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April 24th, 2014
A Tax Guide for Small Business Owners
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a seminar entitled “A Tax Guide for Small Business Owners” on Thursday, April 24th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Corning Community College's Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway West, Corning NY. Suzanne Reusch of the NY State Department of Taxation and Finance will cover the following subjects: Sales Tax Issues, Employment Issues, Federal Conformity, Business Credits, NYS On-line Services and more. The cost of the seminar is $10. Pre-registration is required by April 22nd. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail

May 3rd, 2014
Catholic Charities’ Gala: The Roaring Twenties
Enjoy an evening of enchantment & entertainment while raising vital funds for charity. This is a community effort to help us feed the hungry and house the homeless. • Hors d’oeuvres, pasta and carving stations, salad & dessert with cash bar • Featuring live music by GENO & Friends • Live & Silent Auction (item listing at • All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Chemung County Last year’s event raised nearly $11,000 for needed programs and services! Elmira Country Club, Elmira, NY Only $75/person Sponsorships: Reserved Seating for 8 Starting at $700 TICKET PURCHASING: Mail/ In Person: 215 E Church St, Elmira, NY 14901 Website:

May 7th, 2014
Business Planning Workshop - Corning
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a “Business Planning Workshop” on Wednesday, May 7th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at CCC's Business Development Center, 24 Denison Parkway West, Room 111, Corning, NY. This seminar will discuss the necessary steps to formalize your business, legal requirements, business structure, and business plan development. Pre-registration is required by May 5th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail

May 16th, 2014 - May 17th, 2014
Lake To Lake Quilt Guild Show - "Bloom Where You're Planted: Bloom into Spring"
Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild Presents Spring Quilt Show at New Location Join the Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild at the Phelps Community Center for quilt show, May 16 and 17, 2014. Phelps, NY (May 16 & 17, 2014) – The Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild’s biennial quilt show, “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color,” will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:30 am to 5 pm, at the Phelps Community Center (8 Banta Street, Room 207, Phelps, NY 14532). Admission is $5.00 per person. The “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show will feature over 200 quilts, art quilts and textiles made by guild members. Enjoy a gift gallery, merchant booths, door prizes and daily demonstrations. This year, with the encouragement of the Phelps Community Center, the guild will present an “Introduction to Quilting” from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 17. Contact the Phelps Community Center at 315-548-8484 to sign up in advance. Visitors are also invited to try quilting at this year’s all new interactive quilt display. Guild Members Marie Peek and Janet Howard Honored with Special Exhibits Please help us congratulate Marie Peek, 2012 Honorary Member, and Janet Howard our newest Honorary Member for 2014. See a special exhibit highlighting the talents of both Marie Peek and Janet Howard at the “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Spring into Color” Quilt Show. Honorary guild members are chosen for the work they do to promote and preserve the art of quilting. Fabric Postcard Sale, Quilt Raffle and Trunk Show Stop by the Fabric Postcard Sale to purchase a miniature art quilt made by guild members. These ingenious fabric cards are suitable for mailing or display. While selecting your postcard, purchase $1.00 raffle tickets to win our “Finger Lakes Galaxy Quilt” (90” x 108”); paper pieced by members of the guild, top assembled by Janet Wilhelm and long arm quilted by current guild president, Val Schultz. The proceeds from these two projects will be donated to Milly’s Pantry, Penn Yan, New York. We will also have little purses on sale with the proceeds to benefit Safe Harbor of the Finger Lakes. Linda Hunter, noted Quiltmaker and Quilting Teacher, will be giving a trunk show and lecture about Scrap Quilting with 5” squares on May 16. On May 17 she will be participating in a bed quilt turning. Both of these events will be at 2:00. Phelps Community Center will be offering a luncheon menu both days. For more information About the Guild Lake-to-Lake Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month, year-round at the Gorham Methodist Church, South Street, Gorham, NY. Guild activities include: skill challenges and exchanges; quilting classes and lectures by local and national quilt teachers; service projects and a biennial quilt show. To learn more, visit Contact: Ann Hawkins

April 1st, 2014 - May 2nd, 2014
Build A Business Series - Steuben
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a Build a Business Series starting on Tuesday, April 1st at The Veterans Memorial facility (VFW), 7230 State Route 54, Bath, NY 14810. This course is set to an aggressive schedule which will encourage participants to complete a business plan in less than a month. The Build a Business Series is a practical, hands-on, program designed to help unemployed entrepreneurs clarify the skills needed to create, manage, and grow a successful business. In this series, participants don’t just learn about business planning, they will have the opportunity to ask questions of community professionals about their business ideas. The Build a Business Series combines facilitator-led sessions, guest subject-matter experts, and idea sharing with peers. At the end of the course, participants will present business plans to local economic developers and lenders. Pre-registration is required by March 28th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail

Sodus Point Lighthouse
" Sodus Point Lighthouse "
A sunny view of Sodus Point Lighthouse through the arbor in the garden on Saturday.

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