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April 4th, 2015
Boy Scout Troop 74 BBQ
Boy Scout Troop 74 in Waterloo will be starting off the Summer BBQ season with a chicken BBQ on Saturday April 4th from 11 -2 at the Five Star Bank in Waterloo. Dinners are $8 and include chicken a choice of 2 sides (sides are pot salad, mac salad, coleslaw, mashed pot, baked beans). Dinners will also include dessert. Anyone with a presale ticket should pick up their dinner by 12:30 pm.


April 10th, 2015
Rent to Own Housing Risks
Rent-to-Own housing contracts might seem like a good idea but many people don’t understand that after they sign a contract, they could still get evicted and lose their down payment. To learn more about the risks of Rent- to- Own housing, and to join in the effort to educate others, please join us: Community Conversation on the Risks of Rent to Own Housing and What We Can Do Friday April 10 2:00pm-3:30pm Seneca Falls Public Library 47 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 For more information contact Laurie at LKonwinski@dor.org or 607-272-5062 ext 12. The Rent-To-Own Housing awareness campaign is a collaboration of individuals and community agencies including Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes, Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency and the United Way of Seneca County.


April 22nd, 2015
Watoto Choir "Oh, What Love" Tour Concert
The Watoto Choir will be performing their “Oh, What Love” tour concert at Lake Country Christian Church on the evening of Wednesday, April 22nd. This group comes through the Finger Lakes region only once every two years so you will not want to miss the pageantry and color of this event. While the concert entrance is free donations will be taken. LCCC is located at 68 Swift Street, Waterloo, NY. For more information please contact LCCC at 315-539-3899. Watoto is a program that rescues orphaned children and vulnerable women living in Uganda, raising them to become a leader in in their chosen sphere of life so in turn they will rebuild their nation. More information at http://www.watoto.com/home.


April 25th, 2015
Yogi's 2nd Annual Walk and Roll for a Cure
Seneca Lake State Park Shelter #1. Registration is at 1130am. Monies raised go to the ASAP.org (American Syringomyelia and Chiari Alliance Project Inc.) to support research and programs for support, education and awareness. Walk will start at Shelter #1 and continue to just about the Ramada (weather permitting) then turn back, ending at the Shelter #1. Raffles, activities for kids, food and drinks will be available at Shelter #1. Strollers, wagons, wheelchairs, etc. are welcome. To register and or donate please follow this link - tinyurl.com/YogisRegisterDonate Any questions please contact Mike Yogi Borys at mbborys@yahoo.com


June 27th, 2015
Cubs to Camp Car Free Car
Cub Scout Pack 74 in Waterloo will be offering a free Cubs to Camp car wash on Saturday June 27th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, at the Five Star Bank in Waterloo.


July 19th, 2015
Cubs to Camp BBQ
Cub Scout Pack 74 will be doing a chicken BBQ to help raise fund for the cubs to go to camp, on Sunday the 19th from 11 -2 at the Five Star Bank in Waterloo. Dinners are $8 and include chicken a choice of 2 sides (sides are pot salad, mac salad, coleslaw, mashed pot, baked beans). Dinners will also include dessert. Anyone with a presale ticket should pick up their dinner by 12:30 pm.


July 25th, 2015
Cubs to Camp
Cub Scout Pack 74 in Waterloo will be offering a free Cubs to Camp car wash on Saturday July 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, at the Five Star Bank in Waterloo.


August 15th, 2015
Lodi Volunteer Fire Department Tractor and Craft Show
Tractor, Implement, Vendor, Craft show. At the Lodi Vol. fire department. August 15 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Call for info (Chad) 607-244-4327,(Chad) 607-582-7632 or the fire house at 607-582-6700. We will mail or drop off an registration form. Thank You


January 21st, 2015 - April 10th, 2015
FREE Tax Assistance
FREE tax assistance is being offered to Seneca County residents through the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. VITA is free of charge for low to moderate income taxpayers with an annual income of $53,000 or less. Basic taxes are prepared by IRS trained and certified volunteers that are donating their time. The VITA program has 2 sites in Seneca County located in Waterloo and Interlaken. Call the appropriate site to be placed on the wait list. When our schedule is in place we will contact you to set up an appointment. Seneca County Workforce Development 1 DiPronio Drive Waterloo, NY 315-539-1905 Interlaken Public Library 8390 Main Street Interlaken, NY 607-532-4341


March 20th, 2015 - December 31st, 2015
Knights Challenged $5,000 Matching Donations
Waterloo….St. Francis-St. Clare’s Knights of Columbus are in the process of raising thousands of dollars to purchase a new ultrasound machine for Care Net Pregnancy Care Center of the Finger Lakes. PCC Director Doreen Teed explains, "After the Knights raise the first $5000.00, an anonymous benefactor has agreed to make a matching donation of $5000.00!" In 2014 the Pregnancy Care Center located at 551 Exchange Street in Geneva served 584 clients, performed 61 ultrasounds and 102 pregnancy tests. Care Net PCC survives by private donations and has no government support. Teed states, "We are able to help women in unplanned or crisis pregnancies and provide education on abortion alternatives, including parenting and adoption.". Donations/checks can be made to Knights of Columbus Ultrasound and mailed to Care Net PCC of the FL, PO Box 733, Geneva, NY 14456. For more information call Tom Connors at 315-506-8777.

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