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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 6:57 pm

April 24 is third annual Casino Night Fundraiser for GC Casa for Children

post by Billie Owens in CASA for Children, charity, fundraiser

The third annual Casino Night Fundraiser to benefit abused and neglected children served by Genesee County Casa for Children will be held at Terry Hills Banquet Facility on Friday, April 24.

It starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $50 per person, and that includes $500 in Casino chips, food, beer, wine and $10 in free play at Batavia Downs Casino. Cash in "winnings" for tickets to Chinese auctions and a chance to win valuable prizes.

To purchase tickets or to sponsor this event visit:

CASAblanca.geneseecountycasa.org

In addition to Terry Hills and Batavia Downs Casino, sponsors include Ameriprise Financial Woodward & Associates, and National Fuel.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2:06 pm

Warrior Walk: Celebrating Life Beyond Cancer

A 1-mile walk and 5K/10K race, as well as entertainment and family activities. All funds raised by the Warrior Walk support the activities of the Judy DiMarzo Cancer Survivorship Program at Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Registration is required. Learn more or sign up today: http://teamraiser.rochester.edu/warrior-walk-2015

Event Date and Time

June 14, 2015 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 12:14 am

Notre Dame's 23rd Annual Trip Night - Cupid's Choice

Notre Dame's 23rd Annual Trip Night will be held at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia, NY.

Dinner, drinks, raffles, entertainment, fun!!!

For ticket information call:  585-343-2783

For sponsorship information call:  585-813-5371

Complete details are available at:  www.ndhsbatavia.com

 

 

Event Date and Time

February 14, 2015 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Monday, January 5, 2015 at 8:36 pm

'Wheels for Payton' fundraiser is Saturday for teen needing medical equipment

post by Hanna Neumann in fundraiser, Oakfield

Emily Edgerton, Payton Malloy and Amanda Malloy

Payton Malloy, a 13 year old from Oakfield who is an animal loving class clown, is entering this new year with increasingly difficult obstacles.

Payton has very complex medical problems which originated at birth and involve both physical and mental disabilities. These problems have been getting worse over the past year and have been affecting the family greatly. As the problems grow, Payton is losing the skills she has worked hard to learn and the skills many take for granted.

At times, she has trouble climbing stairs, walking and sleeping due to chronic pain. She will be undergoing two surgeries in the next few months on her knee and will be needing specific equipment including a wheelchair/adult stroller, stair lift and other necessary components.

“The hardest thing is what we are going through right now-- the possibility of her losing all of her skills, not being able to walk -- something that she worked so hard for,” said Amanda Malloy, Payton’s mother. “She is going to be 14 soon and there is all of the teenage stuff that I feel like we are going to miss out on like prom and driving and all that kind of stuff, and that is kind of hard for us and it is an everyday struggle. But, we are so fortunate for the things that she can do that I try not to let the negative overcome the positive. We are just fortunate for what she is able to do.”  

Although Payton is struggling, this does not alter her bubbly presence nor her ability to stay strong in hard times.

”The best part [about being Payton’s mother], I would say is just watching her learn and grow and enjoy life so much. Even though she has so many obstacles in her way, she doesn’t let anything bring her down. I mean, she inspires me every day,” Amanda said.

To help out, Payton’s best friend of six years, Emily Edgerton, created and planned “Wheels for Payton.”

“I just want to be able to help the family because they are going through so much and I want to help Payton,” says Emily.

Payton’s family is increasingly thankful for Emily’s support and presence in Payton’s life.

“There are no words to express my gratitude for Emily. This was all her idea. She is a really important part of Payton’s life. Payton looks forward to seeing her every day and if she doesn’t get to see her, she gets very emotional and upset and it kind of interferes with her day,” Amanda said. “She opens her heart to Payton and to us. She is always offering her help in doing things, watching Payton, etc.. We just really want Emily to be recognized for the good person that she is. She did not have to do this.”

“Wheels for Payton” will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. this Saturday, Jan.10, at Oakfield-Alabama High School. It will include a spaghetti dinner and basket raffle. Pre-sale tickets are $6 and the tickets bought at the door will be $8. The food can been eaten there or taken home. All proceeds will benefit Payton. If you need any information, contact Teri Roberts at 519-2747.

“This [fundraiser] would mean that we could provide things that Payton has to have," Amanda said. "These are not luxury items and these are not things that we want to spend our money on. We would love to go on vacations and buy whatever we wanted but that is just not the case and these items that Payton needs are thousands of dollars. Fortunately, we have people like Emily and Teri, who are willing to volunteer their time and help us. These things will help us improve the quality of life for Payton and make it easier for us to take care of her.”

The family is overjoyed by the amount of support they get from the community.

“This is one of the benefits of having a small community because everyone is willing to help. I mean people who don’t even know Payton ask what they can do. It is just really nice to just see that because there is so much bad in the world. It is just nice to see that people are still willing to be helpful,” Amanda said.

Public support has already touched the lives of the Malloy family and they are very thankful. They hope many people can come out this Saturday to eat spaghetti and raise money for the fun-loving and inspiring Payton Malloy.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:02 pm

Genesee County Young Life - Annual Banquet - Capture the Moment

post by Marie Nettnin in Christian, fundraiser, teens, Young Life, youth

Event Date and Time

October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm - November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:01 pm

Genesee County Young Life - Annual Banquet - Capture the Moment

post by Marie Nettnin in Christian, fundraiser, teens, Young Life, youth

Event Date and Time

October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm - November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 11:36 am

11th Annual Fur Ball

Shelter Pets are Pawsitively Purrfect . A fun evening of food, auctions, friends and surprises to support the animals at the Genesee County Animal Shelter. Tickets are $25, children under 12 $15 and the day of all tickets are $50. Space is limited, so get your tickets early! The Fur Ball will be at the Days Inn, 200 Oak St, Batavia, NY. For more information, visit www.vol4animals.org

Event Date and Time

October 25, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday, June 9, 2014 at 11:30 am

Putt Putt Golf Tournament

post by Pauline Miano in food and fun, fundraiser

Putt Putt Golf Tournament

August 1, 2014  5:30 pm

Golf, prizes, basket auction, live auction

$35 includes golf, dinner, 5 basket raffle tickets.

$120 per team of 4.

Call Sue at MHA 344-2611 for more info or to register.

Event Date and Time

August 1, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:01 am

Pancake Breakfast with Santa! Hosted by Elba's Boy Scout Troop 6017

post by Leela Chadbourne in announcements; boy scouts, food, fundraiser

Please join us for a delicious breakfast with Santa this Sunday at the Elba Fireman's Rec Hall.  The leaders of Troop 6017 will be busy cooking pancakes, sausages and eggs to order for our 'all you can eat' breakfast fundraiser.  Milk, orange juice and coffee will be served and Santa Claus will be in attendance to spread the Christmas joy!

Tickets at the door are $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for students and preschool kids eat free.

Address: Elba Firemen's Recreation Hall

7143 Oak Orchard Road, Elba (right on 98 next to M&T Bank)

 

We hope to see you there!

 

Friday, October 18, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Buffalo Bills Sign Autographs

post by Norm Itjen in fundraiser

Buffalo Bills players Fred Jackson & Aaron Williams will be signing Autographs on Tuesday Nov. 12, 2013 at the Niagara County Deputy Sheriff's Associations Office on Market St. in Lockport NY. This fundraiser is in conjunction with the New York State Deputy Association proceeds will be going to the United Way. Contact Jeff Newman (7160 713-7141

 

Event Date and Time

November 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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