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September 23, 2018

Fulton School Mentoring Hosts End Of Summer Picnic


FULTON, NY – The Fulton School Mentoring Program held its end of summer picnic recently at Recreational Park.

Youth and mentors in the Fulton School Mentoring Program enjoy a fun day at Recreation Park. From left in the front row: Tashia House, Shannon Gilliland, Shellby Marlowe, Kristeen Hess, Dallas Mack, and Norman Richardson.  Middle row: Kristina Bowman, Lorcan Murphy, Bev DeLong, Christina Piscitelli, Jerrica Smith, Brandon Ashby and Sandy Weston. Back row: Pat Herring, Terry Richardson, Lisa Bonnie, Sabrena Beckwith, Wendy Barbeau, Megan Graham, Mary Plano and Bob Weston.

Youth and mentors in the Fulton School Mentoring Program enjoy a fun day at Recreation Park. From left in the front row: Tashia House, Shannon Gilliland, Shellby Marlowe, Kristeen Hess, Dallas Mack, and Norman Richardson. Middle row: Kristina Bowman, Lorcan Murphy, Bev DeLong, Christina Piscitelli, Jerrica Smith, Brandon Ashby and Sandy Weston. Back row: Pat Herring, Terry Richardson, Lisa Bonnie, Sabrena Beckwith, Wendy Barbeau, Megan Graham, Mary Plano and Bob Weston.

Family members and staff from the Fulton School Mentoring program joined mentors, and mentees for an afternoon of fun, food and games.

The mentors and mentees enjoyed spending time together in fun, relaxed atmosphere and participating in activities such as the potato relay, wacky tourist and what animal are you?

The Fulton School Mentoring Program matches adult mentors with Fulton youth ages 8 through 15 and is collaboration between Oswego County Opportunities, the Fulton Community Task Force, Catholic Charities of Oswego County and the Fulton School District.

If you would like to be a mentor or refer a student, contact Carol Ireland, mentoring program manager at 342-7532.

Just one hour a week makes a difference!

The Fulton School Mentoring Program is fully funded by a DCJS grant.

OCO, Inc is a private, non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966 and touches the lives of more than 20,000 people annually.

It is a United Way of Greater Oswego County member agency.

For more information, visit www.oco.org

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