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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!

 

Tips May Help Golfers Avoid Back Injuries

Tips May Help Golfers Avoid Back Injuries

 

In 2007, the National Golf Foundation reported 29.5 million golfers in the U.S. The World Golf Federation, on the other hand, expects there to be 55 million golfers by the year 2020. Add in the fact that low back pain affects 80 percent of American’s during their lifetime, and you can see the potential for an outbreak of back issues just waiting to happen.

Low back pain resulting from muscle strains and disc herniations is the most common complaint of amateur and professional golfers, while poor technique is the primary cause of such injuries. Lumbar strains can also occur when the golfer’s core muscles are not strong enough or lack the endurance to control the rotational demands on the spine.  

Jacobs Says Permit Holders Can Still “Opt-Out”

Jacobs Says Permit Holders Can Still “Opt-Out”

Clerk to host community outreach effort

Erie County, NY – Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs wants to prompt pistol permit holders who have not yet completed their Public Records Exemptions forms, also known as the “Opt-Out” form, that his office is still accepting them. Individual permit holders have another opportunity to complete and submit the form during a Community Outreach on Tuesday, July 9th from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Northtown Auto Bureau, located in the Northtown Plaza, 3095 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, NY.

The Pasta Peddler’s Fresh Pasta is Right at Home on Buffalo’s West Side

The Pasta Peddler’s Fresh Pasta is Right at Home on Buffalo’s West Side

If you’ve ever visited the Elmwood-Bidwell, Williamsville, Hamburg or East Aurora farmers’ markets, or the Winter Market at Horsefeathers on Buffalo’s West Side, you’re probably familiar with the delicious, locally produced pasta and sauce carrying The Pasta Peddler label. 

In fact, countless Western New Yorkers are now very familiar with the product, which caused owners Eric Amodeo and Michael Sedia to recently move their basement pasta-making operation into the recently renovated Horsefeathers Market & Residences at 346 Connecticut St. 

Compeer and Mental Health Association Host 28th Annual Road 2 Recovery

Compeer and Mental Health Association Host 28th Annual Road 2 Recovery

Continuing the tradition of the only race and walk in Western New York dedicated to mental health awareness, Compeer of Greater Buffalo joins forces with the Mental Health Association of Erie County to host the Road 2 Recovery 5K Mental Health Run and Wellness Walk – A Superhero Run! at St. George’s Church and Delaware Park on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Through a partnership with the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program at the Mental Health Association of Erie County and The Superhero Foundation, this year’s event will be a “Superhero Race.” Organizers encourage all participants to dress up in their favorite Superhero costumes to help raise awareness for the program, which helps abused children have their voice in court and in the community. The Superhero Run calls attention to the idea that while every child needs a hero, abused children need Superheroes.