Community Notebook

Infinity Dance

to hold Relay for Life fundraiser

Infinity Dance Academy is hosting a Happy Relay Hour fundraiser at 41 West in Fredonia on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Music and food will be provided.

Any donation at the door will gladly be accepted. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, in memory of Roger “Sky” King.

Relay For Life fundraiser Friday at Brix Winery

On Friday at 6:30 p.m. at 21 Brix Winery in Portland, Relay Team “Lake Erie Life Savers” is holding a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Tickets are $15 each. Ticket includes munchies, music by Gina V, three wine tastings and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will be available as well.

The team will be holding raffles during this event, too.

Obtain tickets at the Brooks Memorial Hospital cashier window Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact Cindy Wlodarek at 363-7272.

Training session set on reporting child abuse Thursday in Ashville

A state-mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hewes Educational Center, Large Group Room, Route 394, Ashville.

The training is required for all persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate of license valid for administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service, or school service. Therefore, in addition to teachers and school administrators, the mandate affects school physicians, nurses, therapists and others in the fields of healthcare and education.

Participants should bring their licenses or certificate numbers with them if possible. A State Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each course participant. A $30 fee will be charged for this workshop. To register, call 1-800-344-9611 or 672-4371 ext. 2145. Participants are asked to be at the training session 15 minutes prior to start time.

The session is provided by the School & Societal Perspectives Program of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Catta-raugus BOCES.

Food Handler Class Friday in Mayville

The next Chautauqua County Certified Food Handler Class will be Friday at the Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, May-ville.

Registration and sign-in will be conducted from 12:30 to 1 p.m., and class will be held from 1 to 4 p.m.

Pre-registration is re-quired. Call 753-4693 to reg-ister. Cost is $35 for profit and $20 for non-profit.

Town of Charlotte sets Spring Clean-up Day for residents

The Town of Charlotte will hold its annual Spring Clean-up Day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charlotte Highway Building, 7059 Rood Road, Sinclairville. This event is limited to town residents.

Residents can bring their clean-up items. The town will not accept old batteries, any liquids/powders, air conditioners, microwaves, refrigerators, kitchen/per-sonal appliances, fluorescent lamps, farm equipment or boats.

This year there will be free computer and electronics recycling collections. Electronic waste accepted will be: all televisions, monitors, terminals, computers, scanners, ink cartridges, printers, fax machines, network equipment, keyboards and computer accessories. Other acceptable electronics are circuit boards, cabling and wiring, typewriters, telecommunications equipment, audio/vis-ual equipment, video game systems, cell phones, PDAs, Ipods and universal power supplies.

Library ‘Friends’

seeking used books

The Friends of the Dunkirk Free Library is now collecting used books for a book sale to be held June 1 at the library.

Donations can be brought to the collection bins at the Dunkirk Free Library on Central Ave.

The group asks that no encyclopedias, magazines or textbooks be donated.

Proceeds from the book sale will go toward funding community programs and education classes at the library, and other necessary improvements.

For more information on the book sale, the Cutest Pet Contest spring fundraiser, or joining the Friends of the Dunkirk Free Library, visit and leave a message.

The Friends’ next meeting is scheduled Tuesday at 5:30 at the library. New members are always welcome.