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The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift – a blood or platelet donation. It’s a gift that doesn’t cost a thing and can help save lives. You can schedule an appointment to give blood using the Blood Donor App, by visiting redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester is seeking tutors to help individuals or small groups of adults with reading and writing English. Once trained, tutors commit to work with an adult student for up to two hours each week for one year. Tutoring takes place in a public space, such as a library, church, school, or community center. Literacy Navigators may volunteer for one 2 to 3 hour shift/month, and ACCESS and Family Literacy Volunteers volunteer seasonally when classes are scheduled. For more information, you may visit http://literacyrochester.org/volunteer
The 2nd Annual Don’s Original Golf Tournament to support the Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf will take place on August 31st at 11 a.m. at Shadow Pines. Registration for the event ends August 21st. For information on cost and how to register, call Tom at 775-5863 or John and at 377-1040 or visit www.donsrestaurantandpub.com or www.penfieldecumenicalfoodshelf.org.
The Geneseo United Methodist Church will be holding its 21st annual 150 Family Yard Sale and Wellness Fair on Saturday August 29th from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The church is located at Rt. 63 and Court Street in Geneseo. Donated items for the sale are also desired leading up to the sale. For more information, you may call the church.
The Town of Henrietta Patriot Day Commemoration Concert on September 11th will remember and honor those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Prime Time Brass will be performing a free concert for the public to enjoy from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. It will be a patriotic big band performance to end under the stars! The event will be held at the Henry Hansen Amphitheater located in Veterans Memorial Park, 595 Calkins Road, Henrietta, NY 14467. For additional information, contact Jason R. Kulik at 585-359-7052 or visit www.henrietta.org.
The Mary Cariola Children’s Center will be having its annual Walking on Sunshine charity walk at Ontario Beach Park on Sunday, September 27th. Mary Cariola is a not for profit school that thrives on the support of the community to help meet the necessities that the school’s special needs students require. For additional information on participating in the walk, visit www.marycariola.org.