Blood drive set for Wednesday
The Sheridan Memorial Field Association is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive Wednesday from 2 to 7 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.
OBSERVER Photo by Diane R. Chodan
Jim Crolle of Westfield prepares to plant flowers at the gravesite of Miss Ivory, his wife’s aunt. Crolle called it “a labor of love” and thinks it is fitting to honor those who guided us. Miss Ivory died at age 99 and was known to many in the Dunkirk public schools.
Bottle and can drive Saturday in Brocton
The Brocton Interact Club is holding a bottle and can drive Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Brocton Central School Bus Garage. All proceeds are used for community and international service projects.
For more information, contact Interact Co-Adviser David Travis at 792-9791 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wine Fest is Friday
The annual Grape Expectations Wine Festival, which is sponsored by the Fredonia and Dunkirk Community Chambers of Commerce, will be Friday at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk from 5 to 9 p.m.
Area wineries will offer a variety of wine tastings and will have inventory for sale. There will also be a buffet, by the Clarion, available as an option.
Wineries involved include Merritt Estate, Johnson Estate, Liberty, Mazza, Woodbury, 21 Brix and Sparking Ponds.
Tickets are $10 and include a commemorative wine glass.
They are available from members of the board or by calling the Fredonia Chamber 679-1565 or the Dunkirk Chamber 366-6200.
Ripley Library yard sale this weekend
Ripley Free Library will hold its Annual Yard Sale June 1 & 2.
It will have a wide variety of items for sale at great prices: furniture, glassware, clothes, toys, games, puzzles, Christmas trees and much more.
Proceeds go toward the Summer Reading Program.