The Cheektowaga Community Chorus will make its first European tour next summer, and several fund-raising events have been arranged.
The chorus will be the only choral group in the state to participate in a tour of American musical organizations to festivals in Switzerland, Austria and France.
The chorus, founded in 1963, is composed of 94 adults from throughout the Niagara Frontier. Virginia Greenan has been its director since 1968.
Scheduled events include a Firecracker Ball, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 29, Marygold Manor, 770 Maryvale Drive; flea market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30, Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4774 Union Road; and free concert, 7 p.m. Sept. 2, in Cheektowaga Town Park, Harlem Road.