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Weekend Highlights!

A quick look at what's going on around Amherst this weekend. We have the Pumpkin Run 5k Run & Family Walk this Saturday starting at 10:30am, to benefit the at-risk and disadvantaged children served by Gateway-Longview. Click on the link for a full list of details.

High School Varsity Football ends this weekend, (the regular season) you might just see Williamsville South take it all the way! Get out and support your favorite football team.

Annunciation School to Host Ice Cream Social & Book Fair

Annunciation School, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, will host an Ice Cream Social & All American Book Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, in the school. The event is open to students and families. Members of the community who are interested in learning more about the school and parish are also encouraged to attend.

Drugs, Gangs & Violence

Claude AnShin Thomas practices "engaged" Buddhism. He and his associate, Weibke KenShin Andersen, are invited to visit areas where violence is prevalent so they can offer a peaceful alternative--mindful meditation. Last month he was in Columbia, South America. I asked AnShin if I could share his messages with you and he said OK.

Sun, September 26, 2010 10:33:50 PM

Dear Fred, 

Fork It Over!

Come on out and Fork It Over at the third annual food & wine fundraiser for the Gloria J. Parks Community Center.

The event is being held this evening Thursday October, 14th from 6:00-10:00PM at University at Buffalo South Campus, Harriman Hall Room 105, 3435 Main Street.

For just $40, you'll get your fill of the areas best food, wine and beer, enjoy live music by LeeRon Zydeco, and bid on their silent auction. Tickets can be purchased online, at the door, or by calling 832-1010.

Participating Restaurants include:   

Voted the BEST Wings in Amherst!!

AmherstNightOut.com was in search of the best chicken wings in Amherst, NY so we recently had a contest, and let you decide who the winner should be. The votes came in from wgrz.com, our Facebook page, and emails sent directly to our website. There were over 20 different establishments nominated, but one stood out...Amherst Pizza & Ale House for their Char-Pit Crown Royal BBQ Wings

Amherst Chamber to Hold Networking Event

On October 19, 2010 the Amherst Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Upstate New York Transplant Services, will host a Business After Hours event from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  The evening of networking will be held at UNYTS’ Eastern Hills Mall Satellite Location – 4545 Transit Road in Williamsville.

UNYTS is among the leading procurement organizations in the US and is one of only eight centers nationwide to house laboratory services and organ, tissue and eye procurement in one location.  With the addition of the Community Blood Service, UNYTS has become the first organization of its kind nation-wide.

Recycled Computer Project to Help Foster Kids in Buffalo

We’re constantly looking to support new ideas help that promote the concept of smart technology reuse in our community, while providing meaningful learning opportunities and jobs for people right here in Buffalo.

We think we’ve found one we can support...

In October, we’re supporting a $25,000 grant project that looks to provide refurbished computers to foster kids in the Buffalo area. Winners are chosen through an internet voting process that only takes minutes to do. Visit any of the links below to register and cast your vote each day throughout the month of October...

http://www.refresheverything.com/computerstokids

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Buffalo-ReuseIT/139224436102360

You can also vote with your cell by texting 102851 to (Pepsi) 73774