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maurices Donates to BCH 3D Mammography Program


Representatives from maurices of Springville presented a donation to the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Imaging Department and BCH Foundation on November 20. Store Manager Karen Baker and Assistant Manager Megan Slisz delivered a check to Lead Mammographer Judy Heary, which will go to the BCH Foundation. The gift is dedicated for use in promoting 3D mammography and encouraging women to get ... Read More »

SGI Kids Can Make a Difference: Book Drive to Benefit Local Kids


By Alicia Dziak Every year, seventh grade students at SGI Middle School work on a special project in their social studies and ELA classes called Kids Can Make a Difference, known as KCMAD to those of us who have kids who have done it in the past. The year-long KCMAD project involves students choosing an organization to work with, and ... Read More »

WVDP Volunteers Donate to Local Food Pantries


By Deb Everts To spread good will for the upcoming holiday season, employees from the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) and its subcontractors gathered Friday at Sander’s Parkview, volunteering their time and energy to once again distribute food to nine local food pantries. According to volunteer coordinator Lettie Chilson, this year’s WVDP Food Drive fundraising effort included food donations from ... Read More »

Gobble for Groceries This Thanksgiving


By Alicia Dziak Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for everything you have, and also a time to give back to those who might not have as much. In Springville, a great way to give back on Thanksgiving morning is Gobble for Groceries, a 5K and fun walk to benefit the Trading Post. Located at 38 Franklin Street in ... Read More »

Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Joins #GivingTuesday Movement

Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program (LASP), Holiday Valley’s adaptive program,  invites the community to join the #GiveAdaptiveSports #GivingTuesday charitable giving campaign on Nov. 28, 2017 by participating in a 24-hour fundraising blitz to expand adaptive skiing opportunities for disadvantaged disabled populations including youth and Veterans. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) to kick off the ... Read More »

WNYSSB Pop Warner Rail Trail Ribbon Cutting


By Jennifer Weber On Monday, Nov. 6, Erie County Legislature Chairman John Mills, along with Village of Springville Mayor Bill Krebs and board members from the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway (WNYSSB) introducing a new tourist sign highlighting the Pop Warner Rail Trail. Erie County helped to fund ... Read More »

Gobble for Groceries Thanksgiving Day


By Alicia Dziak For many people, Thanksgiving includes a feast of carved turkey and all the fixings—a table filled to the brim with buttery mashed potatoes, seasoned stuffing, cheesy casseroles, pumpkin pie and more. But not everyone has the luxury of an over-the-top dinner on this day or many other days during the year, and many people turn to local ... Read More »

SGCEF Fundraiser to Benefit SGI Technology Program


By Jennifer Weber The Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation (SGCEF) Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the Springville Health and Fitness Club located at 243 West Main Street in Springville. This year’s major grant recipient is the SGI Technology and Engineering Program in support of their purchase of a specialized ... Read More »

Red Cross Announces Upcoming Blood Drives

With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter. Download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule an appointment. Upcoming blood donation opportunities for the area include: Nov. 6, 12:30 to 6 p.m., Baker ... Read More »

Give Back Springville

The following local organizations are also looking for volunteers: Organization: Bread of Life Outreach Center, Colden Types of opportunities: Assisting in the food pantry and thrift store. Contact: (716) 941-3550 or email breadoflifeoutreach@gmail.com. Organization: Echoes Through Time Civil War Museum Types of opportunities: educators, living historians, reenactors and history buffs; volunteers are encouraged to have basic knowledge of the Civil ... Read More »

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