ELDRED, NY — People to People Student Ambassador Program is reaching out to Sullivan County students currently in grades 8 to 11 (rising 9th to 12th grades) who are interested in being a student ambassador in South Africa. The delegation is inviting local students to attend an informational meeting at Eldred Jr./Sr. High School on Monday, May 19 at 6:45 p.m. The program office is sending their representative from Spokane, WA to talk to students who are interested in this rare opportunity. The meeting will last about one hour. Read more
CALLICOON, NY — The Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary and Catskill Regional Medical Center are sponsoring the annual Health & Craft Fair at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital on Route 97 on Saturday, May 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more
REGION — Fifteen Democratic women from Sullivan County attended the organizational Executive Committee meeting of the Democratic Women of Sullivan County (DWSC) in Hurleyville on Tuesday evening. The committee elected their slate of officers as follows: president, Donna Schick (Neversink); vice president, Andrea Reynosa (Tusten); secretary, Joan Stoddard (Liberty); treasurer, Debra Gabriel (Bethel). The DWSC General Membership will hold a kick-off meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29 in Hurleyville with guest speaker Pat O’Dwyer, president of the New York State Democratic Women. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — Caregivers or individuals with illnesses who may need help now or in the future can connect with local health and support agencies at a free educational opportunity in May. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County’s Caregiver Resource Center will offer Because We Care, a health information fair and forum, on Thursday, May 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center. Coffee, light refreshments and door prizes will be provided. Read more
LIBERTY, NY — The New Hope Community (NHC) Foundation will host its fourth annual Wallace Berkowitz Cup on Monday, May 19 at Grossinger’s. Proceeds will benefit the NHC Foundation. This year’s event begins at 9:30 a.m. with golfer registration and a continental breakfast. The cup will tee off in a shotgun format at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at the turn, before teams wrap up the second nine and return to the clubhouse for the 4 p.m. reception. Read more
FALLSBURG, NY — On Sunday, June 1, Tarry Brae Golf Course in South Fallsburg will be the site of the 30th annual Alan Steingart Memorial Golf Tournament. The Fallsburg Lions Club welcomes golfers and sponsors. The cost for a player is $95, $85 for Town of Fallsburg Golf members. Included in the price are gifts, a lunch prior to shotgun start at 1 p.m., refreshments on the course, and an awards dinner. Robert Green Auto and Truck Dealerships are sponsoring a hole-in-one car. To register, call Cindy Perlmutter at 845/434-4321. Read more
CALLICOON, NY — Foodstock, a fundraiser for WJFF, will be held on Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Villa Roma. Foodstock brings local food vendors, farmers and other artisans together to provide free samples and sell their wares.
Tickets cost $20 with wine and $15 without. Call 845/482-4141 to reserve tickets.
REGION — The Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) recently announced the winners of its ninth annual Children’s Building with LEGO® Blocks Contest. The contest was part of the annual Home and Garden Festival held on April 26 and 27.
“All of our contestants did a great job, which made it very difficult for the judges,” said Laurie Lourie, WCBA Chief Executive Director. “Congratulations to our winners.” Read more
MOUNTAINDALE, NY — The Kiwanis Clubs in the Hudson River West Division are holding their third annual Kiwanis Walks for Hunger on Saturday, May 17. This division is comprised of eight clubs in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties. The walks will benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, which serves over 300 sites to help alleviate hunger in the Hudson Valley area. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Billy’s New Hope Barn will hold a yard sale/open house on Saturday, May 24. Billy’s is a rescue for abused farm animals located in Cherry Ridge Township. They are currently feeding, housing, and caring for more than 25 farm animals. Read more