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Pet Connection Plans November Community Events

November is shaping up to be a very busy month for the volunteers of Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla.

On Friday, November 5, volunteers and puppies will visit one of Buffalo’s most historically significant buildings — the Larkin at Exchange Building — from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Volunteers and their furry friends will also be at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on two Saturdays, November 6 and 13. Also on November 6, volunteers will be at the flea market at the Harvey D. Morin Post on Center Road in West Seneca from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9th Annual Fitness Frenzy Buffalo Athletic Club

This weekend will end two weeks of Fun, Fitness and Fundraising to raise money for Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo in memory of Samuel Terlecky. Many events are still ongoing at any of the eight BAC locations.   

This past February the BAC proudly contributed to the annual KISS 98.5 KISS 98.5 Radiothon to support & add success to the KISS Radiothon. 

Please visit the BAC Fitness Frenzy website for information or donations: www.BACFitnessFrenzy.com or contact Traci Terlecky 716-830-5365 or Ellen Coleman 716-833-5226.  As always, 100% of proceeds are donated to the hospital!

 

9th Annual Fitness Frenzy Buffalo Athletic Club

This weekend will end two weeks of Fun, Fitness and Fundraising to raise money for Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo in memory of Samuel Terlecky. Many events are still ongoing at any of the eight BAC locations.   

This past February the BAC proudly contributed to the annual KISS 98.5 KISS 98.5 Radiothon to support & add success to the KISS Radiothon. 

Please visit the BAC Fitness Frenzy website for information or donations: www.BACFitnessFrenzy.com or contact Traci Terlecky 716-830-5365 or Ellen Coleman 716-833-5226.  As always, 100% of proceeds are donated to the hospital!

 

Annunciation School Holds Ice Cream Social and Book Fair

Students, parents, faculty and guests gathered at Annunciation School in Elma on October 20 for the annual Ice Cream Social, Book Fair and Halloween Party in the school, located at 7580 Clinton St. 

Highlights of the fun-filled evening included a pumpkin-decorating contest, face-painting and a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog, star of the popular children’s book series.

Amherst Applebee's Restaurant to Serve Free Meals to Kids on Halloween

Before the trick-or-treating begins, the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant in Amherst, NY invites kids 10 and under to put on their costumes and enjoy a free meal on Halloween, Sunday, October 31.

On Halloween only, children can choose one free entrée from the following options on the Kids Menu:

  • Chicken Fingers
  • Mini Cheeseburger
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Kraft®  Macaroni & Cheese
  • Fried Shrimp
  • Hot Dog

The meal also includes a choice of side dish and soft drink or juice.

Western New Yorkers Invited to Give the Gift of Warmth during PJ Round-Up

Girl Scouts across Western New York are collecting new, warm clothing items to give the gift of warmth to those in need this season.  The Girl Scouts of Western New York and The Summit Federal Credit Union and teaming up onceagain to present the PJ Round-Up.  This community service initiative for Girl Scout troops in Buffalo, Batavia, Lockport and Niagara Falls provides new warm pajamas, slippers and robes for women and children living in area shelters. 

Donations will be collected through November 30 at Western New York Summit branches, Girl Scout Service Centers in Depew, Lockport, Niagara Falls and Batavia, Eastern Hills Mall and the East Amherst Enterprise location.

Amherst Chamber to Launch Program for Young Professionals of WNY

The Buffalo Niagara region has a history of strong civic leadership, dating back to the early 1900s.  Unfortunately, over the last twenty years, we have experienced a significant population loss, predominantly in the under 40 year old demographic.

Currently, there is a void in the region as it relates to providing opportunities for the emerging generation of leaders to participate in and drive civic engagement.  The Amherst Chamber of Commerce has launched a new program, Emerging Business Leaders (EBL), to fill the void, develop and roll out programs and opportunities for interested and progressive young leaders to get engaged.