The Swormville Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary adopted four local families and several nursing home residents during the holiday season. Members of the Charities Committee, who presented clothing and toy items to the families, are Mary Ritz, Nancy Leising, Dawn DeWein, Christine Van Patten, Melissa Houck and Dolores Shimo, president. Gifts were purchased through fundraisers held during the year.
The Williamsville Lions Club sponsored two needy families this holiday season by collecting winter coats, boots, gloves and hats. At its holiday party, club members collected money for area seniors instead of exchanging gifts. The donations were matched by the club's treasury.
Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul is seeking undergraduate students to serve as interns in the clerk's office. The deadline for intern applications is Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008. For information, call the Erie County Clerk's Office at 858-8865. Resumes and references are to be sent to: Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul, County Hall, 92 Franklin St., Buffalo, N.Y. 14202.