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Reporters' Notebook: Oct. 1, 2019

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to President Jimmy Carter, born on this date in 1924, “America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, human rights invented America.”

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MARK THE DATE – Holly and Friends will entertain at the next meeting of the Beechwood Service Guild at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Beechwood Residence, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

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COME EAT – A benefit night from 4 to 10 p.m. Wednesday in Denny’s restaurant, 4757 Transit Road at French Road, Depew, will assist St. Casimir’s Church in Buffalo’s Kaisertown neighborhood. A portion of each check will go to the church. For info, call 432-7755.

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DOING BUSINESS – The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women Inc. will celebrate Women in Business Month when it meets for networking and a tapas buffet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Giancarlo’s Sicilian Steakhouse, 5110 Main St., Williamsville. Cost is $35 members, $40 guests. Register online at bncwomeninc.org.

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FURRY FRIENDS – Learn more about providing a home for a rescue dog when NYS Citizens Against Puppy Mills presents a free program entitled, “Can Rover Move In?,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway. No reservations required. Adoptable dogs will be on hand.

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FATEFUL JOURNEY – President Theodore Roosevelt’s 1914 expedition into the Amazon jungle, recounted in Candace Millard’s book, “The River of Doubt,” will be the topic of a talk by Robert Proczik in the Adult Lecture Series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Aurora Town Public Library, 550 Main St., East Aurora. The program is free, but registration is required. Call 652-4440.

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SHADOW OF FEAR – Buffalo teacher Eve Shippens and other educators will discuss the impact of gun violence in school and at home as the St. Joseph University Gun Violence Awareness Subcommittee presents a panel discussion, “Trauma Takes a Toll on Teachers, Too,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph University Church, 3269 Main St.

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OLD SCHOOL – Blessed Trinity School alumni and friends are invited to the annual alumni program next Sunday in Blessed Trinity Church, 317 Leroy Ave. There will be a Memorial Mass for deceased alumni at 10, followed by a rededication ceremony and tolling of the newly-restored 110-year-old bell from the original church and school. It concludes with an all-class reception. For more info, call 832-2540 or visit blessedtrinitybuffalo.org/alumni.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Jackie Butler, Tony Billoni, Phyllis Steinberg, Wendy Doty, Wendy Tomczak, Renee Covington, Annie Nell Smith, Eileen Batt, Courtney Chavanne, Jack Suto, Mary Hetzendorfer, Sharon Hottum, Timothy Collins, Ed Reiller, Kevin Roth, Dennis Ressman, Gene Wojcinski, Jerry Costanzo, Nedim Catovic, Andy Hochworter, Sister Mary Jolene Jasinski, Sister Paula Marie Skalski, Avery Meegan and Kayla Liszewski.

To submit birthdays and other items of interest to Reporters’ Notebook, please email olaffub@buffnews.com or send a letter to Reporters’ Notebook, Buffalo News, Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.

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