WSKG Chasing the Dream Public Screening and Panel Discussion

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About this event:

Join us for a public screening of Chasing the Dream featuring a new episode focused on community wellness, collaboration and the important role of public libraries in this work. On this episode of Chasing the Dream, we highlight the Groton HARVEST community wellness project spearheaded by the Groton Area School District and Groton Public Library. Natasha Thompson, host of the series and President & CEO of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, has a conversation surrounding the work being done by public libraries with Pauline Emery, Director of the Southeast Steuben County Library. The episode concludes with a story from a community member imagining their own version of the American Dream. 

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Tompkins County Public Library Director, Annette Birdsall and important partnerships, including Challenge Workforce Solutions, Alternatives Federal Credit Union, Ballet and Books and Southside.Community Center.

About Chasing the Dream:

Chasing the Dream is a half-hour television series presented by WSKG-TV and highlights the stories of our friends and neighbors striving for their version of the American Dream as well as the individuals and organizations that work hard everyday to help them find it. President & CEO of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Natasha Thompson, hosts the program and engages community leaders in thoughtful conversation. For more information and to stream all episodes online, please visit

About WSKG Public Media: Guided by your aspirations, WSKG serves to inspire with the highest quality educational programming, to explore the arts, culture and heritage of the region and beyond, to engage in thoughtful consideration of news and issues of importance, and to entertain with the very best in multimedia programming. WSKG is operated by WSKG Public Telecommunications Council, a private non-profit corporation chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in association with the New York State Department of Education, and provides a public educational telecommunications service under the governance of a Board of Trustees which is selected from the communities served by the Station.


This event is open to the public.