Meeting of the Sullivan County Workforce Development Board at Sullivan County BOCES, Rubin Pollack Center, Career & Tech Dining Room, Ferndale-Loomis Rd., 8-9am. 845/807-0385.
Christmas cookie/craft sale and luncheon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 Chestnut St., 11am. Cookies $7 per pound. $7 lunch includes soup, sandwich, cake and beverage.
Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer at Piccolo Paese Ristorante, 6pm. Chamber members $40/person, non-chamber members $45/person. Cash bar. Casual-business attire. RSVP to info@LibertyNYChamber or 845/292-2270.
Green Door magazine holiday event at the Green Door office, 34 S Main St., 3-6pm. Puppet show by Ramona Jan, holiday songs by Doug Rogers, festive food by Hello Bistro, and a cooking demo by Cooper Boone. Cookie exchange, build your own cocoa and a latke bar. Visit www.greendoormag.com.
With dozens of staff of the Department of Family Services (DFS) attending, legislator Cindy Gieger held a press conference outside of the Travis Building in Liberty to mark the arrests of two members of the DFS team. Since the formation of the DFS Fraud Investigative Unit earlier this year, dozens of cases of fraud and abuse have been uncovered, but this is the first time an investigation has resulted in the arrest of individuals within the department. Read more
The Sullivan County Retired Teachers' Association will meet at the Liberty Elks Club, 10:15am. A roast beef dinner will be served at 12 noon for $18. A musical ensemble from the Liberty School District will perform. Reservations: 845/434-6854 or 845/794-7869.
Everyone agreed that the building that houses Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County is in serious need of repair. The heating system, for example, is on its last legs, and staff this year strung some temporary wires and thermostats to coax heat into some of the colder places used for public programs. Read more
Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking Breakfast at the Liberty Diner, 7:45-9am. Sponsored by Sullivan County Community College. Cost: $15 for members/$25 for non-members. 845/791-4200.
The Sullivan County Visitors Association will host its second “Grow Digital” workshop as part of its initiative to empower Sullivan County's tourism assets at The Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 10am-3pm. Free for members, $25 for non-members. 845/747-4449.
The Town of Liberty third annual Town of Liberty Holiday Parade in conjunction with the Town’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony, Main St., 6pm. Following the parade the annual Tree Lighting will take place at the Town Hall and Liberty Main Street Stage. Light refreshments will be served. 845/292-7690.