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July 13, 2010 - 2:57pm
posted by joseph bradt in Announcements, events, family, fundraiser, Oakfield.
Event Date and Time: 
July 17, 2010 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Please join Oakfield Cub Scouts Pack 19 on Saturday, July 17th for our first Cub Scout Sponsored  fishing derby at the Oakfield Rod and Gun Club (@ Maltby Rd. and North Pearl St. Oakfield) from 10AM - 1PM. All kids ages 5-17 welcome. $6 entry fee includes hot dog, chips and drink. There will be food  available for those not participating in the derby. Kids should bring their own bait. No lures. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact Committee Chair Patty Fitch (585)297-9538 Cubmaster Steve Kruppenbacher (585)356-0784 or Assistant Cubmaster Joe Bradt (585)356-7930
June 15, 2010 - 4:00pm
posted by joseph bradt in Announcements, fundraiser, Oakfield, fishing, Cub Scouts.
Event Date and Time: 
July 17, 2010 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Please join Oakfield Cub Scouts Pack 19 on Saturday, July 17th for our FIRST Cub Scout FISHING DERBY to be held at the Oakfield Rod and Gun Club (@ Maltby Rd. and North Pearl St. Oakfield) from 10AM - 1PM. Boys and their siblings ages 6-17 welcome. $6.00 entry fee includes Hot dog, Chips and Drink. There will be food and snacks available for those not participating in the derby. Boys should bring their own bait. NO LURES! Prizes will be awarded!! Questions? Contact Committee Chair Patty Fitch (585)297-9538 Cubmaster Steve Kruppenbacher (585)356-0784 or Asst.

Batavia Rotary Club to host annual Father's Day Fly-In Breakfast

Batavia Rotary Club President Ted Hawley and Fly-In Breakfast Chairman Ed Leising talk up the Father's Day Fly-In Breakfast on WBTA's Main & Center Show.  The breakfast is scheduled for Sunday, June 20th from 7 am-12 pm at the Genesee County Airport.  Tickets cost $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-12 and are available at the door.  The menu includes eggs cooked to order, sausage, pancakes, juice, coffee, tea and milk. 

May 20, 2010 - 5:16pm
posted by Tara Bills in fundraiser, McDonald's, st. joseph's school.
Event Date and Time: 
May 25, 2010 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

McTeachers Night will be held Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Batavia McDonald's from 4pm to 7pm to benefit St. Joseph School of Batavia.  The school will recieve a percentage of the sales from this event.  So come out and support a local school in it's fundraising efftorts.  Any questions or interest in holding an event like this, please contact Tara at (585)344-2524 between the hours of 8am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.  Come on out and join the fun.

May 17, 2010 - 12:57pm
Event Date and Time: 
June 20, 2010 -
7:00am to 12:00pm

Sunday, June 20th mark's the Batavia Rotary Club's Annual Fly-In Breakfast.  The highly anticipated breakfast fundraiser is set to take place at the Genesee County Airport from 7 am - Noon.  Tickets cost $6.00 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-12 and free for children under 4 years old.  Tickets can be purchased from any Batavia Rotary Club member.  The menu includes eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice, coffee, tea and milk.  The Batavia Rotary Club raises money for community, national and international projects as well as annual scholarships for area youth.

May 4, 2010 - 3:36pm
posted by Tara Pariso in community, fundraiser, children, CASA for Children.

Here is a fun and easy way to show your support of Genesee County CASA for Children.  On May 12th starting at 11am, with every voucher turned in at check-out, Applebee's will donate 10% of the check amount to CASA for Children.  These funds will assist CASA in advocating for abused and neglected children in Genesee County.  By being a positive, constant role model for children of abuse, CASA volunteers are able to advocate for safe, permanent homes for children, increasing their chances at future life success.

To show your support, come out and enjoy great food at Applebee's in Batavia on May 12th.  A voucher is needed in order for funds to be donated to CASA.  The voucher can be located and printed at : Click on the CASA link and scroll to the bottom where you'll see Abblebee's Voucher link.  For more info or to learn how you can become a CASA volunteer, contact Tara Pariso at (585) 344-2550 ext. 2331 or [email protected].

April 20, 2010 - 9:47am
Event Date and Time: 
June 4, 2010 -
5:00pm to 11:40pm

Genesee Cancer Assistance Inc. (GCA), a community-based, volunteer organization located in Batavia, set the date for their annual Festival of Hope celebration. The Festival of Hope celebration & fundraiser gives GCA the ability to help cancer patients and families who need support.

