CWC Board plans to approve contract

MARGARETVILLE — The Catskill Watershed Corp. Board of Directors will meet in special session at 1 p.m. Monday, March 18, at CWC offices at 905 Main St. in Margaretville.

According to a media release, the board will review and approve an $86 million contract with New York City governing the Septic System Rehabilitation and Replacement Program, a continuation of the program which funds repairs to failing and substandard on-site septic systems.

Lifeguarding jobs available at park

NORTH BLENHEIM — Teens at least 16 who are strong swimmers may apply for summer lifeguarding positions at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim. Requirements include American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, which can be obtained before employment, and passing New York State Lifeguard Qualification Procedures.

The Mine Kill State Park pool complex will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from June 22 to Sept. 2. The complex features an Olympic-sized pool, diving pool and wading pool.

Mine Kill State Park is off Route 30 in North Blenheim at 161 Mine Kill Road.

Contact MineKillSP@parks.ny.gov or 518-827-8690 for more information and to request a summer employment application.

The session is open to the public.

CWC is a nonprofit Local Development Corporation which runs several environmental, economic development and education programs in the New York City West-of-Hudson Watershed.

Visit www.cwconline.org or call 845-586-1400 for more information.

Grant opportunities available locally

BOVINA — Livestock Foundation has two competitive funding opportunities to support community preservation and development and agricultural education. Applications are open for the 2019 Mini-Grant Program and Agricultural Scholarship. Submissions for each are due by 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 15.

According to a media release, the 2019 Community Mini-Grant is available for community projects that enable the economic viability and historic preservation of Bovina. Projects that support the Livestock Foundation’s mission to preserve the rural traditions and communities of Delaware County through programming that supports and encourages agricultural engagement and education while improving Bovina’s community and assets, are eligible. Applicants may request a minimum of $100 and a maximum of $600. Preference will be given to beautification projects designed to enhance Main Street, as well as collaborative projects.

The Agricultural Scholarship is for $1,000 and will be awarded to a 2019 Delaware County high school graduate pursuing a career in agriculture. Students are required to submit an essay about their career choice and a college acceptance letter.

Additional eligibility and submission requirements are available at www.livestockfoundation.org.

Lifeguarding jobs available at park

NORTH BLENHEIM — Teens at least 16 who are strong swimmers may apply for summer lifeguarding positions at Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim. Requirements include American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification which can be obtained before employment and passing New York State Lifeguard Qualification Procedures.

The Mine Kill State Park pool complex will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.from June 22 to Sept. 2. The complex features an Olympic-sized pool, diving pool and wading pool.

Mine Kill State Park is off Route 30 in North Blenheim at 161 Mine Kill Road.

Contact MineKillSP@parks.ny.gov or 518-827-8690 for more information and to request a summer employment application.

Photographs wanted for poster contest

COOPERSTOWN — Submissions are wanted from photographers for the Glimmerglass Film Days Poster Image Contest.

According to a media release, the photograph that best conveys the 2019 theme “Adaptations” will be featured in Film Days materials, including the poster, program and website.

The winning photographer will receive a cash prize of $250 and special recognition in the Film Days program.

The competition is open to professional and fine arts photographers. Submissions should be limited to three per photographer.

An image taken in or near Otsego County is preferred, but not required. All photographs must measure about 8 by 10, have a resolution of 300 dots per inch for jurying purposes and must be submitted electronically as a jpg or png file or pdf by midnight, April 9.

Entry form and submission information is available at glimmerglassfilmdays.org.