Festival of Hope
Genesee Cancer Assistance, Festival of Hope, will be held Saturday, June 4, 10am to 3pm at Batavia Downs, Park Road, Batavia. Go on line now
to register to walk, participate in the Pull and Trot competition, Keg throwing contest or order a ribbon in honor or in memory of a loved one for the tree of hope. One Day, Three Events, One Purpose. Call 585-345-0417 for more information.
Boys and girls ages 5 to 21 with developmental and other disabilities are invited to register for Challenger Baseball. Registration deadline is June 5. Play will be on the Batavia Minor League Field, Sundays, beginning June 19 thru July. Volunteers, 14 years and older, are also needed to help the athletes. Contact the YMCA at 585-344-1664 to register or more information. Scholarship assistance is available. Challenger is presented in cooperation with the Genesee ARC.
Crossroads House Garage Sale
Collection of garage sale items for the Crossroads House Garage sale to be held in July is now open. Items may be dropped off at 11 Liberty Street, Batavia on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am to 5pm . No clothing, please. Contact Jackie at 585-734-0125 or Val at 585-519-5545 for more information.
Salvation Army Free Summer Program
Experience the food, games, and activities from Norway every Thursday July 14 thru August 25, 10am to 2pm, for children in grades K thru 6. Morning snack and lunch offered each day. Transportation available. Call the Salvation Army at 585-343-6284 for more information.
The American Red Cross is in urgent need of blood donors. If you can help save a life, contact the American Red Cross online
and schedule an appointment to donate blood. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check in. Individuals who are 17 years of age or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate.
Alzheimer's Support Group - Batavia
The Genesee County Alzheimer's Support Group will meet at the Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia, the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm. The group is designed to provide emotional and social support for caregivers and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems.
Medical Transportation Program
The Genesee County Office for the Aging is in critial need of volunteers to take individuals to medical appointments outside of Genesee County. Supplemental liability insurance is provided to all volunteers and mileage reimbursement may be available. Contact Dorian Ely, at the Office for the Aging if you are interested in volunteering. 585-343-1611.
UMMC HEALTHY LIVING CLASSES
United Memorial Medical Center Healthy Living, offers classes on Childbirth, MOMS program, Breast Feeding, Nutrition counceling, Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support, Diabetes Education Classes, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support . No Cost Mammography is also offered. Call 344-5331 for more information as to dates and registration.