March 31, 2010 - 2:13pm
posted by Pamela LaGrou in Announcements, music, youth, fundraiser, Event, jazz.
Event Date and Time: 
April 24, 2010 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

An Evening of Jazz - Saturday, April 24th beginning at 7:30 pm in the Stuart Steiner Theater at GCC.  Featured artist is jazz great, Bobby Militello.  Opening selections by Bataiva High School Jazz Band, directed by Jane E.

February 18, 2010 - 9:43pm
posted by Leela Chadbourne in spaghetti dinner, elba, fundraiser, Cub Scouts.
Event Date and Time: 
February 20, 2010 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm

Please join us on February 20th and help us reach our goal of sending all of our scouts to summer camp! 

January 11, 2010 - 4:13pm
posted by Tara Pariso in dining, entertainment, fundraiser, community events.

Tomorrow, Tuesday January 12, 2010, Genesee COunty CASA for Children will be having a Pizza Hut "FUN"draiser.  To show your support for CASA, all you have to do is pick up a coupon and eat in or take out from Pizza Hut tomorrow and 20% of the total sales will be donated to CASA for Children.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a non profit organization that provides abused and neglected children in Genesee County with a trained volunteer advocate that monitors court orders, advocates for safe and permanent placement, and is a consistent positive person in the child's life.

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer advocate, or donating to CASA for Children, please contact Tara Pariso at (585) 344-2550 x 2331 or [email protected].  There are always more children in our community that are in need of a CASA.

November 16, 2009 - 10:36am
posted by Leela Chadbourne in Announcements, elba, fundraiser, Cub Scouts, Care-A-Van Ministries.


Who: Elba Cub Scout Pack 17
What: Nickel City Reptile and Exotic Show
Where: Elba Fireman’s Rec Hall on Rte 98 in Elba
When: November 18th, 7 pm sharp
Please join Elba’s Cub Scout Pack 17 for an evening of family “fun”draising and laughs.  Come, bring a donation of a non-perishable food item and sit back, laugh and enjoy the entertainment of Jeff Musial and Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics. The show will be held at Elba Fireman’s Recreation Hall on Rte 98 in Elba on Wednesday November 18th at 7pm sharp. Doors will open to the public for seating at 6:45 and refreshments will be served following the show.  All food donations will be combined with our local Scouting For Food collection and will help provide assistance to local families this holiday season through the help of Car-A-Van Ministries. We will also be selling tickets for a 50/50 raffle with proceeds going to Car-A-Van Ministries.
November 16, 2009 - 10:27am
posted by Leela Chadbourne in elba, fundraiser, Cub Scouts, Care-A-Van Ministries.
Event Date and Time: 
November 18, 2009 -
6:45pm to 8:00pm


October 15, 2009 - 9:17am

Visit TVFCU on Thursday, October 15th when we will be giving you $10.00, just for telling us how you would use it to help someone else! Entries will be videoed.  Finalists will be selected and posted on-line for voting. The winner will be awarded $1000 to use in contributing toward their cause. Stop by October 15th, when between 10am and 2pm, to tell us how you would Pay it Forward. Employees and their families are not eligible.


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September 10, 2009 - 8:33am
posted by Andy Pedro in fundraiser, Value Card.

The Batavia Blue Devil Football Team is selling Value Cards that are reedemable at local business'.  The card is $10.00 and can be used as many times as you like.  It is valid until August 31, 2010.  All proceeds go directly to the BHS football program.  If you would like to purchase one, please send a check for $10.00 to Blue Devil Touchdown Club, c/o Andy Pedro, 8460 Violet Lane, Batavia, NY 14020 and one will get mailed out to you.  Below are the "deals" on this years card.  Thank you for your support!

 Batavia Fast Lube                      10% Off Regular Oil Change
Burger King                               Free Whopper® Sandwich with purchase of
                                                 Whopper® Value Meal (valid at 230 W. Main St
Clor’s Meat Market                     15% off any in store purchase (excluding
                                                  Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks)
Floral Fantasies (343-6282)       10% off
The Gravel Pit Family                 Buy 1/ Get 1 Free: go-cart, mini golf, bucket
Entertainment Center                 of balls (can’t be used w/other discounts)
Jackson St. Grill / Belladessa’s   $2.00 off Family Deal (Lg. 1 topping, 24 wings, 2 Liter Soda)
Jello Factory Paint Ball               Buy 1 get 1 Free Admission w/Air ($10 value)
57 N Main Leroy (768-9380)
Matty’s Pizzeria (345-0202)        $1.00 off any large pizza
McDonalds                                 Buy 1 sandwich and get 1 sandwich free of equal or lesser value. (valid at Batavia location only)
Meadowbrook Golf Course          Buy 1 9-hole round walking, get 1 free ($8.00 value)
Pauly’s Pizza (343-3100)            $1.00 off any large pizza
Picasso’s Pizza (344-5551)        Buy 1 Lg. Pizza (cheese & 1 topping) at reg. price and
                                                Get 16 Breadsticks for FREE
Total Tan Inc.                             Purchase 10 visits for $44.95, receive 5 additional
                                                 visits free (reg. beds/booths only)


July 6, 2009 - 12:31pm
posted by Tasia Boland in batavia, fundraiser.
Event Date and Time: 
July 12, 2009 -
8:00am to 10:00am

Applebees on Lewiston Road is having a fundraiser for Allison Wright Sunday July 12 from 8-10 a.m.

