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26 10, 2020

Roll with the Buffalo Maritime Center

By |2020-10-26T11:58:40-04:00October 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Our free and inclusive Erie Canal Ride this coming Monday, October 26th – the 195th anniversary of the Erie Canal’s opening – will start at Resurgence Brewing (1250 Niagara Street, 6pm, see below for many pandemic-induced changes to Slow Roll) and end at Canalside with a tour of the Buffalo Maritime Center’s brand new […]

23 10, 2020

Request for Proposals : Fundraising Consultant

By |2020-10-23T16:06:32-04:00October 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Wheel B. Herd Inc d/b/a Slow Roll Buffalo Fundraising Consultant Request for Proposals October 23, 2020 Purpose Slow Roll Buffalo, a newly independent 501(c)3 is seeking proposals for professional fundraising services in developing and implementing a fundraising campaign and sustainability plan for the 2021 fiscal year.  Background Slow Roll Buffalo (SRB) is one of the world’s largest free and inclusive community bike rides. Founded in 2014, SRB connects communities through guided rides for bicyclists of all ages and skill levels. With a slow pace and volunteer squad that keeps riders safe and social, each ride features a different host site and unique route around the city, including stops to regroup and meet neighborhood stakeholders before returning for an afterparty with food, drinks, music and fellowship. Scope of Work SRB is seeking a fundraising consultant with a proven record of developing organizational fundraising capacity, grant writing, securing corporate sponsorships, and managing individual donor campaigns.    The consultant will: Conduct a kick-off meeting with the fundraising committee to co-create a reasonable timeline with actionable steps, deliverables, milestones, and clear objectives.  Conduct an audit of SRB’s current fundraising capacity.  Work with the board to compile a list of past donors/sponsors, and potential donors/ [...]

23 10, 2020

Meet (at) Resurgence Brewing Company

By |2020-10-23T14:35:38-04:00October 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Our free and inclusive Erie Canal Ride this coming Monday, October 26th, will start from Resurgence Brewing Company’s original location along the section of the canal that was buried under the I-190 expressway (1250 Niagara Street, 6pm start, see below for the many pandemic-induced changes to Slow Roll). […]

12 10, 2020

Get to Know Cariol Horne

By |2020-10-12T15:48:29-04:00October 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Before our free and inclusive Cariol’s Ride this coming Monday, October 12th, starting from Big Ditch Brewing Company (55 East Huron Street, 6pm start, see below for many pandemic-induced changes to Slow Roll) and ending at City Hall, let’s get to know Cariol Horne, the former Buffalo police officer who was fired after a 2006 incident in which she intervened in the choking of Buffalonian Neal Mack by her fellow officer, who has since served jail time for a separate incident in which he brutalized Buffalonians. First, a little story about Cariol and Slow Roll – […]

5 10, 2020

Get to Know Betty Jean Grant

By |2020-10-06T17:06:39-04:00October 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

No one pounds the pavement in Buffalo like Betty Jean Grant. And no one will ever know how many lives Betty Jean saved in Buffalo by pounding the pavement with personal protective equipment (PPE) from the onset of the pandemic. However heroic that may be, it’s business as usual for Betty Jean. In considering who we should “Get to Know” before our free and inclusive Voter Registration Ride this coming Monday, October 5th, starting from Community Beer Works (CBW, 520 7th Street, 6pm start for October Monday rides, see below for the many pandemic-induced changes to Slow Roll), let’s recall that while Slow Roll has welcomed many people over the years to setup a voter registration table before our rides, Betty Jean Grant always literally takes it a step further by walking around the crowd with forms. […]

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