten pages that demonstrates the nominee's match with the stated criteria. Confidential recommendations should be mailed no later than Nov. 15 to the Office of Public Service and Urban Affairs, 548 Capen Hall.

For further information, call 645-2097.