Community notebook

Fredonia wins pair

in High School Bowl

Fredonia Central School defeated Eisenhower High School 131-29 in a recent Media One High School Bowl match at Jamestown Community College.

In another match, Fredonia topped Randolph Central School 104-16.

Rebecca Lash and Ray Dai, both of Fredonia, earned Player of the Match honors.

Fredonia (3-1) was represented by Lash, Dai, Ben Feit, and Lacey Drennen.

High School Bowl, in its 62nd year, is produced by Media One Group in cooperation with JCC.

Sponsors include Jamestown Community College and the JCC Alumni Association, Weinberg Financial Group, Chautauqua County Humane Society, Pepsi, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency, Honest John’s Restaurant and Pizzeria, and Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union.

High School Bowl airs at 11 a.m. Saturdays on WJTN (1240 AM and 101.3 FM) and at 7 a.m. Sundays on SE-93 (93.3 FM).

Auxiliary announces

coming events

SHERIDAN — Sheridan VFW Auxiliary Post 6390 held its monthly meeting Monday at the post. The members attending were presented with the minutes from the previous meeting and the treasurer’s report. The auxiliary is having a lottery ticket basket raffle.

Tickets will be on sale at $2 each or three for $5 during the fish fry hours Friday, which begins at 4 p,m. They will also be on sale Sunday during the Car Club Race party and the Cornhole Tournament.

The auxiliary donates profits from our fundraising efforts to various worthwhile charities. This month we are donating to Ride for Homeless Veterans. No veteran should be homeless. We discussed other ways to fundraise and other organizations such as WNY Heroes.

The next meeting will be Monday, March 11 at 6:30 at the post.

Flu, COVID shots

offered Saturday

The Rev. E.G. Waller, pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 18 E. Second St., Dunkirk, is pleased to announce and welcome the Dunkirk-Fredonia community to receive free flu and/or COVID-19 shots.

The church is partnering with United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and Office of the Aging, who will be administering the shots on Saturday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary, and all walk-ins are welcomed. Sandwiches will be served.

Youngerman Center to host stroke/head injury support group sessions

The Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders at the State University of New York at Fredonia will offer support group meetings for stroke and head injury survivors and their family members during the spring semester in Thompson Hall Room E148.

A typical group meeting includes activities to help stroke and head injury survivors use compensatory strategies to improve communication skills and provides educational information and opportunities to socialize and share experiences. Light refreshments will be served.

Individual sessions, all beginning at 3 p.m., will be held on the following dates: Tuesday, Feb. 20; Tuesday, March 5 and 19; April 2 and 16; and May 7.

Meetings are free and open to stroke/head injury survivors and their families.

The Youngerman Center recognizes that there are individuals in the community whose insurance benefit for therapy has exhausted but their hopes for improvement have not. Please contact Julie Williams, coordinator, (716) 673-4618 or (716) 673-3203, for more information about attending the group.


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