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Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 9:32 pm


post by tera bonner in KELSEY, MILKS, prayer, walk



Wednesday, December 19th at 7:00pm.

Please meet and park in the rear lot at the Pembroke Firehall on Route 5 in Pembroke.

Due to personal safety and traffic control, please do not park on the side of the road.

Bring a flashlight, candle or anything to light the night.

We will begin the walk to the Milks' home at 7:30pm.

Event Date and Time

December 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7:45 am

GCC's 'Phi Theta Kappa' hosts second annual 'Walk for a Cure'

post by Daniel Crofts in announcements, breast cancer, GCC, phi theta kappa, walk

Student members of Phi Theta Kappa at Genesee Community College -- at 1 College Road in Batavia -- will host their second annual "Walk for a Cure" to assist victims of breast cancer on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. until an unspecified time. The walk itself will last 30-45 minutes, followed by a post-walk event in the student forum beginning around 11 a.m.

The walk will start at GCC's nature trail, which is on the west side of the campus, and then wind through the nearby woods and across the field, ending at the student forum.

Guest speakers will include two people from "Komen for the Cure" and a GCC student who is a breast cancer survivor. Food, drinks, a Chinese Auction and a raffle will be included.

This event is open to the public. The cost is $3 for the walk, or $7 for the walk plus a t-shirt. Tickets and t-shirts will be for sale the morning of the event, but they can be purchased along with Chinese Auction tickets on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Pre-registration is not required.

For more information, e-mail Michelle Williams at sixxpup1@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Genesee County businesses challenged to walk to end Alzheimer’s

post by Jennifer Gallardo in batavia, Alzheimer's, business, challenge, fun, genesee county, walk

The Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter, is challenging all local businesses to start a Walk to End Alzheimer’s team. Show your support of the more than 55,000 Western New Yorkers who are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

People affected by Alzheimer’s are surrounding you – they are your coworkers, clients, neighbors and friends. Form a walk team today, and you’ll be entered into the Memory Cup challenge, which is a competition between all of the corporate and health services to see who can raise the most team funds throughout Western New York for Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at the Genesee County Nursing Home in Batavia on Saturday, Sept. 17. Additional Walks to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sept. 17 in Medina, Sept. 24 in Buffalo and Oct. 1 in Chautauqua and Lewiston. For walk details or to register your team, visit www.AlzWalkWNY.com.

For assistance in organizing your company’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s team and fundraising ideas, contact our chapter office at 1.800.272.3900.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:50 am


post by Melissa George in announcements, batavia, 5K, Event, jaycees, Labor Day, run, walk


Batavia, NY: The Batavia Area Jaycees are proud to announce the 25th Annual Labor Day 5K Run & Walk being held on September 5, 2011 at MacArthur Park in Batavia, NY. 

Registration will begin at 8:00am and the race will begin at 10:00am.  The race fee is $12 for runners and $10 for walkers, with the fee going to $15 for the day of the race.  Medals and prizes will be given out to the top male and female runners after the race.  Sign up early to receive your free t-shirt.

The Batavia Area Jaycee’s 5K course is USA Track & Field certified #NY-06038-JG.

The Batavia Area Jaycees are also still looking for sponsorships for this event; if interested in participating or being a sponsor call 585-343-5775 or email us at bajny@yahoo.com


Friday, September 10, 2010 at 2:35 pm

2K Memory Walk for victims of Alzheimer's

post by Daniel Crofts in announcements, batavia, Alzheimer's, walk

The Alzheimer's Association will be hosting a "Memory Walk" in Batavia on Saturday, Sept. 11. It will begin at the Genesee County Nursing Home, at 278 Bank St., and proceed along Chandler Avenue, North, Bank and Ross streets, and Washington Avenue.

Anyone who wants to take part can show up the morning of the walk for registration, which begins at 9 a.m. The walk itself will start at 10 a.m. and cover about two miles. Brunch, entertainment from Pete Gomez and a Chinese auction -- with gift certificates and  prizes donated by area businesses -- will follow in the nursing home dining room.

Walkers will be raising money via sponors for the benefit of Genesee County residents coping with Alzheimer's Disease. People are encouraged to raise all funds by Saturday, but funds will be accepted until October 29.

For further details or to register in advance, please call (716) 626-0600 or go to www.memorywalkwny.com. If you would like to donate items to the Chinese auction, call Sue Buckley at 344-0584, ext. 2116.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 5:21 pm

All Babies Cherished sponsors 2K walk in Batavia

post by Daniel Crofts in batavia, all babies cherished, walk

All Babies Cherished Pregnancy Assistance Center will host its "Let There be Life" walk beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 5. Walkers will recruit sponsors and walk two miles to raise money for the pro-life cause.

The walk will start at St. Paul Lutheran Church, at 31 Washington Ave., in Batavia. Anyone who would like to get involved but cannot participate on the day of the walk may walk two miles in their own neighborhood and then mail sponsor forms to: All Babies Cherished, 445 Ellicott St., Batavia, NY 14020.

For more information, contact All Babies Cherished at 344-5660 during regular hours:

  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Wednesday
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday
  •  6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday

Event Date and Time

June 5, 2010 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:44 pm

Walk and information session held to benefit foster children

post by Daniel Crofts in children, events, genesee county, walk

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Children will host a walk from Batavia City Hall, 1 Batavia City Center, to the courthouse starting at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 27.

There will also be a display at the courthouse featuring 60 life-size cut-outs, each representing a Genesee County child currently in the foster care system.

Information about CASA and other community agencies will be available at the courthouse. There will also be a $1 Jaycee's hot dog stand.

The event is free and open to the public. For more details, call 344-2550, ext. 2331.

Event Date and Time

May 27, 2010 - 12:15pm - 3:00pm
Friday, July 31, 2009 at 8:25 am

23rd Annual Labor Day 5k race/walk

post by Melissa George in batavia, jaycees, Labor Day, race, walk

The Batavia Area Jaycees are proud to announce the 23rd Annual Labor Day 5K Run & Walk on September 7, 2009 at MacArthurPark in Batavia, NY.  This is the proceeds from the event will go to benefit Regional Action Phone, Inc. (RAP). 


Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the race will begin at 10:00 a.m. The race fee is $12 for runners and $10 for walkers, with the fee going to $15 the day of the race for runners. Trophies and prizes will be given out to the top male & female runners after the race and the first 50 pre-registered participants will receive a free t-shirt. The course is USA Track & field certified. 


Registration forms are available online at www.geneseeny.com/bataviajaycees

under the 5K tab or by calling 585-343-5775.


The Batavia Area Jaycees are still looking for sponsorships for this event.  If you are interested in learning more on being a sponsor, leave a message for the 2009 5k Race Committee at 585-343-5775 or send an email to batjcs@wnynet.net.


Event Date and Time

September 7, 2009 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
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