CAP-21 Board Member Sandy Booton, gift basket winner, Claire Ochmanek and CAP-21 Executive Director Nick
Sunday, September 6 was a beautiful day for 3,100-plus CAPPY Ducks to take their annual swim down the Moose River in the annual Duck Derby in Old Forge.
Sponsored by CAP-21, it is the organization’s only fundraiser, with proceeds allowing the continuance of its regional community development and grant writing work. Continue reading
by Gina Greco
Over thirty community members from Old Forge and surrounding areas attended a meeting to brainstorm program ideas that would enable the aging community to live as independently as possible.
The meeting took place on Wednesday, August 5 at Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church in Old Forge. Continue reading
by Nick Rose
The Senior Health Activities Recreation Program (SHARP) and CAP-21, along with The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. and The Health Foundation for Western and CNY, would like to learn more about needed programs that would enable people to remain in their own communities and live as independently as possible as they age.
We want to develop these projects collaboratively, in partnership with those who are most directly affected by what goes on as they live and work in the community. Continue reading
The Hanging Flower Basket Program is off to a great start! This year, approximately 230 baskets were planted, watered and hung in the Towns of Forestport, Webb as well as in the hamlets of Big Moose and Stillwater.
CAP-21 would like to thank all who came out for our annual “Flower Potting Party” and got dirty with us! And we would like to thank those who have recently donated: Continue reading
CAP-21 has kicked off the campaign for its 5th annual CAPPY DUCK Derby. This year’s event is scheduled for September 6, the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, at 12:15.
Once again there are 13 Lucky Duck prizes including a chance to win $100,000 sponsored by OddsOn Promotions.
If no one hits the $100,000 jackpot, that special Lucky Duck will attend a Billy Joel concert live at Madison Square Garden. Continue reading
CAP-21 has just completed a successful campaign to raise funds for new carpeting for the Inlet Senior/Community Center located at the Inlet Town Hall.
A number of organizations contributed to replacing the old and frayed carpeting which was getting to the point of being a safety hazard for some of the users of the building. Continue reading
Volunteer Potters: Back row: Jim Zurakowski, Carolyn Trimbach, Fred Trimbach, Bob Stanton, Doug Collum, Bill Keener. Front row: Nick Rose, Kristin Frymire, Joann Zurakowski, Karen Welch, Frank Rudolph, Jean Murdock, Linda Keener, Donna Baratta, Eleanor Stanton. Kneeling: Tyler Rudolph, Emily Rudolph, Gavin Zimmerman, Mackenzie Zimmerman, Bob Zimmerman. Missing from photo: Art Milligan, Sallie Zimmerman, Kate Russell, JB Herron, and Mike Ross. Photo by Gina Greco
Community volunteers came to the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street in Old Forge on Wednesday, June 10 to plant the hundreds of hanging baskets that now line the Route 28 corridor from Thendara to Raquette Lake, as well as the hamlets of Big Moose and Stillwater.
The flower basket beautification project, now in its 17th year, is sponsored by CAP-21.