Liberty Food and Spirits seeks support for ‘Next Top Product’

Chef Brian Bundy of Liberty Food and Spirits has been selected as a semi-finalist (top 50 out of 1,000) in the US Foods “Next Top Product” competition. In order to make the finals, he needs to win with online votes. He is seeking the support of local community members.

People can vote by going to Bundy is in the Northeast region and his recipe is “Arancini.” Voters need a Facebook or Twitter account to vote, and can vote once a day every day from now until Sept. 20. Bundy would like to thank everyone in advance for the local support.

Gowanda Village Board meeting location changed

The Gowanda Village Board meeting will be moved for the next board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.. The meeting will be held in the Gowanda Fire Hall on Aldrich Street due to the primary elections being held at the village hall.

Disabled Veterans memorial Post to hold special meeting

The Charles Tinley Disabled American Veterans Memorial Post 142 on Talcott Street in Dunkirk will be holding a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. All members are asked to attend the meeting and new members are welcome as well.

Westfield Community Chorus begins rehearsal

The Westfield Community Chorus invites old and new members to join together Monday, Sept. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. for the first rehearsal at the Westfield First United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall. Community members who like to sing and can reserve Monday evenings are welcome to join the group for fellowship and music. For more information, call Sally Merwin at 326-3419.

Lions Club to have special meeting

The Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club is having a special meeting on Monday at the White Inn. Lion District Governor Dan Dunn will make his official club visitations and all Lions should attend. For more information call 366-7634 or 672-8509.

Library to hold spy’s diary reading

Ardyth Van Scoy, a celebrated actress from Limestone, will portray the Civil War Confederate spy Belle Boyd at the Sept. 11 meeting of the Ellicottville Historical Society.

Boyd was a successful spy who relayed information on Union troop’s strengths and movements to Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Ardyth will read from Belle’s diary and will sing period songs accompanied by a flutist. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Ellicottville Memorial Library on Maples Road in the village. The public is encouraged to attend this free performance. Call Cathy Lacy at 945-5080 for more information.