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Interior Design Sale to Benefit Gilda’s Club

Fourth Annual Trims To Treasures Donates To Cancer Patients

The Interior Design Association of Western New York is proud to announce its 4th annual Trims to Treasures sale, benefiting Gilda’s Club, located at 1140 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY, 14209. The two-day sale, featuring a wide selection of interior design materials, will be open from 10AM to 4PM on Saturday, June 9, and 11AM to 3PM on Sunday, June 10.

There will be a number of valuable, interior design materials available at a fraction of their original cost, such as furniture, fabrics, wallpaper, window treatments, lighting and plumbing fixtures, artwork and home accessories. The Trims to Treasures sale will donate 20% of the proceeds to Gilda’s Club, a non-profit organization that complements medical treatment with support and care groups for cancer patients, their friends, and families.

Garden of Gems Flower & Jewelry Show for Charity

 Ben Garelick Jewelers & Menne Nursery Team Up & Give Back For Mother’s Day

The beauty will be two-fold this Mother’s Day as local Western New York businesses, Ben Garelick Jewelers and Menne Nursery, team up for 2012’s Garden of Gems Flower & Jewelry Show. The second annual Garden of Gems event will begin on Thursday, May 10, and run through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, at Ben Garelick’s store located at 5001 Transit Rd., Williamsville, 14221. With live floral arrangements provided by Menne paired with exquisite jewelry designs from Ben Garelick, this special campaign will honor WNY Moms with inspiring and dazzling jeweled bouquets and most importantly, donate a portion of the proceeds to the Joan A. Male Family Support Center.

Garden of Gems Flower Show Returns

Garden of Gems Flower Show Returns

The beauty will be two-fold this Mother’s Day as local Western New York businesses, Ben Garelick Jewelers and Menne Nursery, team up for 2012’s Garden of Gems Flower Show. The second annual Garden of Gems will begin on Thursday, May 10, and run through until the wrap party on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, at Ben Garelick’s store located at 5001 Transit Rd., Williamsville, 14221. With floral arrangements provided by Menne partnered with exquisite jewelry designs from Ben Garelick, this special campaign will inspire, dazzle and most importantly, honor mothers in the surrounding communities.

Recycle Totes on Display

Recycle Totes on Display

(Amherst-NY)---In anticipation of Amherst’s expanded recycling program, Highway Superintendent Bob Anderson announces that totes are available for residents to view at 1042 North Forest Road from 7:30AM-3:30PM, weekdays. Totes will be delivered in late spring.

Mr. Anderson states, “If a resident is interested in a tote size other than the standard 65 gallon, they are welcome to stop in to look at the 35 or 95 gallon tote. If you have a preference, please email kevans@amherst.ny.us  or call 631-5990 ext. 5924, otherwise your residence will receive a 65 gallon tote automatically.

Our recycling capabilities have expanded and if you need an updated list of what is now recyclable, please visit our website at www.amherst.ny.us  All residences were mailed a flyer earlier this year showing the expanded list.

Lewiston Garden Fest Now Accepting Vendors

Lewiston Garden Fest Now Accepting Vendors

The recent warmer temperatures have gotten many, including the Lewiston Garden Club, thinking about their gardens and other landscaping projects. The Lewiston Garden Club, which sponsors Lewiston Garden Fest, is now accepting vendor applications for its seventh annual event on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24, 2012 along Center Street in Lewiston. Businesses and vendors who sell items related to gardening, horticulture and the outdoors, including nurseries, landscapers, garden artists, builders and others which enhance beauty in the garden, are encouraged to apply.

“Lewiston Garden Fest brings both gardeners of varying skill levels and visitors alike from all over Western New York and Southern Ontario to our historic village to learn how to beautify their outdoor space,” said Sharon Low, vendor chair and president of the Lewiston Garden Club. “We welcome any and all vendors who sell garden or outdoor-related items to apply for this summer’s event.”

Town of Amherst Yard Waste Program Begins April 1st

Town of Amherst Yard Waste Program Begins April 1st

The Town of Amherst Yard Waste Program will begin on April 1, 2012.  All yard waste including branches must be put in an open container on your garbage day.  Branches that are four (4) feet long may be bundled and tied separately and placed in the right-of-way after that date. 

Even though the weather has been unseasonably warm the Amherst Refuse Department asks that you be patient for one more week.        

Are Damages Caused by Wind and Severe Weather Covered?

Are Damages Caused by Wind and Severe Weather Covered?

Western New York is in the path of predicted 70 mph winds this weekend. Are you prepared for severe weather conditions when it comes to being covered by homeowners insurance? 

Many people are misled or confused as to what is covered and what isn’t on their homeowners policy. Some just assume they are covered for everything. This is not the case.

Damages caused by windstorms, hail, hurricanes and tornadoes are covered in all homeowners policies. However, some insurers may limit the coverage of homeowners residing in hurricane prone areas. Additional coverage may be purchased.