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Pet Connection to Host Chicken BBQ, Auction & Raffle on September 18

If you’re hungry for a delicious chicken BBQ or just have an appetite for a good time, stop by the Bowen Grove Shelter beginning at noon Saturday, September 18, for Pet Connection’s Chicken BBQ, Chinese Auction and 50/50 Raffle! The event will take place at the Bowen Grove Shelter, located at the intersection of Bowen and Broadway in Lancaster. 

The delicious chicken dinners, priced at just $9, will be prepared by Big Belly BBQ, voted the number one BBQ in Western New York! Take-out orders will also be available. All dinners include a half BBQ chicken, three sides, roll/butter, beverage and dessert.

Pet Connection Announces Additional Events During September

Pet Connection Programs, Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, has added some new special events to its September calendar.

Volunteers will be grilling up delicious hot dogs and hamburgers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. September 11 at Valu Home Center, 123 Grey St., East Aurora. Also on September 11, volunteers will be taking part in the Abbott Road Animal Hospital pet fair and open house from 1 to 3 p.m. The animal hospital is located at 3816 Abbott Road in Orchard Park.

Pet Connection to Hold Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser on Sept. 18

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, will hold a chicken barbecue beginning at noon on Saturday, September 18, at the Bowen Grove Shelter, Bowen and Broadway, Lancaster. This event will feature Big Belly BBQ, voted the number one barbecue in Western New York! 


Dinners will include a half barbecue chicken plus three sides, beverage and dessert, and will cost just $9.

Legislator John Mills Plans Hot Dog Roast for Aug. 21 at West Falls-Colden Library

Fourth Annual!

Legislator Mills plans hot dog roast fundraiser
 to benefit West Falls-Colden Community Library

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills will host a hot dog fundraiser to benefit the West Falls-Colden Community Library.

The West Falls-Colden Community Library Fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 at the library, 1966 David Road, West Falls, NY, 14170. Children’s games and activities will be planned by Boy Scout Troop No. 352 from 11 a.m.

Legislator John Mills to host hot dog roast at Orchard Park Library on Aug. 20

Legislator Mills announces Orchard Park Library Fundraiser

 (Orchard Park, NY) – Erie County Legislator John J. Mills, R-Orchard Park, announces the 4th annual Orchard Park Public Library Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at the library, 4570 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park.

Legislator Mills will be selling hot dogs for $1 and Italian sausage with peppers and onions for $2; both meals include a bottle of Mayer Brothers Spring Water.

“The past few years this has been a great event and supports the library, which is a great cause,” Legislator Mills said. “I hope that through the community’s generosity and participation, I can once again make a sizeable donation to the library to help with continued programming.”

 The event will be held rain or shine.

For additional information, call Legislator Mills at 655-5650 or e-mail jmills13@erie.gov.

Urgent: Pet Connection Needs Your Help!

Do to a manufacturing mix-up, Pet Connection Programs Inc. is in urgent need of reusable grocery-style bags for the Erie County Fair. The bags are then filled with pet supplies and sold to Fairgoers to raise funds for the nonprofit animal shelter in Marilla. Unfortunately, only 200 bags have arrived so far, and they sold out the very first day of the Fair.

 If you can help with a donation of new bags, please call Joe Kirchmyer at 997-0152.