Donate to Yates CCE- An Extension into the Future
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Donate to Yates CCE- An Extension into the Future

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EXTENSION MAKES A DIFFERENCE EVERY DAY -
HERE’S WHERE YOU GET TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

PENN YAN, NY – CCE YATES LAUNCHES ANNUAL “FRIENDS OF EXTENSION” DRIVE

Cornell Cooperative Extension, Yates County is vital to the cultural and economic well-being of our region, according to Arlene Wilson Executive Director Yates CCE. With continued community support, Cornell Cooperative Extension can continue to offer programs that build a stronger Yates County and contribute to individual economic success.

CCE’s impact is far-reaching and diverse. You will find us working in:

  • Youth Programming- our local 4-H is an active part of the Yates County Fair; 4-H provides education in animal care, animal knowledge and showmanship, science/technology, gardens, food and birds; 4-H provides opportunities for youth leadership development, public speaking and pathways to college scholarships;
  • Farming- sharing the latest research and education on ways to increase safe, profitable local farms; education on new crops, supporting another generation of local farms; advocacy for right to farm and local farmland preservation;
  • Food- support of opportunities to promote ‘buying local”; nutrition education classes on food preservation [canning, freezing, drying], and healthy/seasonal recipes;
  • Gardening- providing gardening tips [and seeds]; answering questions on best practices for growing plants; identification of invasive species and strategies for maintaining trees, shrubs and other plants;
  • Lake Preservation- water quality testing and education on how to keep the lakes clean; boat stewards training to conduct inspections and education to prevent invasive species from the lake;
  • Quality of Life- resources and education on money management; energy audits, life skills training to be employment ready.

Your support is needed to ensure that CCE can continue to offer the programs that build a stronger community as well as contributing to the success of individuals and families. Your tax deductible gift for CCE is essential to our ongoing successes. Donations can be made with a credit card online or via a check payable to CCE of Yates County (mail to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County, 417 Liberty St., Suite 1024, Penn Yan, New York 14527). Click here to download a donation form. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Last updated July 26, 2017