United Way Day of Caring
Start getting your teams together for the United Way Day of Caring to be held in Genesee County, Wednesday, May 13, 8am. Registration opens Friday, February 20th and closes Monday, March 30th. Volunteers of all ages are needed to complete projects to give back to our community. Contact Erik Fix
, Regional United Way Director for more information.
Prom Dress Collection
Living Waters Church, 30 Main Street, Leroy, will collect gently used prom dresses from now until March 13th at the church office, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays between 8am and 3pm. "Girls Helping Girls" project helps area girls receive a free prom dress. Call 768-7570 for more information.
HomeCare & Hospice
HomeCare and Hospice 21st annual Spring Bouquet sale has bloomed! Order online
or at your workplace. Proceeds benefit area patients and caregivers. Call 1-877-277-2615 for more information.
Help for Parents
The Genesee County Salvation Army will hold a free 13 week course which offers practical advice and helpful information on how to promote positive family relationships, Mondays, January 26 thru April 27, from 10am to noon. Participants who attend all 13 sessions will receive a $ 26.00 voucher to the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Call 343-6284 to register.
Girl Scout Cookie Time
Girl Scouts will begin taking cookie orders January 17.Cookies will arrive at the end of February and booth sales begin in March. Cookies may also be purchase ordered for veterans. For more information on ordering and Girl Scout programs go to gswny.org
The Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia, will host Story times in the Children's room thru March 9th:
Tuesdays, Toddler Time - walkers to age 3 - 10:30am
Wednesdays, Early Toddler Time - walkers to age 3 - 9:30am
Wednesdays, Toddler Time - walkers to age 3 - 10:30am
Thursdays, Preschool Story Time - ages 3 to 5 years, 10am
Thursdays, PJ Story Time - all ages - 6:30pm
To register or for more information contact the Library, 343-9550 ext. 4.
Nominations Sought for 2nd. Annual Orleans County Heritage Heroes Awards
Genesee Community College Medina Campus is now accepting nominations thru February 15, for Orleans County citizens who have worked hard to preserve the county's history. Nominees for the Heritage Heroes Awards may be of any age, no posthumous nominations will be accepted. History professionals and GCC employees are not eligible. All nominees must be individual Orleans County residents and cannot be nominated as a group. Nominations may be sent to GCC, 11470 Maple Ridge Road, Medina or emailed to Jim Simon
Medical Transportation Program
The Genesee County Office for the Aging is in critial need of volunteers to take individuals to medical appointments outside of Genesee County. Supplemental liability insurance is provided to all volunteers and mileage reimbursement may be available. Contact Dorian Ely, at the Office for the Aging if you are interested in volunteering. 585-343-1611.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 585-343-1123, ext. 226.
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.