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January 27, 2022 - 7:42pm
posted by Olivia Bailey in Event, community, Richmond Memorial Library.
Event Date and Time: 
February 2, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Press Release:

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. On Wednesday, February 2nd at 6:00 p.m., we will be showing the 1954 version of “Sabrina”.
Chauffeur's daughter Sabrina returns home from two years in Paris and immediately catches the attention of David, one of her father's rich employers. David woos and wins Sabrina, however their romance is threatened by David's older brother. For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

January 21, 2022 - 7:04pm
posted by Press Release in Batavia Society of Artists, art, Event.
Event Date and Time: 
February 8, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Press Release:

January 12, 2022 - 6:13pm

Press Release:

 It takes everyone, both locally and globally, to adjust and improve the conditions of climate change. Ask Peter Boyd. "There is no Planet B. This is a decisive decade to get on a sustainable path. Fortunately, there are multiple benefits from action, but also a huge cost of inaction," according to Boyd. He has been Launch Director and COO of Richard Branson's global initiative, an advisor to the "B Team[1]" on their 'Net-Zero by 2050' initiative and Chair of The Energy Efficiency Deployment Office for the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change. Currently he serves as Executive Fellow at Yale University's Center for Business and the Environment. His latest venture, Time4Good Group, allows sought-out leaders to optimize their time so that they have more energy to dedicate themselves to the environmental and social causes they care about.

Boyd headlines the College's 2022 Wolcott J. (Jay) Humphrey III Symposium on Leadership and Community Life. He will speak on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. in The Richard C. Call Arena. A panel moderated by Dr. Benjamin Houlton, The Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University, will present after Boyd's message.

2022's topic, "Climate Change and Sustainability" will inform community members of global issues and encourage action to improve our local economy and environment. A panel, moderated by Dr. Houlton will include perspectives from industries including solar, wind, dairy, viticulture, fuel cell and hydrogen energy. CEO Andrew J. Marsh, CEO of Plug Power; William Carleton, General Manager, Solar O&M of Clearway Energy; Suzanne Hunt, Co-Owner of Hunt Country Vineyards; and Curt Gooch, Dairy Environmental System Solutions Expert, Land O'Lakes Truterra, give perspectives on their areas of expertise.

The Humphrey Symposium honors the memory of one of the region's foremost civic leaders, Jay Humphrey. After his sudden passing in 2001, his family worked with the College to develop the Symposium to continue Jay's commitment to leadership development. A committee of community and college leaders work together to explore various kinds of speakers and topical issues, and to coordinate a community event that not only honors Mr. Humphrey's memory, but also engage the community in a meaningful way.

"We are well into a time of disruptive change here at home in Western New York and across the world. Our planning committee felt it was important to bring together subject matter experts to help us better understand the impacts and implications of what we are experiencing from a changing climate.

From impacts on cropping patterns, yield results and new production opportunities, to the frequency and severity of weather events, there is much to discuss and digest in this arena.

We trust you find this an exciting panel discussion and compelling keynote presentation and welcome your attendance and participation." said Nathan Rudgers, director of business development at Farm Credit East and current Humphrey Symposium committee chairman.

Registration is available online at https://gccfoundationinc.org/humphrey. Lunch is included along with the opportunity to network with others.

For more information contact Vice President, Development and External Affairs Justin Johnston at (585) 345-6809, or via email: [email protected].

July 26, 2021 - 8:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 30, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come visit local farmers, vendors and artisan every Monday 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Road
Corfu.

The market provides fresh, homegrown produce options, crafts and food trucks to the residents of Corfu and visitors. Come join us!

July 26, 2021 - 8:07pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come visit local farmers, vendors and artisan every Monday 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Road
Corfu.

The market provides fresh, homegrown produce options, crafts and food trucks to the residents of Corfu and visitors. Come join us!

July 26, 2021 - 8:06pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come visit local farmers, vendors and artisan every Monday 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Road
Corfu.

The market provides fresh, homegrown produce options, crafts and food trucks to the residents of Corfu and visitors. Come join us!

July 26, 2021 - 8:04pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come visit local farmers, vendors and artisan every Monday 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Road
Corfu.

The market provides fresh, homegrown produce options, crafts and food trucks to the residents of Corfu and visitors. Come join us!

July 26, 2021 - 8:03pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 2, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come visit local farmers, vendors and artisan every Monday 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Road
Corfu.

The market provides fresh, homegrown produce options, crafts and food trucks to the residents of Corfu and visitors. Come join us!

July 26, 2021 - 11:24am
posted by Press Release in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

From Julie Tarbell:

There will be a lineup of LOCAL Christian bands performing live music at the Genesee County Fair on Thursday, July 29, starting at 4 p.m.

"Faith at the Fair" admission is free with your paid admission to the fair; $10 parking per car load.

