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"They Kept Their Word": An Exhibit on Historical African American Women's Literary Societies

"They Kept Their Word": An Exhibit on Historical African American Women's Literary Societies

The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society presents an exhibit delving into the rich and influential history of African American Women’s Literary Societies in the Buffalo region. “They Kept Their Word: African American Women's Literary Societies and Their Legacy” opens with a reception on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at 2 p.m.

This opening reception coincides with a Martin Luther King program at the Historical Society, sponsored by the Afro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, which will take place at 3 p.m. on the same day. ("African Americans, the Civil War & Martin Luther King's Legacy" is the theme of the MLK program; speaker Harry Matthews Bradshaw will offer a talk on the subject.)

Niagara Catholic’s TAG Group Sponsors Blood Drive

Niagara Catholic’s TAG Group Sponsors Blood Drive

One out of every three people will need blood in his/her lifetime.  Niagara Catholic High School’s Transplant Awareness Group (TAG) is sponsoring a UNYTS (Upstate New York Transplant Service) Blood Drive on Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the school chapel.  For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call Ms. Moore at 283-8771.  Walk-ins are also welcome.  A $25 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill gift card will be given to one generous, “lucky” donor.

Be a hero.  Save a life.  Donate blood.

CPSE/CSE Member Training

CPSE/CSE Member Training

Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Parent Member Training

Date: February 8, 2011

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Niagara Professionals To Be Honored

Niagara Professionals To Be Honored

NIAGARA FALLS, NY - The Town of Niagara Business & Professional Association will be hosting its Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the LaSalle Yacht Club, 73 South 68th Street, Niagara Falls. 

Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. with the dinner and program to follow. A basket raffle and 50/50 split club will also be available with proceeds from the split will benefit Community Missions of Niagara Frontier. 

Tickets are $40 per person and can be reserved by calling dinner Chairperson Lisa Scalzo at 504-2617 ext.

Does Your Band Have What It Takes?

Does Your Band Have What It Takes?

NIAGARA FALLS, NY – This is no ordinary Battle of the Bands. This is a Hard Rock International Battle!

With 74 cities around the world hosting events to find a band that will represent them in Hard Rock Battle of the Bands 2011, the competition this year is expected to be fiercer than ever.

Forty bands will move on to be voted on by fans at hardrock.com, but only 4 bands will win the ultimate prize and perform live in London at Hard Rock Calling in London’s Historic Hyde Park. 

NCCC Art Gallery Presents: Fabric of War; Papermaking and Printmaking as Social Engagement

NCCC Art Gallery Presents: Fabric of War; Papermaking and Printmaking as Social Engagement

SANBORN, NY- Niagara County Community College Art Gallery and the Arts and Media Division present Fabric of War; Papermaking and Printmaking as Social Engagement from January 27 - February 26, 2011 in the Art Gallery on the Sanborn campus of the college.

Fabric of War is a powerful exhibition of work created by veterans through The Combat Paper Project which utilizes art-making workshops offered throughout the USA to assist veterans in reconciling and sharing their personal experiences of their service and the military culture. 

Lockport YMCA to Host Annual SUNY Coaching Certification

Lockport YMCA to Host Annual SUNY Coaching Certification

Lockport, N.Y. – The Lockport YMCA is hosting a SUNY Youth Sports Institute Coaching Certification Course on Wednesday, January 19th.  The upcoming course will be the second SUNY Coaching Certification held with the Lockport YMCA since January 2010.   

The class is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm at the Lockport YMCA on East Avenue, and will last approximately 3 hours.  The course is open to all who are interested within the Lockport community.  John Strong will be the SUNY Youth Sports Institute Instructor teaching the Wednesday evening course.