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Spare the Zombies food drive Jan 24. Buffalo NY

Spare the Zombies food drive Jan 24. Buffalo NY

Just when you thought Zombies couldn't give anymore interesting on Jan 24. Terror Technologies Buffalo Zombies for charity host Spare the Zombies. The event is a food drive at Kenmore Bowling lanes 1691 Kenmore ave. its an all ages event 11pm-2:30am. The event includes unlimited bowling ticker $20 space is limited so be sure to reserve your tickets at events716@gmail.com.

Come dress in your favorite costume if you like and please don't forget to bring canned food items for the food drive.For more info on Terror Technologies go to: http://www.terrortech.org/

Hosted by: Terror Technologies Buffalo Zombies for Charity
* WHEN: Friday January 24, 2014
* Registration Starts at 11:00 pm
* Bowling Starts at midnight Friday until 2:30 am Saturday
* WHERE: Kenmore Bowling Lanes, 1691 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore NY
* COST: $20
* Included Are: Unlimited bowling, shoes
* PLEASE BRING: Canned food items for our Food Drive
* THIS EVENT IS ALL AGES

Local Dog Treat Company Donates to the SPCA

Local Dog Treat Company Donates to the SPCA

 

Cheektowaga-based Fetch! Dog Treats made the holiday season a lot more enjoyable for some four-legged friends by making a sizable donation of homemade, natural dog treats to the SPCA Serving Erie County. The company also made a cash donation to the 2013 SPCA Radiothon to help fund day-to-day operations at the local humane organization. 

Company owner Jackie Lovern has also pledged to make a donation to a local animal rescue shelter for every package of Fetch! treats sold during the 2013 holiday season.

Local Pastor Hopes to Share His Inspirational Message Across WNY

Local Pastor Hopes to Share His Inspirational Message Across WNY

 

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can.”

It’s a simple, yet powerful message. It’s also a message that Reverend Christopher Wylie has learned firsthand through a lifetime of overcoming a multitude of serious health issues and other seemingly insurmountable obstacles. And, it’s a message that he now hopes to share both in his churches and in the broader community as an inspirational speaker.

Scholarship Stresses Importance of Character, Education

Scholarship Stresses Importance of Character, Education

The Character Council of Western New York and Harvest Time Partners Foundation have announced a new scholarship program to reinforce the importance of character and encourage students to pursue academic goals beyond high school.

The program will award $1,000 scholarships to three college-bound Western New York high school seniors exemplifying character in his or her daily life. Seniors attending a public, private, parochial or home school who are enrolling full-time in a college or trade school for the fall of 2014 are eligible.

Students must be residents of Allegheny, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans or Wyoming counties to be considered. The scholarship will be made payable directly to the chosen post-secondary institutions.

Catholic Charities Ranked as Four-Star Charity by Nonprofit Evaluator for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth consecutive year, Catholic Charities of Buffalo has attained a four out of four stars rating from Charity Navigator, a nation-wide nonprofit charity evaluator, indicating thorough financial management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

Charity Navigator, found at charitynavigator.org, highlights the effort of efficient and open charities and works to provide donors with essential information needed to give them greater confidence in their charitable choices.  

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night - Tifft FUNdraiser

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night - Tifft FUNdraiser

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night

Friday, November 22

7-9 PM

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Show off your NYS nature knowledge and compete for prizes while enjoying a rousing evening of delectable treats, drinks, and friends at this FUNdraiser for Tifft Nature Preserve! Non-Members: $30 for teams of four or $8 per person. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397. www.sciencebuff.org/tifft-nature-preserve/

Annual Christmas in the Park Event Slated for Cazenovia Park

Annual Christmas in the Park Event Slated for Cazenovia Park

 

Christmas in the Park, an annual holiday tradition co-sponsored by South Buffalo Alive and the South Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, in Cazenovia Park. 

This family friendly event includes carriage rides, caroling by an outdoor fire, hot chocolate, and the arrival of Santa Claus by firetruck! Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with the lighting and blessing of a beautiful six-foot blue spruce, acquired with grant money and in memory of former Buffalo Mayor Jimmy Griffin. All are invited; please assemble in the parking lot behind the Tosh Collins Center. The event is free and open to the public.