Roxbury News: March 12, 2008

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According to the scoreboard, the Roxbury Rockets were not the winners of the game at SUNY Cortland on Saturday night. However, they were winners in their teamwork, and should be proud of their efforts and accomplishments, according to a member of the audience at the State Class D Tournament quarterfinal. Noteworthy, too, is the good showing of supportive school and community members who cheered the team on from the bleachers.
The CABS program (Child and Babysitting Safety) comes to Grand Gorge Civic Center on Saturday, March 15 from 1-3 p.m. Participants will learn basic babysitting skills as well as First Aid and CPR for infants and children. The event is free for current Girl Scouts. There is a fee for non-Girl Scouts. For more information phone 607 432-2910.
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Halcottsville steps off at noon on Sunday, March 16. For further information or to sign up a unit to be in the parade, contact Lori Camillone at 607 326-4546.
Mark your calendar for Sunday, March 16 at 2 p.m. for the Decentralization Grant Award Ceremony and Reception at The Roxbury Arts Group, Vega Mountain Road. The annual event recognizes recipients of Community Arts Funding made possible through the New York State Council on the Arts. Nineteen applications from Delaware County share a total of $24,500 in funding awards. The funding will provide over 17 concerts, 18 workshops, 13 lectures, over 30 theatrical performances, several visual arts exhibits and more than 20 events for children and family audiences. Venues are all over Delaware County. Call RAG at 607 326-7908 for schedules and locations of grant-funded events.