Shingles Vaccine Available Soon
MAYVILLE - Johnson's Village Pharmacy, 99 E. Chautauqua St., Mayville, is sponsoring a Zostavax Shingles vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. Recently, the age guidelines have been lowered. Patients can now be age 50 and over to receive the vaccine. A registered nurse will be on hand to administer the immunizations. Appointments must be made in advance. Many insurance plans will cover the vaccine, including Medicare D plans. The price without insurance is $225. For more information or to make reservations, call the pharmacy at 753-3200. Those who have had chicken pox are more susceptible to getting the shingles virus. The immunization may reduce the incidence and severity of shingles outbreaks. The pharmacy will contact each patient's doctor and insurance to check coverage, so advance planning is needed.
Library Plans Craft Night
FREWSBURG - The Myers Memorial Library in Frewsburg will hold a special craft night from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. The group will make valentines for Frewsburg Rest Home residents. Anyone attending should bring creative ideas, with the library supplying materials. For more information, call the library at 569-5515. The event is free and open to the public.
Panama School Board To Meet
PANAMA - The Panama Central School Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the board room. The meeting is open to the public.
JURA Officials Plan Meeting
The Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, in the mayor's conference room on the fourth floor of the Jamestown Municipal Building. The public is welcome to attend.
Red Cross To Offer Training
The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York will be offering a Psychological First Aid disaster training course at St. Bonaventure University on Thursday. The course will be held in Plassman Hall, Room 153 at 4:30 p.m. Psychological First Aid is recommended for all community disaster volunteers. The training in free of charge and registration is required. For more information, contact your local American Red Cross or the Emergency Services Director, Jeff Laumer, at 664-5115. The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York is a United Way Agency.
Rodeo City Seniors Set Lunch
GERRY - Rodeo City Seniors will meet Feb. 9 at the Gerry United Methodist Church for a noon tureen dinner. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Leona Peterson and Helen and Al Larson will be the host committee. The program will be "The Big River Band." New members are welcome. Call Peterson at 985-4652 if you have questions.
Soup Event Set For Feb. 12
LEON - The Leon Celebration Church, at the corner of Route 62 and Cherry Creek Hill Road, will offer a souper bowl Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 12, featuring a variety of soups. The cost is a donation.