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Parish ready for annual Lawn Fete in Albion

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 11 August 2013 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers – Mary Ann Tillman, vice chairwoman of the Ladies of Charity, holds Polish bread, part of the display of baked goods for sale at today’s Lawn Fete in Albion.

Linda Chrzan practices the wine toss, one of the games at today’s Lawn Fete. Chrzan will be serving beef on weck from noon to 5 p.m.

ALBION – The Polish bread is baked, an array of 50 themed baskets packaged, and an assortment of children’s games await.

It’s the annual Holy Family Parish Lawn Fete. The event begins at noon today and runs until 5 p.m. at the Elks Club grounds at 428 West State St.

“It’s a way to get your parish and the community together for fun,” said Sue Starkweather-Miller, the themed basket coordinator.

She thought an autographed team jersey signed by all of the players on the Western New York Flash soccer team may prove to be the most popular item. That jersey includes the signature of Rochester star Abby Wambach.

The Ladies of Charity and other parish members have been busy preparing ethnic foods for today’s event, including beef on weck, Italian sausage, hots, goulash, pasta fagioli and fried dough.

Ulises Mendoza, 17, of Albion is pictured with a themed basket from the Western New York Flash, a professional women’s soccer team.