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September 24, 2018

May Is National Foster Parent Appreciation Month


OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego County Legislature’s Human Services Committee presented a proclamation designating the month of May as Foster Parent Appreciation Month.

Foster Parent Appreciation Month

Foster Parent Appreciation Month

Devoted foster parents make great efforts to change the lives of children or youth in foster care by providing them with the security and stability that they need as they grow into adults.

Pictured from left are Committee Vice Chairman Daniel LeClair, District 8; Stephen M. Walpole, District 14; Hailey Furlong; Committee Chairman Shane Broadwell; Matthew Broadwell; Lois O’Connor, Oswego County Department of Social Services, Foster Care Unit; Patricia Pennock, Oswego County Department of Social Services, Foster Care Unit; Christine Patrick, Director of Services, Oswego County Department of Social Services; Garrett Lawton; Shawn Doyle, District 3; Marie C. Schadt, District 19; Amanda Ronkko; John Proud, District 7; Rachael Pelow, Oswego County Department of Social Services – Foster Care Unit; Oswego County Department of Social Services Commissioner Gregg Heffner; and Douglas Malone, District 20.

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