Hamburg, NY – The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce presents the next installment of the Leaders of WNY Speaker Series on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant in Blasdell, NY. Business leaders and community members are welcome to hear Erie County Legislator Dr. Kevin Hardwick’s discussion on the current political landscape and its affects in our region.

During this informative and enlightening conversation, you will understand how the decisions made at the National level affect your local business and community. Learn about what is changing by someone who specializes in the political environment of our country, state, and county. Dr Hardwick was elected to the Erie County legislature in 2009 and was re-elected in 2011, 2013, and 2015. He currently chairs the Government Affairs and Community Enrichment committees. He has been a significant part of the department of Political Science at Canisius College since 1989. He was once on the school board in the Susquehanna Valley Board of Education in the Binghamton area, councilman in the Town of Binghamton for eight years, was once Administrative Assistant to Majority Leader of the NYS Senate, Warren M. Anderson and had his own radio program on WBEN on local politics from 2005-2009.

Please join us! This event is open to the public. RSVP to attend on for lunch and conversation with Dr. Kevin Hardwick. Check in begins at 11:30am at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant, 3785 South Park Ave., Blasdell NY 14219 and lunch and program to begin at 12 noon. If you would like to attend,, please call the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce at (716) 649-7917 to register. Tickets are $20 for Chamber Members and $25 for future Members. Hurry, space is limited.