Donald Bakowski, chief security officer at Erie County Medical Center, will present a fire and safety program when the hospital's Volunteer Board has a luncheon Oct. 5 in the hospital. Mary Chimera and Marion Notaro will be hostesses. The skilled nursing facility workshop will be held Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. A memorial service for long-time volunteer Marie Engel will be conducted Sunday in the hospital chapel. Gail Chapman, director of volunteers at the medical center, is taking reservations.
Sally McCarthy of McCarthy's Horse and Buggy Quilt Co. will present a program when Clarence Women's Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Clarence Town Park Clubhouse. Jim Hoover, director of education for Steinway & Sons, spoke at a meeting of Music Forum for Piano Teachers of Western New York Wednesday in Denton, Cottier & Daniels, Getzville.
Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., West Seneca, will have its annual Apple Festival Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.
Santina Algera will review "Leota's Garden" by Francine Rivers at a meeting of the Students' Club at noon Wednesday in the home of Linda Occhino in Lake View. Dewey Dobson and Marjorie Rugg will assist the hostess.
Diane Tiede will give a program on "Grand Island Ecology - Part of Our Heritage" when Grand Island Historical Society meets Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m in River Lea, the society's house on Grand Island. Memorabilia, antique furnishings and historic photographs may be viewed during an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 16 in River Lea. Vintage clothing from River Lea will be modeled Oct. 28 at noon during the Grand Island Expo 2000 to be held in Bible Presbyterian Church of Grand Island community building. Joyce Perry will present a program on "Bear Hugs" at a meeting of Beechwood Service Guild Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium at Beechwood Residence.
Ruth Rapport, who is marking her 51st year as a book reviewer, will review "Greta Garbo: A Life Apart" for Clarence Book Review Club Wednesday in Spring House, Rochester. Luncheon will be served before the group has a tour of the city and visits the Stone-Tolan House Museum.
Plans for Zonta Club of Kenmore's 75th anniversary dinner Dec. 2 will be made when members meet after a 6 p.m. dinner Wednesday in Classics Banquet Center.
Rose Marie Hall of the McLaughlin Center of DeGraff Memorial Hospital will speak at a luncheon for Women's Society of Delaware Avenue Baptist Church Oct. 5 at 12:30 p.m. in the church.
Pamela E. Bidwell, the new director of nursing services in Buffalo Psychiatric Center, will speak at a meeting of the Friends of Buffalo Psychiatric Center at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 in the center.
Lee Tetkowski of the League of Women Voters will speak at a luncheon for United Methodist Women of Kenmore United Methodist Church Oct. 5 at 11:45 a.m. in the church. Members of Inner Circle will be the luncheon hostesses.
Lackawanna-Angola Chapter 184, Order of the Eastern Star, will sponsor a theme basket auction Oct. 7 at 11 a.m., preceding a noon luncheon, in the Masonic Temple, Lackawanna.