FULTON – Lion Paul Forestiere, executive director/CEO of Cornell Cooperative Extension-Oswego County, made a presentation on the organization at the Jan. 21 meeting of the Fulton Lions Club.
Forestiere spoke about the origin, mission, and programs offered by cooperative extension.
The organization has been helping families and the economy of Oswego County since 1913. According to their website (www.thatscooperativeextension.org) “Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County still prides itself in being a leader in family, youth and agricultural issues. Our programs have been recognized for their success locally, as well as throughout the state and nation.”
Their primary programs are focused on Agriculture, 4-H Youth Development, and Nutrition, Health and Safety.
The Fulton Lions Club, also known for its Lions Loot Sweepstakes, Lions Mane Event Comedy Night, and annual Duck Derby, provides financial assistance for those in need of eyeglasses, eye exams, and hearing aids to residents in the Greater Fulton area.
For further information on Fulton Lions, visit them on Facebook under “Fulton, NY. Lions Club.”
For more information on Cornell Cooperative Extension-Oswego County, contact Forestiere at 315-963-7286, www.thatscooperativeextension.org, or on Facebook.