Dancing With The Community Stars 

The Erie County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated celebrated its annual Night on the Town Scholarship Dinner Dance on Saturday with a gala “Dancing With Community Stars Competition” at the Adams Mark Hotel. Reverend Jonathan Staples, Pastor of First Shiloh Baptist Church and his lovely wife Tanya P. Staples danced their way to first place (they are the lovely couple gracing the front page, and pictured top right). New York State Senator Timothy Kennedy (63rd Senate District) and Gladys Diji danced an impressive second (pictured top middle) and Dr. Hal Payne –retired Vice President of Student Affairs at Buffalo State College and Honorable Rose H. Sconiers – retired New York State Supreme Court Justice placed third (They're the dapper coupe top 3rd from left). Also competing and struttin’ their stuff, was Raul Vasquez, MD,FAAP, President and CEO of Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network (GBUAHN) and Catherine Lewis; and Reverend Edward Jackson, Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church and Janet E. Barnes. Links Barbara Glover served as Chairperson, Charlene Galloway, Co-Chair and Link Janet E. Barnes, Chapter President.