Community notebook

Village of Brocton water/sewer bills due

Brocton Village Clerk Scott Jagoda reminds all village water/sewer customers that the last day to pay outstanding water/sewer bills is Wednesday, April 17 by 4:30 p.m. All bills left unpaid will be levied onto 2019-2020 village taxes. Please call 792-4160 with questions.

Lakeshore Humane Society to host weekly Saturday adoption days

Starting Saturday, April 6, the Lakeshore Humane Society will have weekly “Adoption Days” each Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at its Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St. in Dunkirk. (There will be exceptions on Saturdays before a holiday, for example, April 20.) LHS also holds open hours each Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. These will give members of the community regularly scheduled opportunities to see the dogs and cats in need of loving homes.

If unable to come to an adoption event on Saturday afternoons or Wednesday evenings, please call 672-1991 to arrange an appointment. You must be 21 years of ago or older to adopt a pet.

The LHS Adoption Center also houses the “Cat’s Meow Boutique,” where one can find pet-related items. In addition, LHS collects refundable bottles and cans in a collection bit in its lobby. Call 672-1991 or see www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for more information.

Gowanda Moose Club to host meat raffle

Gowanda Loyal Order of Moose 1382 is hosting a ham, turkey and meat raffle on Thursday, April 4 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 201 Aldrich St., Gowanda. The raffle will benefit the “Raise the Roof Fund” to repair the building. Enjoy a burger or hot dog, chips and draft beer with $5 entry donation fee. Money raffle tickets are $10 each and 10 cash prizes up to $1,000 will be awarded.

Westfield-Mayville Rotary to host pancake brunch

On Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., the Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club is hosting a scholarship pancake breakfast at Brocton Central School, 138 W. Main St. in Brocton. Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes with pure maple syrup, sausage, applesauce and beverages. The event also includes a chance auction and maple syrup for sale. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children age 5 and younger. Parking is available in the rear lot on the west side of the school. All money raised supports local senior students with scholarships.

Chautauqua County Rural Ministries plans education night Thursday

Chautauqua County Rural Ministries will host “It’s a Wrap” education night for children in elementary school.

This event will take place on Thursday, April 4 at the Chautauqua County Rural Ministry location (319 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. The event will running from 4 to 5 p.m. Participants will learn the importance of healthy eating and staying active through a series of activities, including creating and eating a wrap of their own creation from a variety of healthy food options. With questions, call 366-1787.

The Chautauqua County Rural Ministry was created to meet unmet needs in this community. For over five decades, the Rural Ministry has provided the basic needs of food, clothing and shelter to the less fortunate and those in crisis situations. The Rural Ministry is your agency reaching to those in Chautauqua County who need a hand up, not a hand out.

We hope to educate and impact young children and their decisions that will lead to healthy, active, and nutritious lives. The Chautauqua County Rural Ministry is a United Way of Northern Chautauqua County Community Partner. Workshops are no cost and made possible by UWNCC and NY DOH Hunger Prevention and Nutritional Assistance Program.

Lake group meeting set

The members of the Chautauqua County Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency (CLPRA) will meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in Room 331 of the Gerace Office Building, 3 North Erie Street, Mayville.

CLPRA was formed pursuant to Resolution 315-17 of the Chautauqua County Legislature to evaluate lake protection and rehabilitation needs, and make recommendations to the County Legislature regarding the creation of Chautauqua Lake protection and rehabilitation district(s) as may be necessary in the best interest of the people of Chautauqua County.