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Public Invited to Health & Curriculum Fair at Annunciation School

Public Invited to Health & Curriculum Fair at Annunciation School

Annunciation School in Elma, home of the unique Center for Health Science, will host a Health & Curriculum Fair and Open House from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the school, located at 7580 Clinton St.

The public is invited to visit with health care vendors, tour the school and visit the Center for Health Science, a special hands-on science lab and curriculum developed for the school’s seventh- and eighth-grade students. The Center for Health Science is supported by Catholic Health, Independent Health, Kaleida Health and Upstate New York Transplant Services (Unyts).

Your Dog's Good Looks Start From the Inside Out

Your Dog's Good Looks Start From the Inside Out

(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!)

Let's face it — when it comes to a dog's looks, people often think that theirs is the most gorgeous they've ever seen. They hold their head high on walks around the block, and think no dog at the park stands a chance against their pooch's appearance. 

But constant grooming and doggie outfits can only go so far — real beauty lies in a dog's overall health. After all, inner health equates to real outer beauty. 

How to Protect Your Pet From Dental Problems

How to Protect Your Pet From Dental Problems

(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!)

According to a study by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and Hill's Pet Nutrition, dental care ranks second to weight control as the most important thing pet owners can do to increase the length of their cat or dog's life.

Proper oral care can play a key role in your pet's overall quality and length of life, by helping to avoid dental problems such as tooth infections and tooth loss among a broader range of health issues, including organ damage, strokes, emphysema, osteoporosis and diabetes.

2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event

2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Join us for our 2nd annual breast cancer awareness event at Frog Hair Grille & Golf, Wednesday, January 18th from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, drink specials & prize giveaways! 100% of the proceeds donated to Gilda's Club & Melissa's Coffee House Youth Programs.

$10 donation, tickets can be purchased at the door, and prior to the event by calling Sherry or Donna at the Amherst Youth Foundation; 633-6773.

Stop out for a great time, and support a most deserving cause.

Gift Cards & Donations from: Gerry's Service, Creekview, Sonoma Grille, Precision Auto Detail, Salvatore's Italian Gardens & Custom Radio, Au Naturel Boutique, Manzella's Restaurant...more to come!

Schools, Prevention Groups Unite to Address Adolescent Depression, Suicide

Schools, Prevention Groups Unite to Address Adolescent Depression, Suicide

Several groups hope to shed more light on teen depression and suicide in an effort to offer parents more support.

"Out of the Darkness: A Parent Forum on Adolescent Depression and Suicide Awareness" will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Alden High School, 13190 Park St.

The event will provide parents with information about adolescent depression and suicide, including risk factors, warning signs and supports. Tips on how to talk to family members and where to get help, if needed, will also be shared.

Included in the program will be a:

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Seeks New Members

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Seeks New Members

The Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will hold its next regular meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Terrace Education Center, 591 Terrace Blvd., Depew. Parents, students and other community members interested in joining the coalition are invited to attend.

The mission of the coalition is to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth in the community by addressing factors that increase the risk of substance abuse and by increasing positive opportunities for youth by promoting the establishment of community collaboration. The coalition is mentored by Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.

For more information, call Coalition Coordinator Lisa Johnson at 683-4444, ext. 206, email ld.sapc@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/LD.SAPC.

Cool Gel ’n Cap Debuts Redesigned Website

Cool Gel ’n Cap Debuts Redesigned Website

When you introduce an innovative new product and it quickly catches on with consumers, it may be time to revamp your website to accommodate the product’s growing popularity. That’s just what the creator of the Cool Gel ’n Cap, Tim Panicali, has done.

At the recently redesigned www.CoolGelnCap.net, you’ll find all sorts of new consumer-friendly features that highlight the product and underscore why it’s something no parent should be without.