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'Tools to Change Your Community'

May 2, 2012

Learn what tools are needed to make successful change in your community at CVI Center, 7pm. RSVP: 845/295-2445.

Conservation subdivision & smart growth design training

April 30, 2012

Training workshop on conservation subdivisions, smart growth design techniques, & planning tools, regulatory tools & administrative actions necessary to implement these techniques at CVI Bldg., 5-8pm, free. RSVP: 845/583-1010.

Connecting farms and markets, building community

Attendees from Sullivan and surrounding counties congregate at the trade show for the Farm to Market Connection conference held at the CVI building on March 25. The conference, organized by the Pure Catskills Buy Local Campaign, featured keynote speaker Chris Fowler of Syracuse First, who discussed the importance of localization vs. globalization with regard to small businesses in general and agriculture in particular, and a “transformational, not transactional” paradigm of economic development that targets community building as well as economic growth.  Read more

Spring gardening seminar

April 4, 2012

Avoid invasive plants & other pitfalls at CVI Center, 7pm. Refreshments. RSVP: sulllivanrenaissance.org or 845/295-2445.

Sullivan Renaissance kicks off season

The Sullivan Renaissance Annual Conference & Expo was held at the CVI Building on March 10 and unofficially kicked off the gardening and beautification season.

The new Sullivan County Legislative Chairman Scott Samuelson started the program with an a cappella rendition of America the Beautiful. Can he sing? Senator John Bonacic thought so, and said Samuelson was in the wrong business, meaning he should be a professional singer.  Read more

Grant funding opportunities forum

February 6, 2012

Overview of Mid-Hudson Regional Plan & what makes a good project, presentation on navigating the grant process & how to prepare at CVI Bldg., 7pm. RSVP: 845/295-2443.

'Maintenance Madness' workshop

December 5, 2011

Learn how to work smarter in the garden at CVI Center, 12/7, 7pm. RSVP by 12/5: 845/295-2445.

Meet-the-candidates forum

October 27, 2011

Meet Town of Liberty candidates at CVI Building (auditorium), 7pm. Q&A follows. 845/292-9797.

New perspectives fall educational program

November 16, 2011

"Beyond Kübler-Ross: New Perspectives on Death, Dying & Grief" exploring current theoretical perspectives at Cornell Cooperative Ext., 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. RSVP: 845/292-5250.

'Touch, Caring & Cancer'

October 12, 2011

Detailed instructions in simple techniques to provide comfort & relaxation at Cornell Cooperative Ext., 6-8pm, free. RSVP: 845/292-5250.

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