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September 23, 2018

Recognizing Oswego County Welcomes Guest Speakers


OSWEGO, NY – Recognizing Oswego County recently recognized three speakers who recently addressed the group to showcase how their respective organizations benefit Oswego County.

Recognizing Oswego County recently recognized guest speakers from Cornell Cooperative Extension and Oswego County BOCES who spoke of the positive impact their organizations have on Oswego County. Seated from left are: Kerrie Pratt, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Pat Powers Burdick, Cayuga Community College Fulton Campus; and Cindy Walsh, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Standing from left are: Helen Hoefer, Catholic Charities of Oswego County; Brandon Morey, Oswego City/County Youth Bureau; Andrea Nigel, United Health Care; Linda Brosch, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Rob Elia and Cynthia Proietti, Oswego County BOCES; and Tammy Elowsky, SUNY Oswego.

Recognizing Oswego County recently recognized guest speakers from Cornell Cooperative Extension and Oswego County BOCES who spoke of the positive impact their organizations have on Oswego County. Seated from left are: Kerrie Pratt, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Pat Powers Burdick, Cayuga Community College Fulton Campus; and Cindy Walsh, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Standing from left are: Helen Hoefer, Catholic Charities of Oswego County; Brandon Morey, Oswego City/County Youth Bureau; Andrea Nigel, United Health Care; Linda Brosch, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Rob Elia and Cynthia Proietti, Oswego County BOCES; and Tammy Elowsky, SUNY Oswego.

Linda Brosch of Cornel Cooperative Extension spoke about 4H, which is celebrating its 91 anniversary in Oswego County.  Focusing on science and projects such as robotics, solar power, 4H Clubs offer a sense of belonging and a positive adult influence, 4H members are involved in a number of activities has seen many of its alumni grow to become leaders in their community.

Cynthia Proietti and Rob Elia of Oswego County BOCES spoke of the variety of educational programs offered through BOCES such as; Literacy, GED, Culinary Arts, Automotive and Cosmetology.  Additionally, BOCES adult programs offer Vocational training.

Comprised of a cross-section of Oswego County agencies and organizations, Recognizing Oswego County working together to share each member’s unique expertise, experience and resources, to focus on community awareness for healthier more positive communities is Oswego County.

ROC meets the second Thursday of each month.

For more information contact Abby Jenkins, coordinator of the Tobacco Free Network of Oswego at 315-343-2344, ext. 21.

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