Proposals requested for 1998 community-project grants

The committee for the 1998 Robert S. Smith Award for community progress and innovation is calling for proposals from local community organizations and agencies. Proposals are due by April 15.

Birds to bytes: BirdSource "Great '98 Backyard Bird Count" invites families and individuals to make history

People across the continent can help make bird-watching history on February 20, 21, and 22 by participating in the first-ever BirdSource Great '98 Backyard Bird Count, cosponsored by the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.

Cornell University fraternities and sororities plan a Public Service Day on Saturday, Nov. 1

On Nov. 1, the InterFraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs at Cornell will host a Public Service Day.

Collegetown cleanup by residents and students set for Saturday, Nov. 1

Cornell students, including members of fraternity and sorority councils, and Collegetown residents will clean up the streets of Collegetown on Nov. 1. Activities include cleaning neighborhood sidewalks, streets, utility poles, and open spaces.

Cornell athletes and administrators team up to host Sunday hours Oct. 19 at Tompkins County Public Library

Cornell is sponsoring the Sunday hours Oct. 19 at Tompkins County Public Library, and scholar-athletes and administrators from the East Hill campus will be on hand to read to children and assist library patrons.

Cornell students will donate clothes to community agencies

Before they leave campus in May, Cornell students are expected to donate about 15,000 items of clothing to several local community agencies.

Recycle Ithaca's Bicycles (RIBs) urgently needs volunteers

Recycle Ithaca's Bicycles, Southside Community Center's bicycle program, urgently needs volunteers on a regular basis to work two to six hours weekly, both from home or on-site at its new home on South Corn Street.

Learn how to teach children to garden at symposium scheduled for July 31-Aug. 1

Do you want to give kids the gift of a green thumb? Learn how to teach children about gardening at a two-day educational symposium, "Education in Blossom: The School Garden - Community Partnership," July 31 to Aug. 1, at the State University of New York College at Cortland, hosted by the college and Cornell.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day program is planned for GIAC on Jan. 20

A community program to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center, 318 N. Albany St., on Monday, Jan. 20, from 11:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.