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Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy

Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy

Date: March 14, 2011

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: North Tonawanda School District Administration Building               

St. John the Baptist School Welcomes You

St. John the Baptist School Welcomes You

St. John the Baptist School will host an open house on Sunday, January 30th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and a pancake breakfast from 8:00am to 12:00pm.  There will be parent and student guides to tour the school, including the gym, library, computer lab, and after school care facilities.  Come and meet the teachers, view the displayed artwork, and learn about the school's curriculum and extracurricular activities.  St. John's provides education to grades Pre-K(3-year-old) through grade 8.

Chicken Wing Theme Makes for Hot Contest at Buffalo Soup-Fest

Chicken Wing Theme Makes for Hot Contest at Buffalo Soup-Fest

Eleven of Western New York’s restaurants are hoping to spice up their entries into the Buffalo Soup-Fest with the area’s most famous food.

Entered into the category dubbed “Best Buffalo Style Soup” – also known as chicken wing soup – are Danny's, Buffalo Roadhouse, Dingen's Bar and Grill, Simply Gourmet, Washington Market, Savory's, Manny's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, Bellevue Hotel, Kensington Pizzeria & Restaurant, Mooney's and Shore's Waterfront Restaurant.

They will square off during the Soup-Fest, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. During the event, more than 30 vendors will compete in more than 12 categories, ranging from best potato soup to spiciest concoction, with attendees and celebrity judges casting their votes. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Hunter’s Hope.

Child Weight Management Program Offered by Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Child Weight Management Program Offered by Mount St. Mary's Hospital

The healthcare professionals at Mount St. Mary's Hospital are teaming with the Niagara County Health Department and The Mental Health Association in Niagara County, Inc. to offer a comprehensive Childhood Weight Management Program.

Organized in a program that will encompass eight sessions over a 16 week period, the initiative will begin in February.  An information session for parents will be held on Wednesday, January 26 from 6-7 p.m. in Room 249 of the main hospital building.  Registration is $35 per child.  For the program, a parent must accompany the child and be willing to work with the child to address the needs of the program.

Lockport YMCA to Host Annual SUNY Coaching Certification

Lockport YMCA to Host Annual SUNY Coaching Certification

Lockport, N.Y. – The Lockport YMCA is hosting a SUNY Youth Sports Institute Coaching Certification Course on Wednesday, January 19th.  The upcoming course will be the second SUNY Coaching Certification held with the Lockport YMCA since January 2010.   

The class is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm at the Lockport YMCA on East Avenue, and will last approximately 3 hours.  The course is open to all who are interested within the Lockport community.  John Strong will be the SUNY Youth Sports Institute Instructor teaching the Wednesday evening course. 

Hot Deal Offered for Buffalo Soup-Fest

Hot Deal Offered for Buffalo Soup-Fest

Families will be able to sip soup for less if they take advantage of a deal being offered for a limited time by the organizers of the Buffalo Soup-Fest, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

A family four-pack deal of $10 for four admission tickets is being offered on the event’s website at www.buffalosoupfest.com through Jan. 19.

Tickets regularly are $5 each.

During the event, more than 30 vendors will compete in more than 12 categories, ranging from best potato soup to spiciest concoction, with attendees casting their votes. A chili tasting, children’s activities and celebrity taste challenge also will be featured. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Hunter’s Hope.

For more information, e-mail buffalosoupfest@gmail.com.

 

Just Announced: The French Connection to Appear at HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest

Just Announced: The French Connection to Appear at HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest

The French Connection — Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert and Richard Martin — will be appearing December 26 and 27 at HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest is being held December 26-29 and is sponsored by Towne Automotive Group, Certo Brothers Distributing Company and Sgroi Financial LLC, in association with WNY Hockey Magazine. Hockey fans from Western New York, Southern Ontario and around the world will also be in downtown Buffalo during this time for the World Junior hockey tournament.