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Pancake Eaters are wanted for the CNY Maple Festival Pancake Eating contest.
The CNY Maple Festival, held in Marathon, is hosting their “Pancake Eating Contest” the first day of the two-day Festival, on March 21st in the High School Auditorium at 9am.
Each contestant is sponsored by a not for profit organization, that has campaigned for pledges for each pancake that is eaten.
Send a post card or letter to: Pancake Eating Contest, P.O. Box 291, Marathon, NY 13803. Give the name of the not for profit, the contact person with telephone number, the name of the pancake eater along with their contact information and mail it.
Purchase a $3 raffle ticket from the Marathon Community Scholarship Foundation for your chance to win a free 2-minute shopping spree at Gregg's Market Place in Marathon.
Raffle tickets will be on sale at the Marathon Gregg's Market Place on Saturday, March 7th and March 14th from 9am to 5pm.
Tickets will also be sold at the Central NY Maple Festival on Saturday, March 21st and Sunday, March 22nd inside the Marathon High School.
The winning ticket will be chosen on Sunday, March 22nd at 3pm in the high school auditorium. The shopping spree will be held Thursday, March 26 at 7pm.
Proceeds benefit graduating Marathon High School students.
Register for a free Living Healthy Diabetes Workshop series that starts Thursday, March 5, at 6pm at the Peck Memorial Library, 24 Main St. in Marathon.
Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health — and your life! Discover better nutrition & exercise choices; find practical ways to deal with pain & fatigue; learn how to talk with your doctor & family about your health.
Caregivers and family members are also welcome to attend.
To register or for more information, please call Seven Valleys Health Coalition at 756-4198.
Register for the free Family Matters Egg Drop Contest coming up on Wednesday, March 11th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the McGraw High School.
This family fun night includes a meal, positive messages, and a fun activity families can participate in together.
Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact Heather Kehoe at 756-8970 x 261, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RSVP today as Think Again Group (TAG) is holding a special meeting on Suicide Prevention awareness and education in Cortland County on Wednesday, March 11th.
Garra Lloyd-Lester, Youth Suicide Prevention Specialist from the Suicide Prevention Center of NYS, will be facilitating the session and will guide participants through a logic and planning model for goals to reduce and eliminate youth suicides in our community.
The meeting is in Room 203 at SUNY Cortland Beard Building at 11am. Please RSVP to 756-4198.
Register today as the Elizabeth Brewster House is providing a free luncheon and educational program to the community at 11am on Thursday, March 19th.
Local experts on assisted living will share the questions to ask and provide some answers to look for when deciding on senior care. They will receive valuable tips on: asking about a community’s ownership and financial status; getting straight answers about fees and services covered; knowing how future healthcare needs will be met; and protecting financial assets.
The Soup’s On menu will include, Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup, Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Soup, and Hearty Chicken with Egg Noodle Soup, tossed garden salad, freshly baked rolls, and an assortment of homemade desserts.
Space is limited so reservations are encouraged.
Call Jessica Gilbert at the Elizabeth Brewster House to reserve your spot at749-2442.
Sign up for a Youth Empowerment Workshop on Saturday, March 21st taking place at Ultimate Athletics, located in the Beach House Mall at 37 Main St. in Cortland at 11am, for ages 11 and under & at 1pm for ages 12 and over.
This is free and space is limited space.
-Wednesday, March 4th
There's a town hall meeting at 6:30pm at OCM BOCES – McEvoy Center, Conference Center. (Behind main building)
Topics include: Are behaviors addictive? Symptoms of problem gambling, Issues associated with problem gambling and how to help a problem gambler.
For more information contact Cortland Prevention Resources at 756-8970.
-Thursday, March 5th
Join SAGE and the Cortland LGBT Center for their March Potluck at 5pm.
Please bring a dish to pass, if you can.
They are meeting at their new location, Grace and Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, located at 13 Court St. in Cortland.
-Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th
The play ‘The Crucible’ By Arthur Miller is being presented at the Cortland High School Auditorium at 7:30pm on both nights.
If you’d like a ticket we have some available here in the radio station office. Call us at 749-9942 to reserve your tickets.
-Saturday, March 7th
The 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge was previously scheduled for Saturday, March 7th, but frigid temperatures, a frozen pond, and lofty snow banks have compelled the United Way to postpone the annual fundraiser to April 18th.
-Saturday, March 7th
CAoG Women's Ministry is Hosting Linda Shutts, Director of the Aid to Victims of Violence & Breakfast.
