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Santa Serves Up Pancakes at Jamestown Applebee's to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

Santa Serves Up Pancakes at Jamestown Applebee's to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant in Jamestown, NY is currently selling tickets for its “Breakfast with Santa” fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, December 11 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Each ticket is $5 and includes pancakes, bacon, coffee and juice. Santa Claus will be on hand at area Applebee’s joining the festivities and 100 percent of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the local Make-A-Wish Foundation chapter. 

Tickets for “Breakfast with Santa” are now available at any of the Applebee’s locations across Western New York including the Jamestown restaurant at 340 East Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY 14750. Last year, Applebee’s restaurants across New York State and Connecticut raised nearly $38,000 through its “Breakfast with Santa” event.

Congressman Higgins Announces December 'Congress on Your Corner' Sites

Congressman Higgins Announces December 'Congress on Your Corner' Sites

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced his office will hold Congress on Your Corner satellite office events at locations throughout Chautauqua County.  The program provides satellite hours at local town halls, fire departments, senior centers and other sites to make the office more accessible to local residents.

“Chautauqua County stretches across more than 1,000 square miles and coming to our office in Jamestown can be difficult for some people so we come to you,” said Congressman Higgins.   "We encourage people who need help or have concerns or ideas to come see us.”

During Congress on Your Corner constituents have the opportunity to talk directly with someone from Congressman Higgins’ office about issues related to Social Security, the Veteran’s Administration, passport issues, or any other federal matters they may need assistance with.

The December “Congress on Your Corner” schedule will be as follows:

Pet Connection Needs Your Immediate Support!

This puppy and countless others like him have been saved thanks to the work done every day at Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and urgent care animal shelter in Marilla. Every year, hundreds of dogs, cats, kittens, puppies and other animals are nursed to health and adopted to a loving home thanks to this shelter.

How can you help? Please show your holiday spirit by purchasing tickets to the shelter’s Holiday Dinner Dance & Auction from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4 at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew. In addition to plenty of food and a huge auction featuring more than 100 prizes, guests will be entertained by Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band. One lucky guest will also win a door prize featuring four one-day Disney hopper passes valued at $544!

Little Bit of Civil War History in Our Own Backyard

Soon it will be the 150th annversity of the American Civil War. Much of western New York contributed to this conflict. From Camp Brown, to Buffalo to Elmira to West Point. It all had an impact on this war.

While we cannot relive the war, we can revisit it thru the eyes of living historians such as those at the "Echoes Thru Time Museum & Learning Center". It is the ONLY museum entirely dedicated to the war in this area.

 

Pet Connection Announces Holiday Season Events

Pet Connection Programs Inc. is counting on support from the generous residents of Western New York to make this a happy holiday season. Volunteers from the nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla will be at several locations throughout Erie County in an effort to raise funds for the care of dozens of dogs and cats in need of loving homes.

Activities kick off on Black Friday as volunteers from the shelter will be selling their ever-popular pet totes filled with food, treats and toys at the Eastern Hills Mall, near Dave & Buster’s. The volunteers will return to the mall on three Saturday: November 27, December 11 and December 18. Pups from the shelter will also be there to greet you!

Please Support Pet Connection’s Holiday Dinner Dance

Tickets are still available for Pet Connection’s Holiday Concert and Dinner Dance taking place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew. The event includes dinner, entertainment by Jack Civiletto and The Pyramid Band, a huge basket auction and much more.

One lucky door prize winner will take home four one-day Disney Hopper Passes valued at $544!

Tickets for the event are just $25 and are presale only. They can be obtained by calling the shelter at 652-0192.

Honoring Service: Day Showcases Veterans’ Commitment

This article originally appeared in the Jamestown Post-Journal

 

The flag was still there.

There was proof of that Thursday, as Jamestown's the Veterans Day ceremonies kicked off at the former site of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Members returned to the Second Street location with comrades from other veterans' groups to lay a wreath and announce the special day with a salute fired into the air.