Weekly Feature

2018-10-11 / Business


Hillside Speaker Series focuses on peer pressure

The next event in Hillside Family of Agencies’ Side Conversations Speaker Series will focus on how peer pressure, family trauma, social media and other high-tech influences can present serious roadblocks on a teen’s journey to adulthood. Ana Homayoun, author of “The Myth of the Perfect Girl: Helping Our Daughters Find Authentic Success and Happiness in School and Life,” will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Buffalo Westin, 250 Delaware Ave., about how the changing dynamic of today’s culture affects young women. For more information, visit www.hillside.com.

Junior League announces grant application

The Junior League of Buffalo is now accepting applications for its Community Assistance Small Grants program. A maximum of $7,000 is anticipated to be available in funding, which may be split among successful applicants at the Junior League of Buffalo’s discretion. Applications are available on the Junior League of Buffalo’s website: https://www.jlbuffalo.org/?nd=community_ assistance_ grants, and must be returned to JLBCommunityIm pactGrants@gmail.com by Friday, Nov. 16.

Vocalis Chamber launches 17th season

The Vocalis Chamber Choir opened its 17th season with two programs available to the public. The concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at St. Matthias Church, 374 Main St., East Aurora, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., Buffalo. Tickets for each concert are available at the door and are $15 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, visit www.vocalischamber choir.org.

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