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Free Day of Dentistry for Children to Help WNY Food Bank!

Free Day of Dentistry for Children to Help WNY Food Bank!

EAST AURORA, NY - Friday, December 17, 2010 from 1 pm to 4 pm all children aged 16 and younger bringing a non-perishable food item to Gentle Dentistry of Lancaster, 5007 Transit Road, will get FREE dental care.

Dental services limited to Exams, Xrays, Cleanings with fluoride, extractions and fillings.  First come, first service basis. You may call for an appointment 716 652-7080. Help bring smiles to families in need and children everywhere.

“During the winter months and especially throughout the holiday season, families in need are particularly vulnerable and need all the help that we can give.  That’s why we support the WNY Food Bank.  They do a tremendous job and deserve our assistance,” says Dr. Glassbrenner.

Now through Dec.

Christmas Program to Feature Annunciation School Students

Christmas Program to Feature Annunciation School Students

Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, will host its annual Christmas program beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 16. Performed by students from Annunciation School, the event is open to the public.

 Offering academic programs for students in Pre-K through Grade 8, Annunciation currently serves the following school districts: Alden, Alexander, Attica, East Aurora, Cheektowaga, Depew, Iroquois, Lancaster, Orchard Park and West Seneca. For more information or to arrange a tour of the school, please call 681-1327 or visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com.

Holiday Event to Benefit AIDS Community Services

Ebenezer: Do You Believe A Man Can Change?, a unique one-man show by Lee John to benefit AIDS Community Services, will be held at 7:30 p.m. December 15 and 16 at the Evergreen Conference Center/BUA, 119 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased at the door or by calling 499-1755.

Lee John explores Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in a unique, fun and intensely emotional way. It is a “behind the scenes” look at Ebenezer’s fateful night. In Lee’s version, Jacob Marley is not repentant, yet has one word that can save us all. The three ghosts are “off-duty union workers” that spout wisecracks and wisdom to the audience.  They discuss silk sheets, TJ Maxx, movies, obesity, husky jeans, union rules and yes, Ebenezer. 

'Like’ the Food Bank of WNY

'Like’ the Food Bank of WNY

BUFFALO, NY – The Food Bank of Western New York is asking for help in a different way this winter.

In addition to cash and food donations, the Food Bank is asking that Western New Yorkers ‘like’ them; on Facebook that is.

“We are currently in the middle of a national in-store Walmart food drive,” Jeremy Juhasz, Social Media Coordinator for the Food Bank said. “The folks at Walmart have also set up a separate web site specifically for a complimentary Facebook competition among 100 markets spanning the nation.”

Facebook users choose to “support” a region, and Walmart will distribute $1.5 million to hunger relief organizations in those regions that finish 1-5. The Food Bank of WNY is part of those organizations listed underneath the Buffalo/Niagara Falls umbrella.

Here is all you have to do.

Annunciation Students Donate 906 Pounds of Food to Food Bank of WNY

Annunciation Students Donate 906 Pounds of Food to Food Bank of WNY

The spirit of giving was truly evident Wednesday as students and parents from Annunciation School in Elma delivered 906 pounds of food to the Food Bank of WNY! Special thanks to the local community for their contributions as well.

Offering academic programs for students in Pre-K3 through Grade 8, Annunciation currently serves the following school districts: Iroquois, Lancaster, Alden, East Aurora, West Seneca, Depew, Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, Alexander and Attica. For more information or to arrange a tour of the school, located at 7580 Clinton St., please call 681-1327. 

Annunciation School “touches hearts, teaches minds and transforms lives!” 

HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest Coming to Downtown Buffalo

HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest Coming to Downtown Buffalo

The world is coming to Buffalo ... and we’re throwing a party!

HockeyTowne USA Fan Fest, four days of fun for kids, moms, dads and hockey enthusiasts, is coming to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in downtown Buffalo December 26-29. Admission is just $5 per person, and children 12 and under are free with a paid adult admission.

A private VIP party featuring The Boys of Summer will be held on Sunday, December 26. HockeyTowne USA Fan Fest will then open to the public from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, December 27 and Tuesday, December 28, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Last Week to Enter the O.P. Holiday Display Contest ... View Entries Here

Last Week to Enter the O.P. Holiday Display Contest ... View Entries Here

Who's Got the Best-Dressed House in Orchard Park?

Enter the WGRZ Holiday Display Contest to win a $100 gift certificate for Target, and you can stock up on even more decorations for next year! (Click READ MORE below to check out the competition and post your entry.)