Recently, Catholic Charities of Oswego County held its annual board meeting and an appreciation reception for its employees. Employees recognized for their years of service were, from left: Patty Heppell, five years; Jacqui Taylor, 20 years; Kim Anglestein, 15 years; Joe Arigo, 20 years; Helen Hoefer 15 years; Gail Cooper, 15 years; and Chris Williams, five years. Catholic Charities was founded in 1930 and has expanded its agency with many programs and services that have touched thousands of children, families and individuals throughout Oswego County. Generous gifts and donations to Catholic Charities have supported more than 160,000 children, woman and men in need. For information, contact Mary-Margaret Pezella-Pekow at [email protected], 598-3980.