HEALTH AWARDS: D'Youville College is honoring two local health care professionals during its 11th annual Health Awards dinner at 6:30 p.m. today in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Lancaster. Joseph D. McDonald, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health System, and Dr. Syde A. Taheri of Kaleida Health are being honored for their contributions to health care. Proceeds from the dinner will be used for scholarships and academic programs at D'Youville. Tickets are $125. For reservations, call 829-7787.
MEDICAID BUS: The Medicare Prescription Drug Mobile Assistance Center will offer an education and assistance event from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Cheektowaga Senior Services, 3349 Broadway, and from 9 a.m. to noon Friday in the Lancaster Senior Center, 100 Oxford Place, Lancaster. Call 858-7883.
MEETING: The Western New York Railway Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Masonic Community Center, 2379 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Call 655-1717.
HISTORY MEETING: The monthly meeting of the Cheektowaga Historical Association will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Alexander Community Center, 275 Alexander St., Cheektowaga. The public is invited.
DISCUSSION: The Williamsville Central School District and Assemblyman James P. Hayes, R-Amherst, will hold a round-table discussion on the status of mathematics, science and technology education in New York from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday in the District Office Boardroom, 105 Casey Road, East Amherst. Call 626-8008.