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Oct. 3 fundraiser to aid Cheektowaga scholarship organization

The Jackie Schmid Memorial Scholarship Committee, which awards money for tuition and books to high school seniors living in Cheektowaga, will hold its third annual fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Valley of Buffalo Banquet Hall, 2379 Union Road, Cheektowaga.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and include beer, pop, light refreshments and music by Special Delivery. There also will be auctions and raffles. To purchase tickets, call 771-1076. For more information, visit the Jackie Schmid Scholarship page on Facebook.

Last year six scholarships of $1,500 were awarded to students. Schmid, who died in 2012, was active in many community organizations and was an executive assistant to Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo.