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Geneva Community News

 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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Boys & Girls Club News

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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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Geneva Community News

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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Lake to Lake Quilt Guild Show 2020 CANCELLED

 

WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION AND CARING WE MUST CANCEL THIS QUILT SHOW THAT WAS TO BE HELD ON APRIL 10 AND 11.  THANK YOU AND WE HOPE YOU ALL STAY HEALTHY.  PLEASE FOLLOW THE STATE, LOCAL AND FEDERAL GUILDELINES OF SOCAIL DISTANCING, IT IS YOUR DUTY.

 

 

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Lake to Lake Quilt Guild will hold our 2020 Quilt Show " Spring into Color - Hawaiian Style" on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11, 2020 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm both days at the Geneva Community Center, 160 Carter R

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Coming Soon!

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Theatre444 is proud to bring you The Vagina Monologues, with all proceeds to benefit Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes.  Eve Ensler wrote the first draft of the monologues in 1996 (there have been several revisions since) following interviews she conducted with 200 women about their views on sex, relationships, and violence against women. In an interview with Women.com, Ensler said that her fascination with vaginas began because of growing up in a violent society.  “Women's empowerment is deeply

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3828380335?profile=RESIZE_710xA Challenging Life, Well Lived

GENEVA -- Sarah Jane Gilmour passed away peacefully on January 10, 2020, in her own home, with her animals by her side, fullling her dream of living independently until the end of her life.

She leaves behind many friends and family, some who called her Sarah and some who called her Sally, but all of whom had richer lives because they knew her. Sally was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in her early 20’s. Despite the many obstacles this presented, Sarah responded

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The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years...One Love, Two Stories

 GENEVA -- Theatre444, with special support from Geneva Club Beverage, is proud to bring you the Finger Lakes Premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk Award Winning contemporary musical The Last Five YearsAn emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man tell

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To Phelps And Back With Santa

GENEVA -- Saturday evoked images of earlier Geneva as Finger Lakes Railway passenger cars once again hit the rails between Geneva and Phelps. See video above.
It was the Annual Geneva Rotary Club Santa Train Saturday and the train cars sold out again as Santa and Mrs. Claus visited with families from throughout the Geneva area as the snow-covered countryside glided past the train windows.
Riders were also serenaded by the Geneva Interact Club, a junior Rotary Club

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Seeking To Support Record Growth

GENEVA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva kicked off its Annual Campaign Friday with a special video and mailing amid a time of unprecedented growth for the organization.
"We've grown by almost 40 percent, year-over-year,'' said Chris Lavin, the Club's executive director. "That's great news, but it also means more staff, more food and more supplies. We're hoping the community responds.''

The club offers after-school services to more than 500 families across the

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3696788412?profile=RESIZE_710xFood Bounty To The Rescue

GENEVA -- The Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty leadership visited the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva recently and made a $500 donation to support the club's nutrition program.
The Culinary Bounty is a consortium of local farmers, chefs and other food-producers who are working to support local nutrition efforts and education in the Finger Lakes.
A recent surge in membership at the Boys & Girls Club has strained the club's budget for supplying healthy fruits and vegetables as pa

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3689344921?profile=RESIZE_710xA New Play Place For Geneva’s Youngest

GENEVA – The Geneva Community Center will be working to give Geneva’s youngest children a new, safe play place all week long.

Starting Nov. 4, the center, located at 160 Carter Road, will be open for free to children and parents, age 0 to 4, each weekday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The center, in partnership with its owner, the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva, will be offering children and parents and guardians breakfast, books, gym games and music. Transportation t

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Finger Lakes News

A Ride On The Wild Side

PHELPS -- A new traffic circle has replaced a four-way stop sign along two rural roads outside Geneva, New York. Because everything new confuses someone, as a public service, GenevaNOW.com took a ride through to give local motorists a feel for this new driving challenge.
It can't be too hard. The British have done it for generations!

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3638494649?profile=RESIZE_710xCelebrate Boys & Girls Club Oct. 17

GENEVA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva will host its 23rd Annual Dinner Oct. 17 at Club 86 and will honor Katie Flowers, Hobart and William Smith Colleges' director of Community Engagement and Service Learning.
Flowers has partnered with the club in creating its growing Summer University program and has helped create a robust Tutor Corps that delivers literally thousands of hours of mentoring and homework help to Geneva kids each year.


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Buy A Shirt, Help The Bahamas

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GENEVA -- The members of the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva wanted to help one of the club's staffers, whose family was devastated by the recent hurricane in the Bahamas. They designed a great shirt and hoodie as part of the effort. Click here or on the image above to place your order today.

 

 

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