Briefly

Cub Scouts To Start Food Drive

CASSADAGA – Cassadaga Cub Scout Pack and Troop 219 will collect non-perishable food items for the annual Scouting For Food drive starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. All items and monetary donations will be taken to the Cassadaga Food Pantry on Maple Avenue, Cassadaga. Anyone whose donations are missed can call 595-3713.

Restoration Group To Meet

The St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at Guernsey Hollow Restoration Committee meeting will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Horseshoe Inn in Onoville. All are welcome.

Fundraiser Set For Sunday

The Jamestown Seventh-Day Adventist Church school is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sunday from 5-7 p.m. The vegetarian menu includes homemade spaghetti sauce and vegan burger crumbles, 9-grain Italian bread, salad, dessert and grape juice. The cost is $6 per person. RSVP to Susan at 499-3801.

Donations Now Being Accepted

The Community Outreach Center at First Lutheran Church, corner of Chandler and Center streets, is currently accepting donations of small household items and clothing, in good condition. Items should be dropped off during regular center hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

County Legion To Meet Today

CELORON – The April meeting of the Chautauqua County American Legion will be held today at the Herman Kent Post 777, Celoron, starting at 7:30 p.m. All Legionnaires are urged to attend this meeting.

Doctor To Retire Today

Dr. Roger Erickson announces his retirement as of today. He recommends his patients to the offices of Dr. Mitchener and Dr. Bowmen in Falconer, where all the past records will be kept. They can be reached at 665-9484.

Lawyer To Retire Effective May 1

Richard L. Sotir Jr. will retire from the practice of law effective as of May 1. All clients desiring to pick up their files may do so at 8 E. Fourth St., Jamestown through Tuesday. After that date, client files will be available through the offices of Spoto, Slater and Sirwatka, 8 E. Fourth St., Jamestown; 487-1142.

PRIDE Event Set For Today

The YWCA Racial Justice committee and seven other organizations are sponsoring the inaugural Festival of PRIDE (Promoting Respect for Individual Differences for Everyone) at 5:30 p.m. today at the Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney Renaissance Center, 119-121 W. Third St., Jamestown. Other participating agencies are: Catholic Charities, Eastside YMCA, Jamestown Community College, The Resource Center, Congregation Hesed Abraham, PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) and Cornell Cooperative Extension. The event is being held in April to commemorate the annual YWCA Stand Against Racism as well as bring community organizations together. The event includes a potluck dinner and group discussion. For more information, call the YWCA at 488-2237.