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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, born in Jamestown on this date in 1959, “The one thing I would hope would go on my tombstone is, ‘I made my parents proud.’ ”


HOW SWEET IT IS – Jamestown’s WCA Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring “Fudgie Wudgie: The Gourmet Chocolate & Fudge Road Show Sale” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday in the main lobby of the hospital at 207 Foote Ave.

Among the treats will be pecan caramel turtles, chocolate-covered marshmallow pops and chocolate-covered Oreos. Proceeds will benefit the hospital. For info, call volunteer coordinator Elizabeth DeRosa at 664-8224.


TRIPLE PLAY – In celebration of Black History Month, the African-American Roswell Employee Network will be leading Michigan Street Heritage Tours on Saturday, followed by an evening of live jazz.

The tours will visit three historic sites not far from Roswell Park Cancer Institute – the Michigan Street Baptist Church, the Rev. Jesse Nash House and the Colored Musicians Club Museum – and will begin every 20 minutes from 3 to 6 p.m. Tours are $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under.

The jazz concert will be from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Colored Musicians Club, 145 Broadway. Cover charge is $15, adults 21 and over. All proceeds benefit the historic sites. Advance registration should be made by Thursday. For tickets and reservations, call Terry Alford at 845-4557 or Katherine Warthen at 845-3001.


FOOTLOOSE – The Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave., Lancaster, is hosting a Friday Night Dance this week. Playing music from 7 to 10 p.m. will be Bobby Suggs. Admission is $3 at the door. Dancers are welcome to bring their own snacks.


NEW PERSPECTIVES – University of Toledo professor Kim E. Neilsen will focus on famous historical figures with disabilities when she gives a presentation entitled “Disability History Is Our History” at 7 p.m. Friday in the Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main St., Eggertsville. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2.50 for seniors, students and human service workers. For info or to register, call 629-3626.


YOUR CHOICE – An art demonstration via DVD will be featured at the next meeting of the Twin Village Art Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the second-floor meeting room of the Village of Lancaster Municipal Building, Broadway at Central Avenue.

Those attending will vote to see either “Hall Groat Oil Painting” or “Bob Ross Happy Accidents in Art.” It’s free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For info, call Chip Blenk at 207-7350.


BAND AID – Music Is Art will hold its next drive to collect new and used musical instruments for local students and schools from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 1.

Instruments, along with cash donations for instrument repair, can be dropped off at Performing Arts, 5334 Transit Road, Depew, and Boulevard Music Lessons, 1090 Niagara Falls Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. For more info, visit www.musicisart.org.


GET SMART – Warm up your winter-weary brain cells by taking the spring admission test for Mensa, the international organization for smart people, at 10 a.m. on March 8 in the Community Meeting Room in Southgate Plaza, 950 Union Road, West Seneca.

Fee is $40. Photo ID is required. Anyone 14 and older is welcome, but those under 18 need parental permission. Walk-ins are OK, but it’s better if you call Jaclyn McKewan at 472-1422 or email testing@wny.us.mensa.org. For info, visit www.us.mensa.org.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Ruthie Kozower, Joy Trotter, Cynthia Dwyer, Don O’Hara, Jakob Willoughby, Tom Yots, Wayne Whitaker, Sharon Hassett, Dr. Martin A. Tricoli, Howard Rose, Jessica Sobczyk, Traci Amorosi, Teri Rudick, John T. Buczkowski, Thomas DiStefano, Alvin Kujawski, Cindy Tomascko, Cheryl Maciejewski, Felicia Iggulden, Lori Pietraszewski, Bill Larsen, Dillon Ciotuszynski, Elaine Uku, Tom Deubell and Alan Booker.

AND THURSDAY – Marian Needham, Lori Ernst, Mark Haggerty, Melissa Poppenberg, Peggi Ryan, William VanArsdale, John Kiener, Skip Polowy, Andrew Bottomley, Dennis Maciejewski, Jenna Romano, Maryjean Kraengel, Mary Jane Lane, Maeve Kennedy McDougall, Rita Betush, Douglas Decker, Wade Rosolowski, Daniel Anderson, Dylan Anderson and Kyle Brodnicki.

email: olaffub@buffnews.com

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