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

IGNITE to chair United Way campaign

IGNITE is excited to announce it will serve as the 2014 United Way campaign chair.

“IGNITE is extremely excited to have the opportunity to chair this year’s United Way campaign,” IGNITE Chairman Daniel Lovell said. “United Way and its funded programs are so vitally important to our community, and are right in line with IGNITE’s mission of improving the value of living and working in Cayuga County. We look forward to spreading the message about United Way’s good work this campaign season, and working side by side with Carrie and her staff.”

The Fall 2014 campaign will raise money for… Continue reading

IGNITE gets VIP tour of Falcon Park

IGNITE members dined on some of Chef Rupert Robbins's delicious new offerings at Falcon Park.

IGNITE members dined on some of Chef Rupert Robbins’s delicious new offerings at Falcon Park.

If you haven’t been to a Doubledays game, this is probably the year to start being a huge fan. Thanks to some hard work, creative thinking and lots of investment,  Falcon Park is guaranteed to be one of the best places to spend your time this summer.

IGNITE was treated to a VIP tour of the facilities with General Manager Mike Voutsinas and Operations Manager Kenny Lindberg. It’s the first season with the Doubledays for both guys, and they’ve already made a huge impact… Continue reading

IGNITE stays busy throughout the community

Tim Donovan (second from left) joins IGNITE Steering Committee members Maureen Riester, Daniel Lovell, Tracy Verrier and Greg Mott in laying a wreath at the Cayuga County veterans memorial on Memorial Day.

May was a busy and exciting month for IGNITE. While we usually don’t recap an entire month’s worth of activities here, we’d  like to give you an idea of what we’re doing.

The month started with a presentation at the Cayuga County Bar Association’s annual Law Day luncheon. The county’s lawyers invited us to speak to them about our IGNITE the Vote campaign and about why voting… Continue reading

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