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2017-09-14 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Cheektowaga Central plans multicultural fair

Cheektowaga Central will host a free multicultural fair, with food, entertainment and activities, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Union East Elementary School parking lot, 3550 Union Road. The festival is geared toward children and their families.

Senator to hold job fair at Family Life Center

Sen. Tim Kennedy, D-Cheektowaga, will co-host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 14, at at the Rev. Dr. Bennett W. Smith Sr. Family Life Center, 833 Michigan Ave., Buffalo. The event will feature more than 50 employers who are seeking to fill more than 2,000 available positions. Onsite interviews will also be conducted by several companies, and attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring several copies of resumes. Register at www.labor.ny.gov.

Medical organization schedules general meeting

The Erie County Chapter of Medical Assistants will hold its September general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Denny’s, 4610 Genesee St. At the meeting, 2017-18 chapter officers will be installed, and the speaker topic has yet to be determined. Dinner is available off the menu. RSVP to Mary at gobills27@roadrunner.com by today, Thursday, Sept. 14.

Speaker to highlight region’s brewing history

The Cheektowaga Historical Association will host John Eiss, who will present, “Researching the First Brewers on the Niagara Frontier,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway. Eiss, a retired public health administrator, has spent years researching the region’s early brewing history and writes about it at www.buffalobrewinghistory.com.

Travel hockey team to host meat raffle

The Cheektowaga Warriors Pee Wee Major hockey team will hold a meat raffle from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Lancaster Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. Tickets are $5, and reservations for tables are available. Tickets include beer, wine, soda and a door prize entry. There are separate tickets for a 50-50 raffle, and more than 50 baskets will also be raffled. All proceeds benefit team expenses. Call Dianne at 551-0949 or email raffle@dandreadesign.com.

Chicken barbecue coming to St. Philip’s

St. Philip the Apostle Church, 950 Losson Road, will host a Wendel’s chicken barbecue dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. or sold out on Sunday, Sept. 24. Dinner includes barbecue, potato salad, coleslaw, roll, dessert and beverage. Tickets are $10 in advance or $11 at the door. Call 668-8370, ext. 602.

Chiavetta’s chicken dinner to be held

St. Maximilian Kolbe Assembly Color Corps No. 1944 will sponsor a Chiavetta’s Chicken dinner from noon to sold out Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Knights of Columbus Father Justin Council No. 5670, 2735 Union Road. Takeout and eat-in dinners are available, and tickets are $10. Buffalo Bills raffle tickets are available for $2 each.

Zonta seeks vendors for annual fair

The Zonta Cheektowaga-Lancaster Foundation is preparing for its seventh annual vendor event and is looking for additional crafters and vendors. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. Contact Barb Zsiros, event chairwoman, at 445-5441 or barbzero4@aol.com.

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