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UNYTS 30th Anniversary Honored

UNYTS 30th Anniversary Honored

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III presented a proclamation recognizing Upstate New York Transplant Services' 30th anniversary to Sallyann Ieraci, UNYTS Vice President of Community Relations, and Rahwa Ghirmatzion, Community Engagement Specialist.

The presentation was held during the Nov. 3, 2011 session of the Erie County Legislature. Legislator Rath recognizes UNYTS' commitment to enhance and save lives through organ, eye, tissue and blood donations while maintaining respect for those who give the gift of life. UNYTS was founded in 1981 and its headquarters are currently located downtown. For additional information about UNYTS, please visit www.unyts.org

Festival of Faiths November 15, 2011

The Network of Religious Communities of Buffalo is having two wonderful events in the month of November. The first event is their Festival of Faiths, where you will have the opportunity to learn about your neighbor's religious traditions, it will be on November 15th at 7pm at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 5271 Clinton Street, Elma, NY 

Local Cheerleaders Compete in Fitness for Kids Cheer Challenge

Local Cheerleaders Compete in Fitness for Kids Cheer Challenge

Cheerleaders from throughout Western New York need you to cheer them on at the annual Independent Health Foundation’s Fitness for Kids Cheer Challenge at 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 152 Franklin St., Buffalo. Doors open to the public at 9 a.m.

This year’s cheer competition features two-panel judging, national style warm-up, priority seating, play-by-play feedback, trophies and awards. Video taping and cameras are allowed.

Spectator tickets are $10 for ages 12 to adult, $5 for ages 4 to 11 and children 3 and under are free. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Fitness for Kids Challenge. For more information, please call the Foundation at 635-4959.

N.C.C.C Theatre Showing Little Shop of Horrors

N.C.C.C Theatre Showing Little Shop of Horrors

N.C.C.C Theatre Presents:

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Open to the Public!

The Network of Religious Communities Thanksgiving Event

The Network of Religious Communities Thanksgiving Event

The Network of Religious Communities of Buffalo is having their 29th Annual Multi-Faith Thanksgiving Celebration on Tuesday November 22nd at 7:00pm at the Lincoln Memorial Methodist Church and all are invited to attend.

Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church is located at Main Street at Masten, Buffalo, NY. 

For information call 716-882-4793. You can also visit their websites http://www.religiousnet.org and www.nfjcwny.org

 

Trick or Treat! Have a Scary Good Time with the American Red Cross!

Trick or Treat! Have a Scary Good Time with the American Red Cross!

Ghosts and goblins will be roaming the halls of “Eerie” Community College’s North Campus for “Safe & Seen Halloween” this Saturday, October 29th between 11a.m.-3p.m. at 6205 Main Street in Williamsville.

“Safe & Seen Halloween,” presented by First Niagara, provides a fun, warm and safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating.  Children under 12 and their parents will receive great safety tips while trick-or-treating indoors for ghoulish goodies through the Haunted Hallway of Treats.  Admission is $2.00 per child, with proceeds benefitting the American Red Cross, Serving Erie & Niagara Counties.

Legislator Rath Sponsors UNYTS Blood Drives at Eastern Hills Mall, Newstead Library

Legislator Rath Sponsors UNYTS Blood Drives at Eastern Hills Mall, Newstead Library

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III, R-Amherst, is sponsoring two upcoming neighborhood blood drives for Upstate New York Transplant Services, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary of “Donating Life.”

The first drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, October 28 at the UNYTS Donation Center at the Eastern Hills Mall, across from the DMV. The second will be Saturday, October 29 at the Newstead Public Library, located at 33 Main Street in Akron.

“I’m very happy to be a part of these events and to support UNYTS, which does countless good for our community,” Legislator Rath said. “So many lives have been touched by this wonderful organization, and I congratulate them on their 30th anniversary. I hope to see many of my constituents at these events.”

To make an appointment to donate, please contact UNYTS at 716-512-7940. Walk-ins are also welcome.