— Funeral services for Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. will be held privately in Detroit for the family on Saturday. A celebration and remembrance of the life and legacy of Mr. Wilson is being discussed by the Bills organization for staff, former players and coaches, and fans and will be announced at a future date.
Fans interested in making a donation in honor of Mr. Wilson’s memory are encouraged to do so to: The Hospice Foundation of Western New York, The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter and to St. John Hospital Medical Center in support of the Wilson Telemonitoring Program.
The Ralph Wilson family and the Bills organization wishes to thank everyone who has offered condolences, support, kind words and prayers following the passing of Mr. Wilson.
–The Buffalo Bills today announced the seven members selected by the organization to serve on the New Stadium Working Group.
The New Stadium Working Group is an advisory committee composed of up to 21 members with seven each from the Bills, the State of New York and Erie County, as part of the lease agreement for Ralph Wilson Stadium. The group was formed to explore the possible development and construction of a new stadium either on the site of the current stadium or on another location in Erie County or a substantial renovation of Ralph Wilson Stadium.
The Bills’ seven members include:
Russell H. Brandon, Bills President and Chief Executive Officer
Louis P. Ciminelli, Chairman LPCiminelli, Inc.
Christopher H. Koch, CEO of New Era Cap Co., Inc.
Jordan Levy, Managing Partner of SoftBank Capital
Jeffrey C. Littmann, Bills Chief Financial Officer
Mary Owen, Bills Executive Vice President Strategic Planning
Charles E. Schumer, United States Senator
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Russ Brandon, Buffalo Bills President and CEO
On naming the team’s seven members to serve on the New Stadium Working Group:
“We look forward to starting the process assigned to The New Stadium Working Group. The seven individuals we have selected for the committee are passionate about the Buffalo Bills franchise and recognize its importance, both economically and socially, to the Western New York community. These individuals have a good understanding of our franchise and the National Football League. They also understand the impact of the team’s relationship with the business community and the significance to all Western New Yorkers, particularly our fans.”
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