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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Schuyler County Shoestrings Program

Schuyler County Shoestrings Program

- Indoor Walking for Seniors
- Watkins Glen High School
- Monday through Friday, 3:00-4:30pm when school is in session
- Please contact the Office for the Aging to register: (607) 535-7108

Friday, December 3, 2010

Light of Hope Brunch

Every year, more than 1500 children are reported abused and neglected in Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben Counties. To raise awareness of alarming statistics like these, CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc. will host a brunch on December 12th from 10:00 am until 2:00 at Castel Grisch Winery and Restaurant on Irelandville Rd., Watkins Glen, NY.

All proceeds will benefit the children in our community. Tickets are $20/person, $10/child, gratuity and alcohol not included. Table and time reservations must be made in advance, so please call 535-9614 to reserve your seat today. Please call the CASA office at (607) 936-CASA (2272) for your tickets in advance, or they may be purchased at the door but reservations are required.

CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc., (affiliated with the National CASA Association), is a nonprofit organization that advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Family Court through trained community volunteers. Hope you will join us in giving children hope for a positive future.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Annual Meeting: Cornell Cooperative Extension

The Annual Meeting of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County Association (RSVP's sponsoring agency), scheduled for Thursday, December 2, 7:30-9 a.m., will feature Dr. Jennifer Wilkins, Sr. Extension Associate with Cornell University’s Division of Nutritional Sciences, who will speak on “Local Food for Healthy People and Strong Communities.” A flyer is attached with more information.

The Annual Meeting is open to the public and will include a full breakfast, short business meeting with election of members to the Board of Directors, and our featured speaker. Cost is $10 per person. Reservations with payment are required by November 30, 2010. Call 607-535-7161 or email to schuyler@cornell.edu for information. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

UPDATE: Schuyler County Transit

Effective Monday, November 15, Schuyler County Transit has made the following changes at the specific sites listed:

Jefferson Village Apartments, Watkins Glen: After the stop at Seneca Harbor Park, Schuyler County Transit vehicles will stop at Jefferson Village Apartment’s main entrance on Second Street. Anyone wishing to ride the bus may now wait by the main entrance on Second Street to flag the bus to stop.

Sydney Place Apartments, Odessa: In addition to picking people up at the Odessa Municipal Building stop, the bus will continue to Sydney Place Apartments and loop through the parking lot. Riders should be waiting outside the main entrance to flag the bus to stop.

Romeo Village Apartments, Montour Falls: Buses will stop on Broadway Street directly across from Romeo Village Apartment’s main driveway entrance. Riders may wait at the end of the driveway of Romeo Village Apartments to flag the bus to stop.

Riders should use the scheduled times listed for the Seneca Harbor Park, Odessa Municipal Building and Broadway Street stops accordingly to plan bus arrivals and departures.

If you or people you know have questions or need assistance in regards to receiving a Half Fare I.D. card please call Schuyler County Transit at (607) 535-3555.

Schuyler County Transit hopes this helps everyone further enjoy the freedom and independence of public transportation. 

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

HEAP

Home Energy Assistance Program

Documents Needed:
  • Driver’s License
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Income Verification
  • Fuel Bill
  • Electric Bill

    Family Size Income Level
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    $2,129
    $2,784
    $3,439
    $4,094
    $4,749








    WHO TO CONTACT:

    Office for the Aging @ (607) 535-7108

    OR

    Schuyler County Department of Social Services @ (607) 535-8303

    (If you are over 60 years of age you can call either DSS or OFA)

    HEAP SEASON BEGINS:

    Monday, November 1, 2010

    Don’t let pride stand in the way of the assistance you deserve.

    Call to schedule your appointment today.

    Monday, November 1, 2010

    Light of Hope Brunch

    Every year, more than 500 children are reported abused and neglected in Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben Counties. To raise awareness of alarming statistics like these, CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc. will host a brunch on December 12th from 10:00 am until 2:00 at Castel Grisch Winery and Restaurant on Irelandville Rd., Watkins Glen, NY.
    All proceeds will benefit the abused and neglected children in our community. Tickets are $20/person, $10/child, gratuity and alcohol not included. Table and time reservations must be made in advance, so please call 535-9614 to reserve your seat today. Please call the CASA office at (607) 936-CASA (2272) for your tickets in advance, or they may be purchased at the door.

    CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc., (affiliated with the National CASA Association), is a nonprofit organization that advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Family Court through trained community volunteers. Hope you will join us in giving children hope for a positive future.

    Alzheimer's Association Presentation

    Alzheimer's Association
    Presentation

    The Schuyler County Office for the Aging
    would like to invite you:

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    The Alzheimer’s Association will be presenting a FREE seminar for caregivers on:

    “BRAIN WELLNESS STRATEGIES”
    This session will help you understand Alzheimer’s Disease, along with providing strategies to help reduce your risk.
    (this program is NOT recommended for individuals with the disease)

    Location: Schuyler County Human Services Complex
    323 Owego Street, Montour Falls
    CONFERENCE ROOM 115

    Registration: All participants must be registered in order to attend this presentation. Please contact Shannon Slater, at 535-7108 prior to Dec. 10th for more information or to register.

    American Mobile Dental Van Dates

    American Mobile Dental Van was such a huge success in Schuyler County that they are planning on returning in the Spring. They will come and park by the Head Start shed at the Schuyler Human Services Complex but ANYONE can be seen those days. The dates are April 20, May 18, June 29, July 27 and August 24. (All Wednesdays) They take all insurances, including Medicaid, will work with private pay or the uninsured. Appointments can be made by calling American Mobile Dental at 1-877-24-tooth.

    Monday, October 25, 2010

    Volunteers Needed: CDRC

    Become a Mediator and
    Volunteer with a National Leader in Conflict Resolution at the
    Community Dispute Resolution Center 

    – NO COST TO PARTICIPANTS ASPIRING TO VOLUNTEER AT CDRC – 

    *** Employers – Also a great professional development opportunity! *** 

    CDRC Presents Professional Mediation Trainings
    Session I: October 28, 29, & 30
    Session II: November 4, 5, & 6
    From 8:30 to 4:30 each day at the Catholic Charities Building, 215 E. Church St., 1st floor conference room, Elmira, NY 14901


    “There’s nothing more empowering than the ability to empower others.”

    • Build personal and professional skills in communication, reflection, and conflict resolution

    • Prepare yourself to volunteer as a CDRC-certified mediator equipped with the tools to help others in conflict to work through their disputes independently

    • Experience the intensive, interactive instruction of lead trainer Judy Saul, a national leader in transformative mediation



    Session I gives participants the skills and strategies for helping others to communicate effectively and resolve conflicts peacefully and constructively. It serves as a prerequisite for Session II and is open to the public.

    Session II focuses on mediating specialized situations and is open to anyone who has successfully completed Session I. The completion of both sessions prepares participants for advancing on course toward full qualification as a CDRC-certified mediator.

    • Both sessions are offered at no cost to participants committed to putting their new skills to work as volunteer mediators for CDRC

    • Session I, perfect not only for aspiring mediators but also for professionals looking to hone their communication skills, costs $300 as a professional development workshop

    • Note that for those seeking to volunteer with CDRC, a brief orientation prior to the workshop is also required, and there are several times to choose from for the orientation

    Contact Jen at JLG228@cornell.edu or 607-535-7105 if you're interested.