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April 9, 2019 - 1:54pm
posted by Peg Patterson-Case in fundraiser, charity event.
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May 10, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Can't make the Raffle on Saturday?  Presale tickets with all items displayed from 4:30pm - 6:30pm.  See you there.  Arc Community Building - 38 Woodrow Road, Batavia.  (Behind Notre Dame High School)
December 8, 2017 - 9:00pm
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September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy the taste of the genesee regions wide variety of restaurants and their favorite dishes at the Taste of Independence!

December 8, 2017 - 9:00pm
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September 20, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Please join us outside the Batavia Downs Clubhouse on Wednesday, September 20th for Vet’s Night!
Cost is $20* per person and includes:
– Clubhouse Buffet
– $2 Horse Wager Voucher
– $15 Free Play
– FREE racing program ($2 value) including a $5 Free Play coupon
– T-shirt
– No Ride Poker Run Entry (prize for best hand)
*Half of all proceeds will go towards the Monroe County Veterans Court Mentor Program
Penny Auction on site—All proceeds will go towards the Monroe County Veterans Court Mentor Program
Check-in starts at 4:00 PM

December 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

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November 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Coats for Kids!
Warm hearts make warm kids
November 19th • Albion Save-A-Lot • 10am-4pm
November 20th • Batavia Save-A-Lot • 10am-4pm
All donations go to the Community Action of Orleans and Genesee 
89.1 The point will be collecting new and gently used children’s winter clothing as well as non-perishable food items.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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August 20, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

The premiere of the “Love for Lucas Garage Sale” will take place from  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19-20, at St. Maximillian Kolbe RC Church.
It is located at 8656 Church St. in East Pembroke.
This is a fundraiser to help offset the financial burden that has beset the family of Lucas Clemm, due to all his medical conditions and surgeries.
Lucas turned 1 on June 27 and had undergone his third major brain surgery by Aug. 5. The family is consulting with a doctor in NYC soon for a second opinion.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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September 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Batavia Cross Training will hold its Inaugural Scavenger Hunt at Batavia Cross Training, 34 Swan Street, Batavia, NY on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 6PM.
Teams of 4 will venture out into the community with instructions and tasks to complete using any means of transportation except motorized vehicles to travel between challenge sites. Participants do not have to be Batavia Cross Training members so anyone can join a team and enjoy the fun! Cost is $10 per person ($40 per team) and ALL proceeds will be donated to Genesee Cancer Assistance to help cancer patients in Genesee County.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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September 21, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Rd., Batavia, NY is hosting Vets Night on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5pm-9pm. Cost is $20 per person (half of all proceeds will benefit the Monroe County Veterans Court Mentor Program) and includes: Clubhouse buffet, $2 horse wager voucher, $15 free play, FREE racing program ($2 value) including a $5 free play coupon, T-shirt, No Ride Poker Run Entry (prize for best hand), and fun at the races. The buffet opens at 5:30 PM – you will be asked for your arrival time when you make your reservation.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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September 22, 2016 - 7:23pm to 8:23pm

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser takes place this Saturday, rain or shine, starting at the Genesee County Nursing Home. It is is located at 278 Bank St. in Batavia.
Staging area opens at 9 a.m. and the walk ceremony — known as the “mission moment” — begins at 10 a.m. and the walk goes until approximately 11:30 a.m.
This is a family friendly event with refreshment, entertainment, basket and 50/50 raffles, etc.
Funds raised support programs of the nonprofit Alzheimer’s Association WNY, which offers no-cost resources and consultations across Genesee County.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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September 28, 2016 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

An American Red Cross blood drive for a baby girl named Ella battling pediatric cancer is scheduled in the auditorium at Batavia High School from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment.
BHS students wishing to donate blood see Mr. Byrnes to make an appointment.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

