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IC3’s 17th Annual Silent Auction March 16th

Item List as of 3/5/2019

17th Annual Silent Auction Items Llist IC3’s 17th Annual Silent Auction, Saturday March 16th 5:30-6:30 pm VIP Reception  6:30-10:00 pm Main Event Held at Emerson Suites at Ithaca College.  Childcare available for attendees at IC3, 579 Warren Road For tickets or information – Phone: 607-257-0200              Website: www.icthree.org              Email: office@icthree.org  Special thank you to our primary sponsors, Cayuga Medical […]

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26th Annual Share the Warmth

The Ithaca Rotary Club is collecting new/gently used, clean clothing for Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga to distribute for their 26th Annual Share the Warmth drive. From now until December 12, stop in to our main campus and look for the big red crate!

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NY Gives Day

Why Should you give on NYGivesDay? #NYGivesDay is a day dedicated to giving back to nonprofits throughout New York State by a way of a 24-hour fundraising challenge that works to raise awareness, build support, and increase shared philanthropy throughout communities that span the vast state of New York. IC3 is raising money this NY Gives […]

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26th Annual Share the Warmth

The Ithaca Rotary Club is collecting new/gently used, clean clothing for Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga to distribute for their 26th Annual Share the Warmth drive. From now until December 12, stop in to our main campus and look for the big red crate!

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Diaper Drive

  IC3 is participating in The Samaritan Center’s (Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga) Diaper Drive! They will be collecting diapers for local families in need from August 1st to September 15th. Please feel free to drop your donations off at any of our 3 sites. (IC3 Main Center, IC3 @ Kendal and IC3 After school/Summer Camp) […]

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IC3’s Annual All-Site BBQ

  Come meet and mingle with our Board of Directors, staff and families at IC3’s Annual All Site BBQ on August 1, from 5:15pm to 6:30pm at our Main Center located on 579 Warren Road. For more information or to RSVP please contact Lesli at office@icthree.org Hope to see you there!

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IC3’s Annual Truck Show

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, June 16, from 10am to 2pm We invite children of all ages to come and explore various community vehicles and enjoy face painting, sensory tables, a giant slide as well as a picnic lunch with friends and family. All while helping raise money for IC3’s scholarship fund!

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Soap for Hope

IC3 will be participating in the Soap for Hope campaign to benefit the Samaritan Center.  This is a Tompkins County-Wide personal care products collection drive.  It is occurring now through May 15.  There will be a collection bin for items to be donated by employees and families, stop by our main campus to donate TODAY!

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Transition to Kindergarten

Is your child starting Kindergarten? Are you unsure of the process? Do you have some questions or concerns? If so, Ithaca Community Childcare Center (IC3) is hosting a Transition to Kindergarten discussion panel on Tuesday, April 24th from 6pm to 7pm. Ithaca City School District professionals will be on hand to share their knowledge and […]

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All Site Social & UsBorne Book Drive

  You’re all invited to IC3’s All Site Social on Friday, April 13 with a performance from Tom Knight! A dish to pass social will be held in our small gym from 5:15pm to 6pm with the performance at 6pm to 7pm in our large gym. If you are unfamiliar with Tom Knight, he’s a […]

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We’ve Invested In IC3 – Will You JOIN US?

The Ithaca Community Childcare Center’s Board of Directors has worked on planning for long-term security and sustainability for the Center for many years. This planning involved working with Cornell University, owners of the land and co-owners of the building, on a contract that would meet the Center’s needs. Through thoughtful conversations, IC3 was able to […]

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IC3 Celebrates International Mud Day!

On June 29, IC3 pre-k classrooms celebrated all things MUD! International Mud Day was created by the World Forum Foundation’s Nature Action Collaborative for Children in an effort to connect children to the natural world. In addition to forming a connection with nature and appreciation for the environment, children learn a lot through mud play! […]

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IC3 Staff Attend All Day Training

Dan Gartrell presents on guidance and addressing challenging behaviors

  IC3 staff participated in an all day training with Dan Gartrell on Friday, May 5. Dan Gartrell is a former Head Start teacher for the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe in northern Minnesota. During the 1970s, Dan completed his Masters degree at Bemidji State University in northern Minnesota where he was a CDA advisor for […]

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Win a Florida Beach Getaway!

Are you longing for sunshine, sandy shores, and warm breezes this winter? IC3 is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a 7-day, 6-night stay in a beautiful 2 bedroom (2 queen beds, 1 king), 2 bathroom condo with heated pool, WiFi, TV, and full kitchen directly on the white sands of Indian Rocks Beach […]

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Book Drive at IC3 December 15-February 1

As the holiday season approaches and you find yourself sorting through your children’s things, consider putting aside gently used books your child no longer reads and bringing them to IC3! We are holding our annual book drive from December 15, 2016- February 1, 2017 for the Family Reading Partnership’s Bright Red Bookshelf program. Your gently used […]

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