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Griffis Sculpture Park Hosts 10,000 Maniacs This Weekend

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By Alicia Dziak Griffis Sculpture Park is truly one of the hidden gems of WNY. If you’ve never been there before, this will become apparent as you head up and down rural roads to get there. While the park is located only a short distance off Route 219 between Springville and Ellicottville, at 6902 Mill Valley Road in East Otto, ... Read More »

Boy & Girls Club Golf Classic Tournament June 26

On June 26, the Boy & Girls Club of Springville will hold their 15th Annual Horschel Brothers Golf Classic Tournament at the Springville Country Club. This year’s tournament will feature a few new upgrades and be “new and improved” said Boys & Girls Club of Springville Board President, Jim Howe.  Howe explained that the Golf Classic Committee, headed by Eric ... Read More »

SCA Gala and Mini Golf June 10

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Don’t miss this great time for a great cause! The annual Springville Center for the Arts Gala and Mini Golf returns to Springville on Saturday, June 10. Start your evening out by coming to the tent at the front of the Center.  There, you can either show your presale ticket or purchase a ticket at the door for $25 (kids ... Read More »

SCA Gala and Mini Golf June 10

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Do you need a night out?  Are you sick of the rainy days?  Kick off your summer at Springville Center for the Arts’ 8th Annual Gala and Mini-Golf Tournament.  This annual fundraising event is the perfect summer party. Start your evening out by coming to the tent at the front of the Center.  There, you can either show your presale ... Read More »

SGCEF Announces Mini-Grant Recipients

It has been the goal of the Springville Griffith Community Education Foundation to provide funding for educational programs, facilities and activities involving education, art, physical education and other school and community programs. The Foundation is excited to announce its mini-grant winners for this year. The Spark! is a creativity program for preschoolers sponsored by the Springville Center for the Arts. ... Read More »

Hike for Hunger May 20

By Alicia Dziak If you need an excuse to get some fresh air this spring, the annual Hike for Hunger is it! Join others on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at Sprague Brook Park for a mile-long walk through the woods and be part of a great cause. The Hike for Hunger, organized by the Trading Post ... Read More »

15th Annual Golf Classic Sponsored by Horschel Brothers

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On June 26, the Boy & Girls Club of Springville will hold their 15th Annual Horschel Brothers Golf Classic Tournament at the Springville Country Club. This year’s tournament will feature a few new upgrades and be “new and improved” said Boys & Girls Club of Springville Board President, Jim Howe.  Howe explained that the Golf Classic Committee, headed by Eric ... Read More »

I Love My Park Day May 6

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By Alicia Dziak In Western New York, we’re lucky to have an abundance of natural beauty everywhere we look. From the gorges at Letchworth to the roaring waters of Niagara Falls to the wooded rolling hills of Allegany, there are endless places to explore within our state park system. One day every May, there’s a chance to give back to ... Read More »

Kids Can Make a Difference: SGI Seventh Grader Works With African Refugees

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Sophia Bus (second from right) with some of the Gonkanou family, who is from the Ivory Coast By Alicia Dziak It’s a busy time of year for SGI’s seventh graders, as they work on completing their Kids Can Make a Difference (KCMAD) projects. These projects, a combined assignment for their social studies and ELA classes, challenge students to choose an ... Read More »

Kids Can Make a Difference: Tennis Play Day April 30

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By Alicia Dziak Seventh grader Lily Vanuga, an avid tennis player, has found a way to combine the sport she loves with her Kids Can Make a Difference project. She will be holding a special Tennis Play Day event this Sunday to benefit the USTA Foundation. “I chose a tennis play day because I have noticed that there is limited ... Read More »

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