Red Cross blood drive Wednesday in Sheridan
The Sheridan Memorial Field Association is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Sheridan VFW Post 6390, 2556 Route 20, Sheridan.
Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment.
Individuals who are at least 17 years old (16 with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Proper ID is required.
Visit redcrossblood.org for more information.
Meetings Tuesday at SUNY?Fredonia Incubator in city
The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) Board of Directors will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m.
The meeting will be held at the SUNY Fredonia Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk.
The Chautauqua County Capital Resource Corpora-tion (CRC) Board of Directors will meet immediately following the CCIDA meeting on Tuesday at the Incubator.
The Chautauqua Region Industrial Development Corporation (CRIDC) Board of Directors will also meet on Tuesday at the Incubator.
The CRIDC meeting will immediately follow the CRC Board meeting.
Business After Hours planned
As part of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce membership drive, the Dunkirk Community Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking event.
It is free to Chamber members who register in advance and bring a non-member guest.
Non-member guests who register in advance may also attend for free.
The cost for unregistered walk-ins is $5.
The event will be Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rookies, 19 Lake Shore Drive East.
Registration is available through the Chautauqua Chamber website at www.chautauquachamber.org.
County Legislative reapportionment committee meeting
The Chautauqua County Legislature reapportionment committee will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 331 of the Gerace Office Building in Mayville.
Moose Club holding chicken barbecue
The Moose Club is having a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue on April 1 sponsored by the Women of the Moose. More information is available by calling the lodge at 366-5322.
Ham raffle Saturday
The Forestville Amer-ican Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a Ham Raffle Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Forestville Legion, Cedar St., Forestville. There will be free refreshments, door prizes and silent auction. Everyone is welcome.
Parks commission meeting Thursday
The monthly meeting of the Chautauqua County Parks Commission will be held on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Chautauqua County Airport.
Free rabies clinic
in Dunkirk Thursday at City Garage
The Chautauqua County Department of Health announces a free rabies vaccination clinic to be held on Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the City Garage on Lucas Avenue in Dunkirk.
The clinic is sponsored by the Chautauqua County Health Department with Dr. Joseph Powell as the attending veterinarian. Health Department staff will be assisting with the clinic and will be providing information on a variety of health topics.
Vaccinations will be provided free of charge to all dogs, cats and domesticated ferrets three months of age and older.
All pets must be on a leash or in a cage; and you should bring rabies vaccination records for each animal receiving a shot. It is helpful for the veterinarian to know the previous immunization status of each animal to ensure proper and effective vaccination.
State law requires each dog, cat and domesticated ferret over the age of four months be vaccinated against rabies. County residents are encouraged to be responsible pet owners by having pets vaccinated.
For more information on the clinic and rabies in general, please see the Health Department's website at www.myhealthycounty.com or contact the Health Department toll free at 1-866-604-6789.
Lake Shore Savings plans home-buyer
seminar on April 4
A free home buyer seminar will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 4 at the Lake Shore Savings Fredonia branch at 30 E. Main St.
Topics for the seminar include: understanding credit scores, prequalifying for a mortgage, applying for a mortgage, down payment requirements, closing costs, available mortgage products and programs.
Presenters for the seminar will be Patty Bertges, mortgage originator.
Refreshments will be provided along with a drawing for a free application certificate worth $225.
For reservations, contact Kelly Brown by March 30 at 366-4070, ext. 1243.
Babysitting class Saturday in Westfield
The YWCA is pleased to announce a babysitting class has been scheduled for Saturday. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to all students 11-15 years of age.
The fee is $25 per student and must be prepaid to reserve their spot.
Class size is limited and walk ins cannot be accommodated.
At the completion of the course the students will know basic child care, first aid skills, safety routines and responsible decision making.
Students are expected to attend the entire day and they must bring a bag lunch. All other materials will be provided.
For more information and to register, visit the YWCA at 58 S. Portage St., Westfield or call 326-2011.