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Elderwood at Grand Island barbecue to benefit local first responders

by jmaloni

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Tue, May 19th 2015 06:00 pm

Grand Island volunteer first responders regularly give to the community. Now, Elderwood at Grand Island is providing an opportunity for the public to give back to these first responders.

The long-term care community, at 2850 Grand Island Blvd., will host a benefit barbecue from 3:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 28. All proceeds benefit Grand Island's volunteer first responders.

The event will feature BW's Smokin' Barrels Barbecue "to-go" dinners, including a half-chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, roll and butter. Families are invited to visit the fire trucks, enjoy time with a balloon sculpture artist and enter to win a basket raffle.

Tickets are $9 pre-sale or $10 at the door. They are available at Elderwood and at the rectory office of St. Stephen's Church, 2100 Baseline Road.

For more information, call Elderwood at Grand Island at 716-773-5900.

Elderwood provides skilled nursing care, subacute care, rehabilitation, assisted living, independent living and memory care to more than 5,000 people each year at 17 locations in Western and Central New York.

Nine Elderwood skilled nursing facilities and six assisted living communities in Western and Central New York have earned Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living, the most prestigious honor in long-term care.

For more information, visitwww.elderwood.com.

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