October 2016
Brain Injury Support Group
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Brain Injury Support Group
1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 7:00 PM
165 East Union St, Newark NY.
4th floor room 408.
An elevator is available.
Call Mary Beth Camp at 315-597-3747 for more information.

There is a CAREGIVER GROUP at the same location on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7 pm.
Contact Carol Vermeulen at cav5699@aol.com
*please call facilitator prior to attending
Come share your stories, questions and feelings on your journey of brain injury.
We hope you will join us and make connections with a group that will provide you with an invaluable network of support!

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! 

Bike-a-Round Newark
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 25

                        5:00 p.m

WHERE:        Montezuma Audubon Center

                        2295 State Route 89

                        Savannah, NY 13146 

WHAT: Discover how bicyclists and other recreationists can bring business to Wayne County communities. Get an update on development of the Erie Canalway Trail (ECT) across the state and learn what others long-distance trails are doing to attract cyclists.

Bike-a-Round Newark 

WHEN:          Wednesday, October 26

                        10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm (lunch discussion to follow at 12:15 PM) 

WHERE: Meet in the parking lot of the Newark Garden Hotel, 125 N. Main Street, Newark, NY, 14513. Bring your own bike; helmet use required. 

WHAT: Bike through Newark and on several miles of the ECT to experience Wayne County and the connections to nearby communities from the perspective of a cycling tourist. Afterward, discuss opportunities for enhancing the local and regional cycling network and for catering to trail users at a post-ride lunch at Parker’s Grille & Tap House, 206 S Main St, Newark, NY 14513. 

Both events are sponsored by Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation and hosted by the Wayne County Business Council, Wayne County Tourism, and Trail Works.


Parkinsons Support Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Parkinsons Support Group of the Finger Lakes will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 26 1 PM at Wood Library (134 N. Main Street, Canandaigua).  The meetings are free and open to the public and are wheelchair accessible. Dr. Stu Gillim will discuss Parkinsons medications.  After the speaker, we will offer refreshments and breakout groups for those with Parkinsons and their caregivers.  For more information, contact Ellie (ellie7349@gmail.com or 585-313-9689).

The Civic Dialogue Group Presents the US Political Forecast
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Civic Dialogue Group is sponsoring a timely presentation and discussion just under two weeks ahead of Election Day 2016. The election is shaping up to be one of the most contentious, and potentially most momentous, in US history.  How will the election turn out? How will the result affect the United States, the world and you? Everyone is welcome to come and join what promises to be a lively discussion  Political scientist Ray Copson will present his well-reasoned forecasts for the United States in the months and years ahead, based on the potential results of this year's election. Copson holds a Ph.D. in political science/International relations from Johns Hopkins University. He worked as an analyst in Washington for many years and has taught at colleges and universities in the United States and Africa.  Members of the community are invited to participate in the discussion. If you have concerns about the election or are just interested in what the future holds, this is your chance to participate and express your views and hear from others.  Two sessions will be held to accommodate all.  This event is free and open to the public.  Visit Mr. Copson’s blog at https://uspoliticalforecast.com/

For more information:
Alex Andrasik
(315) 536-6114
Save Energy, Save Dollars Workshops Cayuga County
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Free and open to the public, “Save Energy, Save Dollars” Workshop* being offered.    Learn about low-cost and no-cost strategies easily implemented by homeowners or renters to save energy and reduce energy bills. Also learn about programs that can help you afford energy-efficiency improvements with subsidies, low-interest loans, or free services to qualifying households.  Choose ideas that work for your family and find out how much they will save you.  FREE Compact Fluorescent lightbulbs (CFL) will be provided.

This free workshop is taking place on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 beginning at 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. At St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 28 Cross Street, Auburn.    Advance registration is encouraged.  Call 315-255-1183 ext. 238 or email cayuga@cornell.edu.

For more information:
Doug Ververs
(315) 255-1183
For more information:
Doug Ververs
(315) 255-1183