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Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles to Host Beckett Card Grading Event

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles to Host Beckett Card Grading Event

 

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles will host a representative from Beckett Grading Services from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the store, located at 794 French Road, Cheektowaga.

Reed, DeLamielleure and Ferguson to Headline Event at Eastern Hills Mall

Reed, DeLamielleure and Ferguson to Headline Event at Eastern Hills Mall

Former Buffalo Bills greats Andre Reed, Joe DeLamielleure and Joe Ferguson will be on hand to sign autographs during “Buzzcon,” Sept. 13 and 14 at the Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville. Presented by WBBZ-TV, Buzzcon will also feature sports memorabilia, comics, zombie makeovers and other special guests. Event hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

5K Run in the Country to Benefit Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

5K Run in the Country to Benefit Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village invites runners across Western New York to participate in the second annual 5K Run in the Country on Saturday, Sept. 28. Runners and walkers will enjoy a flat, fast and scenic certified course that begins and ends at Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

In addition to the natural beauty of the scenic course, awards for various age groups are being specially handcrafted by the skilled Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village blacksmith. These unique awards are sure to become the main attraction in any trophy case. The first 200 prepaid registrants will also receive a commemorative long-sleeve T-shirt.

Student Athletes Need Proper Eye Protection

Student Athletes Need Proper Eye Protection

With thoughts slowly turning to back-to-school, parents are reminded to take precautions as their sons and daughters ready to make their return to the popular fall and winter sports. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are both strongly recommending that protective eyewear be worn by all participants in all sports in which there is risk of eye injury.

“Among the popular school sports considered high risk when it comes to the potential for eye injury are basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, ice hockey and field hockey,” said Michael Tomasik, owner of Tomasik Optical in Orchard Park and Lackawanna. “Sports in the moderate risk category include tennis, soccer, volleyball and football.

County Primetime funding supports programs for hundreds of youth in East Aurora, Holland

County Primetime funding supports programs for hundreds of youth in East Aurora, Holland

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo recently joined local Boys & Girls Club directors to observe how county Primetime funds were being used to maximize the benefit for local youths. On July 22, Legislator Lorigo toured the East Aurora Boys and Girls Club, Camp Ska-No-Ka-San in Holland and the Holland Boys and Girls Club, which are all utilizing County Primetime funding to operate summer programs.

 

Sporting Events to Take Center Stage at London’s Budweiser Gardens

Sporting Events to Take Center Stage at London’s Budweiser Gardens

 

Budweiser Gardens in nearby London, Ontario will be the site of some hard-hitting sports action during the month of September!

From Sept. 5-8, the venue will host hockey’s 2013 Rookie Tournament. Featured games include Pittsburgh vs. Ottawa at 2 p.m. Sept. 5, Chicago vs. Toronto at 7 p.m. Sept. 5, Ottawa vs. Chicago at 2 p.m. Sept. 7, Toronto vs. Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Chicago vs. Pittsburgh at 2 p.m. Sept. 8, and Toronto vs. Ottawa at 7 p.m. Sept. 8.

Stroller Strides Family Class to benefit Women & Children's Hospital

Stroller Strides Family Class to benefit Women & Children's Hospital

Stroller Strides/Fit4Mom Buffalo will host a FREE family fitness class at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 21 at Glen Falls Park in Williamsville. Please meet in the parking lot located at Glen Avenue and Mill Street.

 

This event is open to everyone and attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to Women and Children's Hospital as part of Assemblyman Ray Walter's Christmas in July Toy Drive. The toys will be delivered to the hospital by Santa and will bring many smiles to the faces of children receiving them.

 

This is a fun opportunity to enjoy a family friendly workout in beautiful Glen Falls Park and to show your support to children being cared for at Women and Children's Hospital. 

 

Stroller Strides will also be raffling off prizes!