May 2015
S & S Auxiliary Doll Drawing
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

The Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is conducting a drawing for a Danbury Mint collector doll “Maryann  Ballerina” by Susan Wakeen. The doll can be viewed in the Peppermint Parlor at the Hospital, 418 North Main Street, Penn Yan. 

Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and are available at the Peppermint Parlor at Soldiers & Sailors, from members of the Auxiliary and volunteers at Soldiers & Sailors, or from the Community Services office at the Hospital (315-531-2053). The drawing will be held on Friday, June 19. 

Proceeds from the drawing will be used by the Auxiliary to support projects at the Hospital and Homestead.
Auburn Rotary Club Centennial Clock Dedication
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

As part of its 100 Year Celebration, the Auburn Rotary Club will formally dedicate its Centennial Clock gift  to the City of Auburn on Monday, May 25th, 9 am, prior to the Memorial Day Parade.

This is a community event and we welcome all to attend.

More than $50,000 was raised for this community project. Many thanks to the more than 100 sponsors and donors who helped in making this idea a reality.

The clock is located in front of the old Nolan's Sporting Good store, across the street from Wegmans.

For more information:
Ed Helinski
Rose Hill Mansion Opens
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Rose Hill Mansion will open for the 2015 season on Friday, May 1. Administered by the Geneva Historical Society, the Greek Revival mansion and National Historical Landmark perches above Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.

Rose Hill Mansion is located at 3373 Route 96A, about a mile south of Routes 5&20, near Geneva, New York. The house is open May 1 to October 31, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and July 4. The last daily tour is at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, at 4 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sundays. The grounds are open year round, free of charge.

For more information:
Geneva Historical Society
(315) 789-5151
Town of Torrey (Yates County) Memorial Day Service
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Town of Torrey will hold its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 25th at 10:30 am at the Dresden United Methodist Church on Cornelia Street.  U. S. Air Force Colonel (Ret.) Wanda C. Wood will be the guest speaker.  Jeff Waite will lead the Penn Yan Middle School Band.  Toby Bond will lead the Memorial Day Choir.  Don Chambers will read the Roll of Honor.  Following the service, there will be a parade to the cemetery where a service will be conducted under the direction of Don Chambers and other members of American Legion Post 1571.  J. Jeffrey Stempien will play taps.  After the cemetery service there will be a chicken barbecue at the church; a tent will be set up for those who wish to stay and eat.  Dinners are: adults $9.00, children 6-12 $5.00, children 5 & under free, and halves $5.00.  Take-outs are available.  All are invited.

For more information:
Jim McMahon
(315) 456-2479
Memorial Day Chicken BBQ & Bake Sale
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Memorial Day Chicken BBQ and bake sale, sponsored by Bloomfield’s American Heritage Girls Troop NY0024.  Immediately following Bloomfield’s parade and memorial service – serving until 2:30 or until sold out.  Location is the Congregational Church parking lot, across from Elton Park in Bloomfield.  Price is $9 presale from any American Heritage Girl, or $10 on Memorial Day.  Price includes a half chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw, roll and a drink, by King’s Catering.  Veterans will get a free cookie! For more info, call Pat at 585-259-5820.


For more information:
Pat Overmoyer
(585) 259-5820
Veterans Memorial March
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Veterans Cemetery Advisory Team (VCAT) invite all veterans and their families to participate in the Veterans Memorial Day March on Monday, May 25, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. All honorably discharged veterans are invited to take part in this march (100 yards) from the Guard Shack to the Committal shelter. Veterans are requested to muster at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Guard Shack at 2:30 p.m. A shuttle will be provided from the parking area to the guard shack for the march. Military apparel such as hats, t-shirts, jackets, etc., are welcome to be worn by veteran marchers identifying branches of service or commands. The Doughboy color guard, American Legion Post 396, will lead the march.

Memorial Day services will directly follow the march and is open to the public. Seating for services is limited and lawn chairs are welcome.

This event will take place rain or shine. Please prepare for the weather of the day.

For more information:
Bill Yale
(607) 379-0197