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2017-12-14 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Chamber to host blood drive

Unyts will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce office, 6524 E. Quaker St. To schedule an appointment, call 662-3366.

Runner’s Roost accepting toys

Runner’s Roost is asking residents to donate an unwrapped toy to the store and receive a $10 gift certificate for the store. Toys will be distributed to children at St. Gianna’s Outreach Center in Buffalo for Christmas. Bring toys to the store, located at 4190 N. Buffalo Road, by Wednesday, Dec. 20.

Ball drop to take place in village

The ceremonial ball drop will begin at 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Four Corners. The ball drop will be at midnight. The gathering is put on by the Village of Orchard Park Events and Celebrations Committee.

Church to hold weekly gathering

Lifetree Cafe, a weekly hourlong interactive experience that features stories of real people on film, guided conversation, biblical insights and time to build relationships, will be held at Windom Community Church, 3766 Abbott Road. The group meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday through Dec. 19. Lifetree will discuss family, friends, fears, busyness, money, materialism, health, heaven, peace and purpose. Call Pastor Mike Wrigglesworth at 649-6261 or mikewriggs@gmail.com.

Senior center looking for Asian mahjong

The Orchard Park Senior Center is trying to start an Asian mahjong group to meet at the center at 1 p.m. Mondays. The center is looking for players, and no experience is necessary. To sign up to play, call the center at 662-6452 or send an email to the center at opsenior@orchardparkny.org.

Drug awareness event to feature wrestler

The Business Men’s Fellowship Buffalo will present its annual drug awareness brunch from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 16, at L&M’s West End Inn, 340 Union St., Hamburg. Retired professional wrestler Lex Luger will discuss hitting rock bottom with drug and legal issues, a back injury and losing the love of his life and then rebuilding his life through faith and family. Call Stephen Olczak at 601-8941 to reserve a spot.

Zonta Club to wrap gifts at mall

The Zonta Club of Hamburg and Orchard Park will wrap gifts at McKinley Mall near Victoria’s Secret every day from now through Christmas Eve. Proceeds are used to fund scholarships and domestic violence awareness programs, including the Family Justice Center, Hamburg Domestic Violence Program and Kathleen Mary House.

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