Buffalo's Chamber of Commerce hosted an Open House to officially open their new Visitor's Center last Thursday.
The new facility is located on Highway 16 East near the I-90 interchange. The grounds have a new building, a new parking lot in front, and artwork in the form of two bronze statues, a pond and a new welcoming sign along the highway.
Funding for the new visitor's center came from one-percent monies and various state and Federal grants. Chamber Director Angela Jarvis said while we can celebrate the new facility and what has been accomplished so far, more is still left to be done before it will be complete.
Jarvis said signage will be added next year, created by Dave Osmundsen at Arrowhead Forge that will be similar to the wood and wrought iron signs he created for the Buffalo Trail System.
Buffalo City Councilmen Russ Humphrey and Bruce Hepp were in attendance at the Grand Opening, and Hepp said he was pleased with how the project has turned out so far.