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Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffery to present at Kenan Arts Council meeting

by jmaloni

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Tue, Feb 3rd 2015 07:00 am

The Kenan Arts Council will host a business lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Kenan Center's Taylor Theater Meeting Room, 433 Locust St., Lockport. Bring your own lunch; coffee, tea and cold drinks will be available.

The 12:15 p.m. program will feature Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffrey talking about her first year as mayor, Lockport's tourism, history, the Flight of Five, the arts in Lockport, and Lockport's preparation for the future.

The mayor has degrees in political science and in public policy analysis, has held management positions in mental health organizations, and secured $3.7 million for the creation of Buffalo's only "Safe Haven" homeless residence for chronically homeless mentally ill individuals. She was elected to the City of Lockport Common Council and subsequently was appointed Common Council president. McCaffery became mayor in February 2014 upon the resignation of the former mayor.

The free program will be followed be dessert, coffee or tea, and conversation. The public is invited to join.

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