Wreath sale to support scholarships for local students

The Herkimer Region College & Career Scholarship Foundation has started its annual natural wreath sale to support scholarships the foundation awards each year to local students.

Each wreath is 16 to 20 inches and is professionally made with natural evergreen boughs decorated with pinecones, red berries and a large bow.

The wreaths cost $20 each. Wreaths must be ordered by Friday, Nov. 6. They will be available for pickup on Friday, Nov. 20.

If you are interested in purchasing a wreath in support of the foundation’s college scholarships, contact Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES District Clerk Shawn Maxson at 315-867-2023.

The Herkimer Region College & Career Scholarship Foundation is a not-for-profit community scholarship foundation. Local citizens from many professions work voluntarily as a group to generate scholarship funds for graduates of technical programs in the region. To date, the foundation has provided more than 300 scholarships totaling more than $175,000 to students in technical programs at Herkimer BOCES and its 10 component school districts: Central Valley, Dolgeville, Frankfort-Schuyler, Herkimer, Little Falls, Mount Markham, Owen D. Young, Poland, Richfield Springs and West Canada Valley.