Christian performers include:

  • In The House
  • Through Grace By Faith
  • FIVE14
  • High Point
  • Dave Holnbeck

 

July 22, 2021 - 1:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 4, 2021 - 7:00pm

The recent infestations of the gypsy moth (also known as Lymantria dispar dispar -- LDD) and emerald ash borer -- EAB (also known as Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire), along with other pests and diseases, have been the cause of a lot of concern in Western New York recently.

The adult gypsy moths are emerging. While the initial damage from their caterpillars is done for this year, now is a great time to learn about how to reduce or mitigate damage that may occur from next year’s caterpillars.

July 22, 2021 - 12:42pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 14, 2021 - 9:30am

NY ABATE GC Chapter will host a Fallen Officers Memorial Ride on Saturday, Aug. 14, starting at Stan's Harley-Davidson dealership, located at 4425 W. Saile Drive, Batavia.

Registration is from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., with kickstands up at 11 o'clock.

Proceeds go to fallen officers monument at the Genesee County Sheriff's Office on Park Road in Batavia.

There will be a 50/50 and a biker's prayer quilt raffle.

July 22, 2021 - 12:28pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

The Genesee County Chapter of S.C.O.P.E -- Shooters Committee On Political Education -- announces a summer picnic Aug. 10 at “The Sportman Coon Hunters Association,” located at 8770 Hopkins Road, Batavia.

The gathering will start at 4 p.m.

Members, former members, and the public are welcome to attend.

Come out have some picnic food, and meet others interested in preserving the Second Amendment.

Picnic is FREE and you could win a FREE door prize.

Questions? Contact Dave Kaufman (585) 690-7429.

July 20, 2021 - 3:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 26, 2021 - 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend a meeting on the topic of "Divide NY Genesee Co." at 7 p.m. Monday, July 26 at Bethany Town Hall.

It is located at 10510 Bethany Center Road in East Bethany.

Attend to learn more about this plan and how we can begin to implement it here in Genesee County!

We ask that you please RSVP to: [email protected]

July 19, 2021 - 11:16am
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 28, 2021 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Over the past year, your United Way of Genesee County has been working in new and different ways to respond to community challenges and support our region.

Please join us for an important update on our campaign, our allocations, and how we will drive even greater local impact.

We would like to invite you to attend an Open House to meet some key players in our United Way transformation and to answer any questions you may have.

OPEN HOUSE:

Wednesday, July 28

Genesee-Orleans Regional Art Council -- GO ART!

July 16, 2021 - 12:41pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 10, 2021 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

From BPD:

The City of Batavia Police Department will host the annual Community Night Out from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at City Church's St. Anthony's campus, located at 114 Liberty St. in Batavia.

Expect free food, a bounce house, games, horses -- horses, of course, vendors, "& more!"

If you want more information about how to become a sponsor or have a booth at the event, contact Detective Wojtaszczyk at:  [email protected]

July 15, 2021 - 2:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

Reel Discussion at Richmond Memorial Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 22nd.

Welcome Back! Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. Yes, you did read that correctly! On Thursday, July 22nd at 6 p.m., we will be actually -- not virtually -- showing the movie -- “Loving Vincent.”

A young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating precisely what occurred in the artist's final days.

July 14, 2021 - 11:21am
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

We would like to share our vision for the old Valu/Country Max building just purchased. We would like to showcase vintage Ag machines, tools, toys, signs, memorabilia, etc. We also want to construct classrooms for 4-H, FFA, cooperative extension and the general Ag public to use.

You're invited to today's Open House -- drop in anytime from 4 to 8 p.m. and we will share out vision to provide the GLOW Region with a center to preserve our area's agricultural history and promote ag education.

Address is 5022 E. Main Street Road, Batavia.

July 13, 2021 - 2:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 15, 2021 - 7:30pm

Assemblyman Steve Hawley will be joining Sen. George Borello (SD-57) and attorney James Ostrowski via Zoom in discussing different ideas for granting the Greater Western New York region more autonomy in its political affairs.

This virtual town hall meeting is entitled "Imagine an Independent Greater Western New York" and it starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

July 12, 2021 - 3:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

The Batavia Society of Artist is hosting artist Collette Savage on Tuesday, July 13th at 6 p.m. at DeWitt Recreation Area at 115 Cedar St. in Batavia. She will be demonstrating pastels en plein air (outside).

We will be in the smallest pavilion on the left side of the park. Nonmembers welcome for a $5 fee. Please bring a chair in case Savage wants to get closer to the water.

July 11, 2021 - 3:48pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 15, 2021 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Actual dialogue:

"Hey, Skip!"

"Yeah, Pete"

"What's the weather supposed to be like for this Thursday, July 15 say between 5 and 8 p.m.?"

"Well Pete -- I think they are calling for more rain."

"That's what I thought, Skip. I guess as long as folks have to be indoors they should show up at T.F. Brown's."

"Good idea Pete!"

(DSP Jazz Trio will be performing.)

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