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BUFFALO CITY COURT
JUSTICE E. JEANNETTE OGDEN
TO RECEIVE
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
FROM BUFFALO BILLS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
AT MONDAY QB CLUB LUNCHEON


2010 buffalo bills alumni citizen of the year
Buffalo, NY…November 5, 2010…
Buffalo Bills Alumni Association President Booker Edgerson, announced today that Buffalo City Court Justice, E. Jeannette Ogden has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the distinguished Buffalo Bills Alumni “Citizen of the Year” Award. Mr. Edgerson will present the 4th Annual Citizen of the Year Award to Judge Ogden at the Monday Quarterback Club luncheon held on Monday, December 13, 2010, at the Harbor Club in HSBC Arena in downtown Buffalo. The luncheon begins at 11:30am with the program at 12:15pm.

Judge Ogden is more than a public servant. She delights in mentoring students and has personally mentored nearly 300 students and continues to participate as a mentor for elementary and high school students in the Buffalo Public schools, the University at Buffalo Undergraduate and Law Schools and the Erie Community College Criminal Justice Program.

Judge Ogden was instrumental in the establishment of the Buffalo City Court Child Care Center, currently operated by the YWCA. The City Court Child Care Center provides free child care services to all litigants in Buffalo City Court.

Hard work and community service have always been important values to Judge Ogden. She worked her way through law school as a divorced single mom raising small children and continues her hard work ethic by maintaining a teaching position at UB Law School, serving on the Buffalo City Court and volunteering with the NAACP, the Black Leadership Forum, the NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, the Racial and Gender Fairness Committee for NY Courts, as treasurer of the NYS Association of Women Judges, Chairperson of the American Bar association’s Therapeutic Justice Committee and as secretary for the Erie County Bar Foundation Board of Directors.

Past recipients of the Buffalo Bills Alumni Citizen of the Year Award include; Bills owner, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., Dr. Andrew Cappuccino and Amherst Chamber of Commerce President, Colleen DiPirro.