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Wreath sale to support scholarships for local students

Oct. 29, 2019


A green wreath with a red bow



The Herkimer Region College & Career Scholarship Foundation has started its annual 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 pine cones, red berries and a large bow.

The wreaths cost $20 each. Wreaths must be ordered by Wednesday, Nov. 13. They will be available for pickup on Thursday, Nov. 21.

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 wreaths can be picked up at the Herkimer BOCES William E. Busacker Complex at 352 Gros Blvd. in Herkimer. People picking up wreaths can go to the front desk, and the office staff there will assist them.

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 320 scholarships totaling $177,000 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.