Five women honored for their contributions to WNY


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Five women were honored Thursday night for their contributions to Western New York.

Pearl at the Webb hosted the first “Women Who Move the City” event. It recognizes Mary Lynn Barnhard of Wheels With Wings, Lindsay Brick with the Junior League and Make A Wish, Shiela Figel with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County, Kathleen Maxian of the Western New York Ovarian Cancer Project and Nadia Moore of the Olivencia Community Center.

The event also benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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