For information on events and activities contact the STEPS office at 607-403-0069 or refer to the calendar at senecasteps.org. If you live, work, learn or play in the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid or Romulus, you are part of STEPS and we’d like to hear your ideas for community improvement projects. With so many activities to choose from, it’s a great time to join us! Any news or community activities that you would like included in next week’s update? Information emailed to email@example.com. by 12 p.m. Tuesday 7/31/18 will be included in next week’s newsletter. Enjoy your week!
Ovid village Park
7160 Main St., Ovid
9 am – 4 pm
(see flyer below)
Events for the week of July 29th!
8/1 National Night Out
5 pm; Seneca Falls Rec. Center
8/1 Finger Lakes Institute Training Water Quality Stewardship
6 pm; Seneca Community Church
(see flyer below)
Fill the Bus collection continues
(see flyer below)
Want to donate to Fill the Bus but not available on 8/16? From 7/1 through 8/15 your donations can be taken to the following collection sites:
Holy Cross Church, Ovid
St. Francis Solanus Church, Interlaken
Ovid Federated Church
Kinney Drugs, Interlaken
Seneca Coffee House, Ovid
Lucas Winery, Interlaken
Ovid Liquor Store
Dollar General, Ovid
Elizabeth Garnsey Delavan Library, Lodi
Interlaken Public Library
Edith B. Ford Memorial Library (during program hours at the Ovid Fire House)
A calm July day on Seneca Lake looking south.
Mark Your Calendar!
8/11 Farm to Fork Fondo
8/16 United Way Day of Caring Fill the Bus event
8/16 WIC at Pat’s Pizzeria
8/18 Teddy Bear Picnic; Ovid
8/22 STEPS Risers meeting
6:30 pm; Ovid Fire Department
8/27 Improving the Physical Environment meeting; 6:30 pm
Congratulations to Interlaken Grange #160 for winning 1st place for the Lyme Disease display at the Seneca County Fair!
STEPS has three groups that meet regularly to plan neighborhood events and activities and advocate for community health. If you live, work, learn or play in the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid or Romulus you are part of STEPS and we would love to have you join us! Have an idea for Improving the Physical Environment, Increasing Economic & Educational Opportunities and/or Improving Personal Health & Wellness? We want to hear from you.
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Community Engagement Specialist
for Kristin Parry,
Outreach & Media Specialist
for Gabe Telarico,
Community Business Mentor
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2-1-1 is a database listing of agencies that provide emergency and non-emergency human services assistance to Seneca County residents. It is maintained by the Seneca County Division of Human Services.
211 Finger Lakes Region, NY
Work Phone: TDDTTY: (585)275-2700
Work Phone: 2-1-1 or (585) 275-5151
Call toll-free (877) FLNY www.211lifeline.org
Help that works . . . . Hope that lasts . . . .
Targeted Regional Permanency Center
TRPC is an innovative New York State initiative which provides supportive programs to assist Guardian and Adoptive families of Wayne, Ontario, Seneca, Yates and Orleans Counties.
The program goal is to improve safety, sustain permanency and promote the well-being of the whole family.
We help families cope with numerous challenges that the children and parents are facing. With children, this could include but not limited to: fear, grief, anger, self-esteem issues, multiple placements, attachment issues, and trauma. Parents concerns could include but not limited to disconnectedness, emotional issues, asked inappropriate questions, acknowledging birth parents, parenting issues, etc.
Services that TRPC offers:
Home case management
ACES trauma assessment.
Referrals to community agencies