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IGNITE Earth Day: IGNITE Encourages Community to Cleanup for Earth Day

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Auburn, NY – IGNITE is sparking a movement to encourage the entire Cayuga County community to prepare for Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22nd) by picking up litter in front yards and local parks, along sidewalks and roads, outside of businesses, and around every public area on Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th.  In addition to the reward of having a pristine community of which we can all be proud, IGNITE is giving three randomly drawn prizes of $50 value to those… Continue reading

IGNITE the Winter to heat up downtown

done-0451bIGNITE the Winter is just around the corner. Cayuga County’s most popular winter event will be held March 6, from 5 to 9 on Exchange Street in downtown Auburn.

Hosted by IGNITE and the Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District, along with sponsorship and support from the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Auburn, the Cayuga County Office of Tourism and many more, the fourth annual installment of IGNITE the Winter will again feature live music; a chili, chowder and comfort food cookoff; live ice sculpture demonstrations; horse-drawn wagon rides; beer and wine; family fun activities inside Genesee Mall… Continue reading

IGNITE supports Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre’s Auburn performance

Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre - Sean McLeod Dance Experience - Fall 2014 - PosterThe Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre- a multicultural International dance company founded by Auburn native Sean McLeod nearly 24 years ago, returns to Auburn in a special concert to celebrate and highlight the continued need for diversity in the Arts in Auburn. The dance company has worked with the international education company, the New York Institute of Dance & Education, for more than 24 years to make Upstate New York an acknowledged destination for world-class dance.

With the internationally recognized New York Dance Festival, Global Dance Initiative, one time partnership offering McLeod Technique Dance Classes at Cayuga Community College, and people… Continue reading

IGNITE announces $1.1 million United Way campaign goal for 2014

Daniel Lovell, Ignite Steering Committee Chair speaks to the audience about the importance of the United Way and the impact the organization has on the community.

Daniel Lovell, Ignite Steering Committee Chair speaks to the audience about the importance of the United Way and the impact the organization has on the community.

The United Way of Cayuga County held their 2014 Campaign Kickoff Breakfast at the Holiday Inn on September 10th. During the corporate sponsored event, members of IGNITE – Cayuga County’s young professionals chairing this year’s campaign – announced that the United Way hopes to raise $1.1 million to benefit more than 38 local programs from 21 partner agencies.

Daniel Lovell, IGNITE’s steering committee chair, said IGNITE is excited to help United Way further… Continue reading

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