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Help ‘Stick it to Cancer’

On Dec. 3, 2004, Lisa Johnson, a 20-year Town of Tonawanda resident, underwent successful surgery in her battle against cancer. To celebrate six years of being cancer-free, she's throwing herself a party, but the community will be the benefactor.       

The second annual Stick it to Cancer Blood Drive and Basket Raffle will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at VFW Post 7275, 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Proceeds will be donated to the Town of Tonawanda Paramedics and the American Cancer Society through the 2011 Lancaster Relay for Life. The American Red Cross also will be available with its mobile unit to collect blood donations.

Please Support Pet Connection’s Holiday Dinner Dance

Tickets are still available for Pet Connection’s Holiday Concert and Dinner Dance taking place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew. The event includes dinner, entertainment by Jack Civiletto and The Pyramid Band, a huge basket auction and much more.

One lucky door prize winner will take home four one-day Disney Hopper Passes valued at $544!

Tickets for the event are just $25 and are presale only. They can be obtained by calling the shelter at 652-0192.

Opening Doors: Managing Holiday Stress for Families

Opening Doors: Managing Holiday Stress for Families

Date: November 30, 2010

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Early Childhood Direction Center/People Inc.

Pet Connection releases holiday wish list

You can add a little joy to the holidays this season by making a donation to Pet Connection Programs Inc. from their holiday wish list. Pet Connection, founded in 1984, is a special care and maternity animal shelter located at 12935 Williston Road in Marilla.

Items on the wish list include the following:

Saint Benedict School to Hold a Meat Raffle

Saint Benedict School and the parish Rosary Altar and Holy Name societies are holding a meat raffle on Saturday, November 20 beginning at 6:00 pm. 

Come take a chance at the spin of the wheel while enjoying a great evening with friends. Presale tickets may be purchased at the school by calling 835-2518. 

Only 300 tickets sold for this event. Proceeds from this event will go towards the replacement of window blinds in the school. Please come and help support this great social event! Visit our website for details.

Technology in the Classroom Appeals to Annunciation Students

Kindergarten students at Annunciation School in Elma spent part of their day today enjoying an interactive learning activity on the classroom’s SMART Table. This fun, multi-user table allows students to explore digital lessons, play educational games and complete interactive learning activities. Assisting them is kindergarten aide Caryn Wojtowicz.

Located at 7580 Clinton St., Annunciation School serves the following school districts: Iroquois, Lancaster, Alden, East Aurora, West Seneca, Depew, Orchard Park, Cheektowaga, Alexander and Attica. To schedule a tour of the school, please call 681-1327. For more information, visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com.

Pet Connection Needs Your Support!

Tickets are now available for a Holiday Concert/Dinner Dance featuring Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band that will take place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Proceeds from the event will benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla. Please purchase a ticket and help us keep our doors open to future animal rescues!

Tickets are just $25 per person and include dinner, entertainment, a basket auction and raffles. A special door prize of four Disney one-day park hopper passes valued at $544 will be given away. Tickets for the event are presale only and can be ordered by calling the shelter at 652-0192.