From Press release:

Allison (Allie) Wright is the 10-year-old daughter of Amy and Alan Wright of Attica, NY. She was born with severe scoliosis (curvature of the spine) and kyphosis (rounding of the spine). Allison will be undergoing 3 surgeries between August and October 2009. With success of these surgeries, she may not require any further surgeries.

June 23, 2009 - 5:56am
posted by chris johnson in batavia, fundraiser, mayhem.
Mayhem Riders MC Club

Benefit Fund Raiser for Patsy Rapone
Saturday August 22nd 2009 @ 2:00
Barre Sportsmen's Club
13234 Gray Road
Albion, NY 14411

Mr. Rapone is the Father of one of our club member’s. He is a devoted, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend. He was diagnosed with small cell cancer, along with this battle he has heart problems, we are joining in an effort with other clubs, businesses, friends, & family member’s to help out the family with expenses.
Dice Run, Food, Drinks, Live Music, Chinese Auction
Dice run will start at Stans Harley Shop 4425 W. Saile Drive Batavia, NY
Sign up will be from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. we will make 5 stops and end at the Barre Center Clubhouse.
Highest and Lowest will win prizes
$25 Rider $10 passenger (includes benefit)
Tickets for this benefit will be sold prior and the day of for $15 Under 12 $5
Call (585) 356-0889 or (585) 813-9730 for tickets they will also be sold in different locations around Batavia

we are looking for any area business that can donate any items for the chinese auction,if you can help please contact the above numbers.

June 12, 2009 - 1:53pm
posted by Meg Cook in fundraiser, car wash, Scotty.
Event Date and Time: 
June 14, 2009 - 1:00pm

Scotty R.  Johnson passed at away at the early age of 19 on May 25th in his Oakfield home.

His family and friends will be having a car wash on Sunday June 14 at 1pm to raise money for a headstone and to help cover the funeral expenses.

The car wash will be held in the front of Billy Goats at 345 W. Main St

Donations will also be accepted


March 20, 2009 - 1:02pm
posted by St. Joseph School in Announcements, school, fundraiser, Sale, shopping.

MAMMOTH Indoor Garage Sale

Saturday, April 18th 9AM-4PM

St. Joseph School
corner of Main (Route 5) & Summit

*  "It's a widely-acclaimed, super-enormous, ultra-gigantic quality sale!"

*  Everything from A-to-Z (clothing excluded)

*  New this year: a wide variety of quality, used furniture

Please call Kathy Stefani at 585-344-2701 with any questions.
Hope to see you there!

March 6, 2009 - 6:30pm
posted by Timothy Walton in United Way, Genesee Community College, fundraiser.
A small, yellow rubber duck could be just what you were looking for to fatten your wallet. In fact, it could fatten it by up to hundreds of dollars! Genesee Community College Students in Rick Dudkowski's Business Problems and Management Class and the Business Forum Club have set their ducks afloat with one goal in mind; raising money for United Way.
[img_assist|nid=4870|title=United Duck Derby|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=0|height=50]The students assignment was to create fundraisers and events to raise money that will contribute to the 2009 United Way campaign titled "Live United". Students are selling duck tickets from now until the day of the race, Thursday, March 12 at 1:00pm. All of the ticket purchasers will be assigned to a numbered rubbered duck. The ducks will then be set free in the olympic size pool at Genesee Community College. With the help of a current, the first duck to make it to the end of the swimming pool wins. The prize?- depends on what you paid for the ticket. Students are selling the tickets in dollar incriments from $1 to $5. You win a percent of all money raised based on how much you buy your ticket for. If a $1 duck wins, the winner gets 10% of all money. If a $2 duck wins the winner gets 20%, $3=30%, $4=40%, and a $5 duck gets 50% of the money. The students have set a goal to raise over $500, which is the amount that the students raised last year, to donate to The United Way.
The duck race is being modeled after the race that took place a couple years ago in the Tonawanda Creek as a fundraiser for youth activities at the Royal Rink (now Falletti Ice Arena). The duck race is the second of two fundraisers that the group has planned. The first one was a carnation sale where over $150 was raised.


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