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Santa Brings Amherst Senior Center Cheer to Buffalo School 30 Kindergarteners

Santa Brings Amherst Senior Center Cheer to Buffalo School 30 Kindergarteners

Santa Claus paid a visit to 75 kindergarteners at Buffalo School 30 last Friday, bringing his sack of toys, hand-knitted hats and loving Christmas wishes from the Amherst Senior Center. 

Santa’s “helper” Phil Wiggle and a crew of Amherst Senior Center “elves” gave out gifts donated by Center members and volunteers, plus hats knitted by the Center's Wednesday Community Service Group. 

The Amherst Senior Center has brought gifts and holiday cheer to Buffalo schoolchildren for more than 10 years.

Annunciation School Hosts Annual Christmas Program

Annunciation School Hosts Annual Christmas Program

Pre-K through eighth grade students from Annunciation School in Elma presented their annual Christmas program in Annunciation Church on December 16. The school is located at 7580 Clinton St.

Annunciation School currently serves the following districts: Alden, Alexander, Attica, East Aurora, Cheektowaga, Depew, Iroquois, Lancaster, Orchard Park and West Seneca. For more information or to arrange a tour of the school, please call 681-1327 or visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com.

Annunciation School “touches hearts, teaches minds and transforms lives!”

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Saint Benedict School in Amherst celebrated their all school annual Drummer Boy Mass on Thursday, December 16, 2010.  This year's Drummer Boy, second grader Eric Andrews and Pastor Father Joe Porpiglia share a moment in front of the altar filled with gifts donated by the students to give to LaCasa, a local center for refugees and their families.

Christmas Program to Feature Annunciation School Students

Christmas Program to Feature Annunciation School Students

Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, will host its annual Christmas program beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 16. Performed by students from Annunciation School, the event is open to the public.

 Offering academic programs for students in Pre-K through Grade 8, Annunciation currently serves the following school districts: Alden, Alexander, Attica, East Aurora, Cheektowaga, Depew, Iroquois, Lancaster, Orchard Park and West Seneca. For more information or to arrange a tour of the school, please call 681-1327 or visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com.

Annunciation Students Donate 906 Pounds of Food to Food Bank of WNY

Annunciation Students Donate 906 Pounds of Food to Food Bank of WNY

The spirit of giving was truly evident Wednesday as students and parents from Annunciation School in Elma delivered 906 pounds of food to the Food Bank of WNY! Special thanks to the local community for their contributions as well.

Offering academic programs for students in Pre-K3 through Grade 8, Annunciation currently serves the following school districts: Iroquois, Lancaster, Alden, East Aurora, West Seneca, Depew, Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, Alexander and Attica. For more information or to arrange a tour of the school, located at 7580 Clinton St., please call 681-1327. 

Annunciation School “touches hearts, teaches minds and transforms lives!” 

Local High School Coaches Become Certified in Concussion Reduction Training

Local High School Coaches Become Certified in Concussion Reduction Training

Coaches from West Seneca East Senior High School are the first from a Western New York school to become certified in Primordial Strength Inc.’s Concussion Reduction Basic Neck Training as part of their football strength training certification, according to Primordial President Steven Helmicki. Concussion certification and explosive power endurance certification is available for all sports and can be taught in your school.

Santa Serves Up Pancakes at Amherst Applebee's to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

Santa Serves Up Pancakes at Amherst Applebee's to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant in Amherst, NY is currently selling tickets for its “Breakfast with Santa” fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, December 11 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Each ticket is $5 and includes pancakes, bacon, coffee and juice. Santa Claus will be on hand at area Applebee’s joining the festivities and 100 percent of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the local Make-A-Wish Foundation chapter. 

Tickets for “Breakfast with Santa” are now available at any of the Applebee’s locations across Western New York including the Amherst restaurant at 1641 Niagara Falls Blvd, Amherst, NY 14228. Last year, Applebee’s restaurants across New York State and Connecticut raised nearly $38,000 through its “Breakfast with Santa” event.