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SGCEF Nominated for Service Award

The Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation (SGCEF) has been nominated for a Commitment to Service Award in the upcoming VolunteerWNY Why Not You Awards which will be held on Wednesday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the The Barrel Factory,  65 Vandalia St, Buffalo. This award recognizes an organization, civic group, or student group who demonstrates excellence in volunteerism, community service, ... Read More »

Bread of Life Outreach to Host ‘Chair-ity’ Event

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By Rich Place A unique new event set to take place later this month will help raise funds for the Bread of Life Outreach (BOLO) — and it’ll be highlighted by a silent auction for one-of-a-kind artisan decorated chairs. Called Seats for Eats, the event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at the Colden Fire Hall ... Read More »

The Cordelian Club Keeping Feet Dancing and Raising Funds since 1940

By Caitlin Croft Coming up is the annual Cordelian Club dance that raises money for Bertrand Chaffee Hospital. I got a chance to catch up with Shelly Baronich, active member in the club, and Kara Kane, Development Coordinator for Bertrand Chaffee Hospital. The Cordelian Club was organized in 1937 by a group of young Springville women who wanted to gather ... Read More »

BOLO Acquires Former Colden Country Store

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By Rich Place The Bread of Life Outreach (BOLO) Center has obtained the former Colden Country Store — located right at the town’s main intersection — and hopes to bring new life to one of Colden’s historic landmark buildings. The building, located at the corner of Route 240 and Heath Road, is right down the hill from BOLO’s primary location ... Read More »

Hospice Bouquet Sale

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The 32nd. Annual Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale will take place from March 7-10. Bouquets may be purchased locally at S&N/Eileen’s Greenhouse & Flower Shoppe, Inc., 29 North Cascade Drive Springville.  Bouquets are also available at the Concord Town Hall  Clerk’s Office, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Shear Brilliance Hair Design, Cozy Corners, Apple Dumplin, Julie’s Pizzeria, Springville Veterinary Services, and Root ... Read More »

Moonlight Snowshoe Tour at Griffis Sculpture Park

Showshoe under the moonlight, eat great food and jam out to some fine live music on March 3 at Grifis Sculpture Park.  $50 covers snowshoe rental; some of the best local chili, cookies and snacks; a moonlit snowshoe tour of Sculpture Park; and live music afterward.  During the tour, snowshoers will be stopping at some of the sculptures to learn ... Read More »

SGCEF Presents $30,000 Grant to SGI Technology Program

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By Jennifer Weber The Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation (SGCEF) presented the SGI Technology and Engineering Program with a $30,000 grant in support of their purchase of a specialized CNC laser, which will be used across the technology, art and business curriculum at the school. The CNC Laser will allow students to make and prototype their designs to an extremely precise ... Read More »

Join the Springville Calico Club!

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By Jennifer Weber Are you looking to meet more people and hang out socially once a month? Would you like to be in a club that makes a difference in our community? Well then, the Calico Club of Springville just might be your answer. And they are looking for new members to join their mission in 2018. The Calico Club ... Read More »

Trading Post SOUP-er Bowl Fundraiser Feb. 3

Over the last several years the Trading Post Community Care Center has seen a rise the number of families, especially seniors and working families needing help with food, clothing, housing, and other basic needs. They consistently serve over 5,000 hot meals per year and logging in more than 1,000 volunteer hours to accomplish this work.  In our rural area, many ... Read More »

Swing Dance for a Good Cause Feb. 10

It’s time to break out the old zoot suit and dust off your dancing shoes for the annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance at the Family Life Center at the First United Methodist Church at 474 E. Main St. in Springville on Saturday, Feb. 10. Live music by the Springville Jazz Orchestra will begin at 7 p.m. The 40s-themed dance will ... Read More »

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