Community notebook — Sept. 20

Sonia Perry Pearl benefit set for Saturday

A benefit for Sonia Perry Pearl is being held this Saturday from 2-7 p.m. at the Dunkirk Conference Grounds. Tickets for the lasagna dinner are $20 at the door. Live music provided along with beer, wine and hotdogs. Many large gift basket will be raffled off.

Harbor Commission meeting is today

The Harbor Commission will hold its monthly meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the mayor’s conference room at city hall.

County Executive Debate

The public is invited to submit questions for the upcoming debate for County Executive between Mike Ferguson and George Borrello on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at Spire Theater (317 E. Third St., Jamestown.) Those who have a question for either or both candidates, should send them by Thursday, Sept. 14 to Please keep the questions brief. The more brief, the higher the likelihood of having the question be considered in the debate. Sponsored by the Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots, this debate will be unique in that each candidate will be given the set of questions ahead of time for the debate.

Warner Place Open House is Thursday

Warner Place Medical-Model Adult Day Health Care Program, located at 155 Aldren Ave., on the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown, will be having an open house this Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. The event and tour will highlight all of the skilled nursing services offered by Warner Place during the day allowing registrants the freedom to remain home with their families in the evening. Light refreshments will be provided. The open house is free and open to the public.

Chautauqua Leadership Network Celebrates 25 Years

Chautauqua Leadership Network will be celebrating its 25th anniversary of training and developing community leaders. The celebration will take place at 21 Brix in Ripley this Saturday. The event will be from 7-10 p.m. There will be a “Best Class” Basket Auction and many other fun activities including the announcement of their new logo.

For more information on the event or on Chautauqua Leadership Network visit or email

Rotary blood screening is Sept. 23

Participation in the 33rd annual Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Blood Screening & Community Health Fair is good for your health and our community.

Brought to you by Brooks Memorial Hospital, TLC Health Network, Kaleida Health and Tim Hortons, this year’s Rotary fundraising event will be Saturday, Sept. 23 from 6:15 to 10 a.m. at Fredonia High School.

For only $45, your blood screening includes 21 clinical tests including a colorectal take-home test kit. Men may wish to add an optional prostate screening for just $25, and new this year is an optional diabetes screen for just $20.

To register, visit or call the Brooks Memorial Hospital Laboratory at 363-3917.

Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church fall outside flea market, lunch set for Saturday

A fall outside flea market and lunch, is planned for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church, Main St., Cherry Creek. It will include a silent basket auction and flea market. The meal will offer pulled chicken or pork sandwiches or hot dog with two sides, dessert and beverage for $9, starting at 11 a.m.

On Dec. 2, there will be an inside craft show for $10 a spot with table from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. throughout the church, with a cookie walk and lunch available.