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April 16, 2014

Good Friday Cross Walk planned in Barker

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Okay, no jokes about the weather after last night’s freeze. Thankfully, our school kids are off on spring break and did not have to wait at the bus stop. Try to stay warm and think spring. This is Holy Week for Christians, the most solemn, yet joyous week of the calendar. As families gather to celebrate traditions, make sure you celebrate the time you have together. 

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Celebrate the true meaning of the Easter season by taking part in the second annual Cross Walk on Good Friday. Members of Faith United and Countyline Methodist churches invite the community to start at the Barker Village Gazebo at noon Friday. The walk will proceed to Faith UMC at Haight and Quaker roads. The church will also hold an Easter Sunrise Service at the Golden Hill Marina boat launch. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 6:15 a.m., with worship at 6.

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Have you signed up for this year’s American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Lockport? Cancer survivors at every stage of their diagnosis are invited to be honored guests. Relay participants may walk in honor of a survivor who is physically unable to attend, by registering them at www.relayforlife.org/lockportNY as a “Virtual Survivor” and carrying a poster with a photo or tribute in the opening survivor’s lap at Relay. The survivor will receive a commemorative T-shirt after the event. For questions, contact Kristina Groff at kristina.groff@cancer.org or 689-6982, ext. 65249.

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Tickets are going fast for the Somerset Conservation Club’s Spring Chicken Barbecue on April 27. They are cooking 300 dinners and tickets are presale only. You can eat your dinner at the club on Johnson Creek Road (north of Route 18) from noon to 2 p.m. or pick up a take-out before 1:30 p.m. The cost is $9 and tickets are available at Thee Barker Store, The 3 Bears Café or Somerset Town Hall. You can also call Mike Flint at 795-3782, Paul Higgins at 796-1127 or any conservation club member.

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