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September 23, 2018

OCO Welcomes New Board Members


Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions

FULTON, NY – Executive Director of Oswego County Opportunities, Diane Cooper-Courier introduced the new members of OCO’s Board of Directors during the agency’s annual meeting held April 27 at Springside at Seneca Hill.

Cynthia Thrower, a mother of a 36-year old challenged son, is a community volunteer who is also involved in ministering to others.

Oswego County Opportunities welcomed two community members to the agency’s board of directors at its annual meeting. From left are: incoming OCO board president Joe Caruana; new board members, Cynthia and Daniel Thrower of Lacona, elected for three-year terms; Alan DeLine, appointed representative by the mayor of the city of Fulton; and Executive Director of OCO, Diane Cooper-Currier.

Oswego County Opportunities welcomed two community members to the agency’s board of directors at its annual meeting. From left are: incoming OCO board president Joe Caruana; new board members, Cynthia and Daniel Thrower of Lacona, elected for three-year terms; Alan DeLine, appointed representative by the mayor of the city of Fulton; and Executive Director of OCO, Diane Cooper-Currier.

She sees her service on OCO’s board as a way to improve her community.

A resident of Lacona, Thrower is the founder of the Pulaski Food Co-Op, and is a former member of the Sandy Creek Planning Board and Salmon River Fine Arts Board of Directors.

She is has served as a volunteer for the YMCA, the Cub Scouts and the Girl Scouts.

Daniel Thrower brings with him 45 years of experience as a pastor, corrections counselor, teacher and business owner.

He is actively engaged in serving the community and many of OCO’s initiatives are of particular interest to him.

He is president and apostle of S.O.A.R. at Eagles Apostolic Church in Lacona and holds a masters degree in Biblical Counseling.

“We are pleased to welcome these community members to our board of directors,” said Cooper-Currier. “Their concern for others and their commitment to our community and the mission of OCO is commendable and I am looking forward to working with them.”

A private, non-profit agency, OCO’s many programs touch the lives of more than 28,000 Oswego County residents.

One of Oswego County’s largest employers, OCO employs more than 650 people and boasts a volunteer force of 1,000.

Now in its 45th year, OCO continues to build partnerships and is on a roll as it strives to improve the quality of life in Oswego County by helping people, supporting communities and changing lives.

For more information, visit www.oco.org

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