Thanking the Vets

November 13, 2012November has been designated as “Thank a Veteran Month” at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. On Friday, November 9, students and staff were encouraged to wear red, white, and blue to support and honor local Veterans.

The College will also be launching a “Housewares for Heroes” Project, co-sponsored with the Ladies Auxiliary to The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1019, with the goal of assisting local Veterans who had been homeless and have now found housing through the help of the Auxiliary.

Donations of new or very gently used items will be collected on Saturday, November 17 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Needed items include bath towels, wash cloths, shower curtains, dish towels, dish sets, glasses, silverware, pan sets, sheet sets, blankets, pillows, lamps, kitchen tables/chairs, beds, dressers, and living room furniture.

For further details, contact Student Activities Coordinator Gwen Ossenkop at (518) 736-FMCC (3622), ext. 8131.

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