The Summer Youth Work Program
Aug19

The Summer Youth Work Program

My Personal Experience As a participant in the Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYETP), I can say that you will end up doing many fun things. The Program offers work sites that will allow most people to do the type of work that they want to do. In the beginning, because of orientation, I thought that the program was going to be very boring. Orientation covers all of the expectations and legal requirements of becoming an...

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National Soft Serve Ice Cream Day
Aug19

National Soft Serve Ice Cream Day

Today, August 19th, is national ice cream day. Who doesn’t love ice cream? Definitely a holiday worth celebrating! Soft serve ice cream is the result of air being introduced to the dairy product during the freezing process. In 1934 on Memorial Day weekend, Tom Carvel had a flat tire on his ice cream truck in Hartsdale, New York.  After pulling into a parking lot, he began selling the softened ice cream to vacationers driving by....

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The Cutest Cats at SNAP
Aug11

The Cutest Cats at SNAP

During our Volunteer Day at CNY SNAP (Central New York Spay Neuter Assistance Program) we took a ton of cute pictures of the kitties at the facility. Not sure of what I’m talking about? Check out the previous article “A Day at CNY SNAP” to learn more. But here’s a bunch of the cute kitties we saw on our visit. This cutie wants to be saved! This guy wasn’t ready for the photo shoot, looks a bit surprised....

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A Day at the 4-H Camp Owahta
Aug07

A Day at the 4-H Camp Owahta

4-H Camp Owahta is a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cortland County. The camp was started in 1952 because there was a need for a local camp for kids to experience 4-H. 4-H is a worldwide youth development program available in every state and over eighty countries. It is open to all youth aged 5 to 19, who want to have fun, learn new skills, and explore the world. Here at Camp they provide those opportunities for children...

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A Day Volunteering at CNY SNAP
Aug05

A Day Volunteering at CNY SNAP

Working throughout the region, CNY SNAP (Central New York Spay Neuter Assistance Program) does whatever they can to help the pet overpopulation (mainly focusing on cats). Whether its providing low cost spay and neuter services for those who cannot afford a regular vet or rescuing and adopting out cats, as well as handling a few feral cat. SNAP tries its hardest, all while being completely volunteer run.   Noyze Volunteer Day...

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