Concert to benefit St. Susan Center
St. Susan Center soup kitchen in Jamestown needs your help. The Center is serving more meals than ever before. Currently the soup kitchen is in need of canned fruits, vegetables and juices. The Road House Bar of Jamestown at 1023 East 2nd St. is hosting a food drive this Friday.
Dan Warren of My Country, 101.9 FM will be live on location from 6 to 8 p.m. Singer Sean Patrick McGraw will take the stage at 10 p.m. Special guest Shawn Wilder opens the show at 9 p.m. Cover charge is $5, but pay $3 if you bring a non-perishable food item in support of the center.
Northern Chautauqua County Clubs Assoc. meeting on Sunday
The Northern Chautau-qua County Clubs Associa-tion will hold its first regular meeting of the season Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Dunkirk World War II Veterans Club, 216 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk.
Drum Circle will
The Drum Circle led by Craig "Duke" Thomson will convene at 8 p.m. Thursday at Lily Dale beach. It's time to join together as one - one people, one family, one planet, one rhythm - because "we are all related." Some drums will be provided. Thomson's drum circle meets the fourth Thursday of the month. Call Thomson at 934-2166 for more information.
Exit 6 of I-190 to close temporarily
The Elm Street (Exit 6) off ramp from I-190 southbound will be closed temporarily for joint repair work Thursday and Friday, the New York State Thruway Authority announced. Overnight work is scheduled for from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on both Wednesday and Thursday.
Detours will be posted. Variable Message Signs and Highway Advisory Radio 1610 AM will be activated to notify motorists of the lane closures and possible delays.
Pine Valley announces 2011 inductees to its Wall of Fame
The Pine Valley Central School District Wall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce this year's inductees to the Wall of Fame are Helen (Sweeney) and Norman Merrill and Karen (Warner) Strickland. The purpose of this program is to honor graduates from Pine Valley Central School, living or deceased, who have distinguished themselves in a specific field of endeavor, in civic affairs, in humanitarian affairs, or in activities which merit special recognition.
A buffet-style dinner is being held in their honor on Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. at the South Dayton Activities Hall. Tickets will be available for $25 each for adults and $10 for children ages 14 and under in the Superinten-dent's Office through Sept. 23. Call 988-3293 ext. 3307 if you have questions.
Blood screening tests planned
A blood screening program is being presented for the 27th year by the Rotary Clubs of Dunkirk and Fre-donia and Brooks Memorial Hospital this month.
As part of the club's community health-care commitment, the program will be Sept. 24 in Dunkirk Middle School. Pre-registration is required by calling 363-3917. Screening appointments are from 6:30 to 9:20 a.m. Test results are sent to the participant's physician within one week and include clinical blood tests - 39 tests including a colorectal take-home test kit for $40 and optional thyroid test for $10.
Proceeds from the program stay in the Dunkirk-Fredonia communities.
by Opera House
The Fredonia Opera House will hold a chicken and ribs barbecue fundraiser as part of the Fredonia Farmers Market on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The event will be at Church and Day streets.
Dinners are $9 and include barbecue chicken, ribs, potato salad, chef salad and a roll with butter.
In conjunction with the BBQ, there also will be holding a basket auction in the middle of the Farmers Market.
Ten dollars gets you 26 raffle tickets to spread out among the nine baskets (or put all in one basket).
Included in the baskets are assorted wines, gift certificates for spa products and homemade desserts, Christmas items, Opera House movie tickets, teas and coffee beans, a handcrafted wreath with scratch-off lottery tickets, among other items.
All proceeds benefit the Opera House.