October 2016
Child Care Providers Needed
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Child Care Providers Needed in Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties!! 

Interested in starting your own Family Child Care Business?

Quality child care is needed in your community.

Please contact us for information on becoming a registered child care provider and attending a Family Child Care Information Session. Contact us toll free

1-800-881-5786 to request an application, receive a helpful packet with steps towards registration and register for a Child Care Information Session. 

ARE YOU CARING FOR 1 OR 2 CHILDREN FOR A FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND?  Is that care being paid for by the County Subsidy Program?  You may be eligible to receive a grant of up to $100.00 worth of health & safety items.  If you’re in need of safety equipment such as first aid kits, safety gates, fire extinguishers, port-a-cribs etc. then give Child & Family Resources a call at 1-800-881-5786. 

Anyone caring for more than two children (other than their own) and who are not relative’s children, for more than three hours a day are required by NY State Law to be registered.

Athena Donations Needed
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Last Call- ATHENA Silent Auction Donations Needed by October 28th!

We are requesting silent auction donations for the 32nd Annual Canandaigua ATHENA Awards Dinner on Friday, November 18, 2016.  Please consider donating in return for recognition in the event program, exposure at the event and Chamber newsletter.  The deadline to have donation items into the Chamber is October 28th for this year’s event. Nearly 400 people are expected to attend.   A portion of the proceeds goes toward scholarships for local women.  

For more event information, and to view this year’s outstanding nominees, click here.  If you would like to contribute, please call the Chamber at 585-394-4400, ext. 203 or reply to eeverson@canandaiguachamber.com.

Thank you for your consideration! 

Cargiver Respite
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Caregiver Respite will be held on October 27 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at St. Francis-St. Clare Parish at their Ministry Center (former St. Mary School, 35 Center Street). Children and their caregivers will meet together the first half hour followed by another hour where caregivers will have time for a separate hour with an adult leader.  At that same time children will have free-time in the gym, a snack and playtime being supervised by certified adults.  For more information and/or registration, call Pam Kane at 315-539-2944. 

Blood Pressure Screening
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Nurses from Geneva General Hospital’s Acute Rehabilitation Department are offering monthly free blood pressure screenings and education at the Geneva Community Lunch Program held at the Geneva Methodist Church located at 340 Main Street.  This month’s screening is scheduled for Thursday, October 27 from 11:15 a.m. till 12:30 p.m.

 Free blood pressure screenings are also held the second Tuesday of each month in the Acute Rehabilitation Unit Dining Room at Geneva General Hospital from 1-3 p.m.  The entrance and parking is at the rear of the hospital.  For more information call Diana Modera at (315)787-4464.   For physician referral information call (315) 787-4060.

Ziti Dinner
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mynderse Academy Class of 2017 is having a Ziti Dinner and Bake Sale at the SMS on Thursday, October 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $9.  Please come and support our Senior Class.

For more information:
Diane Cappellino
(315) 568-5500
Haunted History Horror Anthology
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Get ready for Halloween with screenings of movies all about things that go bump in the night--some of them in our own backyard.  Local filmmaker Chris Dell presents an array of chilling indie films, including his popular documentary, "The Lady in Granite."  Chat with experts about local lore and the art of film.  This event is free and open to the public, but some of the movies to be screened are intended for adults--viewer discretion is advised for language and imagery.

For more information:
Alex Andrasik
(315) 536-6114