Briefly

Spring Clean Up Days Scheduled

The town of Harmony will hold its spring clean up days for Harmony and the village of Panama on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Shelly Johnson, t own clerk, at 782-4568.

NARFE Members To Meet Friday

The National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association Chapter 267’s Southwestern New York affiliate will meet at 11:15 a.m. Friday at Bob Evans on North Main Street, Jamestown. The Bob Evans location is new, as the former meeting place, Friendly’s, has closed. As usual, the group will order, conduct a business meeting and break for lunch. All members of NARFE in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties as well as southwestern Allegany County, are invited to attend. Items for discussion include issues of importance to federal retirees and active federal employees, as well as preparing a mailing for a vote on revised by-laws and future meeting sites.

VFW Annual Convention Sat.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Auxiliary to District Six will hold its 75th annual convention honoring Commander Brenda Serena and Auxiliary President Rosalie Cooper on Saturday. The event will be hosted by Col. John B. Weber VFW Post No. 898, 2909 South Park Ave., Lackawanna. The Post will also celebrate the 75th anniversary of its charter. National Officers VFW Sr. Vice Commander-in-Chief William “Doc” Schmitz and National Auxiliary Conductress Jane Reape will install next year’s newly elected officers. State of New York VFW Sr. Vice Commander Thomas Todaro, VFW Quartermaster Dan McMahon and Department Auxiliary Secretary Deborah Cenni, Conductress Ruth Huber, Guard Gene Shaw and Chief of Staff Christine Leavor will attend. Department Veterans and Family Support Program Chairman Doris Ippolito and Historian/Media Relations Karen Mack will attend in addition to Past State and District 6 Commanders and Auxiliary Presidents.

Weavers Guild Set To Meet

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Weavers Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the YWCA in Westfield. The program will be twill weave structures, which makes sturdy fabric such as denim jeans and works well for towels or shawls. The group will discuss straight twill, 2/2 twill, 1/3 or 3/1 twill, alternating twill and broken twill for four- and eight-harness looms. Anyone interested in weaving or the guild is welcome to attend. For more information, email ccweaversguild@gmail.com

Park Historical Society To Meet

QUAKER RUN — The Allegany State Park Historical Society welcomes Tom Bergstue of Mountain Cabin Outdoors as guest speaker at their next meeting Saturday at 1 p.m. at the conference meeting room of the Quaker Lake Bath House. Bergstue will give a presentation on the “American Wild Boar” that will include a lecture, displays and taxidermy mounts. Bergstue has been featured in many sportsmens’ television shows, and his articles have been published in several major outdoors publications. He teaches people about hunting and fishing through classes, presentations and his website, mountaincabinoutdoors.com. The monthly meetings are open to the general public, free of charge.

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