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2017-08-03 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Benefit to be held for Marlene McMillian

A benefit for Marlene McMillian, a cleaner at East Senior High School, will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Seneca Hose Fire Company, 2801 Seneca St. McMillian is battling cancer and recently lost her husband, Dick, who served as head custodian in the district. She has been a district employee since 1984. Organizers of the event are seeking monetary and food donations; baskets for a raffle; and volunteers to help run the event. For tickets or more information, call CSEA secretary Sheri Hawley at 997-6175.

Casino trip planned to Seneca Niagara

A bus trip to the Seneca Niagara Casino will be offered on Monday, Aug. 14. The bus will depart at 9 a.m. from Fourteen Holy Helpers parking lot, 1350 Indian Church Road, returning at 6 p.m. Lunch is included. Call 668-6037 for more information or to make a reservation.

Mensa admission test slated for Aug. 19

The summer Mensa admission test will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, in the Southgate Plaza community meeting room, 950 Union Road. The test will begin at 10:15 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome. To register, call 472-1422 or email testing@wny.us.men sa.org. There is a $60 processing fee for each test. For more information, visit www.wny.us.mensa.org.

Library schedules Aug. 19 yard sale

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the hill adjacent to Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the parking lot in front of the ice rink. The public is invited to reserve table space for a $20 donation. All proceeds will be used to assist the library. For more information on the yard sale or to reserve a space at the event, call 674-7496.

Fellowship Wesleyan plans movie night

Fellowship Wesleyan Church will hold a backyard movie night at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the church, 1645 Southwestern Blvd., across from the YMCA. Come and watch a family friendly movie and support the missions team’s trip to Guatemala. The parking lot will open at 7:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair, and refreshments will be available for purchase. The event is rain or shine. Call the church at 675-9245 for movie details.

Boy Scout Troop 735 seeks new members

Boy Scout Troop 735 of West Seneca is seeking new members who are at least 11 years old or have completed fifth grade. Members enjoy camping, outdoor activities, skill training, and community service. Call Scoutmaster Tim Cych at 821-0352.

BW’s BBQ benefits children’s center

The Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center advocacy group will hold a BW’s chicken barbecue and basket auction fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St. Admission is free, and dinners are $10 presale or $12 the day of the event. Meals include a barbecued half chicken, tossed salad, potato salad, roll with butter, beverage and dessert, and will be served until 4:30 p.m. The basket raffle will start after dinner and conclude at 5 p.m. Proceeds will benefit advocacy efforts to save the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center. For tickets, call 435-1597; 668-3401; 830-3171; or 479-2611.

St. John’s seeks vendors for fair

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church is preparing for its second annual vendor fair and is looking for additional vendors. The event is slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the church, 3512 Clinton St. During the event, a Weidner’s chicken dinner will be offered for takeout. For more information, call 440-8173 or email mkstitch@verizon.net.

Mitochondrial support groups offered

Mitochondrial disease day and evening support group meetings will be offered in the Northtowns and Southtowns. For the Northtowns, contact Linda Roesch at 681-8662 or wnymitogroup@gmail.com; the Southtowns, Sherri Schultz at 881-0858 or wnymitogroup@yahoo.com; or Regional Coordinator Nicole McCaslin at 1-888-317-8633 or Nicole@umdf.org. To learn more about the groups, visit www.umdf.org.

Freudig Singers seek singers for audition

The Freudig Singers of WNY, directed by Roland Martin, is auditioning new singers for its spring concerts. To schedule an audition appointment, call 881-0256 or e-mail rmartin@buffaloseminary.org.

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