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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.

Bullied Vietnamese Man Receives Donated Surgery at Kenmore Mercy

Bullied Vietnamese Man Receives Donated Surgery at Kenmore Mercy

Kenmore Mercy Hospital is helping to make a difference in the life of a young Vietnamese man who was bullied for years because of a facial deformity. The surgery which took place the morning of October 3, is also made possible by Jeffrey Meilman, MD, and the Hope for Tomorrow Foundation.  

Ngon Trung Ngo traveled from Ho Chi Minh City to Buffalo to have a donated excision of a large, dark area covering and disfiguring his face with the grafting of areas with new skin with a value of $40,000. This congenital, hairy nevi from birth covers one-third of Ngo’s face.

Ngo was picked on at a young age at school because of this facial deformity, was made fun of and called "two faces" and "masked face.” He was discriminated upon by Vietnamese society and even contemplated suicide. Ngo often wears a mask to hide his birth defect when he is out in public.
 

Daybreak Television Productions, Catholic Charities Earn Bronze Telly Award

Daybreak Television Productions, Catholic Charities Earn Bronze Telly Award

Daybreak Television Productions of the Diocese of Buffalo recently was awarded a bronze in the 32nd annual Telly Awards for its creation of Catholic Charities’ 10-minute video called “Real lives. Real help. Real hope.”

The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and web commercials, videos and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and corporate video departments in the world. More than 11,000 entries are received from 50 states and many foreign countries. Winners receive either a Bronze or Silver Telly Award.

"Researching Your House History" Two-Part Program at Historical Society

"Researching Your House History" Two-Part Program at Historical Society

A popular program, “Researching Your House History,” will be presented by Cynthia Van Ness, MLS, the Historical Society’s Director of Library and Archives and a research expert. It will take place on Saturday, October 8, and will feature a talk to which all are welcome, plus an optional, exclusive hands-on workshop.

The first part of the program is a lecture, in the museum's auditorium, where Van Ness will speak about the museum research library’s resources, the specific tools that are available, and give tips for how to research a property in which you are interested.

No pre-registration is required for this part of the program; admission is $5 members/$7 non-members, which covers general admission for lecture alone.

Annual Friends of Harmony "Singing Spaghetti Supper"

Annual Friends of Harmony "Singing Spaghetti Supper"

"Singing Spaghetti Supper" to be Held on Sunday, October 9th

The Friends of Harmony male barbershop chorus is proud to announce its 7th annual Singing Spaghetti Supper on Sunday, October 9th.  The price of $10.00 ($5.00 for children 12 and under) includes all the spaghetti you can eat, meatballs, rolls, salad, dessert and beverage.    Beer and wine is also available for a modest price.  Continuous musical entertainment is provided by the chorus along with prizes and gift basket raffles.   Authentic barbershop quartets will perform for you right at your table.  The dinner runs from 4pm to 8pm at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse in Clarence, NY.  For questions, call Dan at 741-3926 or just stop by.

Annunciation School Earns National Honor for Hunger-fighting Work

Annunciation School Earns National Honor for Hunger-fighting Work

Annunciation School in Elma recently received a National School of Distinction status from the Schools Fight Hunger program. Fewer than 2,000 schools nationwide earned this level of distinction in the 2010-2011 school year.

The National School of Distinction status is awarded to schools that demonstrate notable enthusiasm, creativity or dedication in getting involved with the hunger cause. Whether it’s activating students around a school-wide food drive, organizing volunteers for a local pantry or food bank or cultivating a school garden to provide fresh produce for the cause, schools across the country have been playing a larger role in helping to fight hunger nationwide.

Law Enforcement to Serve Patrons Not Tickets at Amherst Applebee’s

Law Enforcement to Serve Patrons Not Tickets at Amherst Applebee’s

Local law enforcement officials will be on-hand at the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant in Amherst, NY from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, but they won’t be enforcing laws or serving up tickets.  Instead, the officers will be serving Applebee’s customers all to raise funds for Special Olympics athletes in New York State. More than 40 Applebee’s locations across the state will participate in Law and Orders night.

Officers will join forces with employees of the Amherst Applebee’s located at 1641 Niagara Falls Blvd, and assist servers and hosts by performing their various tasks. In return, Applebee’s customers will have the option to tip the officers, directly benefitting the more than 51,000 Special Olympics athletes in New York State.