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Jeffersonville - September 18

Sue Bodenstein - Columnist
Posted 9/17/20

A big “Thank You” to Jim Hughson and wife Diane for putting together a great Tractor Parade for the Main Street Jeffersonville Event last Saturday!

Everyone had a wonderful time in town, …

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Jeffersonville - September 18


A big “Thank You” to Jim Hughson and wife Diane for putting together a great Tractor Parade for the Main Street Jeffersonville Event last Saturday!

Everyone had a wonderful time in town, taking a wagon ride with Butch Peters (wife Liz helped too) and his beautiful draft horse team, enjoying a tasty Pancake Breakfast at the 1st Presbyterian Church and walking through the Yard Sale to discover and pick up some treasures!

The Annual Duck Race had to be changed to a Duck Raffle with a cute Daisy Duck pulling the lucky winners! Ruth Duncan won 1st place, Ana Steppich won 2nd, Cindy Robertson won 3rd and my Cub Reporter Jack Costello's daughter Laurie from Texas won the Pokey Duck award.

The day was sunny and there were some younger (children) tractor drivers and a hay wagon full of family members too! Many thanks to all of the volunteers that made it a fun family day.

Congratulations to Maggie Herbert, daughter of Joe & Katie Herbert! Maggie was presented an “Outstanding Certificate” award from the Sullivan West School Board for her outstanding academic performance as top of the Career and Technical Education Class of 2020. Maggie is currently studying equine science at SUNY Morrisville.

The Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) invites you to join them at Hestia's Garden. Enjoy a day of art and music at The Pandemic “Plain Air” Plein Air Saturday, September 26th (rain date Sunday, September 27th) from 10-3 at Hestia's Garden in North Branch. All levels and ages are invited to participate. Just bring your mask, supplies and/or instrument. Also, for a discussion of Graham Greene's, Our Man in Havana on September 26th at noon (rain date September 27th). Social Distancing will be practiced and a bag lunch will be provided, therefore, registration is required. For more information and mandatory pre-registration, visit our website WSPLonline.org, or call (845) 252-3360.

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County, Garnet Health Doctors, Sullivan County Public Health Services, SNAP-Ed NY, and Sullivan Renaissance announce Sullivan Rx, a new program making it possible for healthcare providers at Garnet Health Doctors in Monticello to prescribe coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables to patients, redeemable at the CCE Sullivan Fresh Market-on-the-Move.

To participate in the Sullivan Fresh Rx program, ask any healthcare provider at Garnet Health Doctors- Monticello for your $5 coupon to a Sullivan Fresh market. Then, visit any of the five Sullivan Fresh Farmers' Markets to redeem your coupon for fresh fruits and vegetables by October 1st.

The CCE Sullivan Fresh Market-on-the-Move stops in Monticello across from the Sullivan County Government Center on Mondays from 11 to 2p.m., in Liberty at the Sullivan County Public Health building on Wednesdays from 11 to 1p.m., in Loch Sheldrake Public Parking Lot on Wednesdays from 3 to 5p.m., in Wurtsboro at the Community Church on Thursdays from 10:30 to 12:30p.m., and in Fallsburg at the Town Hall on Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30p.m.

Questions about Sullivan Rx can be directed to the Garnet Health Community Coordinator at 845-794-3300, ext. 2727. For more information on the 2020 Sullivan Fresh Farmers' Market season, visit www.sullivancce.org.


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