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epresentatives from the American Red Cross of Central New York and Catholic Charities of Oswego County were on hand to celebrate the first anniversary of the I’m OK Program at Fulton Mill Apartments in Fulton. Seated from left are Resident Monitors Mary Lou Brower and Myrtle Craw; I’m OK Program Coordinator Jezanna Osier, and Resident Monitor Phyllis Walts. Standing from left are Susan Pope, emergency services manager with American Red Cross of Central New York; Resident Monitors Claudia Ferlito, Ruth Harmer, Leon Smith, Mary Meyer, Betty Wells, Mary McCaw, Donna Avery, Mary Hoyt, Betty Graham, Elsie Tucci, and Jack Smith; Resident Services Manager Ann Casey; Resident Monitor Cinda Shupe, Catholic Charities of Oswego County Director of Community Services Helen Hoefer, and director of the Oswego Branch of American Cross of Central New York, Danielle Hayden.

I’m OK Program serves Fulton Mill Apartment residents for over a year

Representatives from the American Red Cross of Central New York and Catholic Charities of Oswego County were on hand to celebrate the first anniversary of the I’m OK Program at Fulton Mill Apartments in Fulton.

Residents of Fulton Mill Apartments in Fulton recently gathered with representatives from the American Red Cross of Central New York and Catholic Charities of Oswego County to celebrate the first anniversary of the I’m OK program.

An initiative of the American Red Cross, the I’m OK program is a neighbor-to-neighbor program that benefits residents by ensuring that in the event of something happening to them they will receive attention in a timely manner.

Fulton Mill Apartments was the first senior housing facility in Oswego County to implement the I’m OK Program when it was launched Feb. 1, 2011.

“We were happy to bring the I’m OK Program to Fulton Mill Apartments,” said Ann Casey, resident services coordinator.  “It is a wonderful program that both our residents and our staff are pleased with. It’s very comforting to know that residents will be checking on residents seven days a week.”

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Over eighty volunteers from St. Luke Health Services gathered in the Riverview Room Thursday at St. Luke for a luncheon hosted in their honor. Pictured from left are long-time volunteer Ruth Woodworth, St. Luke Volunteer Coordinator Debra Robillard, and volunteer Brooke Greenier.

St. Luke Health Services honors more than 80 volunteers

Over eighty volunteers from St. Luke Health Services gathered in the Riverview Room Thursday at St. Luke for a luncheon hosted in their honor. Pictured from left are long-time volunteer Ruth Woodworth, St. Luke Volunteer Coordinator Debra Robillard, and volunteer Brooke Greenier.

Over eighty volunteers from St. Luke Health Services gathered in the Riverview Room Thursday at St. Luke for a luncheon hosted in their honor.

The theme for the event, “Thanks For The Memories” acknowledged the many contributions volunteers of all ages make on behalf of St. Luke residents throughout the year.

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Pictured are Joe Hegadorn, Catherine Tesoriero, and Mae DeCastro at Bishop’s Commons twelve year anniversary luncheon. All three seniors have enjoyed living at the Enriched Living Residence for several years.

Bishops’s Commons celebrates 12th anniversary

Pictured are Joe Hegadorn, Catherine Tesoriero, and Mae DeCastro at Bishop’s Commons twelve year anniversary luncheon. All three seniors have enjoyed living at the Enriched Living Residence for several years.

Twelve years ago Bishop’s Commons opened it’s doors to just a few seniors who opted for the new lifestyle that was described as
“the comforts of home without the worries.”

Since March of 2000, over 300 seniors have been served at the Enriched Living Residence while remaining active and independent.

A special Anniversary luncheon was held recently to commemorate the twelve year anniversary where Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen thanked Residents for choosing Oswego, “Thank you for staying in Oswego, and making Oswego your home,” Gillen noted to a full dining room of Residents.

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