Weekly Feature

2017-10-04 / Editorials

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ETHAN POWERS
Clarence Editor

SAVE THE DATE — Throughout October, a number of community events within the town will provide enjoyment for the entire family. See below for a sampling of what’s in store for this month:

Oct. 7 — The ninth annual Flight 3407 Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9:30 a.m. to benefit the following organizations: Remember Flight 3407 Inc., Our Little Roses Home for Girls in Honduras, the Clarence Library’s Children Reading Garden, Explore & More Children’s Museum and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

A post-race party will be held at the Lion’s Den Pavilion behind the library. To register for the race, visit www.flight3407race.com.

Oct. 7 — The Clarence Women’s Club will present a homemade chili sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, located at 10717 Main St.

One quart of chili will be sold for $10, and proceeds will support community groups, including the Clarence Concert Association, Hearts and Hands, Clarence Band Boosters, Guiding Eyes for the Blind and Wings Flights of Hope.

Oct. 10 — The Clarence Historical Society will present a talk titled “History of Forest Lawn: A Landmark to Local Accomplishment” at 7 p.m. Sandy Stark will host the presentation, and refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.

CLARENCE TOASTMASTERS— The Clarence Toastmasters Club will host its annual open house for prospective new members and guests from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20. The event will be held in the cafĂ© at the Trocaire School of Hospitality at 6681 Transit Road in Lancaster, behind Russell’s Steaks, Chops and More.

The club provides a weekly forum for members to become more confident public speakers as well as business and community leaders. The activities include prepared presentations, extemporaneous storytelling and speaker evaluations.

By participating in different meeting roles and completing advanced speeches, Toastmasters members enhance their professional and personal voice, improve time management skills, gain self-confidence and elevate their emotional intelligence and interpersonal communication capabilities.

The club meets from 8 to 9 a.m. every Friday at the Trocaire School of Hospitality, and guests interested in joining are always welcome to attend.

For more information, visit clarencetoastmasters.com.

SPRUCE MEADOW FARM — “Autumnfest at the Farm” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Spruce Meadow Farm, located at 10333 Keller Road in Clarence, and will include artist vendors food, pony rides and a basket raffle.

Stop by to browse the artistic creations including art prints, photography, woodworking, handmade leather products, jewelry, clothing, beauty products and even readings by psychic mediums.

Autumnfest at the Farm is one of the biggest fundraising events of the year for Spruce Meadow Farm, a horse rescue facility, and helps pay for medical expenses and food for the horses throughout the winter.

For more information on the event, to donate a basket or to join as a vendor, email sprucemeadow@gmail.com, call 741-2346 or visit HelpSaveHorses.org.

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Clarence Special Events 2017
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