Submitted by Billie Owens on March 22, 2012 - 2:31pm
The Sprout Film Festival returns to Genesee County on Saturday, March 31, at the Genesee ARC Community Center, 38 Woodrow Road in Batavia. Sprout is a nonprofit that holds a yearly festival in New York City and opens its library of films from around the world so the "touring festival" can travel all over the country.
Two 90-minute showings are scheduled at 1 and 5 p.m., offering a unique lineup of different films, ranging from two-and-a-half minutes to 25 minutes in length. Both sessions are open to the public and there is no charge to attend. Doors open at noon and artwork by local residents with disabilities is also featured. Refreshments will be available for sale from noon to 1 p.m. and between shows.
"Rudely Interrupted" / "Close My Eyes – Rudely Interrupted" / "My Only Wish – Rudely Interrupted" / "Jack Blond" / "Dream Lover" / "Cared Witless" / "Up Syndrome"
"My Classic Life as an Artist" / "The Third Parent" / "One Question" / "Distinctively" / "Deedah" / "Breadmakers" / "Hold Me Down"
If you have questions about the festival please call Genesee ARC Director of Development Shelley Falitico at 343-1123, ext. 231.
Submitted by Elizabeth Downie on April 15, 2011 - 9:48am
Genesee Community College Toastmasters Club
Cordially Invites You to be our Guest at
EAST MEETS WEST
An Evening of Global Communication and Dining
Menu: Sushi, Wraps, Salad, Pizza, Dessert, Beverages
Patrick Ho, Founder and CEO of Rochester Optical
Best Impromptu – Best Speaker – Best Evaluator
GCC TOASTMASTERS CLUB CHARTER CEREMONYBasket Raffle! Door Prizes! Entertainment!Wednesday, April 27, 20115:00 PM – 8:00 PM Genesee Community CollegeConable Technology Building – Room T119One College Drive, Batavia, NY 14020Purchase tickets in the Student Activities office!
(585) 343-0055 x6261
$5.00 for GCC Students/Employees$10.00 for Non-GCC Students/EmployeesFree Admission to all Toastmasters International Club MembersRSVP by April 25, 2011 to:
Aoi Kitagawa, AKitagaw@my.genesee.edu
Submitted by Melissa Haacke on November 24, 2010 - 1:47pm
The Town of Oakfield will celebrate the Majestic Lights in the Park on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 5 pm at the Elroy D. Parkins Park (Little League Park). There are 42 trees that will be decorated in loving memory of loved ones passed, businesses and family themes. Please join us on Sunday for the lighting ceremony, Caroling and hot chocolate. Happy Holidays to all!!!
Submitted by Pamela LaGrou on September 30, 2010 - 2:12pm
GCASA's Art Therapist, Lynette Lex, sees the talent and raw emotion in the art her clients create during group. She thought it was time to share their beautiful work with the public. September is Recovery Month and her clients are in various stages of recovery from alcohol or other substances. On Thursday, September 30th from 5-8 pm, many unique and menaingful pieces of art were on display at GCASA in the Carter Conference Center. Refereshments were provided by Miracles in Motion, a new catering initiative.
Submitted by Martha Lorshbaugh on September 21, 2010 - 10:31am
The Museum Quilt Guild will hold their fifth biennial quilt show, titled Stitches in Time, on October 15 and 16 at the St Anthony's Community center, 114 Liberty Street. The change in venue allowed them to add classes and evening lecture with renowned quiltmaker, George Siciliano. Space is available in both classes. The class for Friday is titled "Size Really Does Matter" and Saturday's class is titled "Twirling Logs". Pictures of the projects are available at George's website.
Space is still available for both classes, which run from 9 am to 4 pm both days. Cost to non- guild members is $55.00. Contact Elaine Ross at 748-4831 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up. The lecture is friday evening at 7 pm. It is open to the public. The fee for the lecture is $5.00.
The show also features 243 quilted items made my the members of the Guild, a members' boutique, vendors, quilt raffle (photo above- $1 per ticket), door prizes and a silent auction to benefit the VA medical Center in Batavia, NY.
The show is open from 10 am - 6 pm on Friday, October 15 and from 10 am - 5 pm Saturday, October 16. Admission is $5
For more information, or directions to the show, contact Martha Lorshbaugh at 993-0357 or email@example.com
Submitted by Pamela LaGrou on June 10, 2010 - 8:58am
Chicken BBQ to benefit GCASA Women's Program is being held on Wednesday, June 30th from 4-6pm or until sold out. Stop by 430 East Main Street for a Clor's Chick BBQ including baked beans, salt potatoes, roll and butter for $8.00. Curbside delivery available- simply pull up and order your dinners. Pre-sale tickets available, call Norma at 343-1124.
Submitted by Steve Ognibene on May 21, 2010 - 10:22pm
Tonight I attended the COVA "Central Orleans Volunteer Ambulance" Open House at their headquarters in Albion NY. Over 150 people were on hand during this occational rainy event to give thanks to all EMT's, Mercy flight, Volunteers, etc. Much of the information is on the website at :www.covaems.com/
I interviewed EMT Patrick Lamka and asked the question, What is COVA?
Here is a quick video of Mercyflight taking off:
Many photos during this event:
Lots of people on hand even though it poured at times but a great turnout !
Yummy popcorn and activities for kids.
Some staff members ...
One of the ambulances from the fleet.
The newest ambulance to the fleet, not yet lettered. Just arrived.
Patrick Lamka and Tricia Warren
posing near the Mercyflight helicopter ...
The 2010 COVA staff
They thanked everyone who came to support, donate and attend tonight's open house. Providng services to help others in emergency needs.
Submitted by Pamela LaGrou on March 31, 2010 - 1:36pm
The Batavia Rotary Club welcomed Jane Scott, long-time community volunteer, to it's ranks on March 23rd. Jane is the Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager for Five Star Bank in Batavia. She is pictured with Susie Boyce, Membership Committee Chairman. Jane is a dedicated community volunteer. Most recently she was elected to the postion of board chairman for the Genesee Country United Way.
Submitted by Pamela LaGrou on March 31, 2010 - 1:23pm
The Batavia Rotary Club inducted another new member into its ranks this week. Samantha Southall was greeted by Membership Committee Chairman, Susie Boyce and all Club members who were present at the March 30th weekly meeting. Samantha, or Sam, as she prefers, is a CPA with the Batavia Accounting Firm of Freed, Maxick & Battagalia.
Submitted by Tara Pariso on January 11, 2010 - 4:13pm
Tomorrow, Tuesday January 12, 2010, Genesee COunty CASA for Children will be having a Pizza Hut "FUN"draiser. To show your support for CASA, all you have to do is pick up a coupon and eat in or take out from Pizza Hut tomorrow and 20% of the total sales will be donated to CASA for Children.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a non profit organization that provides abused and neglected children in Genesee County with a trained volunteer advocate that monitors court orders, advocates for safe and permanent placement, and is a consistent positive person in the child's life.
If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer advocate, or donating to CASA for Children, please contact Tara Pariso at (585) 344-2550 x 2331 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There are always more children in our community that are in need of a CASA.