The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

April 11, 2013

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Medina Journal-Register — Orleans DAR hosting local group

ALBION - The Orleans Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting a literacy presentation Saturday at 11:30 a.m. The event will take place at the Orleans Chapter House at 249 N. Main St. in Albion.

The presentation will be led by Penny Nice, president of the Orleans County Adult Learning Services Group (OCALS).

OCALS, a ProLiteracy America member, is a volunteer organization that provides free instruction to adults who want to learn to read, write, or improve basic skills.

The program is free and open to the public. Afterward, visitors are invited to tour the Orleans Chapter house, which is on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Award nominees sought

ALBION - The Victim Service Providers of Orleans County are seeking nominations for the Annual Victim Advocacy Award. The award is in memory of Milford L. Phinney, a past Assistant District Attorney in the county.

Nominations are due to the Orleans County District Attorney’s office by April 19. The award will be presented during the Crime Victims Rights Week Candlelight Vigil on April 25.

Nominations are open to anyone within the county who has provided exemplary service to a crime victim in Orleans County.

Albion hosting RIT singers

ALBION -  The Albion High School Chorus is sponsoring a concert Friday featuring the RIT Brick City Singers, an all male a cappella group from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Albion alumni Geoff Symonds and Robbie Stilwell are part of the college vocal group.

The Golden Notes, an a cappella group from the College of Saint Rose, is also going to perform.

Alumnus Gregg Albertson is part of that ensemble.

The concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. in the middle school auditorium, will also include the AHS Men’s Select Chorus.

Tickets are $5 at the door.

Interactive concert slated for Sunday

ALBION - The Eastman at Albion Concert Series continues Sunday with Nikola Tomic & The Hot Six performing dance songs from American history.

The concert will start at 3 p.m. at Albion’s Holy Family Parish Lyceum at 106 S. Main St.

The Albion High School Saxophone Choir will also perform.

Space is limited.

Tickets cost $10 or $5 for students. Advanced tickets are available at A Lily and A Sparrow in Medina, Bindings Bookstore, Bloom’s Flower Shop, and The Crooked Door Tavern in Albion, and Roxy’s Music Store in Batavia.

Proceeds benefit Albion Alumni Foundation Scholarships.

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