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JUNE 2021                                        TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS                                                        PAGE 8

           Tioga Co. Employees Collect Items for Rural                             Tioga Arts Council New Exhibit
               Ministry’s “Soap for Hope” Campaign                                               “Between Starshine & Clay”

                                                                                                                            Tioga Arts Coucil’s (TAC) juried
              Each  year,  during  the  month  of        Staff at the Ronald E. Dougherty                              exhibition  for  June  is  “Between
         May,  Tioga  County  Rural  Ministry   County  Office  Building,  56  Main                                    Starshine  &  Clay:  An  Exhibition
         places  bins  throughout  the  Owego   St., Owego created a competition of                                    Celebrating Artists of Color”.
         community  –  in  churches,  schools,   who  could  collect  the  most  items.                                      Represented in the exhibit are 20
         and  businesses  –  anywhere  there  is   Two teams were created and during                                   artists of color from places including
         regular foot traffic. The bins are for   the  month  of  May,  employees                                      Broome,  Onondaga,  Tioga,  and
         collecting  personal  hygiene  prod-  brought in items to contribute.                                         Tompkins Counties.
         ucts,  household  cleaning  products,        Items  were  counted  on  May  28,                                     The  exhibit,  which  is  sponored
         toilet paper, dish and laundry deter-  and the winning team collected 373                                     by  the  Owego  Rotary  Club,  will be
         gent,  soap,  deodorant,  and  tooth-  items. The other team collected 203                                    on  display  until  June  26,  Tuesdays
         paste.  These  items  may  not  be  pur-  items. The 576 items will be dropped                                through Saturdays, 11am to 4pm.
         chased  with  SNAP  (food  stamp)   off  at  Tioga  County  Rural  Ministry                                        Tioga  Arts  Council  is  at  179
         benefits so they are highly desirable.   for their pantry guests to utilize.                                  Front  Street  in  Owego.  For  more
                                                                                                                       information, call TAC at 687-0785.

                                 All events will be held at the Ballpark on Route 96 (Spencer Rd.), Candor, N. Y.
                                               Check us out on line at:
                                                 Facebook: Candor NY Annual 4th of July Celebration
                                      All rules and regulations regarding CDC guidelines for wearing masks,
                                              crowd limitations, and social distancing will be enforced.

            ** Wristbands, ticket packs available every day!
            *The Carnival rides will be from 6pm to 11pm based on attendance and weather permitting.
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