Fire and Ice Gala Event Gets Mention in the Amherst Bee

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Local Fire and Ice fundraiser for the Boy Scouts of America is bringing the popular theme back for another year.

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"For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America have been an important part of the fabric of Western New York. I am honored to Chair this great event."

--William Mattar
Fire and Ice Chair

The annual scouting Fire and Ice Gala, produced by the Greater Niagara Frontier Council and chaired by attorney and Eagle Scout William Mattar, was mentioned in the February 13, 2013 edition of the Amherst Bee newspaper. The purpose of the gala is to raise funds to benefit the Boy Scouts of America; those interested in supporting the scouting cause can attend and/or make monetary donations.

As the Bee article details, the Fire and Ice theme has been very successful in the past, and is brought back in 2013 by popular demand. The open bar event provides a variety of themed foods, including a revolutionary new ice cream produced through the use of liquid nitrogen, and a many spicy treats including traditional Buffalo-style cuisine.

Those attending will be able to enjoy an exquisite buffet, a variety of auctions, and an excellent party that benefits the Boy Scouts of America. For more information, visit

About the Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The mission of the BSA is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Visit to learn more about the Boy Scouts’ Greater Niagara Frontier Council.

About the Fire and Ice Chair, William Mattar.
William Mattar has been a leader in the community for years and has helped many local organizations. He is the President of the Village Preservation Foundation, and past President of the Williamsville Business & Professional Association and past President of Amherst Kiwanis Club. He is also active in his church and supports WNY Scouting. In 1990, he founded William Mattar Law Offices, and as an attorney he represents individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents across NY State, including the Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica and Albany areas. The law firm William Mattar is well-known for its phrase "Hurt in a car, call William Mattar" and catchy phone number, 444-4444. To learn more visit

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