Well last night was the Annual Scrabble Fundraising Tournament for Literacy Genesee/Orleans at Elba Central School. I was the MC and Host for this event once again this year. A great time was had by all and the top finishers were the Batavia High School Team and Second Place Honors went to the team sponsored by Genesee Orthopedics. Rounding out the top three was Third Place finisher Sheperd, Maxwell and Hale's Team. Several Auction Prizes were given away and the annual Basket Raffle Prizes were awarded. More importantly thousands of dollars were raised to promote Literacy in Genesee and Orleans Counties.
I am off to open our "Summer Place" this week.....will spend some time down there each day. I find it interesting that each year we so look forward to having the place open so we can use it...yet we hate the drudgery of opening it. This year we have hired a "technician" to open the place with us....takes off some of the drudgery. Next up is planting the gardens..the perrenial raking and in fact the cleaning. By this weekend we should be in good shape. The nice thing is that once it is done....it is done...our own nice permanent vacation retreat. There is something to be said about having a peaceful place..... it renews the soul.
Batavia High School has six - yes count them six - students selected for HOBY this year. I am proud to be a part of this program and proud that our High School has a Sophomore Class of this magnitude. It will be another fine program at SUNY Geneseo in June...more on this later....just had to pass along the BLUE & WHITE PRIDE.....
Here's hoping you have a wonderful day.