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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Announces 2014 Summer Programs

4-H Camp Bristol Hills, owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, is celebrating 89 years of camping excellence in 2014.  4-H Camp is open to all interested youth. The camp features outdoor recreation and environmental education activities, including: shooting sports, fishing, ropes course, aquatics, horseback riding, geocaching, Continue reading →

Sean Egan of Staten Island

NY’s top youth volunteers honored

Sean Egan, 17, of Staten Island, and Haley Maier, 11, of Gasport, were named New York’s top two youth volunteers of 2014 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Sean was nominated by Monsignor Farrell High School in Staten Continue reading →

Project Rule Founder and Reigning Miss Jr. Teen Rochester Alia Bajorek

The Anti-Bullying Ballerina

by Cara D’Emanuele What do you get when you combine a ballerina and pageant queen with her Broadway producer mom? A power team! Add to that the expertise of an award-winning arts educator and director and you have the women behind Project Rule, the nation’s newest nonprofit anti-bullying organization. Based Continue reading →


Shanty Town Raises Money for Habitat For Humanity

56 kids from Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Lima, Canandaigua and Honeoye slept out in cardboard “shanties” to raise money for local charities and awareness of homelessness and housing insecurity. Shanty Town, an event that is hosted by West Bloomfield Congregational Church, and organized with the help of youth leaders from Ionia Continue reading →