May 2016
Athena ACE Nominees Sought
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
The Athena Award for Continuing Education (ACE) Association celebrates the 8th annual year of the Athena ACE Scholarship.  Application forms are available in the “Application” section on our website, and can be submitted electronically to or by mail to the following address:
Athena ACE Association
P.O. Box 744
Geneva, New York 14456
Applications for the scholarship will be accepted until Saturday, June 25th at 4:00 pm.

The scholarship is open to women ages 25 and older that are enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) in a qualified educational program by September 30, 2016, and, who live in eastern Ontario, Seneca or Yates counties. Qualified educational programs may include: formal higher education (college degree) programs or any certification or training program (including a GED) that is necessary for the recipient to advance in her career or pursue a stated career goal.
The Athena ACE Scholarship supports women developing their capacity for leadership in our community by pursuing additional education.  The scholarship will be awarded to one or more women that demonstrate the qualities promoted by the ATHENA International program: excellence, creativity and initiative in her profession, valuable service by contributing time and energy to her community, and assistance to other women in reaching their full potential.
The Athena ACE Association will award up to $2500 in scholarship assistance.  The recipient(s) will be announced in August, 2016.
Questions may be emailed to
Walking Trail
6:00 AM - 7:15 AM

In partnership with Our Town Rocks (OTR), Dundee Central School is pleased to share the opening of the  DCS Walking Trail. The DCS Walking Trail is a walking course that has been identified for community members to walk inside the school building during the cold winter months. One course includes stairs and a second does not. The Walking Trail is clearly marked and can be accessed by parking by the outside basketball court and using the entrance by the nurse's office. The Walking Trail is open to the public on days that school is in session, Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 7:15 am and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Working together to promote health and wellness in our community!

For more information:
Kelly Houck
(607) 243-5533
Livestock Marketing Discussion
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Livestock Marketing Discussion Group: Raising and Marketing Livestock Locally

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension Center

480 North Main Street

Canandaigua, NY 14424


Canandaigua, NY - As demand for local products continues to rise, opportunities exist for livestock producers to expand their markets. Livestock producers interested in learning more about raising and marketing livestock locally are invited to join Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Ontario County’s Livestock Marketing Group for a discussion Tuesday, May 3 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Leith MacKenzie of Sweet Grass Meats will share his experience of 11+ years of producing and selling pasture-raised beef, lamb, pork, and poultry. This will be a great opportunity for producers to connect and hear and share ideas with each other. This discussion group will take place at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua. Participants can register in advance online at or call Nancy 585.394.3977 x 427. Livestock producers of all kinds are welcome. 

Sex Education and Cupcakes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM