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Buffalo Local Pledges to Go Bald for Bob Harper

Buffalo Local Pledges to Go Bald for Bob Harper

On August 8th, Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary will be coming to Minty Wellness, a spa, hotel, and restaurant located in Darien Center. beginning at 4pm, Gene Baur will talk about the first 25 years of Farm Sanctuary, stories of rescue, and his national best seller "Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food".

Gabryszak: Cheektowaga’s Annual Pulaski Day Parade celebrates Polish-American heritage

Gabryszak: Cheektowaga’s Annual Pulaski Day Parade celebrates Polish-American heritage

Each year in the middle of July, Polish-Americans from around Western New York come together to celebrate their heritage and patriotism during Pulaski Day. In honor of American Revolutionary War hero and Polish aristocrat, General Casimir Pulaski, the celebration also marks the annual Pulaski Day Parade that allows both young and old to enjoy the sights and sounds of our rich Polish-American legacy.

Old Home Days in Williamsville July 12th-15th

 

Jul 2011 12th-15thTues-Thurs 12-11Williamsville Family Tradition with rides, games &
great food. Giant Beer Tent with live entertainment.
Open everyday 12-11pm with ride specials 12-
4pm. Giant Parade on Tues h/c accessIsland ParkMain Street, Williamsville 14221716-741-9518

 

Falls Street Rib Festival

Falls Street Rib Festival

 

Fri. Jul 15 201107/15/2011 4pm-10pm, 07/16/2011 11am-7pmThe Falls Street Rib Festival will feature a mix of
great music from a variety of local artists,
delightful food vendors, and entertainment for
all! Smoke will be in the air!

h/c accessOld Falls StreetOld Falls St. , Niagara Falls, NY 14303www.FallsStreet.com278-2100

 

1st Source Servall Donates Appliances to Community Shelters, Food Pantries

1st Source Servall Donates Appliances to Community Shelters, Food Pantries

1st Source Servall to replace aging appliances for six area organizations that provide services to some of the community’s most in need residents

BUFFALO, NY –1st Source Servall, one of the country's largest distributors of appliance parts with operations in Western New York, is celebrating its first year of operations in the Northeast by assisting six local organizations that provide services to some of the most vulnerable populations in the community.  1st Source Servall and its local employees are donating 30 new Whirlpool brand appliances to the following Food Bank of Western New York serviced organizations:

Getting Ready to Walk the Walk in Williamsville

Getting Ready to Walk the Walk in Williamsville

From a Statement Released by the Food Bank of WNY

The 4th annual Walk Off Hunger to benefit the Food Bank of WNY will be held Saturday July 30th.  The walk is an easy stroll of less than two miles, beginning and ending at Temple Beth Am, 4660 Sheridan Drive in Williamsville.  Check-in is at 5:00 and the walk is at 6:00.

Channel 2’s Jodi Johnston is back as emcee, along with 97 Rock’s Rob Lederman.

Buster Bison and Billy Buffalo will both be there, and the Erie County Mounted Patrol will lead the walk.

Registration is $15 for one person, $25 for a couple, and $30 for a family up to four. ($5 for each additional child)  Walkers will receive a free t-shirt along with other goodies.

Walkers with more than $500 in pledges will get gift cards, walkers with the most pledges will get prizes, and the first 25 children with $50 in pledges will get Speed Racer cars.

Fresh Air Fund Welcomes New York City Children

Fresh Air Fund Welcomes New York City Children

AMHERST, N.Y. - The Western New York Committee of the Fresh Air Fund will be greeting 28 New York City children as they arrive in Amherst on July 12, 2011. The youngsters are six to 18 years old and will be visiting for two weeks or more. Some are leaving home and New York City for the first time, while others are returning to visit the same host families for consecutive summers.

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.7 million children since 1877. Each summer, thousands of New York City children from low-income neighborhoods visit volunteer host families in 13 Northeastern states and Canada. In 2011, The Fund celebrates its 135th summer of serving children with a wide variety of special events and volunteer opportunities.

On July 12, 2011, The Fresh Air Fund’s Christine Tedesco will be on hand to welcome the young visitors.