Dog walk-a-thon set for Saturday
The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold its eighth annual Pat McGee Memorial Dog Walk-a-thon on Saturday, July 7 at Point Gratiot in Dunkirk. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m., with the walk to begin at 10:15 a.m.
This event is named in honor of the late New York State Senator Pat McGee who worked to fight animal cruelty and supported Buster's Law, also known as the Felony Animal Cruelty Law.
Registration forms are available online. Email LHS at: firstname.lastname@example.org and put "Registration Form" in the subject line, or participants may register on-site.
The cost is $15 for each registration. Each dog must have proper I.D. on collar, be on a leash at all times, and have up-to-date rabies shot certificate to present at registration.
There will be contests and prizes for dogs in various categories. This is a fun activity that helps the efforts of the Lakeshore Humane Society.
Call 672-1991 or see www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for information.
Legion planning annual Pow Wow
The Iroquois Post #1587 is hosting a Veterans Pow Wow from July 13 to 15. The theme of the event this year is "Honor All Veterans" and will be held at the Cattaraugus Community Center, 12767 Route 438, Irving. The event is looking for volunteers who would like to help out with the event on Saturday or Sunday with general event tasks. The event starts Saturday and Sunday morning at 10 a.m. and will go until evening. A grand entry is at noon both days as well as 7 p.m. on Saturday. If interested in volunteering, contact Dick Kane at 532-3117. For more information on the Pow Wow, visit iroquoispost1587.com.
Cassadaga Valley Central School 75th anniversary committee to meet
On Thursday, July 5, the Cassadaga Valley Central School's 75th anniversary committee will meet in the multipurpose room in the middle/high school at 7 p.m. All alumni of the district are welcome.
The committee has set Columbus Day weekend of 2013 as the time for the majority of events. The committee itself plans to hold monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
Those who have questions or need further information may call Sally Lawson at 595-3713.
Laurel Run July 21 in Silver Creek
The 16th annual Laurel Ruin will be held in Silver Creek July 21 at 8 a.m. The following day features an 8K run and 5K and 1K walks, children's runs, and a motorcycle dice run. To learn more phone the Hotellings at (716) 934-3952 or TRC Foundation at (716) 661-4735 or the website laurel-run.com.