Book Drive to Benefit Area Youth / Collection for May 24th Fulton Parade

April 14th, 2014

132Fulton, NY – In an effort to encourage a love of reading in our youth the Oswego County Youth Bureau and the Fulton Rotary Clubs are hosting a Children’s Book Drive in support of the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County. They are currently collecting donations of new and gently used books with titles of interest to toddlers through teens. Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County will distribute the books during the Oswego Independence Day Parade, while United Way of Greater Oswego County will distribute books during the Fulton Memorial Day Parade.

Books may be dropped off at the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, 70 Bunner St. and Community Bank, 1 South First Street in Fulton. Additionally, books may be dropped off at Fulton Rotary Club member businesses. For more information and a list of drop off locations, contact Jennifer Losurdo at the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, (315) 349-3451; Futon Rotarian, Bridgette Seguin at (315) 598-6000; or visit www.oswegounitedway.org.

Cut line for photo: Book Drive to Benefit Area Youth. United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, the Rotary Clubs of Fulton and the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County have once again partnered for their annual Children’s Book Drive. The books will be distributed to children during the Oswego Independence Day Parade and the Fulton Memorial Day Parade. For more information and a list of drop off locations contact Jennifer Losurdo at the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, (315) 349-3451; Futon Rotarian, Bridgette Seguin at (315) 598-6000; or visit www.oswegounitedway.org. Above from left are: Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way; Brian Chetney, director of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau; Jennifer Losurdo of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau; and Meg Henderson, coordinator, Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County.

Chiropractors Align to Support the United Way

April 8th, 2014

131Fulton, NY – Chiropractors throughout Oswego County will host a special Patient Appreciation Day in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

On Saturday, April 26 participating Chiropractors will offer chiropractic treatments for current and former patients, as well as examinations for new patients in exchange for a $20 donation to the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

“I am thankful to Dr. Richard Tesoriero of Tesoriero Chiropractic for once again donating his time to organize our annual Patient Appreciation Day. I am very pleased that our area Chiropractors have joined together to sponsor this great event,” said Melanie Trexler, executive director, United Way of Greater Oswego County. “Patient Appreciation Day is a wonderful opportunity for health conscious individuals to receive an important examination and valuable information at a very affordable price. You really can’t afford not to take advantage of this rare opportunity.”

All proceeds from the day will benefit United Way of Greater Oswego County and the many member agency programs that the United Way supports.

Chiropractors participating in Patient Appreciation Day include:

Falanga Family Chiropractic
Oswego – 343-2961
Dr. Beth Dubois
Dr. Richard F. Falanga

Family Chiropractic Office
Fulton – (315) 593-7555
Dr. Brett R. Tallents

McCaffrey Chiropractic
Oswego – (315) 342-3877
Dr. Casey McCaffrey

Perkins Chiropractic
Hannibal – (315) 564-7022
Dr. Franklin L. Perkins II

Tesoriero Chiropractic,
Oswego – (315) 343-5713
Dr. Richard Tesoriero

Licatese Chiropractic
Oswego – (315) 342-6300
Dr. Anthony Licatese
Dr. Ryan Barker

Active Chiropractic – Oswego
Dr. Jason Cunningham (315) 383-9614
Dr. Dustin Wahrendorf (315) 591-1091

Advanced Wellness Chiropractic
Mexico – (315) 963-8700
Dr. Michael Soucy

Those interested in taking advantage of Patient Appreciation Day are urged to call the participating Chiropractor of their choice and schedule their appointment as soon as possible. Patient Appreciation Day is sponsored by Oswego County Doctors of Chiropractic Representing the New York State Chiropractic Association.

For more information on the event you may contact any of the participating Chiropractors or your United Way office at 315-593-1900.

Cut line for photo: Chiropractors to support the United Way. Melanie Trexler, executive director with United Way of Greater Oswego County, meets with Oswego County Chiropractors to discuss Chiropractic Patient Appreciation Day. On Saturday, April 26 area Chiropractors will host a very special Patient Appreciation Day. For a donation of only $20 participating Oswego County Chiropractors will offer chiropractic treatments for current and former patients, and examinations for new patients. All proceeds from the event will benefit United Way of Greater Oswego County. From left are: Dr. Richard Falanga, Dr. Brent Tallents, Dr. Beth Dubois, Lois Luber, Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Casey McCaffrey, Dr. Dustin Wahrendorf, and Dr. Jason Cunningham. Absent from photo are; Dr. Franklin Perkins II, Dr. Michael Soucy, Dr. Ryan Barker, Dr. Anthony Licatese.

Lauren Overton joins United Way Staff

April 3rd, 2014

130Fulton, NY – Melanie Trexler, executive director, United Way of Greater Oswego County has announced that Lauren Overton has joined the United Way staff as an intern.

Overton, who learned of the possibility of an internship at United Way through fellow church member, Shawn Seale who serves on the United Way Allocation Committee, is excited to be working with the United Way staff. “This is a great opportunity for me,” said Overton. “I am enjoying working with the staff and learning about all the good things United Way does and the agencies that it helps to support.”

While at United Way Overton will be assisting with the coordination of the United Way’s allocation process. She is currently welcoming community volunteers and helping to familiarize them with the their responsibilities as allocation committee members. “I am interested in studying writing and psychology when I begin college and this is an excellent opportunity for me to acquire real world experience in both of those areas as well as general office skills, computer skills and interpersonal skills, all of which will prove beneficial in the future. I’ve always been fascinated by learning how people think and how they process ideas and suggestions. I’m looking forward to the interaction I will be having with volunteers and staff members of the agencies United Way helps support,” added Overton.

“We are excited to have Lauren on our staff,” said Executive Director of United Way of Greater Oswego County, Melanie Trexler. “Lauren’s eagerness to learn, her ability to relate well with others and her love of writing and computers will serve her well throughout her time here at United Way.”

A native on Fulton, Overton, who was home schooled for grades 11 and 12 graduated at 16 and will begin her college career this fall at Cayuga Community College’s Fulton Campus where she will study creative writing and psychology.

Cut line for photo: Lauren Overton, a home schooled graduate, recently began an internship at United Way of Greater Oswego County. Overton will be attending Cayuga Community College’s Fulton Campus in the fall where she will study creative writing and psychology.