Ralph C. Wilson Jr. and J. Robert “Bob” Kalsu will be honored at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and the Rotary Club of Buffalo’s Party in the Park from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Canalside.
Wilson, the late Buffalo Bills owner, and Kalsu, who played one season with the Bills in 1968, will be inducted onto the park’s Wall of Honor. Wilson served in the Navy in World War II from 1941 to 1945. Kalsu was killed in action on July 21, 1970, while serving in the Army in Vietnam.
The event will feature live music by The Strangers party band, upscale food by Magnolia Events, a sundae bar by Perry’s Ice Cream, desserts by Eat Dessert First, drinks by Try-it Distributing, docent-led ship tours, many auctions and raffles and waterfront activities.
Presale tickets are $50 per person and $85 per couple and can be purchased online at www.buffalonavalpark.org. Tickets at the door will be $65 per person and $100 per couple.