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September 26, 2018

Catholic Charities To Host Holiday Craft – Bake Sale


FULTON, NY – The Step By Step Clubhouse and Bright Horizons Community Service Club invite you to get a jump on your holiday shopping and enjoy some tasty treats by attending a special Holiday Craft and Bake Sale.

Step By Step Clubhouse members Roxie (left), Carl and Jodi display some of the arts and crafts items they have made for the Clubhouse’s Holiday Craft and Bake Sale.

Step By Step Clubhouse members Roxie (left), Carl and Jodi display some of the arts and crafts items they have made for the Clubhouse’s Holiday Craft and Bake Sale.

Hosted by Catholic Charities of Oswego County, the Holiday Craft and Bake Sale will be held Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Catholic Charities, 365 W. First St.

Members and staff of the Step By Step Clubhouse and Bright Horizons have been busy making a wide array of crafts including knitted hats and scarves, hand crafted clothes, jewelry, decorative candles and holiday craft items that are ideal for gift giving as well as a delicious assortment of homemade baked goods.

The members’ involvement in arts and crafts is an effective tool in helping with their recovery.

All items are handmade by members of the Step By Step Clubhouse and Bright Horizons.

Proceeds from the sale helps to provide members of the Step By Step Clubhouse and Bright Horizons with the opportunity to receive training and attend conferences that aid in their empowerment.

The Step By Step Clubhouse, 160 S. Third St., and Bright Horizons, 3412A Maple Ave. in Pulaski, are programs of Catholic Charities of Oswego County.

They are community mental health programs that are recipient run with peer support and offer adults a variety of components to assist them with their recovery from a mental illness.

The programs promote empowerment and offer many services such as employment readiness opportunities; help with social and coping skills; and a variety of wellness activities that emphasize the rehabilitation properties of cooperative volunteer work and socialization.

For more information, call Renee Monnet, at 592-5598 or Jill Slocum at 298-7230.

Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation.

Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities’ programs are the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Diocesan Hope Appeal, the County of Oswego and private donations by individuals and local companies and organizations.

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