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2018-05-16 / Editorial

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KEATON DEPRIEST
Associate Editor

GARDEN PREPARATIONS — Although the spring weather may have been delayed this year, there is plenty of time to prepare your home’s gardens for the summer.

Whether you are a novice or an expert, you may want to consider entering the Amherst Garden Walk. This year’s walk will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at locations across the town.

For more information or to download an application, visit www.amherst.ny.us. Applications must be submitted by Sunday, June 17. The forms may be emailed to Darrylmoden@yahoo.com or mailed to 111 Campus Drive West, Snyder, NY 14226.

Further information is also available by calling 839-0018.

DRAW YOUR DAD — The deadline to receive entries in The Bee’s annual “Draw Your Dad” contest is Friday, May 25. Children up to age 14 are eligible to draw their dad for a chance to win prize packages that include passes to Darien Lake, Adventure Landing, Dipson/Flix Stadium 10 and a Buffalo Bisons game.

All Father’s Day drawings will be published in a special Bee section on June 13 and 14. Entries can be mailed to The Bee or submitted as an “actual size” photo on your smartphone to fathersdayphoto@beenews.com.

Complete contest rules and information can be found in this week’s Classified section.

UPCOMING MEETING — Amherst Republican Women will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Rizotto Ristorante, 930 Maple Road. The evening begins with networking, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.

The program will be “What’s Happening on Our College Campuses?” Student leader Lynn Sementilli, a founder of the University at Buffalo’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter, will be the program’s guest speaker. Additional students and faculty may also participate.

Membership is open to all Republican women. Guests and potential members are also welcome to attend meetings. For more information or for reservations, call the ARW at 839-9220 or send an email to amherstGOPwomen@yahoo.com.

SOCIAL MEDIA — In addition to providing our readers with news, sports, business and lifestyles pieces through our print editions, I wanted to remind everyone that The Bee is also on Facebook and Twitter.

You can follow the newspaper on Twitter by going to @TheAmherst- Bee. Breaking news stories and other links will also be shared on The Amherst Bee’s Facebook page. To follow us on the site, “like” our page. News on social media will be especially useful to our readers this week as we will be posting outcomes of the town’s school board races to our pages. Additionally, a full report of election results will also be found at www.AmherstBee.com.

LETTERS — The Bee wants to remind our readers that letters to the editor are always welcome. Anyone who would like to submit a letter about a topic of his or her choice should email the submission to kdepriest@beenews.com or mail it to Amherst Bee, 5564 Main St., Williamsville, NY 14221-5410. Letters may also be submitted at www.Bee News.com.

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