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Gentle Dentistry Staff Member Donates Kidney to Aunt

Gentle Dentistry Staff Member Donates Kidney to Aunt

Gentle Dentistry Staff Member Donating Kidney to Save Aunt's Life

BUFFALO, NY – Melissa Zajac, Office Manager of Gentle Dentistry of Lancaster, PLLC found out that she is a donor match to her aunt Mrs. Donna Gawronski and has decided to donate one of her kidneys to save her aunt’s life.  Melissa’s aunt suffers from a rare vascular disease called Microscopic Polyarteritis Nodosa which has affected her kidneys causing them to shut down in the fall of 2009.

Melissa is currently going through further kidney function tests, upon completion of which surgery will be scheduled and carried out.

All Roads Lead to the Annual Annunciation Picnic

All Roads Lead to the Annual Annunciation Picnic

The annual Annunciation Church Picnic, a fun-filled family event featuring great food, rides, raffles, music, specialty booths and much more, will take place August 19-21 on the parish grounds at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma. 

The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday, August 19, with a delicious fish fry, a classic car show from 6 to 9 p.m. and music by Hit ‘n Run from 7 to 11 p.m. under the beer tent.

Sink Your Teeth Into Ribfest

Sink Your Teeth Into Ribfest

So what’s the deal with this Ribfest event taking place July 28 through Aug. 1 in nearby London, Ontario? The name alone is enough to make your mouth water!

Ribfest, London’s Rib Festival, offers 250 exhibits, 75 bands, a beer garden, 100 food booths and rides galore. And did I mention that admission is always free?

“Family Shows Canada has produced more than 500 events across Canada. Our 25th annual London Ribfest is the biggest festival of its kind in North America,” said Doug Hillier, organizer of the event.

American Music Festival at the Historic Hull House

American Music Festival at the Historic Hull House

 

Jun 2011Sat. & Sun. Noon-6PMContinuous music, activites for children, refreshments,plant sale,petting area, tours of the historic house h/c access.Hull Family Home & Farmstead5976 Genesee St, Lancaster 14086www.hullfamily home.org681-6451

 

Meet Bad Kitty!

Meet Bad Kitty!

She's feisty, fun and always in trouble. She's Bad Kitty, Nick Bruel's favorite feline creation, and she's coming to B is for Books on Saturday, June 11 from 10am to 2pm. Bad Kitty loves to give hugs and high fives and encouragie young friends to read, read and read some more. After you meet Bad Kitty you can make a craft and explore Orchard Park's only indie bookstore devoted to children's books. We'll also have the full collection of Bad Kitty books available, too. B  is for Books is located on E Quaker St in the heart of the village of Orchard Park. Visit our website at www.bis4books.com for details and to learn more about our exciting summer programs! Find us on Facebook, too.

Annunciation School to Offer Unique Summer Academic Program

Annunciation School to Offer Unique Summer Academic Program

Annunciation School in Elma will offer a summer academic program for children entering grades one through seven in the fall. The program will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday during the weeks of July 11 and July 18. The school is located at 7580 Clinton St.

The summer program will include an “Author Study,” reading comprehension, a phonics refresher (primary grades), Science Day, Social Studies Day, Math Day, fun activities, and arts and crafts. Technology will be incorporated into the program, which will be excellent preparation for the New York state tests in math and ELA.

Barbecue Season is Upon Us! Remember to Play it Safe at the Grill

Barbecue Season is Upon Us! Remember to Play it Safe at the Grill

Lifesaving Tips from the Firemen’s Association of the State of NY…

With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, many people will be hosting backyard barbecues. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) is reminding residents to follow important fire safety tips so that they can enjoy a safe summer season. 

“The outdoor cookout season will soon be in full swing.  Unfortunately, a barbecue grill could start a fire if certain safety rules are ignored,” said Firemen’s Association of the State of New York President David Jacobowitz.  “It’s important to position the grill far away from siding, deck railings, trees and other flammables. When gatherings involve children, it’s critical that a child-free zone of at least three feet is established around the grill.”