Falls organization holds early Thanksgiving dinner
Hundreds of area clients pack the Volare Lodge, 5615 Kies Avenue, as the Venture Forthe, Personalized Home Care Services, 3900 Packard Road, hosted its 17th annual Thanksgiving turkey dinner on Sunday.
- Niagara Hospice sets Light-A-Tree ceremony The Niagara Hospice Alliance will host its annual Light-A-Life Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4 p.m. Dec. 7 under the Dominic Lariccia Family Pavilion behind Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport.
- Falls firefighters gear up for a busy season of fundraising to support the Firefighters Toy Fund The need for the Falls Firefighters Christmas Toy Fund never goes away.
- 'Tails' of healing for vets, dogs at SPCA of Niagara When Zira the pit bull first arrived at the SPCA of Niagara, she was antisocial and terrified of people.
Niagara Aerospace Museum offers a glimpse of history
The Niagara Aerospace Museum has a new piece of local aviation history to share with the community.
- Rochester woman hits $500K jackpot at Seneca Niagara Casino A lucky lady from Rochester hit it big Thursday at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel - to the tune of half a million dollars. At 1:50 p.m., she reached the bonus round on the Geisha Millioni$er slot machine by Aristocrat and correctly unveiled the three "Grand jackpot" coins, winning $500,004.
- Community Missions participating in national '#GivingTuesday' movement Community Missions of Niagara Frontier will join with more than 3,400 organizations across the country in encouraging people to take collaborative action to give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support. The event will take place Dec. 3, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
- Fancy fashions and fine food at Friday fundraiser When Nancy Rose volunteered to create a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara Falls, she wanted it to be something different. This Friday, the Youngstown mom has put together a high fashion event, auction and cooking demonstration at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, that she hopes will raise the bar on fundraising for her favorite organization.
- Archbishop of Ethiopia tours Niagara University The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, spent most of Tuesday on the campus of Niagara University.
VIDEO: Niagara Falls Chamber forum provides 'Obamacare' details
An expert on "Obamacare" spelled it out in plain English Tuesday at a forum on the Affordable Health Care Act held by the Niagara Falls NY Chamber of Commerce. The lightly attended lunchtime event at the Conference and Event Center of Niagara Falls, provided some explanation of the changes that will take place in the life of New Yorkers.
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