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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Board of Directors is holding its third annual poster contest to promote the outdoor market’s 2013 season. Entries for the poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 8. Whether you’re a student studying the arts, a professional graphic designer or just someone with a creative streak, you’re invited to submit your design for an 11x17-inch color poster that accurately reflects the feel of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. 

All entries should contain — but are not limited to — the following copy content:

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London’s Lifestyle Home Show Will be Bursting With Fresh Ideas

London’s Lifestyle Home Show Will be Bursting With Fresh Ideas

Looking to change things up in your home — a little or a lot? Need some fresh new ideas for the new year? Then visit nearby London, Ontario, from Jan. 25-27 for the annual Lifestyle Home Show!

Bursting with great ideas, this annual event highlights everything that falls under the lifestyle umbrella. Featuring the newest trends and cutting-edge technology, the three-day show boasts approximately 350 exhibitors, nearly 20,000 visitors and over 120,000 square feet of floor space. Presented by the London Home Builders’ Association, guests  will be treated to home- and garden-related exhibitors, seminars, contests, celebrity guests and much more.

4-H Informational Meeting Wednesday at Hilbert College

4-H Informational Meeting Wednesday at Hilbert College

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo and John Mills, in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension – Erie County, are pleased to announce that an informational meeting to highlight the many exciting programs available through 4-H will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at Hilbert College’s Swan Auditorium, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg. 4-H families and coordinators will be available to answer questions and share their experiences about being a member of 4-H. With an extensive list of opportunities available to youths, ages 5-19, the informational meeting will discuss what programs are offered and how to get involved.

Interested in Joining 4-H? Informational Meetings Planned

Interested in Joining 4-H? Informational Meetings Planned

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo, John Mills and Edward Rath, in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension – Erie County, are pleased to announce that two informational meetings to highlight the many exciting programs available through 4-H will be held in November. With an extensive list of opportunities available to youths, ages 5-19, the informational meetings will discuss what programs are offered and how to get involved.

Picture Your Walls: JP Fitzgerald's to Feature Art Show & Sale

Picture Your Walls: JP Fitzgerald's to Feature Art Show & Sale

Picture Your Walls, a local custom framing and art studio, is collaborating with the newly formed Buffalo South Artist Guild (BSAG) to present the inaugural “The Art of 12” art show and sale, Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The show will be held in the heart of the Buffalo Southtowns at J.P. Fitzgerald’s, 4236 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY.

Aptly named, the show will feature the work of 12 Western New York artists, including Carol Koziol Clark, Garry & Kathy Dole, David Eckhardt, Ray Helmicki, Margi Truxes Hixson, David Maynard, Robin Mols, Gwen Parysek, Dan Predmore, Nancy E. Prusak, Jim Schwabel, Thelma Winter. Patrons will have the opportunity to view original paintings of various mediums and styles, professional photography, sculpture, and other pieces of art, while also having the opportunity to meet many of the artists.

Are Damages Caused by Wind and Severe Weather Covered?

Are Damages Caused by Wind and Severe Weather Covered?

Western New York is in the path of predicted 70 mph winds this weekend. Are you prepared for severe weather conditions when it comes to being covered by homeowners insurance? 

Many people are misled or confused as to what is covered and what isn’t on their homeowners policy. Some just assume they are covered for everything. This is not the case.

Damages caused by windstorms, hail, hurricanes and tornadoes are covered in all homeowners policies. However, some insurers may limit the coverage of homeowners residing in hurricane prone areas. Additional coverage may be purchased.

WNY Home & Garden Expo at The Fairgrounds This Weekend

WNY Home & Garden Expo at The Fairgrounds This Weekend

The WNY Home and Garden Expo, runs today from  4PM to 9PM, Friday, February 10, 2PM to 9PM, Saturday, February 11, 10AM to 8PM and Sunday, February 12, 11AM to 5PM, admission is $7.00 for adults and children under 10 are FREE. 

There are plenty of attractions and entertainment, like Joey Green, who has different uses for name brand products.  Debra Lesinski is also back with her 30 minute designs for the outside of your home. Debra helped you with your interior, now she will be able to help you with your outside. Tour the 1,876 sq feet decorated and landscaped modular home inside the Fairgrounds Event Center.

There is also a dedicated Wine & Food Garden featuring hundreds of prized vintages from local wineries in a one-of-a-kind atmosphere of beautiful gardens, tasty Food samples, Celebrity Chefs and more!

One lucky show attendee will be given a backyard shed full of supplies.