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[BETHEL] – The public is invited to honor the volunteers who are improving communities throughout Sullivan County at the 2014 Sullivan Renaissance Awards Ceremony on Monday, August 11. The event is being held in the Events Gallery at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with light refreshments; the program begins at 6:45 p.m.
Community organizations are now finishing their work at dozens of projects throughout Sullivan County. To find out how to get involved with a group in your community, call Sullivan Renaissance at 845-295-2445.
The Awards Ceremony will recognize all of this year’s projects and award additional grants between $1000 and $25,000 to those judged the most successful in completing their beautification efforts. The winner of the contest for seasonal communities will receive Community Mitzvah Awards of $10,000, $5000 and $3000.
Scholarships for Sullivan Renaissance volunteers will be announced by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties, and the SUNY Sullivan Foundation. Members of the Sullivan Renaissance Volunteers Corps will be recognized, as will young people who participated in the intern leadership program.
Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation. Sponsors include Bold Gold Media Group/Thunder 102, FisherMears Associates, Kristt Company, Robert Green Dealerships, Sullivan County Democrat, The River Reporter, Thompson Sanitation, and WSUL/WVOS.
For information and to RSVP, contact 845-295-2445 or www.sullivanrenaissance.org.