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24-Hour 'Hockeython' to Raise Money for EA Ice Rink

24-Hour 'Hockeython' to Raise Money for EA Ice Rink

EAST AURORA, N.Y. - On Friday, March 18, the first ever 24?hour hockey game in the United States will face off  in East Aurora, NY. This event will demonstrate the passion for hockey in Western New York and the fortitude of the local hockey playing community.  

Most importantly, this event will raise a minimum of $30,000 and be a catalyst for funding a permanent concrete pad at the Time Warner Cable Classic Rink in East Aurora.

This event is hosted by the Aurora Ice Association (AIA), a New York State not?for?profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. 


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Update on Anti-concussion Petition Drive

Update on Anti-concussion Petition Drive

Members of the New York State Bar Association, school board trustees, athletic directors and numerous local athletes are among those who have signed a petition asking New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to mandate anti-concussion ordinances at the local, regional and state level. The petition was created by Primordial Strength Inc. of East Aurora, in conjunction with the Sports Legacy Institute.

“We need more signatures from parents and student athletes who have experienced concussions,” said Steven Helmicki, president of Primordial Strength Inc. and a leader in the anti-concussion movement. “This is important legislation that can change the health and welfare of sports participants. We also need concerned individuals to contact their local representatives and urge them to support this petition drive.”

Sports Collectors Expo to Feature Several NFL Legends

Sports Collectors Expo to Feature Several NFL Legends

Attention football fans and sports memorabilia collectors across Western New York! An incredible lineup of current and former NFL players is heading to Clarence March 5 & 6 for the Clarence Sports Collectors Expo. The event will be held at the Antique World Market, 11177 Main St., Clarence, in the new events building.

Among those scheduled to sign autographs on March 5 are UB grad and Super Bowl champion James Starks of the Green Bay Packers, along with Hall of Famer Paul Warfield of the Miami Dolphins. Also scheduled to appear are Marry Fernandez, Vern Den Herder and Bill Stanfill of the ’72 Dolphins, and Greg Lloyd of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Individuals Asked to Share Their Personal Experiences with Brain Injury and Concussions

Individuals Asked to Share Their Personal Experiences with Brain Injury and Concussions

East Aurora-based fitness and training company Primordial Strength Inc. is asking anyone who has experienced the negative effects of a brain injury due to sports contact to e-mail their story to Primordial President Steven Helmicki at coachhelmicki@gmail.com. Their story will be featured on anticoncussion.com, a new website currently under development by Primordial Strength that will be fully dedicated to all issues related to concussions, brain injury, neck training, rehabilitation and more.

Petition Drive Directs Governor to Mandate Anti-concussion Ordinances

Petition Drive Directs Governor to Mandate Anti-concussion Ordinances

Primordial Strength Inc. of East Aurora, in conjunction with the Sports Legacy Institute, has created a petition drive asking New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to mandate anti-concussion ordinances at the local, regional and state level. 

“This is important legislation that can change the health and welfare of sports participants,” said Steven Helmicki, president of Primordial Strength Inc. and a leader in the anti-concussion movement.

What's New in East Aurora Community Education for 2011?

What's New in East Aurora Community Education for 2011?
Would you like to join a community singing group led by longtime East Aurora music teacher Marcia LaForce to sing beloved pieces from America's rich musical heritage?  Or maybe you could learn to play bridge, or start your own blog, or begin a special knitting project? 
   
Outdoor lovers could learn to kayak; indoor lovers can learn software to enhance your creative photography, or learn watercolor painting or glass crafts.

Flurrious! 2011

Flurrious! 2011

Enjoy some winter fun today (Jan. 16) at Delaware Park for the 1st annual Flurrious! winter event. Here is a link to the schedule:

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And for more images go to:

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