Cornell Cooperative Extension – Yates County to host virtual annual meeting

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The Chronicle Express

PENN YAN — Thursday, December 10, Cornell Cooperative Extension - Yates County will host its Annual Meeting via Zoom from 6–7:30 pm. Join CCE as they reflect on 2020, give awards, and elect new Board Members.

The meeting will feature guest speaker Dr. Christopher Watkins, Director for Cornell Cooperative Extension. Dr. Watkins is also the Associate Dean in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and College of Human Ecology.

Chris Watkins, Director for Cornell Cooperative Extension

CCE-Yates County will also be introducing this year’s nominees to join our Board of Directors. CCE-Yates is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors that consists of 12 elected community volunteers. This includes people from towns throughout Yates County who bring their knowledge of community needs and concerns to the governance of this organization. We ask that Yates County residents (ages 18 and over) complete a paper ballot to vote in our nominees and approve the slate of officers for 2021. To receive a ballot, please contact our office at 315-536-5123 or e-mail at Completed ballots are to be mailed or dropped off at the CCE-Yates County office (417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan NY 14527) by December 4th, 2020.

The evening will conclude with the Board of Directors meeting, which is open to the public.

If you attend

When: 6–7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10

Where: Online via Zoom Webinar

Cost: Free

Register: Call the CCE-Yates County office at 315-536-5123 or visit to register in advance