Home » Hometown Stories

CAMP SMILE group

Smiling at Summer Camp, Thanks to Webster Lions

By Dresden Engle Olcott Smiles were plentiful this summer at Camp Smile … from counselors who were celebrating their 10th year volunteering at the camp to young campers who were attending for their first summer or perhaps their fifth. Best friends were made, laughs were shared, and support for one Continue reading →

Seniors at Westwood Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Chili, recently raised over $300 for the Breast Cancer Coalition in Westwood Commons' Eight Annual Walk for Charity.

Walking for Charity

Pink balloons drifted from the hands of Westwood Commons residents and towards the sky in a show of support for breast cancer survivors. After the balloon release, seniors set off on Westwood Commons’ Eighth Annual Walk for Charity. This year’s walk raised $305 for the Breast Cancer Coalition. Activities Director Continue reading →

Cousins Cystic Fibrosis walk

Great Strides walk at Letchworth to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Cousins Anthony Bailey and Jackson Fanaro were both born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), the #1, fatal, genetic disease. Over 30,000 children and adults in the U.S, and over 70,000 people worldwide are affected by this devastating illness. It is estimated that more than 10 million Americans are symptom-less carriers of Continue reading →

Eileen and John Asaro Alzheimers

For WNY Couple, Alzheimer’s Association is a Refuge

“Our children actually were the first to notice something was ‘off’,” recalls Eileen Asaro. Her husband John was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 18-months ago, after his children began questioning why he was repeating himself so often, and he started having serious problems with directions while driving. “We were actually Continue reading →