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[LOCH SHELDRAKE] – The public is invited to honor the volunteers who are improving communities throughout Sullivan County at the Sullivan Renaissance 2012 Awards Ceremony on Monday, August 13. The event is being held in the Seelig Theater at SUNY Sullivan in Loch Sheldrake. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with light refreshments; the program begins at 6:45 p.m.
Community organizations have been hard at work on dozens of projects since grants were awarded in April. Some communities can still use help from more volunteers before judging begins on August 9. To contact a group in your community, call
Projects judged the most successful in completing their beautification efforts will be announced at the 2012 Awards Ceremony and receive additional grants between $1000 and $25,000. Participants in all Sullivan Renaissance programs will be acknowledged. Young people will be recognized for participating in the intern leadership program. Scholarships for Sullivan Renaissance volunteers will be announced by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties, and the SUNY Sullivan Foundation.
Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation. Sponsors include Bold Gold Media Group/Thunder 102, FisherMears Associates, Kristt Company, Robert Green Dealerships, Sullivan County Democrat, The River Reporter, Thompson Sanitation and WSUL/WVOS.
For information, contact 845-295-2445 or www.sullivanrenaissance.org.