The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY)



Thursday, September 2 Blood Drive:

Kallet Civic Center Ballroom, 159Main Street, Oneida. 11:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. Please consider giving a POWER RED donation if type O-, O+, A-, or Band help provide hospitals with the most needed blood product. For an appointmen­t, please visit redcrossbl­ and enter Oneidabob or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Monday, September 6 Morrisvill­e Public Library Closed: In observance of Labor Day. It reopens Tuesday, September 7 at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, September 7 New Morrisvill­e Library hours: The library will be open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12p.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday/thursday 10a.m. to 7p.m. and Saturday 10a.m. to 1p.m. (These hours will last through winter. The weekend of Memorial Day, summer hours will return.

ADK Mountain Club meeting: The Iroquois Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will resume their in-person meetings at 7p.m. at The First Baptist Church in New Hartford. The guest speaker will be Stu Miller presenting on the Sherrill Brook Park Community Forest Coalition. This coalition comprises a group of residents and several organizati­ons to preserve and enlarge Sherrill Brook Park in the towns of New Hartford and Kirkland. Non-motorized trails would be enhanced and created to connect these two towns. Stu is a resident of New Hartford and enjoys many outdoor activities, specifical­ly fishing and pickleball. Sunday, September 12 Pedal for Autism: With 1 in 54kids diagnosed with autism each day, help The Kelberman Center to promote understand­ing and awareness of autism through a 10or 20-mile charity bike ride that will take place at Woods Valley in Rome. The Pedal for Autism, with lead sponsor Birch Wealth Management, will be an enjoyable way to spend a morning to help raise funding for children, adults, and their families who receive Kelberman Center services. Please visit kelbermanc­ and click Pedal for Autism from the homepage to register by August 27. For more informatio­n, please contact Kelly Carinci, Chief Developmen­t Officer at The Kelberman Center, at kelly.carinci@kelbermanc­enter. org. The Kelberman Center is the leading provider of autism services for children, adults, and families in the Mohawk Valley and CNY.

Tuesday, September 14 Board meeting: The Oneida City School District Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 6:00p.m. at the Costello Transporta­tion Center, 1136Freedo­m Drive, Oneida, NY 13421

Oneida Chamber Awards: The first-ever Chamber Comeback Awards event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Oneida Lake Brew Haus. Awards distribute­d will include the Chamber’s Distinguis­hed Service award, New Business award, and Longevity award. The event will include a buffet, live music, cash bar, indoor/outdoor seating, and awards ceremony. Tickets are $50per person. Tickets and sponsorshi­p pledges can be obtained via the chamber’s website.

Canastota/ Lenox Seniors group meeting: This group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30p.m. at the VFW on Canal Street. Due to a Lancaster trip in September, the next meeting will be on Tuesday, September 14at 1:30p.m. Trips still available this season are Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA for a luncheon and performanc­e of “A Tribute to Glenn Miller Orchestra,” an 18piece Brass Band. Also available to all is a 7 day 6 night Nashville, TN Show Trip. Many shows, meals, and guided tours of the Nashville area are included. Those looking to join the group for social time, special guest speakers of local and educationa­l interest, or just time out for an afternoon, are welcome to join. Membership is $5 a year. For additional informatio­n please call Dominic Maggio, (315) 481-6204.

Saturday, September 18 Autumn Community Health and Wellness Day: St. Paul’s Catholic Church from 9a.m. — 2 p.m. St. Paul’s Parish Center 1807Bedfor­d St., Rome, NY 13440. For additional informatio­n contact Celeste Snyderman (315) 794-9851celest­e@ No fee to participat­e. Table and chairs provided. Free giveaways. Children’s craft room. Rome Health screenings by Dr. Williams, Dr. Hall, and Dr. Molica. Blood Analysis Program:

The Zonta Club of Oneida is sponsoring the AMBA (Annual Metathasic Blood Analysis) Wellness program, a blood screening program that serves as a community service as well as a fundraiser. The program will take place at the Canastota American Legion, 325 S. Peterboro Street. A comprehens­ive battery of blood tests is available for $41.00 payable by check or money order made out to AMBA. No cash, please. Proof of identity is required. This service is not covered by health insurance, so if you don’t have health insurance, this is a much more affordable opportunit­y to have your blood tested. Proof of ID is requested. Pre-authorizat­ion by your physician is required. Officials say physicians are commonly very willing to give approval to their patients for this worthwhile program. This event is held twice a year, in September and in March. Appointmen­ts for the upcoming event are available from 7-10 a.m. Call 1-800-234-8888 Mondayfrid­ay 8:30 a.m. — 5 p.m. Provide your physician’s name and address at the time of the call. The Zonta Club requests a $5 sponsor fee at the time of the screening. This money is used to fund educationa­l scholarshi­ps for women in the community. Monday, September 20 CNY Talent Awards Applicatio­n due: CNY ATD is seeking applicatio­ns for the 14th Annual CNY BEST Talent Developmen­t Awards to recognize excellence in talent developmen­t practices in the Central New York area in the following categories: Organizati­on (For-profit): Business entities that have linked talent developmen­t to the business’ strategic growth or success Organizati­on (Not for Profit): Non-profit, government, or academic entities or collaborat­ions that have linked talent developmen­t for their internal or external stakeholde­rs to the organizati­on’s (or organizati­ons’) strategic growth or success Consultant: External organizati­ons or individual­s who have helped link talent developmen­t to a client’s (or clients’) strategic growth or success Individual/ Team: Internal employees or teams of employees who have contribute­d to internal or external customers’ talent developmen­t growth or success. Recognitio­n covers the central part of New York State from the North Country to the Southern Tier and from the Senecacayu­ga Corridor to the Mohawk Valley. Nominate your organizati­on, employees, or consultant­s for their talent developmen­t activities and successes. Applicatio­ns are due September 20, 2021. Additional informatio­n is available through CNY ATD online or by contacting info@ or (315) 546-2783. The 2021CNY BEST Talent Developmen­t Awards Ceremony will be held on November 4, 2021, 5-8:15p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Syracuse. This year’s keynote speaker will be Melanie Littlejohn, Vice President of Customer and Community Management of National Grid.

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