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‘Ride To Find Em’ On Saturday

The fifth annual “Ride to Find Em” motorcycle run, a fundraiser for the C.U.E. center for missing persons, will be held Saturday, leaving the Celoron Rib Fest at 10:30 a.m. The Axemen motorcycle club will lead the run throughout the county ending back at the rib fest around 3 p.m. Riders can sign up at the CUE tent starting Wednesday at the rib fest through the morning of the event, rain or shine. For more info about the Ride to Find Em and the CUE center, please visit ridetofindem.wordpress.com.

Harmony Seniors Meeting Thursday

The Harmony Seniors will meet Thursday at 5 p.m. at the North Harmony Senior Center in Strow for a tureen dinner.

Area Church To Celebrate 200 Yrs

The Stockton Community Church, 4554 W. Railroad Ave., Stockton, will hold a 200 Year Anniversary Celebration on Saturday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. with a concert of music which will include: Violinist Elizabeth Lutgen of Jamestown, New Hope Praise Band of New Hope Community Church Jamestown, John and Sharon Sprague of Cassadaga and Stockton Community Church Choir Cantata “America the Beautiful.” From 5-6:30 p.m. a Pig Roast Picnic. The celebration will continue on Sunday to include the 11 a.m. Worship Service, 12:15 p.m. luncheon and 1-2 p.m. Bicentennial Celebration Program. Donations will be received. For more information and RSVP for the Saturday Picnic and Sunday luncheon, please call Pastor Hamilton at 595-2364.

Mini Golf Benefit Planned July 7

The Ashville Free Library will host a Mini Golf benefit for the library at Lakewood Golf Center on Saturday, July 7, at 10 a.m. This family fun event will include 18 holes of miniature golf, with prizes, and lunch to follow. The library is looking for sponsors for the event at three levels. “Fiction” at $75, “Non-Fiction” at $100 and “Bestseller” at $150. All sponsorships are tax deductible. Cost for the event is Adults $6, Children 12 and under and Seniors $5. To register before July 1, please stop at the library at 2200 N. Maple St. in Ashville or call 763-9906.

Ross Grange To Meet On Monday

Ross Grange will meet Monday at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall. A dish to pass meal will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting. Elaine Melquist, chaplain, will present the annual Memorial Service. Plans for the display booth at the Chautauqua County Fair will be discussed. Beverage and table service for the meal will be provided.

Amish History

To Be Discussed

On Wednesday, June 13, at 7 p.m., at the Bemus Point Historical Society’s museum on Alburtus Avenue in Bemus Point, Bill Lucas will share with attendees the history and culture of our local Amish neighbors. Attendees will learn why they settled in tight-knit local enclaves, why they do not utilize rubber wheeled vehicles, why they do not use electricity, the reasons for their unique manner of dress, and the differences among the several local Amish communities. Bill will also share personal anecdotal accounts about his visits to Amish homes. Lucas will also field attendees’ questions. The event is free to the public. For more info “like” Bemus Point Historical Society on Facebook.

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