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Welcome to the website of the Brooktondale Community Center! For the latest news about the BCC and surrounding community, please check out “The Old Mill,” our monthly newsletter.

New BCC Board Members for 2018:
The BCC welcomes Kristin Van Ormer, Ellen Fairbank and Karyn Scott to our Board of Directors!

With a history spanning more than six decades, the BCC is situated in the hamlet of Brooktondale, NY, near Cornell University and Ithaca College in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region. It serves as a vibrant social center to residents of the hamlet as well as the surrounding Town of Caroline, hosting many volunteer-led social, recreational, educational, and charitable activities. The Center has two indoor facilities, each with its own kitchen and meeting rooms. In the main building, a large multi-purpose space hosts occasional town meetings as well as indoor recreational events like table tennis, Wii, and community movies. On the tree-surrounded grounds of the BCC, children enjoy a playground and large grass-covered space for outdoor concerts and athletic activities. The BCC also has a regulation-sized asphalt-covered basketball court, and a community-maintained perennial garden.

Community Yard Sale this Saturday, June 9th!

1 Kalka Justine 389 Brooktondale Rd 539-6759 9:00-2:00 Household items, furniture, dishes, lamps.
2 Brill Rachel 9 Elm Street 229-3531 8:00-5:00 Household items, canoes, bicycles, sailboats, computer peripherals, toys, motorcycles, 4 wheeler, knicknacks, tools, craft supplies, clothes
3 Parkhurst Mary Beth 685 Valley Rd 539-6282 8:30-12:00 Lathe with tools, oak French doors, Shaker chair, quilt fabric, sewing supplies, old wooden screen doors, hand tools, steel lab cabinet, espresso machine.
4 Van Ostrand Darla 60 Lounsberry Road Welder, generator, snad blaster, antique bottles, dishes and , silver, dresser, 2 desks, office chair, books, household items, TV/computer monitor, clothes
5 Lounsbery Lois 136 Lounsbery Road 539-7263 9:00-2:00 Music – sheet music, teaching/student materials. Beginner through advanced
6 Miller Celia 80 Landon Road 351-8853 9:00-2:00 Furniture, household items, antiques, camping equipment, car bike rack, inversion table, push mower, VHSI/DVD/CD’s, décor items
7 McNally Brooke 2534 Slaterville Road 539-6301 8:30-4:00 Vintage jewelry, furniture, househld goods, swing, collectable books, cookware, tea pots, toys, music CD’s, women’s clothing, boy’s clothing
8 Conover Shari 35 White Church Road 220-8462 Furniture, household items (country décor), tools, antique items, women’s/men’s clothing
9 Turcsik Steve 103 Belle School Rd 227-2775 9:00-5:00 Kids stuff (toys, chair set, baby walker, bumbo seat), household items, a corelle dishware set, a vintage 35mm camera, a few tools and tool box, creative memory supplies.
10 Mann Susan 48 Brooktondale Rd 273-1671 9:00-2:00 Desk, rocking chair, projector screen, mini frig, 2 car seats, wooden dollhouse furniture, misc small electronics, misc household items
11 Ted Sobel 219 White Church Rd 539-7920 9:00-5:00 White Church Cabin Country Store Old fashioned items, fabric, patterns, local history books, collectibles, etc.

The BCC Playground is almost finished!
BCC Volunteers and Board Members Nancy, Mark, Paulus, and Carol working on the final playground structure:

2018 Apple Fest Raffle Quilt!  Enter our fundraising raffle to have a chance to win this gorgeous quilt handmade by local quilting artists:

 

BCC Bylaws Update:
The BCC Bylaws Committee, a community group formed by Peggy Dunlop and Jeremy Richards, recently completed an updated version of the BCC Bylaws to reflect new laws governing non-profits in New York as well as a variety of other updates. The BCC Board unanimously endorsed the changes at our December 2014 Board meeting, and the new Bylaws were unanimously approved at the Corporation’s January 2015 Annual Meeting.
Click here to view our new bylaws — Thank you for your hard work, BCC Bylaws Committee!

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Community Photos Wanted!   If you have photos of Caroline community events, particularly those associated with the BCC, or scenes of historical interest, or perhaps simply a beautiful sunset over Caroline’s rolling hills, we would be happy to display them on a rotating basis in the blank space on the bottom of this webpage!  Please email them as an attachment of 5 MB or less to BrooktondaleCCBoard@googlegroups.com