OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego Chapter of Zonta International, a professional womenÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s organization, recently contributed $1,900 towards the purchase of furniture for the newly renovated and expanded Oswego Public Library.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re all very excited about the new Oswego Public Library and what it means to this community,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Beverly Mulcahey, president of the Oswego Chapter of Zonta. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œZonta is a strong advocate of this community, and weÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re pleased to be able to support the Library and their wonderful project.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
Gathered recently at one of the new tables that was provided by Zonta through their generous donation are standing from left: Martha Lyon, librarian; Cleane Medeiros, Zonta board member; Mulcahey; and Roxanna Gillen, Zonta past president.
Sitting from left are: Kristine Bushey, Zonta past president; Gail Goebricher, Zonta member; and Larry Mayo, Oswego Public Library trustee.
According to Mayo, the new furniture is being used in the new ChildrenÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s section of the library, and the upper level of the new addition.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re truly grateful for the support of this community and the many civic-minded organizations like Zonta,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Mayo said. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe success of this project was made possible in part through the broad reaching support of this community, and our many regional service groups that have made contributions. We canÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t say thank you enough.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
For more information on the Oswego Public Library, call 341-5867 or visit www.oswegopubliclibrary.org