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The Newfane Legion Post is looking for military hats for its “Missing Man” (POW/MIA) Table at area military and veteran’s dinners. To complete the symbolism of the services, they need the dress hats for the Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. If anyone has one they would like to donate, call 471-0382 or email NewfaneLegion@yahoo.com. They will be presenting the stirring display at the Barker Veteran’s Dinner on Nov. 10, so check out those attics for service caps to donate. For membership information, call 471-0382.
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The “Circuit Stompers,” Newfane’s Robotics team, will host a 5K run. Participants are asked to pre-register by today for the Nov. 2 event. There is a fun run starting at 9:30 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10 a.m. The race will start and finish in the Newfane Elementary School parking lot. The entry fee is $20 is you register today; $25 after and race day. Cost for the Fun Run is $5. Entry forms are available at Budwey’s, Shoppe on Main, Ontario Shores FCU, Wilson’s Pizza, Curves, Newfane Middle School and High School main offices and other locations. You can also get information from one of the Circuit Stompers or by calling Bill Neidlinger at 697-2688. There will be refreshments and age group awards after the race.
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The First Baptist Church Missions Committee in Newfane is collecting bedding, winter coats, boots, hats, scarves and gloves for distribution to needy families. The church is also accepting non-perishable food for its food pantry, and new and gently used toys and games for the Christmas season. For more information, call Denise at 585-205-6928.
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The Newfane Lions Club will be presenting its annual Halloween party Oct. 31 at the Newfane Community Center. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the costume contest starting at 6:30. Cash prizes will be given to the winners in each age group. Lions members will be handing out 50-cent pieces at the door; cider and doughnuts will also be available. Lions and Leos will also be collecting used eye glasses, hearing aids, ink jet cartridges, cell phones and peanut butter and jelly.