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Meet Mark Kelso this Saturday at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles

Meet Mark Kelso this Saturday at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles

You can meet a member of Buffalo's four Super Bowl teams this Saturday, Aug. 27, when Mark Kelso visits Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles from 10 a.m. to noon. Bases Loaded is located at 794 French Road in Cheektowaga. Kelso will be signing autographs, so bring your sports memorabilia or just pick something up at Bases Loaded!

Kelso will be joined by Joe Kirchmyer, author of “Diamonds in the Rough.” Kelso wrote the foreword for the book, a collection of sports stories covering a variety of topics, from local sports leagues to cases of pure human survival. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the tuition assistance program at St. Mary's High School in Lancaster. For more information, call Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles at 656-0066.

Enjoy a Game, a Walk or a Bike Ride at London’s Premier Athletic Fields

Enjoy a Game, a Walk or a Bike Ride at London’s Premier Athletic Fields

The next time you find yourself in need of a relaxing break from the daily grind, consider a trip to nearby London, Ontario, where London’s “Field of Dreams” awaits! The North London Athletic Fields have that far-away feel ... a place where you can enjoy a casual walk, a healthy bike ride or simply sit back and enjoy a ballgame.

The North London Athletic Fields have a history as the site for enthusiastic athletic competition within London’s active sporting community. In 2001, major improvements were made to the site, which have upgraded it’s status to a premier sports facility. This is due, in part, to the park’s advanced irrigation system, field house, six soccer fields and three baseball diamonds.

Safety Precautions for Local Bicycling Enthusiasts

Safety Precautions for Local Bicycling Enthusiasts

Some simple rules of the road can help keep bicyclists safe when they venture out for a two-wheel excursion. Following are some tips courtesy of Buffalo attorney John Feroleto:

1.) Wear a properly fitted bicycle helmet. Protect your brain, save your life.

2.) See and be seen. Whether daytime, dawn, dusk, foul weather or at night, you need to be seen by others. Wearing white has not been shown to make you more visible. Rather, always wear neon, fluorescent or other bright colors when riding day or night. Also wear something that reflects light, such as reflective tape or markings, or flashing lights. Remember, just because you can see a driver doesn’t mean the driver can see you. 

People Inc. Gearing Up for Annual Golf Tournament

People Inc. Gearing Up for Annual Golf Tournament

From a statement by People Inc.:

EAST AURORA, NY- People Inc. is gearing up again for our annual Drive Fore Disabilities Golf Tournament to be held at East Aurora Country Club on August 22, 2011. This year marks our 10th anniversary for the event as well as our 40th anniversary for the agency so there are sure to be lots of festivities in recognition of these milestones. As in the past, the format will be four man best ball scramble with your choice of an early round teeing off at 7:30am or the afternoon round which will start at 12:30pm. Snacks and beverages will be offered throughout the course as well as our traditional shrimp cocktails!

Eight Safety Tips for Western New York Runners

Eight Safety Tips for Western New York Runners

As an avid runner, Buffalo attorney John Feroleto has run races from the mile to the Boston Marathon. And while he enjoys running as a way to stay in shape, relieve stress and build camaraderie and friendships, he also knows the importance of safety when hitting the pavement.

Following are eight safety tips for runners, courtesy of John Feroleto, Attorneys at Law:

Annunciation School Athletes Earn First Place Honors in Track

Annunciation School Athletes Earn First Place Honors in Track

Competing against seven other schools, Annunciation School in Elma earned first place overall at the Holbel Championship track meet held on May 31 at St. Francis High School. Other participating schools included Fourteen Holy Helpers, Mary Queen of Angels, St. Mary’s of the Lake, St. Aloysius, St. Joseph - Gowanda, St. Augustine’s and the Waldorf School.

Annunciation students earned gold medals in the following categories: 75-meter sprint, softball throw, 300-meter relay, standing long jump and 60-meter sprint. In addition to winning the championship meet, the team from Elma also finished in first place during the regular season.

Pond Skimming at Holiday Valley

Pond Skimming at Holiday Valley

What would Spring at Holiday Valley be without the Pond Skimming Spring Party on March 26! Pond Skimming competition registration starts at 11:00 and the skimming starts at 1:00. Also enjoy the music, cookout and a Margarita bar!

Prizes will be awarded to all pondskimmers. The top prizes will be awarded for best outfit, best skimmer, best crash and best child (age 16 and under).

All the action takes place at Yodeler...bring your friends, your lawn chair, sunglasses and swimmies...and be there!