Rural Outreach Center

County to Bring Mammogram Services to Elma

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On Friday, June 3, the Erie County Cancer Services Program will provide mobile mammography at the Elma Town Hall.

Column: The View from Right Field: More Than a Press Release

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Press releases remind me of Jack Webb in his role as Sgt. Joe Friday in the classic Dragnet TV series. A witness he was interviewing would invariably embellish her answers with extraneous details, heresay or opinions. Sgt. Friday would interrupt and offer his laconic, classic line, “Just the facts, ma’am.” That’s the press release’s fate: Get the information out there […]

January Food Drive at Knox to Benefit ROC

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Knox Farm State Park is participating in the statewide Martin Luther King, Jr Food Drive to benefit the Rural Outreach Center.

Bills Foundation Donates $50,000 to Rural Outreach Center

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The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) has received a grant of $50,000 from the Buffalo Bills Foundation to support the Scott R. Bieler Foundation Rural Outreach Center and name center’s kitchen as The Buffalo Bills Foundation Kitchen and Buffalo Bills Nutrition ROCS program. 

Holiday Fundraisers to Support Outreach Center 

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On Dec. 9, The Roycroft Inn will present “The Lounge Lizards Holiday Spectacular.” Local musicians come together to celebrate the season with Christmas carols from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests who attend are asked to bring gift cards from local supermarkets, restaurants, retail stores and other local businesses so Rural Outreach Center can offer them as holiday gifts to local families in need, and Dec. 11 Santa will be onsite collecting toy donations.

Lions Club Continues Support for ROC

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Recently, the Lions Club gave a $5,000 check to the Rural Outreach Center to continue to support and help the organization with its expansion project.