1.) Special Common Council Meeting in Peekskill
The Peekskill Common Council is scheduled to have workshop and special meeting on Thursday. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. During the meeting, the Common Council is expected to sign the firm Public Sector HR Consultants to administer human resource services to the city's employees.
2.) Neighborhood Lit Up on Christmas Eve for Newtown Victims
The resident on Enrico Drive in Cortlandt Manor will light 26 bags on Christmas Eve in honor of the victims in Newtown, Conn. Other residents are encouraged to fill a lunch bag with sand, use battery operated lights or candles and light each one at darkness in front of their homes.
3.) Community Christmas Dinner at Peekskill Presbyterian Church
The Peekskill Presbyterian Church, located at 705 South St. in Peekskill, is hosting its annual Community Christmas Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gifts, bagged groceries and toys will be given away to families in attendance.
4.) Polar Plunge at Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill
Join The Quiet Man Public House & the This Is Me Foundation for their first annual Polar Plunge on New Years Day. Participants will be taking sponsorships to 'Plunge' into the Hudson on New Years Day with all proceeds going to scholarships for local students. Interested in participating? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or just come on down to support and observe. The Quiet Man Public House will be providing beverages to keep all those attending warm!! You may also sponsor a participant by visiting www.wepay.com/donations/polarplunge. To learn more about the This Is Me Foundation, www.thisismefoundation.com or 'LIKE' us on Facebook www.facebook.com/thisismefoundation
5.) Blood Drive at Church of the Holy Spirit
Church of the Holy Spirit, located at 1969 Crompond Rd. in Cortlandt Manor, is hosting it's winter blood drive at its Parish Activity Center from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call (914)737-231 to schedule an appointment.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story had the wrong date for the Peekskill Common Council meeting. The date has since been changed.