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Rick Lavoie Transition Conference

Rick Lavoie Transition Conference

Rick Lavoie Transition Conference, Nov. 14, 2012

Millennium Hotel

2040 Walden Avenue

Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Schedule

All Day—Aspire Agency Fair

Registration—9:00 am

For questions, please contact Sandra Reed at 716.512.6782

Rick will be presenting two great topics—”Tales from the Road” by presenting anecdotes from his years as a national speaker Rick will discuss the "state of the field" and its impact upon some of the thousands of people that he has met during his travels.

The afternoon session topic will be “The Motivation Breakthrough: 6 Secrets for Turning on the Tuned Out Child” that will explore some of the common misconceptions related to student motivation and some of the common strategies that are, simply, ineffective.

Part 1: “Tales from the Road” - 9:30 am

Part 2: “The Motivation Breakthrough:

6 Secrets for Turning on the Tuned Out Child” 1:00 pm—3:30 pm

Yellow Dot Program: Provides Vital Medical Info to First Responders

Yellow Dot Program: Provides Vital Medical Info to First Responders

In an effort to better serve and help protect the citizens of Erie County, Sheriff Tim Howard; Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon; County Clerk Chris Jacobs;  Erie County Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Ellen Grant; Erie County Commissioner of  Emergency Services  Dan Neaverth Jr.; and Doctor Todd Martino- President of the Pharmacists of WNY;  announced on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 that Yellow Dot packets are now available.

Yellow Dot is a free program designed to help first responders provide life-saving medical attention during the first “golden hour” after a crash or other emergency.  The Yellow Dot kit contains a medical information card and a Yellow Dot decal.  Participants complete the card, attach a recent photo, place it in the glove compartment of their vehicle and place the Yellow Dot decal on the rear driver’s side window.

Should You Insure Your Pet?

Should You Insure Your Pet?

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Expect to Find Advice and to Help Others at WNY Pregnancy & Baby Expo

Expect to Find Advice and to Help Others at WNY Pregnancy & Baby Expo

An area business is sponsoring an event that will bring together expectant parents to find information on the latest products and services and to gather advice on getting through pregnancy and raising an infant.

The WNY Pregnancy & Baby Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Masonic Center, 2379 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Admission will be free, and the first 200 families will receive a gift bag filled with coupons, samples and more.

Exhibitors will showcase offerings in the following areas:

All-Ages Wellness and Life Safety Event with Lancaster FD

All-Ages Wellness and Life Safety Event with Lancaster FD

Please join us for our Annual All Ages Wellness event in conjunction with the Lancaster Fire Department’s Annual “Fire Prevention & Life Safety Event”

September 23, 2012

12p.m. until 4p.m.

Como Park Elementary School

1985 Como Park Boulevard

Lancaster, NY 14086

We are excited to announce that we will be joining Lancaster Fire Department in their annual “Fire Prevention & Life Safety Day”

In combining these two events, this year's fair is expected to be the Largest Health and Safety expo of the year!

Here is a list of just some of what you will find:

Legislator Lorigo Recognizes Marilla Library for Winning 2012 Battle of the Books

Legislator Lorigo Recognizes Marilla Library for Winning 2012 Battle of the Books

During a special presentation held at the Marilla Library recently, Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo congratulated the library on taking first place at the 2012 Battle of the Books. Library Director Shannon Jakubowski, team members and coaches accepted certificates marking this outstanding achievement.

“Congratulations to everyone involved in this great win. Battle of the Books is extremely challenging and competitive and taking first place among the more than 30 teams is an impressive accomplishment,” said Legislator Lorigo. 

This year’s Battle of the Books was held Saturday, Aug. 4 at Erie Community College’s South Campus.

Halloween Safety and Your Pet

Halloween Safety and Your Pet

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Halloween isn't just for kids. Pets are joining the festivities too, but it's important to keep safety in mind while you celebrate. To make Halloween a real treat for pets and ensure they stay safe and happy, here are a few tips to keep in mind: