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
Diabetes Support Group
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Finger Lakes Health’s Yates County Area Diabetes Support Group will meet on Thursday, May 5 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Terrace, 110 Chapel Street, Penn Yan.

Diabetics, their family members, friends and caregivers are invited to come learn about diabetes self-management and talk to others with the same concerns.

Attendees should use the south entrance at St. Mark’s Terrace near Tops Market and buzz the office for entrance to the facility. The support group will meet in the dining room.

For more information on this free support group, please call Finger Lakes Health’s Diabetes Services Program at (315) 787-4006.

National Day of Prayer
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The 65th annual National Day of Prayer will be observed on Thursday, May 5, 2016 by millions of Americans at thousands of locations across our Nation.  A local celebration will be held at 6:00 pm at Lafayette Park on West Main Street in Waterloo. It is suggested that participants bring lawn chairs for their comfort. The event will be filled with prayer for our government leaders, military, churches, families, media, education and businesses. 

This year’s theme is ‘Wake Up America’. 

 For more information about the National Day of Prayer, visit the website: or contact Judy Mayne at 315-539-2963.