Church treats Albion to food and fun

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 July 2014 at 12:00 am

Fireworks will be launched later tonight

Photos by Tom Rivers

For the third July 5th in a row, the Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church in Basom is treating the Albion community to free food, music and later a fireworks show at Bullard Park. The fireworks will go off at dusk, likely between 9:30 and 10 p.m.

In the top photo, Erc Mileham grills hamburgers for the crowd. Mileham is a member at High Point Community Church in Corfu, a sister church of Tonawanda Indian. That church is looking to start a new congregation in Albion that will be called Northpoint Community Church.

Justine Bidell of Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church is making cotton candy in a trailer. The candy was given away for free at Bullard Park.

Guy Scribner of Medina holds his 2-year-old daughter Nakendia after she had her face painted. She has a snowman on her cheek.