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Catholic Charities Holds Raffle of Harley-Davidson

Catholic Charities Holds Raffle of Harley-Davidson

Catholic Charities of Buffalo will give away a generously donated 1999 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King motorcycle. All proceeds will benefit the 70 programs and services of Catholic Charities, including education and work readiness, counseling, basic assistance, and programs for older adults.

The motorcycle, with an approximate retail value of $8,000, was given to Catholic Charities by an anonymous donor. It is a touring motorcycle with two cylinders, four-stroke, 1450 cc, fenders and a Jimmy Buffett Parrot head mural on the tank (2-sided) and other detailing.

Only 200 tickets will be sold at $100 each and the drawing will be held at noon on May 9, 2014 at Catholic Charities Montante Administrative Center, 741 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

NOCO Express celebrates 80th birthday bash

NOCO Express celebrates 80th birthday bash
To thank its customers for their patronage over the past 80 years, NOCO, a family owned and locally operated energy company, is celebrating its anniversary through an in-store contest.  On Monday, July 15, NOCO will be launching its 80th Birthday Bash Scratch & Win sweepstakes across all 35 NOCO Express locations. The stores will be decorated for a birthday bash and will offer free cupcakes to customers throughout the day, while supplies last.  In addition, customers will have a chance to instantly win one of approximately 10,000 coupons or prizes. 

 

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Board of Directors is holding its third annual poster contest to promote the outdoor market’s 2013 season. Entries for the poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 8. Whether you’re a student studying the arts, a professional graphic designer or just someone with a creative streak, you’re invited to submit your design for an 11x17-inch color poster that accurately reflects the feel of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. 

All entries should contain — but are not limited to — the following copy content:

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Legislator Lorigo Recognizes Marilla Library for Winning 2012 Battle of the Books

Legislator Lorigo Recognizes Marilla Library for Winning 2012 Battle of the Books

During a special presentation held at the Marilla Library recently, Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo congratulated the library on taking first place at the 2012 Battle of the Books. Library Director Shannon Jakubowski, team members and coaches accepted certificates marking this outstanding achievement.

“Congratulations to everyone involved in this great win. Battle of the Books is extremely challenging and competitive and taking first place among the more than 30 teams is an impressive accomplishment,” said Legislator Lorigo. 

This year’s Battle of the Books was held Saturday, Aug. 4 at Erie Community College’s South Campus.

Brain Freeze and Fun Brought to All by Anderson's

Brain Freeze and Fun Brought to All by Anderson's

Tonight, August 10, is the final competition in Anderson's Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest. Starting at 6:45 at 4855 Transit Road, Lancaster, the Scooper Grand Championship competition will announce the first and second cash prize winners.

Who is the Greatest Mom in the World?

Who is the Greatest Mom in the World?

Tell Us About the Greatest Mom You Know

If you know who the World's Greatest Mom is, we want to know about her! Send us a photo and a short description why your candidate is the world's greatest mom and we'll post her story to the WGRZ-2 Your Town websites. 

Select stories will be featured on the WGRZ Facebook page and maybe even in a newscast.

Send your photo and a minimum 100-word bio to neighborhoods@wgrz.com by Friday, May 11, 2012.