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Herkimer County HealthNet Announces 2nd Annual Cre

12:00PM 2:00PM

Herkimer County HealthNet will recognize farmers’ markets, municipalities, schools, and non-profit organizations for their efforts in improving parks, playgrounds and trails; fostering healthy eating; and enhancing places to exercise at their 2nd Annual Creating Healthy Places Recognition Luncheon. The event will be held at Francesca’s Banquets and Catering, Ilion. The format of the event includes a social meet and greet followed by an awards ceremony. Adam Hutchinson, Executive Director of Herkimer County HealthNet stated that the organizations they are recognizing have committed to create healthy places in their own immediate communities. “They have been great partners, are committed to the health of local residents, and have plans to continuously make improvements in their communities.” Herkimer County HealthNet administers the five-year, Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play grant from the NY State Department of Health. The purpose of the grant is to support environmental and population-wide efforts that accelerate improvements in individual health behaviors and outcomes. These efforts are intended to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior while increasing access to and the consumption of healthy foods. Recognition Luncheon attendees will each have an opportunity to win one of two wellness packages that includes a 6 Week Personal Training (1x/wk) + 12 Group Fitness Class Tickets + 72 Gym Day Pass Tickets from Studio 55. For those who are interested in attending the luncheon, the cost is $15.00 each, and you are encourage to RSVP by e-mailing or call (315) 867-1499.

Square Dance

7:00PM 9:30PM

The Schoharie Valley Hayshakers will hold a mainstream level western square dance at the Middleburgh High School cafeteria. The dance theme is Pie Night. The caller is Ray Taylor and the cuer is Dolores Randall. Please wear soft sole shoes. Phone: 518-595-9213 Email: Website:

Hamilton College Presents Reading and Book Signing

8:00PM 10:00PM

A.S. Byatt has been hailed by some as one of the greatest postmodern novelists in Britain. She achieved bestseller status in the United States in 1990 with her Booker Prize-winning novel Possession: A Romance, a story about a clandestine love affair between two Victorian writers and the two modern-day academics who unearth their secret; the novel was made into a film directed by Neil LaBute in 2002. Her latest novel, The Children’s Book, was shortlisted for both the Booker Prize and the South African Boeke Prize. In 2010, The Children’s Book won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Byatt's most recent book is Ragnarok - the End of the Gods. FREE Hamilton College Chapel