On Thursday May 10, 2018, during a regular board meeting, the 100 Club of Buffalo presented a check for $4,806 to the Buffalo Police Department. The funds will be used by the Underwater Recover Team for the purchase of new equipment which will assist the team in staying safe while training and during operations.
Accepting the donation on behalf of the BPD were Chief of Detective Dennis Richards and Detective Leo McGrath. Both Chief Richards and Detective McGrath spoke about the Underwater Recovery Team and Officer Craig Lehner.
Sam Palmiere from the Erie County Law Enforcement Foundation (ECLEF) and new 100 Club of Buffalo board member, also presented a check for $4,806 on behalf of ECLEF.