Fundraising for the EVGV Trail

ELLICOTTVILLE, NY - The Ellicottville-Great Valley Trail (EVGV Trail) will host its 2nd Annual Ham-and-Turkey Raffle Party on Sunday, June 10th at the Ellicottville American Legion Post located at 6500 Maples Road in Ellicottville.  The party will begin at 1:00pm.  

Proceeds from the raffle will go to the EVGV Trail, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Nannen Arboretum.  Admission tickets are $20 and admits one person and a guest into the event.  Complementary draft beer, soft drinks and pizza are included.  In addition to dozens of drawings for free ham and turkey, attendees will be eligible for cash drawings valued up to $4,000.  Winners need not be present to win the cash drawings. 

To purchase tickets for admission and cash prizes, contact MDA Engineers, 3 Bristol Lane, Ellicottville, NY 14731 or by phone 716-699-4650.

“For an inaugural event, we felt last year was a huge success for the trail project thanks to the support we received from the people who attended, and it was a really fun time as well.  So our committee has decided to target an early June Sunday each year - with Sunday, June 10th as the date this year - as the annual event continues to grow,” said EVGV Trail Committee President Ken Hinman.  

The Ellicottville-Great Valley Trail (EVGV Trail) is a proposed 15-mile network of multi-use trails that will expand the active transportation and recreation options for area residents and visitors.  The first section of the trail is scheduled to break ground this Spring at the Town Center on Fillmore Avenue in Ellicottville, with a trail head constructed adjacent to the Nannen Arboretum.   Donations to help launch the trail can also be placed on the EVGV Trail website at www.evgvtrail.org.

By Pat Morgan

Fall Festival and the Beer & Wine Fest keep the vibe alive Read more

By Pat Morgan

World Class Event Rolls Into Ellicottville Aug. 17-19, 2012 Read more

Pat LaFontaine about to ride his bicycle
By Pat Morgan

Former Buffalo Sabres Spreads the Message of ‘Getting Fit’ Read more

Girl tasting pizza at a Taste of Ellicottville
By Pat Morgan

Bring Your Appetite (and Your Elastic Waistband) Aug. 11-12 Read more

Voodoo doll
By Brenda Perks

Voodoo Moon Gourmet Cocktail Party honors the late Michael Kerns Read more

B.D. Lenz
By Megan Sorokes

Jazz & Blues Weekend to Showcase the Sounds of The Jim Tudini Band and B.D. Lenz Read more

Ellicottville's Summer Festival Parade
By Pat Morgan

Live Performances, Array of Art Vendors, Friendly Pets ... A Party! Read more

By Pat Morgan

The “Dirt” on June Events at Holiday Valley Resort Read more

The Guess Who
By Pat Morgan

One on One with drummer Garry Peterson Read more

Bucked off at the Ellicottville Rodeo
By Pat Morgan

Where the Road Ends … And the West Begins: July 5-8 in Ellicottville Read more

Pages