OCT. 21 -- Chicken N' Biscuit Dinner (see ad below).
(1) OCT. 23 -- BAZAAR--10am to 2 pm (see ad below).
(2) OCT. 30 -- Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner (see ad below)
NOV. 8 & 9 7PM -- THE ROTARY SHOW, "Haunted House" will take place at the Perry Central High School for a donation of $10.
DONATIONS FOR 2021 THANKSGIVING MEALS are due in to Asbury Retreat Center no later than Nov. 19th. See the complete article below.
DEC. 13 AT 7PM - PERRY COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT -- Monday, December 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM Perry First United Methodist Church, 35 Covington in Perry, NY.
EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDERS need your 4-digit cottage number when reporting an emergency and need to find that 4-digit number posted on your cottage in order to provide emergency service. Are you prepared for an emergency? (SLI Residents needing help, may contact the Communications Committee through the SLI office.
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021


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Guest Editorial:
Learning to Breathe Differently


Chautauqua Institution :: From the President
April 21, 2021
Dear Chautauquans,

George Floyd and his tragic murder by a person hired to serve and protect have taught us much over the past months. Perhaps most importantly, they have made the simple, involuntary act of breathing a metaphor for privilege.

Those who remain alive and free, empowered with that privilege of breathing, are called to come out of their political and COVID-enforced corners and, in community, rediscover our shared moral, ethical and human compass to inform the future we want in this country — a future that will influence and inform choices made the world over.

While national, state and local leaders must play roles in this rediscovery process, we all have a social responsibility to do something different — not just read about it, or talk about it, or leave it to women, or people of color, or people with disabilities, or the LGBTQIA+ community to be architects of the critical conversations that must take place in our world today. Every person with that privilege of breathing has a role to play.

Be assured, as we prepare to convene Chautauqua’s 148th Assembly, we are dedicating a great deal of time to the examination of Chautauqua’s shared values, and the role we must play in this important work; and how that work starts here — in our own community.

With continuing and mindful prayers for the family and loved ones of George Floyd, we pledge to work for a place of wisdom, fairness and understanding to replace our defaults of ignorance, bias and division. May Mr. Floyd’s death — and those of too many others — not be in vain. May our actions and choices never make it so.

Michael E. Hill

President


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