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NEWS...(Oct 2018):
Just a friendly reminder our Thanksgiving dinner that BCD is on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 5 p.m. Afterwards the regular meeting, we will be voting for the TOP 4 OFFICERS of BCD. President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Please come to our dinner and our regular meeting to vote. Hope to see you at our Thanksgiving dinner.
Happy Halloween, Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas to you all too. Take care to my deaf BCD family,
NEWS...(Sept 2018):
We had a delicious spaghetti dinner held on Saturday, September 15th, 2018. David and Sharlane Haywood did an awesome job getting the dinner done for us. The board pitched in and helped. I'm very happy that everyone seemed to enjoy their meal. I believe 25 came to our dinner. We had some from Deaf Access Service staff there as well. We had some delicious homemade desserts.
In October on the 20th, BCAD is having their chicken dinner from Chicken and Pizza Works. Hope to see more come to all of our dinners as well as other organizations. We help each other as it should be. Donate desserts.
To our Club members, who still owe for their yearly membership for 2018, please see me at BCD or mail your checks or money orders write them to BCD. The year of 2018 is almost over, soon 2019. Thank you very much. I wish you the best of health to all of you as my friends as family. Love you all and take care.
NEWS...(Sept 2018):
We had an awesome time at our annual Labor day picnic on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018 with 104 people who attended this event. Great catering service provided us a very delicious meal. It was great to see everyone again, reminds me of a family reunion of our great friends we tend to hang out with.
Just a friendly reminder, please pay your bcd membership dues. It's almost the end of the year. Please see me or mail your check to Buffalo Club of the Deaf. Thank you.
NEWS...(May 2018):
EILEEN V. WUEST, nee Salisbury, beloved wife of Charles Marvin Wuest passed away on May 10, 2018. She was the loving mother of Charleen Haskell and Christopher Wuest; dear grandmother of Michael, Caitlin and Jamie, sister of the late Norman Salisbury and sister-in-law of Rosalie Salisbury, and a niece and a nephew. Eileen was with the SMSD Class of 1960. Funeral service was held at the Resurrection RC Church on May 15. Eiileen was a long time member of BCD and BDSC. The family would appreciate donations in her memory made to BDSC or Deaf Access Services. Goodbye, Eileen we all love you and will miss you. Be happy with God.
NEWS...(June 2018):
MADILL, Dorothy A. "Dot" (Ignatowski) MADILL - Dorothy A. "Dot" (nee Ignatowski) June 6, 2018. Devoted mother of Thomas Jr. (Shelly) Madill, Stephen (Wendy) Madill and the late Jeffrey L. Madill; mother-in-law of Anne Marie Madill; loving grandmother of Jamie Madill; dear sister of the late Walter Ignatowski, Jeanette (Roger) Daily and Richard Ignatowski; aunt of many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 911 Englewood Ave., Sunday from 2-5 PM. All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church (1085 Englewood Ave.), Monday at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy's memory to St. Mary's School for the Deaf ( or Deaf Access Services ( Please share condolences at
I want to share a little bit about Dorothy Madill was a very loving and nice woman who had been a long time member to Buffalo Deaf Senior Citizens and BCD as well. She was a great mother and loved her sons. She will be missed by everyone. We all will miss her too. She loves playing cards, gin and bridge club. One time, Debbie Madill and I went visiting Dorothy at the nursing home, we played old maid. She enjoyed our company.
NEWS...(May 2018):
Hello everyone! What a great ???? Memorial Day picnic from last month!! The turnout was excellent, as approximately 126 people came to the picnic and everyone had a great time! The food was excellent. Plenty of Chinese raffle items were raffled off, and folks sure were happy with their winnings and so on! Mark Bess won the picnic cornhole tourney for the first time ever, as he stunned Peter Newton at the end with several hole scores. Plus the keg of Blue Light beer, which was generously donated by Holidays bar, was killed as well, and successfully raised funds for the BCD's building fund. Everyone said they were looking forward the upcoming Labor Day picnic in the fall.
NEWS...(March 2018):
We had an awesome St. Patrick's day dinner with 43 people on Saturday, March 17th. David Haywood, Linda and Larry Godzik worked their butts off cooking. The cornedbeef and chicken were very tasty. I could see everyone enjoyed their dinner. I hope to see more people to continue to be at our monthly dinners like that. Why cook when our beautiful club can provide that for all of us to enjoy.
BCD MEMBERSHIP ...(March 2018):
Hello, this is from Penny Ann Greiner, I'm the dues collector for bcd. Just to let you know. A friendly reminder for those that are bcd members to keep me posted of any changes in addresses, emails and phone numbers. Also your dues are due before April 1st. My email is and vp number is 716-393-4538.
NEWS...(March 2018):
Last December, twenty folks banded together to play this fun league, and eight weeks of play have now passed. Everyone has been having a good time, as they enjoyed the cheap drinks and beers provided by the BCD bar, and playing their cornhole games. There has been a lot of good natured trash talking and the competition has been fierce!!! As of 3/9/18, Henry Majka finally caught up with John C Schultz, who had been residing in first place all season. Henry was very happy about this as John had been taunting everyone from his perch on top of the cornhole hill all season.
As of 3/9/18, Henry and John were in first place, with John Buzz in second place, and lastly, Jeff Leroy along with Justin Whitmore were charging hard from third place towards the top spot??. It's gonna be a fun two weeks of matches coming up!
NEWS...(January 2018):
Hello everyone! The BCD Super Bowl party, hosted by Peter and Jessica Newton, was a very successful event! Forty-four people attended the event, and everyone reportedly had a very good time! People enjoyed the foods and drinks that were provided, and everyone made comments on how absolutely delicious the homemade chili and the homemade deer venison soup were!!! Interesting note on the side, the cable went out with approximately five minutes left in the Super Bowl game, and folks turned to their mobile phones to find out what the result of the game was! Everyone was SO HAPPY to find out the Philadelphia Eagles had won the game! Fly, Eagles, Fly!!!!!
NEWS...(December 2017):
Hello fellow brothers and sisters,
The BCD Christmas dinner was a very successful event as over 125 people came to share in the holiday merriments. A large number of gifts were given away to a very appreciative gathering. The people said they enjoyed the dinner food very much and were very happy to bring home the leftovers, as there was a lot left. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed partying the rest of the night. See you all in 2018!
NEWS...(Feburary 2017):
were inducted to the Buffalo Club of the Deaf's Hall of Fame. Congratulations to the three of them and good luck to those who may quailfy in the future.

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