The Women’s Ministry of Christian Assembly of God invites all women in the Cortland community, located at 175 Port Watson St. in Cortland at 9am for a light breakfast & fellowship.
Linda will be sharing her story/testimony as well as what this agency in does in the community.
There is no charge for this event and childcare is provided.
-Saturday, March 7th
The Homer Community Blood Drive is from 8am to 1pm, at the Homer 1st United Methodist Church, located 16 Cayuga St. (on the Green).
A Double Red Cell Collection unit will be available at this drive for type A-, B-, AB-, and O.
Anyone who wishes to donate should call and make an appointment at 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org.
Folks with appointments are given first priority, but walk-ins are welcome.
-Sunday, March 8th
The Homer Little League has a skills assessment at the JM McDonald Sports Complex.
Children must be registered online to participate in the Skills Assessment.
You can register at hllbaseball.com.
-Sunday, March 8th
The CNY Heat Basketball AAU has a Pancake Breakfast from 8am to 11am at the Homer Elks Lodge.
Cost is $8 for ages 9 and up, $5 ages 4-8 & free for those 3 and under. Tickets will be available at the door.
For more information call Kimberly Record at 756-5202.
-Monday, March 9th
The Cayuga Bird Club has a business meeting at 7:30pm with the presentation to follow at approximately 8pm at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, located at 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd. in Ithaca.
Cayuga Bird Club member Suan Yong will share photos and information about the last continent and the nature tourism industry that has made it more accessible than you might think.
Doors open at 7pm. There is limited seating and the doors will be closed when the auditorium is full. Admission is free.
Call 800-843-2473, or email email@example.com for more information.
-Wednesday, March 11th
Come hangout with the LGBTQ Youth Group from 6pm to 7:30pm at the LGBT Resource Center, located on 73 Main St. in Cortland.
They’re a safe and fun social group where you can come participate in activities, meet new people, or just hang out.
Call Leah with any questions at 756-8970 x254.
-Friday, March 13th
The McLean Community Church, located at 50 Church St. in McLean is having a country style BBQ Pork Rib Dinner from 4:30pm to gone.
The menu includes Country style pork rib, potatoes, vegetable medley, roll, beverage and homemade cobbler for $8.
-Wednesday, March 18th
It’s Kick Butts Day, a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco.
Reality Check will be at CACTC’s Jump Start 10 Youth Conference at SUNY Cortland.
Check out realitycheckofny.com to learn more about Reality Check and ways to stand up to the tobacco industry in our community.
-Friday, March 20th & Saturday March 21st
Musicians and friends of the church present Broadway and Hollywood Meet Church Street.
This free musical variety show begins at 7pm at the Presbyterian Church, located at 25 Church St. in Cortland.
They’ll be reception after the Friday performance.
-Saturday, March 21st
The St. Mary’s School Spaghetti Dinner is 5pm to 8pm.
The menu includes Tossed salad, homemade meatball with sauce, Italian bread, desserts, and coffee and spring punch.
Cost for Adults is $8 and children 5 to 10 years old are $6.
-Saturday, March 21st and Saturday, March 28th
The CRT Guild Proudly presents their annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre “The Y Files, Where Are The Cows.”
Tickets are $55 a person. Tickets include welcome reception, cash bar, dinner and show. Doors open at 6:30pm.
For tickets, contact CRT Downtown, located at 24 Port Watson St. or call them at 800-427-6160 or at the Bling Store, located at 101 Main St.
-Saturday, March 21st
There’s a Nature Hike at Lime Hollow at 10am.
All hikes will depart from the Visitor Center on McLean Road and typically last an hour and a half.
Don't forget binoculars, field guides, small snack and a water bottle. There are some binoculars available to borrow. Admission is free and donations are appreciated.
For more information call 662-4632 or visit www.limehollow.org.
-Saturday, March 28th
The Homer Elks Lodge is administrating the Homer March Madness 3K.
The race is from the Elks Lodge and starts at 9am.
Entries received by March 1st are $15 & guaranteed a T-shirt and after March 1st its $20.
For more information contact Jennie Guy at 497-3869 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Saturday, March 28th
The YWCA of Cortland is hosting a Pizza Palooza for your family.
They’ll have an obstacle course, pickle ball, open swim, arts & crafts, and more.
Activities will begin at 3pm. After the fun, join them in the Multi-Purpose Room for a pizza dinner.
Register before March 14th and only pay $12 per family of 4, It’ll be $15 after that date. Additional family members are $2. Activities are for children ages 3 and up.
Children must have parental or adult supervision. For more information, please call the YWCA at 753-9651.