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Cassadaga Valley School Board

To Meet

The Cassadaga Valley Central School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27, in the M/HS Multipurpose Room.

Borrello To Attend Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots

State Senator George Borrello will be the featured guest at the general meeting of the Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at 1309 Norby Rd. in Jamestown. He will update the mandate issues from Albany by Gov. Kathy Hochul. He will address matters pertaining to COVID policy from vaccinations to masking. There will also be a brief report by local individuals and their observations of students subject to required masking in school.

Rummage Sale Fri. Oct. 1 –

Oct. 2

CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek United Methodist Church will host a free rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Donations will be accepted through Thursday, Sept. 30. No electronics or televisions will be accepted. There will also be a bake sale on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Library To Host Chicken BBQ

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Memorial Library is sponsoring a chicken dinner fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 3. The event will be catered by Weidner BBQ. Tickets, which are $12, should be purchased in advance at the library, 12 W. Summit St., Lakewood, or online at lakewoodlibrary.org. On Oct. 3 ticket-holders can drive up or walk in from 3 to 6 p.m. to pick up their dinners.

Pancake Brunch

To Be Held In

Villenova Grange

A pancake brunch will take place on Oct. 3 at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Villenova Grange, corner of Rt. 83 and 322 in Balcom Corners in South Dayton. Cost is $7 for small and $9 large. For questions, call Martha Woolley at 965-4292.

Step Up for Autism going virtual

The 12th annual Step Up for Autism events scheduled for Saturday have been canceled because of the pandemic, but there still are ways for people to support those on the autism spectrum.

People are encouraged to do a virtual walk on their own. And because it’s a virtual event, people who prefer not to walk can choose to do another activity that interests them, such as running, cycling or kayaking. People can participate for free. Those who choose to pay $20 will receive a 2021 Step Up for Autism T-shirt. Register at www.stepupforautism.org.

The traditional basket raffle is being conducted online, with more than 20 prizes available. Visit the web site to view the prizes and buy tickets

In place of the usual sweets auction, a chicken barbecue is set for Thursday, October 7, in the rear parking lot at The Resource Center’s Dunham Avenue building. Meals (consisting of chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, roll, and butter) cost $12. There will not be any on-site sales the day of the event; food must be purchased in advance, and the deadline to order is October 1. Visit the web site to place orders.

Step Up for Autism is a celebration of people on the autism spectrum. The event is put on by Filling the Gap, Inc., and The Resource Center. All money raised through Step Up for Autism will stay in Chautauqua County to support people who have autism and other developmental disabilities.

For more information, phone Victoria Trass Bardo, development and events manager, at 716-661-1477.

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