Fulton, NY – The CYO Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County will hold its annual Christmas Party on Thursday, December 17th from 4:00 to 5:45 p.m. The party is open to all boys and girls in grades K thru 6th. Admission is free and children will enjoy a variety of games and contests as well as making Christmas crafts. The party will also feature refreshments, treats and a special visit from Santa Claus!
Last year more than 70 children attended the CYO Christmas Party. Jim Smiley, Fulton CYO Coordinator, anticipates an even larger turn out this year. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a fun holiday event and the children really enjoy themselves. The staff is looking forward to it and has some great activities and surprises planned for the children. Of course, the visit from Santa Claus is always a highlight,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Smiley.
The Christmas party will be held at the CYO, 365 West First St., Fulton. In the event that CYO is closed due to inclement weather on December 17th the party will be held on Tuesday, December 22nd. The CYO program, funded in part by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services through the Oswego City / County Youth Bureau, has designed a variety of activities to aid in the recreational and educational development of youth in Fulton, as well as the surrounding communities of Oswego County. All activities are free of charge and are supervised by a trained staff. For more information, contact Jim Smiley at 598-3980.
Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation. Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities of Oswego CountyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 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.