Sprout Film Festival & Author Rachel Simon
Genesee ARC invites the public to the 4th annual Sprout Film Festival, Saturday, March 22, at Genesee Community College, The Best Center, Batavia Campus. Award winning author Rachel Simon will kick the festival off at 1pm with a talk about issues related to diversity and disability, her books, and life experiences. A book signing will follow. At 3pm, The Film Festival gets underway with short films related to developmental and physical challenges; produced and acted by individuals facing these challenges. There will also be an art show. For more information contact, Shelley Falitico at 585-343-4203 or go online at www.gencoarc.com .
Day of Caring
Volunteer Registration begins Thursday, February 20th, for this year's United Way Day of Caring to be held Wednesday, May 14th in Genesee County. Start getting your worksite teams together now! Registration closes March 28th. People of all ages may volunteer, have a fun day, and give back to our community. To register or for more information call Erik Fix at 585-343-8141.
UMMC ASK A Nurse
United Memorial Hospital will offer, "Ask a Nurse" community outreach program the First Tuesday of each month from 9am to 11am, in the Jerome Center Lobby, 16 Bank Street, Batavia; and on the Third Tuesday of each month from 9am to 11am, in the main lobby of the hospital at 127 North Street, Batavia. A registered nurse will be present to answer questions, check blood pressure, review medications, and provide diabetes risk assessments. The program is free and open to the public on a walk in basis.
Songs for NYSARC
Genesee ARC announces, "Songs for NYSARC", a collaboration between talented artists and parents includes some of the best songs ever written about people with developmental disabilities. Hear the songs now and buy downloads to support Genesee ARC by clicking on the logo. For more information contact Sandy Konfederath at email@example.com or call 585-343-1123, ext. 226.
Volunteer Firefighters Needed
The Genesee County Fire Service is looking for Volunteer Firefighters, EMT personnel, emegency vehicle operators, traffic managers, support staff. Apply today at www.readygenesee.com
Volunteer to Deliver Home Meals
The Office for the Aging is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver Home delivered meals in Batavia. You can volunteer daily or as little as once a month. Each delivery takes approximately one to one and half hours. Easy pick up accessibility and assistance with loading at the Genesee ARC Community Center, Woodrow Road, Batavia. For more information or to volunteer call Jill at 585-343-1611.
UMMC HEALTHY LIVING CLASSES
United Memorial Medical Center Healthy Living, offers classes on Childbirth, MOMS program, Breast Feeding, Nutrition counceling, Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support, Diabetes Education Classes, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support . No Cost Mammography is also offered. Call 344-5331 for more information as to dates and registration.
GIVE TO YOUR UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN
Have you made your pledge yet to the United Way? Every dollar donation you give to the United Way stays right here in Genesee County to help your neighbors. All Babies Cherished, Western NY Tri-County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America - Iroquois Trail Council, Genesee County YMCA, GCASA, CASA, Genesee-Orleans Ministry of Concern, Girl Scouts of Western NY, Home Care & Hospice, Literacy Genesee, Regional Action Phone, PathStone, The Salvation Army, and YWCA of Genesee County depend upon your support. The United Way also has a number of community organizations that you can support with your dollars as giving opitions, such as local fire departments, Habitat for Humanity, Crossroads House, Genesee ARC, and many more. Our community faces many challenges, but together we can make a difference. Make a direct gift or choose payroll deduction. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. Life United! Call 343-8141 or go to www.uwgeneseecounty.org