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Amherst Leaf Pick Up to Begin October 17th

Amherst Leaf Pick Up to Begin October 17th

Amherst Highway Superintendent Bob Anderson announced that leaf pickup will begin on Monday, October 17th. 

Residents should put their leaves in the Town right-of-way between the sidewalk and the street.  Piles of leaves should not include any branches or other debris.  Leaf pick will continue systematically throughout the Town until Friday, December 2nd weather permitting.  Small amounts of leaves can still be put in open containers until November 30th.

As a reminder, please keep leaves away from receivers so that they do not plug the receivers and flood the streets

Help a Woman Fighting Cancer: Clean for a Reason

Help a Woman Fighting Cancer: Clean for a Reason

Have you ever wondered how to best help a family member, friend or colleague battling cancer?

While simply being there for them as an emotional support system can often be enough, one national non-profit organization works to help make their home life easier by offering them help where they most need it.

Cleaning for a Reason was developed just a few years ago as a free professional cleaning outlet for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.  With 547 partners currently signed up to provide the service across both the United States and Canada, this non-profit organization is continuously expanding its reach to help more and more affected women.

To sign-up, all a woman needs is to do is have her doctor fax a note confirming the treatment of chemotherapy to the representatives at Cleaning for a Reason

WANTED: Friendly History Buffs (or Those Willing to Learn)

WANTED: Friendly History Buffs (or Those Willing to Learn)

The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society is seeking docent tour guides. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about history and sharing their knowledge—all are invited to attend the upcoming FREE orientation and training sessions this fall, on October 15, November 12 and December 3; they are all Saturdays, and each sessions runs from noon to 3:00 p.m.

The first session focuses on the Historical Society current anchor exhibit, “Fact, Fiction and Spectacle: The Trial Red Jacket”; our newly refurbished Oishei Pioneer Life Gallery; and our fascinating Native American collection.

The second session will cover the 150-year history of the museum, plus our Street of Shops and Neighbors exhibits.

The final session will be training for the Pan American Exposition exhibit at the Resource Center, the Historical Society’s storage and exhibit facility on Forest Avenue.

A Night to Shine Gala for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

A Night to Shine Gala for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

 

Help Discover a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

WNY Ghost Hunts 2011

WNY Ghost Hunts 2011

Halloween is right around the corner, and the Buffalo Central Terminal will host two ghost hunts in October 2011.

Grab your comfortable walking shoes and a flashlight and make your reservations today. Cost of the tour is $20 per person and reservations are required, as there each tour has limited space.

Click HERE for more information about the Buffalo Central Terminals ghost hunts on October 28 and 29.

WNY Continues Support of National Domestic Awareness Month

WNY Continues Support of National Domestic Awareness Month

BUFFALO, NY – Western New York is continuing its support of domestic violence survivors this month when Child & Family Services hosts several events around town.

Both Niagara Falls and the Peace Bridge will be illuminated in purple on Thursday, October 6th at 7:30pm and 8:00 pm to show support for survivors of domestic violence around the globe.

Summit Educational Resources Hosting Chicken BBQ

Summit Educational Resources Hosting Chicken BBQ

Take a night off from cooking and order your family a Chiavetta’s chicken dinner on Wednesday, October 12th when Summit Educational Resources hosts their Chiavetta’s Barbeque.

With over 1,000 chicken dinners ready-to-sell, the event offers everything you need for a complete meal at the great price of $10.00 ($9.00 Pre-Sale).

The event runs from 3pm – 6pm at their offices located in Getzville and is sure to be another sell-out year.

To order ahead, call Lynn Elberson at 629-3400 ext. 1503 by Friday, October 7th with your pre-sale count.  Pre-orders of 20 or more will be delivered to your business for your convenience.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Western New York children with developmental disabilities who attend Summit Education Resources.