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Request for Proposals: Bi-Annual Summit on Aging and Independence

Every two years, Western New York Independent Living (WNYIL – the parent organization of Western New York Independent Living Family of Agencies) hosts a Summit on Aging and Independence to bring educators, researchers, human service providers, caregivers, and speakers together to educate, inform and discuss the current issues, topics, research, and barriers and successes in care for individuals who are 55+ and / or have a disability. This event includes workshops, a keynote speaker, and a two-day information / vendor fair.

Logo - Summit on Aging and IndependenceThis year’s theme is Aging, Independence, Culture in an Evolving World.

  • April 30, 2014: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; entertainment and keynote at 6:00 p.m.
  • May 1, 2014: 8:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Niagara Falls Conference Center, Niagara Falls, New York.

WNYIL hereby requests proposals to present at the Summit. To apply, please fill out the Proposal Form, save it to your desktop, and email it to Yvette Lucas at Hard copies can be delivered to: WNYIL, Inc. / Attn: Yvette Lucas – Summit on Aging / 3108 Main St. / Buffalo, New York 14214.

Please forward this on to anyone who might be interested in applying. For more information on attending, presenting, sponsoring or exhibiting, please contact Yvette Lucas at 716-836-0822 ext. 146 or by email at

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