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September 25, 2018

Book Drive to Benefit Area Youth


FULTON, 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.

 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 the annual Children’s Book Drive. From left are: Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way; Meg Henderson, coordinator, Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County; Brian Chetney, director of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau; and Jennifer Losurdo of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau.

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 the annual Children’s Book Drive. From left are: Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way; Meg Henderson, coordinator, Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County; Brian Chetney, director of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau; and Jennifer Losurdo of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau.

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., Oswego, and Community Bank, 1 S. First St., 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

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