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Sullivan Renaissance Calendar of Events Released – Applications Now Online

February 2, 2009

[FERNDALE] – Sullivan Renaissance released its 2009 calendar of seminars, events and deadlines today.  A copy of the calendar is attached.  Details about the various programs are available by contacting the Sullivan Renaissance office at 845-295-2445 or visiting the website at 

Sullivan Renaissance begins its 2009 program at the 13th Annual Winter Conference and Expo on Saturday, February 21 at CVI Building in Ferndale.  “Celebrating Sullivan County – A Place Worth Caring About” features exhibits and workshops on celebrating the bicentennial and historic preservation, Sullivan Renaissance programs, green and sustainable resources, gardening, beautification and community development efforts, and youth activities.  Author James Howard Kunstler will deliver the keynote address.  Registration is available online.

Applications for Beautification and Community Development Grants must be returned by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30 at the CVI Building.  These grants will be awarded at the Spring Forum on April 16 at the CVI Building. 

Please note that several Sullivan Renaissance grant programs have different deadlines and requirements, including: environmental, municipal and seasonal grants; internship and scholarship programs for young people.  Check the website for more information.

Beautification and Community Development Projects must be completed by Monday, August 3 and documentation binders submitted by 5:00 p.m.  Groups will meet with a panel of judges at CVI and their individual project sites during the weekend of August 7 to 9.  The Sullivan Renaissance Awards Ceremony will be held on August 10.

Seminars on a variety of topics of interest to Sullivan Renaissance volunteers and groups are held each month, usually on the first Wednesday.

Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation.  Additional funding has been secured by NYS Senator John J. Bonacic and Assemblywoman Aileen M. Gunther. 

For more information, call 845-295-2445. 



January 14 (Wed): “Get Ready for Renaissance” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

February 4 (Wed): “Wanted: Volunteers Under 21” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

February 21 (Sat): WinterConference and Expo – “Sullivan County – A Place Worth Caring About” with keynote speaker James Howard Kunstler, workshops, applications available – 8:00 a.m. at CVI

March 11 (Wed): “How to Fill Out the Paperwork” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

April 1 (Wed): “All About Trees” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

April 16 (Thurs): Spring Forum – Beautification and Community Development Grants awarded to communities and groups – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

May 6 (Wed): Environmental Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

June 3 (Wed): “Best Kept Secrets of Renaissance” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

July 8 (Wed): Gardening Seminar for Seasonal Communities – to be announced

August 10 (Mon): Renaissance Awards Ceremony – to be announced

September 2 (Wed): “ Understanding Phase II Grants”Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

October 7 (Wed): “Put Your Garden to Bed” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

November 4 (Wed): “Winter Lights” Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI

November 12 (Thurs): Showcase Awards Dinner sponsored by Sullivan County Board of Realtors – 6:00 p.m. at Eagles Nest in Bloomingburg

December 2 (Wed): End of Year Seminar – 7:00 p.m. at CVI


February 2 (Mon): Grant applications available on line –

March 30 (Mon): Beautification and Community Development Grant applications due at CVI 

August 3 (Mon): Beautification and Community Development Project binders due at CVI 

August 7-9 (Fri-Sun): Judging Weekend – Groups meet the judges at CVI and their project sites

For additional program deadlines and information, contact Sullivan Renaissance, 845-295-2442,