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Elmwood Village Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

Elmwood Village Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

The Elmwood Village Farmers Market will hold its seventh annual poster contest to promote the outdoor market’s upcoming 2017 season. Entries for the poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 10. 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 Village Farmers Market, sponsored by the Elmwood Village Association.

Town of Tonawanda Cert Team Seeks Volunteers

Town of Tonawanda Cert Team Seeks Volunteers
CERT Training is a FREE Community Preparedness course that includes both academic and hands-on instruction. The course will meet at the Town of Tonawanda Fire Training Tower Classroom, (70 Fire Tower Drive), located off of Two Mile Creek Road in the Town of Tonawanda. The nine (9) class course starts on Monday, March 13, 2017 and continues on Monday evenings (6:00-9:00 PM) followed by a Saturday course review and simulated disaster training exercise on May 6, 2017.

Baby Seat Check Dates Issues by North Tonawanda Police

Baby Seat Check Dates Issues by North Tonawanda Police

CHILD SAFETY SEAT FITTING STATION ANNOUNCEMENT
The NEXT Scheduled Child Safety Seat Fitting Station is….

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Rescue Fire Hall - 1241 Strad Ave, N. T.

NO APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED: However due to recent high demand, please be advised, that a proper install can take up to 45 minutes and at times there is a waiting line. So please be patient. *if it is safe to do so, we urge you to bring the child that will be using the seat that you would like inspected/installed.

Saturday, February 18th 2017 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Rescue Fire Hall - 1241 Strad Ave, N. T.

Saturday, March 18th 2017 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Rescue Fire Hall - 1241 Strad Ave, N. T.

Saturday, April 15th 2017 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Rescue Fire Hall - 1241 Strad Ave, N. T.

Saturday, May 20th 2017 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Rescue Fire Hall - 1241 Strad Ave, N. T.

Future Dates:

To be announced:

North Tonawanda Police Seek Crossing Guards

North Tonawanda Police Seek Crossing Guards

NORTH TONAWANDA: The North Tonawanda Police Department is currently accepting applications for (Part time) School Crossing Guards. Applicants are subject to a back ground check completed by the North Tonawanda Police Department. Applications are available at the police station located at 216 Payne Avenue. Any questions please contact LT. Truty at 716-692-4119.

Rural Outreach Center to Launch ‘ROC Resolutions’ Community Challenge in January

Rural Outreach Center to Launch ‘ROC Resolutions’ Community Challenge in January

Imagine having only $6.36 a day to spend on food, living in a house that only heated up to 60 degrees, not having reliable transportation, or not owning a winter coat or boots. For more than 200,000 Western New Yorkers, this is daily life.  

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), which serves the southern communities of Western New York, is raising awareness about the challenges of living in poverty through a new community-wide campaign during the month of January 2017 called “ROC Resolutions.” During each week of the month, the spotlight will shine on a different obstacle often encountered by those living in poverty. Week one (Jan. 2-8) will focus on food, while week two (Jan. 9-15) will focus on utilities, week three (Jan. 16-22) on transportation, and week four (Jan. 23-30) on clothing.

NOCO Express customers donate more than $13,000 to Salvation Army

NOCO Express customers donate more than $13,000 to Salvation Army
During this season of giving, NOCO Express customers donated $13,541 to support The Salvation Army Buffalo Area Services. Throughout the month of November, paper kettles were sold for $1 each at all NOCO Express’ 36 locations to benefit The Salvation Army.

 

“Once again our customers and community showed their generosity to support those in need in Western New York this holiday season,” said Jim DeFilippis, vice president and general manager, NOCO Express. “In the two years we have conducted this November campaign, more than $26,000 has been donated to our local Salvation Army.”