Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

Communities

May 7, 2014

Chatterbox: Treat mom to a chicken barbecue dinner Sunday

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — May has gifted us with spring flowers, budding trees and the promise of great things to do, indoors and out. Sunday is Mother’s Day and the chance to honor all mothers, adoptive mothers, foster mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, aunts and all those loving women who have impacted your life through the years. The task of mothering and caring for today’s children is shared by teachers, leaders, volunteers and others who sincerely care about our kids.

• • •

Rushed for time on busy Friday nights? Support Juvenile Diabetes Research by stopping at Wrights Corners Tops Market Friday for a take-out chicken barbecue, cooked by the Barker Lions. Pre-sale tickets are now on sale at the store for $9.50; $10 on the day of the barbecue. Dinner includes a delicious half chicken, two sides and roll and butter and all proceeds go to the JDR fund.

• • •

Limited tickets are available for the Barker Lions Mother’s Day Chicken Barbecue on Sunday. The presale cost is $8.50; $9 at the door. The menu includes a half chicken, salt potatoes, baked beans, roll and butter and peach or strawberry shortcake, and is take-out only from the Lions Youth Building on Main Street. Dinners will be available from 11 a.m. until gone and pre-sale dinners will be held until 1:30 p.m. Only 400 dinners will be sold and it always sells out quickly, so make sure mom gets her dinner by getting your ticket now from any Lions Club member.

• • •

You can help millions of moms and daughters who have struggled through breast cancer, and support research to tame the cancer beast by attending the annual Mother’s Day Breast Cancer Canal Walk on Sunday morning. The walk starts and ends at Widewaters Marina, where there will be a huge basket auction and even an appearance by the Hot Country Liners dancing on the city stage. Even if you don’t walk, you can stop by to help raise money to support Mary’s Wig Room at the local American Cancer Society, as well as other local charities. Registration begins at 11 a.m. The lively program begins at noon, with music, line dancing and more from the big stage. Walkers set off at 1 p.m., rain or shine. Basket auction ticket sales begin at 11 a.m. and end at 2 p.m., followed by the drawing at about 2:15 p.m. Due to the outdoor nature of the event, auction winners must be present. With $25 in donations, walkers receive an event T-shirt, while they last.

Text Only
Communities
Featured Ads
Photos


Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Front page
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Seasonal Content
Helium debate
Helium
Section Teases

Seasonal Content
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.