Tonawanda News — The competition is aimed at increasing private sector investment and job opportunities.
“We are trying to shift perceptions of this region outside of the region,” he said.
Entrants have until May 31 to submit their ideas and a judging panel will then evaluate the submissions. In September, semifinalists will present their plans via webinar, and then in October, finalists will attend a series of weeklong events in Buffalo.
The winners will be announced on Oct. 30.
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