Please do not burn anything thinking “it is safe and won't get away from me” …the Fire companies all over the County and beyond are busy fighting grass fires and buildings too that have caught …
Please do not burn anything thinking “it is safe and won't get away from me” …the Fire companies all over the County and beyond are busy fighting grass fires and buildings too that have caught on fire due to someone cleaning up their yard. Remember there is a Burning Ban until May 16th so tickets may be given.
Hopefully you bought your Chicken BBQ tickets from a fireman from the Protection Hose Company No. 1 of Jeffersonville for their 19th Annual Chicken Barbecue at the Jeffersonville Catholic Church on Schoolhouse Road on Sunday, April 11th from 1-3p.m. Drive Thru Only with a donation of $10 each.
“Fore” a good time, “Swing into Spring” with the Ride 2 Survive's non-tournament golf event on Saturday, April 24th (rain date: Sunday, April 25th) and you must register by April 20th. Your $70 includes golf, cart and a BBQ lunch. Sign in is at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 with your BBQ lunch to take on the go! Proceeds benefit the Ride 2 Survive Sullivan County - an all-volunteer effort. Registration forms can be found at: www.ride2survivesullivancounty. org.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County is holding an “Online Plant Sale” of vegetables, herbs, and annuals that they grow in their greenhouse. Order from May 12-14th, first come, first served. Pick-up, by appointment, May 21st and 22nd. To contact for more information: sullivan.org/events, firstname.lastname@example.org or (845) 292-6180.
Sullivan Renaissance announced that its 2021 scholarships are now available. The scholarship program recognizes volunteer efforts in projects that support the Sullivan Renaissance mission to build beautiful, active communities in Sullivan County. Communities and organizations participating in the 2021 Sullivan Renaissance grant program welcome volunteer assistance in gardening, beautification, caring for public spaces, project documentation and outreach. Applicants for both scholarship programs must volunteer for a 2021 Renaissance project.
The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties, through a donor-advised fund established by Sullivan Renaissance, offers a limited number of scholarships to Sullivan County residents who volunteer in a significant way with a Renaissance project. Scholarships are announced in August and are applied toward the 2022 spring semester at an undergraduate college of one's choice. The SUNY Sullivan Foundation will also award scholarships ranging from $750 to $1,500 for Sullivan County residents attending SUNY Sullivan. Learn more or apply at: SullivanRenaissance.org/growth.
Paul Hubert, the Chairman of the One Room Schoolhouse Committee, wants everyone to know the Committee will meet soon. They have not been able to get together to work on their “Scrapbook” due to Covid. This Scrapbook should be a terrific description of yesteryears in our area!
Fun Facts: I just learned the Sugar Maple Tree is the official tree of NYS and that New York State is the second-highest producer of maple syrup in the country!