It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming with help from our friends at WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations every week.  This week, our Hometown Hero is from West Seneca, NY.  From our United States Marine Corps, it's Christopher Wiltse!

Chris' nomination read:

Chris grew up right off of Seneca St. He played basketball for West Seneca West. Big Buffalo Bills Fan. Chris joined at the age of 26 just thinking he wanted to do something better with his life. He set off for recruit training in Jan 2017 and graduated in April 2017. His first duty station is Okinawa Japan and he was just recently deployed to Korea for a few months. He loves being able to be a Marine and respresenting Buffalo every where he goes.

This week, we are honored to name Chris Wiltse our Hometown Hero of the week!

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Thanks once again to United States Marine Christopher Wiltse our Hometown Hero of the week!