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Friday, May 24, 2013
Supervisor's Column: Week of 5/20
The Penfield Art Association (PAA) is gearing up for its 2013 Spring Show, which takes place June 10 – 14 at Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Road. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held Monday, June 10, from 7 – 9 PM. The recipient of the PAA's annual student scholarship award will be introduced during the opening. The judge for this year’s show is Rochester artist Tom Lightfoot who is an associate professor of fine arts at Rochester Institute of Technolog
The Town of Penfield will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony of Remembrance on Monday, May 27 at Penfield Amphitheater in Veterans’ Memorial Park, 3100 Atlantic Avenue. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 am.
This annual ceremony will feature a variety of tributes to veterans and active military personnel, including guest speaker Monroe County Legislator Dan Quatro, and reflective music provided by Penfield Pops Band under the direction of Dick Stacy.
In addition, young people from the Pen
The week of May 19-25 recognizes two very important services in all communities. The first is Emergency Medical Services Week, with this year’s theme being “EMS: More Than a Job, a Calling.” EMS providers are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skil
Penfield’s annual resident spring drop-off runs this Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 11, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to dispose of household materials and brush at the Public Works Complex, 1607 Jackson Road. Materials that will be accepted include furniture, appliances, lawn mowers (fluids drained), car tires (limit four), vehicle batteries, broken concrete, and brush/limbs/logs. Material that will not be accepted are TVs
The Penfield Trails Committee will sponsor a free guided canoe and kayak paddle on Saturday, May 11, 9:00 – 11:00 am.
This guided paddle tour along Irondequoit Creek will head downstream from Ellison Park through the narrows and the marshland, viewing the spring flora and fauna along the way. It will continue on downstream to Empire Blvd. and disembark at LaSalle’s Landing.
Requirements: Personal flotation devices must be worn. You must provide your own canoe/kayak or a