On Friday, October 21, 2016 5PM-8PM, the ladies from Shake It Off Zumba will be working to support Genesee Cancer Assistance as guest bartenders at Ri-Dan’s Sports Park, 3755 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY.
Also on the evening agenda are a chicken BBQ, a 50/50 raffle, and basket raffles. Each chicken BBQ dinner includes 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, salt potatoes, and corn muffin, all for just $10.
Funds raised assist cancer patients in Genesee County.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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October 29, 2016 - 7:00am to 12:00pm

The 4th Annual Burpees for Boobs event will be held at Batavia Cross Training, 34 Swan Street, Batavia, NY on Saturday, October 29, 2016 7AM-12PM. Partner workout times are 7:00, 8:30, & 10:00. A basket raffle will be available for participants and non-participants.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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November 6, 2016 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

A FREE community charitable event. To Collect and Donate new Socks and Undergarments to Local Addiction Recovery Living Locations and Homeless organizations.
We are having Free food, Entertainment and a live and silent auction.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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June 16, 2016 - 9:00am to June 18, 2016 - 4:00pm

There will be a big honkin’ garage sale at Rick’s Storage to benefit the critters at the Genesee County Animal Shelter from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16-18.
All proceeds will go toward the homeless animals. Rick’s Storage is located at 3566 W. Main Street Road in the Town of Batavia.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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June 25, 2016 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm

We are doing a cancer benefit for my niece, Lisa Bostwick Manes. It is at the Elba firehall from 1 to 9 p.m. on Saturday June 25th.
The fire hall is located 4 S. Main St. in Elba.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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August 11, 2016 - 12:00pm to 7:00pm

The debut of a community blood drive dubbed “The Battle of the Badges” will take place from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Quality Inn & Suites, 8250 Park Road, Batavia.
It’s being presented by Tompkins Financial for the American Red Cross.
The question looms: Who will be the 2016 First Responder Champion for the premiere of this contest?
A Trooper? Sheriff’s Deputy? A city or village Police Officer? City firefighter? A volunteer for a town fire department? A Mercy EMS technician? Ambulance personnel?

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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August 13, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Volunteers For Animals will be offering a microchip clinic during Hogs for Paws at Stan’s Harley Davidson from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13th. The motorcycle dealership is located at 4425 W. Saile Drive in the Town of Batavia.
Cost of microchipping is $30 per animal, which includes the injection, a collar ID tag and national registration. Accepted payment is either cash or checks (made out to Volunteers For Animals), sorry no credit cards. No preregistration necessary.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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August 19, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

The premiere of the “Love for Lucas Garage Sale” will take place from  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19-20, at St. Maximillian Kolbe RC Church.
It is located at 8656 Church St. in East Pembroke.
This is a fundraiser to help offset the financial burden that has beset the family of Lucas Clemm, due to all his medical conditions and surgeries.
Lucas turned 1 on June 27 and had undergone his third major brain surgery by Aug. 5. The family is consulting with a doctor in NYC soon for a second opinion.

December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
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August 19, 2016 - 10:00am to 10:00pm

Genesee Cancer Assistance will hold its Annual Bocce & Golf Against Cancer tournament at Batavia Country Club, 7909 Batavia Byron Road, Batavia, NY on Friday, August 19, 2016 (12PM shotgun start for golf, 1PM start for bocce).
This year’s event honors Nick Grasso who is battling cancer.
The day includes golf and bocce tournaments, lunch, dinner, prizes, awards, and loads of fun! Funds raised assist cancer patients in Genesee County.

December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
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May 14, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join the fun at The North Pole Restaurant & Party House from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, as guest bartenders pour your favorite drink  to benefit animals at the Genesee County Animal Shelter.
This fundraiser is for Volunteers for Animals and all tips collected will be donated to them for the benefit of our homeless, furry friends.

December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
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May 18, 2016 - 8:00am to 7:00pm

On May 18, the Genesee County United Way will be employing the resources of 350+ voluteers for the 9th Annual Day of Caring. The United Way Day of Caring provides local businesses with volunteer opportunities throughout Genesee County where their employees can harness their energies to make Genesee County a better place to live.
This year there are more than 35 nonprofit agencies that will benefit from volunteer support to paint, landscape and perform general beautification projects.

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