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SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow and succeed nationwide, local chapter will offer mentoring and advice to small businesses during a special virtual session Oct. 30.
Attendees will learn what you need to know about insurance when starting a small business and what changes existing businesses need to make during this period of the pandemic.
A SCORE expert will cover all the types of insurance needed for new business and the changes necessitated during this trying time for an existing business. Coverage will include: Liability Insurance, Property Insurance, Worker's Compensation Insurance and Medical Insurance.
Register in advance online.Find out more »
The Southwest YMCA and Onondaga Community College invite families to a free trick-or-treat drive-thru on Halloween from 10 a.m. to Noon on the OCC campus. Attendees will drive-thru, and volunteers will distribute treats. Cars will process around the road which loops campus, then drive into the parking lot in front of the Southwest YMCA and SRC Arena where there will be a photo booth and plenty of treats for attendees. Families and cars are encouraged to dress up and mask up. Anyone who wants to attend is encouraged to register in advance at http://www.sunyocc.edu/trickortreat.Find out more »
Gio’s “Mask Up” Trunk or Treat is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 515 Oakwood Ave.Find out more »
There's an urgent need for donors during these uncertain times. To support social distancing, appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code: EXPO2020 or use the Blood Donor App.
Additionally, The American Red Cross is committed to helping others in meaningful ways during this pandemic. For a limited time, the American Red Cross will test all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies as an additional health service to our donors. If you’re eligible and feeling well, we recommend scheduling an appointment now.Find out more »
We Rise Above The Streets will resume servicing Syracuse's homeless friends Saturday, Nov. 7. There are some new social distancing and safety rules the group must implemented to keep all healthy. Organizers will take temperatures and all volunteers must wear a mask as well as practice social distancing. Also hand sanitizer will be available. Volunteer opportunities will be by appointment only. Call ahead to schedule your day to serve. To volunteer, call (315) 491-7164.Find out more »
Onondaga Earth Corps mission is to empower youth to be active participants in creating positive change for their communities and their environment. This virtual fundraiser will showcases the OEC crew and their accomplishments this season by showing a professionally made introductory video highlighting past and present work, share current projects and how the organization has responded to the unique challenges of COVID-19 and 2020. Crew, staff and partners will share testimonials, hold a panel discussion and Q&A session.Find out more »
The Sankofa Wellness and Resource Center presents a bi-weekly food share on Wednesdays. Organizers will provide dry goods (rice, beans etc.) and fresh produce, and items will be distributed utilizing social distancing guidelines. Photo ID is preferred. Pre-registration is not required. To learn more, call (315) 345-4239.Find out more »
Fabiola Jean-Louis and catalog writers Dr. Tanisha Jackson, Yvonne Buchanan and Shana Gelin join to discuss Jean-Louis's exhibition "Rewriting History." Jean-Louis’ body of work addresses complicated layers of self-awareness and what makes up the historical truths we have been taught to accept about race and the roles of women, both past and present. She questions and thereby magnifies the injustice of the foundational structure of our society while implicitly asking the viewer to make a change. In this way, Rewriting History engages with a vision of the future – one of resilience and justice.Find out more »
Holiday baskets will be distributed from noon to 4 p.m. the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Each family will receive one box courtesy of Project S.O.U.L. (Southside Organizing Urban Lives) and R.A.P. (Reclaiming our African Pride).Find out more »
The Sankofa Wellness and Resource Center offers a bi-weekly food share on Wednesdays. It provides dry goods (rice, beans etc.) and fresh produce. By utilizing social distancing guidelines, organizers also offer a grab n go option to provide the food items. Photo ID is preferred. Pre-registration is not required. To register, use the link for Eventbrite below. If you are unable to do so, call (315) 345-4239.Find out more »