Gloversville – Lexington, Chapter of NYSARC, Inc., has scheduled an Informational Session and Tour of its programs and services for parents/caregivers of people with disabilities, and school personnel and other professionals at the Agency’s facility at 465 N. Perry Street, Johnstown. This event is pertinent for those who support students of all ages who would benefit from any of Lexington’s services, to help students and their family/care provider with future transitioning needs when graduating high school, or with Lexington services/supports that are available to children or adults with developmental disabilities who are at home.
The event’s program includes “Welcome and History of Lexington,” “Overview of Services,” “A Parent’s Perspective,” a viewing of a video about the Agency, a Tour of one of Lexington’s Day Habilitation Programs, and a Question and Answer session. Breakfast refreshments will be served. Registration begins at 7:45am.
To register for the event, please contact Nicole Laporta at Lexington at (518) 736-4100.
Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Upstate Cerebal Palsy
On Thursday April 25 2013 at the Tradewinds Education Center (Upstate Cerebral Palsy) there will be a spaghetti dinner and bake sale in the cafeteria between 4-7. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds go to benefit the Tradewinds Education Center Prom in June.
Dog Obedience Class
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County will be offering spring 4-H Dog Handling and Obedience classes. The classes will begin Thursday, April 25th and will continue each Thursday evening from 6:30-7:30 p.m. through the end of June. All classes will be held at the Oneida County Extension Office (Farm and Home Center) at 121 Second Street in Oriskany.
This dog obedience course is designed for youth ages 9-19 years who are interested in working with their dog. The dogs will be handled by the youth but an adult is required to attend each session. The dogs must be at least six months of age to attend. Proof of the dog’s vaccinations and a current rabies certificate is required.
The enrollment fee is $15.00 for youth currently enrolled in 4-H and $30.00 for youth not currently enrolled in 4-H. For more information or registration materials contact Kristi Cranwell at 315-736-3394, Ext. 122 or register online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/4HDogHandlingCourse_230.