2015 Florida Club Events

Save the date! The Buffalo State Alumni Association is hitting the road! Connect with alumni and friends in Florida from March 3-5, 2015 in Naples, Sarasota, and The Villages. Alumni will be introduced to Buffalo State President Katherine S. Conway-Turner and her husband, Dr. Alvin L. Turner.

The cost of each event is $20 per person, and includes a choice of entrees and non-alcoholic beverages. Meal selection will be taken the day of the event, and the registration deadline for all three events has been extended to Wednesday, February 25, 2015. To pay by check, register by phone at (800) 672-2722. Checks must be made payable to "BSAA," and sent to the following address:

Buffalo State Alumni Association
Cleveland Hall 319
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

Payment must be received by Friday, February 27, 2015.


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
3 - 5 p.m.
M Waterfront Grille
4300 Gulf Shore Blvd.
Naples, FL 34103
(239) 263-4421
Event menu

Designed as contemporary, refined and engaging, M Waterfront Grille (formerly Maxwell’s on the Bay) features cutting-edge continental cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood, steaks, homemade pastas, organics and tapas plates. M Waterfront Grille is both a local favorite and a destination restaurant offering dynamic flavor profiles and polished, attentive service. Guests will enjoy spectacular Naples Bay waterside views, exceptional food, fine wines and the company of friends at M Waterfront Grille.

Register now!


Registration for the Sarasota event has reached capacity. Please email alumni@buffalostate.edu, or call (800) 672-2722 to be added to the wait list.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
5 - 7 p.m.
Hosted by Henry and Patty ('59) Porter
3232 Higel Avenue
Siesta Key, FL 34242

Enjoy food and beverages while catching up with fellow Bengal alumni, and also meeting new faces! The event will be hosted by Henry and Patty (’59) Porter at their home.

The Villages

Thursday, March 5, 2015
4 - 6 p.m.
Palmer Legends Country Club
1635 Palmer Way
The Villages, FL 32162
(352) 753-5300
Event menu

At the Palmer Legends Country Club, their ultimate commitment is to create a memorable experience for their guests. Their intention is to delight guests with a personalized service approach which exceeds expectations and will develop a lasting relationship. They believe "the taste of the roast is determined by the handshake of the host."

Palmer Legends serves only the finest hand cut steaks that are aged to perfection and grilled over cherry coals to impart unique flavor. They believe in serving only the highest quality and freshest local ingredients. The Country Club displays a classic old world charm that distinguishes them from any other.

Register now!

Register for Naples

Register for Sarasota - Sold out

Register for The Villages

Cleveland Hall 319 | 1300 Elmwood Avenue | Buffalo, NY 14222
voice: (716) 878-6001 or (800) 672-2722 | fax: (716) 878-6050
email: alumni@buffalostate.edu