Chili Legion Auxiliary presents Collins scholarships

The Chili Legion Post 1830 Auxiliary presented 2019 Neil Collins scholarships to Churchville-Chili Senior High School students Delaney Emerson and Hanna Walker.

Emerson, a junior member of the Auxiliary, plans to study childhood/special education at SUNY Geneseo. Walker recently received an outstanding award from Girl Scouts and will major in childhood education at Nazareth College.

The scholarship amounts to $1,000 each.


Greece Ridge Lions honor local student

The Greece Ridge Lions Club presented its 2019 Community Service Award to Greece Athena High School senior Kathryn Holzmacher for her volunteer efforts.

As a member of the Athena Cares Club, Holzmacher helps collect clothing and food for students and families in need. Her achievements include serving as tutoring coordinator for the National Honor Society, helping design course curriculum for a MOSAICS English class, assisting students on the Unified Basketball team, chairing the Teachers Appreciation Committee and volunteering for Gilda’s Club.

Holzmacher plans to major in biomedical sciences at the University at Buffalo. Winners of the Community Service Award receive a certificate and gift card, and have their name engraved on a plaque. The club made a donation to Gilda’s Club in her name.


Chili residents join Dixon Schwabl

Dixon Schwabl, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency in Victor, recently hired Chili residents Alexia Georgiou and Alyssa Whitley as senior art director and PR assistant, respectively.

Georgiou will be responsible for brand strategy and execution of all creative work for clients. She will focus on conceptual thinking, design trends and elevating creativity. Georgiou has eight years of experience in the design and advertising industry.

Whitley is responsible for supporting all members of the PR team, including administrative duties, providing media clips for clients, and distributing and following up on PR tactics. She joins the team full-time after serving as an intern.