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 Club Hosting "Drive Through" Food Efforts

GENEVA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva will partner with the City of Geneva, the Geneva Center of Concern and FoodLink of Rochester to operate monthly food distributions.
The effort, which was operated by the City fo Geneva since last spring, will move to the club's Geneva Community Center at 160 Carter Road where the longer driveway will facilitate distribution of the boxed foods.
Full details are on the poster below. This effort is being maintained

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Club Will Offer Before School Care

GENEVA -- To aid Geneva's families and the City School District, the Boys & Girls Club will offer before school care starting at 7 a.m. every morning at its Geneva Community Center location. The service is free and open to any parents or gaurdians whose work demands require dropping students off earlier than the official start times at each school location. Before school care will not be available at school sites due to the COVID-19 virus protocols.

Parents wi

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6530475270?profile=RESIZE_584xHot Day For Community Service

GENEVA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva was firing on all cylinders Thursday as it worked to maintain its food programs while readying to open for Emergency Day Care on Monday.
The club's Junior Staff did a hot day of community service, weeding the gardens at Pulteney Park while the club's crisis transportation team did a full day of deliveries: milk from Ithaca to Lyons and Geneva, fruit and vegetable boxes to 350 families in Geneva and Yates County as well as 42

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4931603258?profile=RESIZE_584xSt. Peter's Arts Continue Online

By Phil Beckly

GENEVA – The show must go on, and so must the arts instruction … even in a pandemic.

The faculty at the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy has been able to continue teaching students by creative approaches. Arts for All continues, but many of the academy’s 300 students are learning online and at home, as shown by photos of students on the academy’s Facebook page.

In a recent letter to families and friends of the Community Arts Academy, the Rev. Jam

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4586398289?profile=RESIZE_400xMary Gearan Honored By Harvard

BOSTON -- News from Boston will surprise virtually no one in Geneva today.
Anyone who was acquainted with Mary Herlihy-Gearan, wife of Hobart and William Smith Colleges' President Emeritus Mark Gearan, has known how extensively she worked with undergraduate students making their way through the passage to adulthood.
It took Harvard University only two years to realize what that institution got when Mary Gearan returned to Boston.
Harvard recently awarded Mary Geara

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Club Delivers 10,000th Meal

GENEVA -- This week the Boys & Girls Club team is passing a milestone -- 10,000 meals delivered since the virus crisis closed the local schools.
Breakfast and lunches Monday through Friday and dinners Mondays through Saturdays have added up as what some thought would be a short sprint has turned into a bit of a marathon.
"We've had support from throughout the community,'' said Chris Lavin, the Boys & Girls Club's executive director. "And it's not over!''
The club reg

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4439157547?profile=RESIZE_584xWarmth From Within

GENEVA -- What a gorgeous morning greeted Genevans today. Spring sun on the last dusting of snow. It is really just time-delayed rain. It will melt away through the day. I know some tire of winter a bit, but as someone who lived in the sunbelt for 35 years, there is such rejuvenation in a few months of snow and cold. Mild cleansing, insect elimination, moisture and life everywhere. In the land of endlessly whirring air-conditioners, dust and dirt, lightning and tornadoes, hurr

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Donations Sought To Support Club Food Effort

GENEVA -- To limit potential of spreading of the coronavirus, the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva was forced to suspend normal programming while its members stayed home.
Rather than close, however, the club decided it could use its food and academic support services to support club and community members.
The club formed a call center and began arranging for food deliveries. Academic support will begin when schools have delivered work packages to the stud

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