The Chadwick Bay chapter held the officers’ inauguration and presentation of the scholarship winners at the Shorewood Country Club on June 28. Pastor Nettie Puleff of Fredonia First United Methodist Church was the installation officer. Donnie Hover was installed as president, Christine Storer as first vice president, Karen Crowe as second vice president, Marianne Serio as recording secretary, Terri Pacos as treasurer, and Nancy Steffan as correspondence secretary.
Hailey Butler, from Fredonia, one of our three scholarship winners, will attend SUNY Fredonia. After completing her degree at Fredonia, she intends to attend chiropractic school. Hailey currently works as a chiropractic assistant at a local clinic.
By completing your advanced degree, you intend to provide a more holistic approach to pain relief rather than the use of pain relievers.
Stacey Chase, from Conewango Valley, is pursuing her master’s degree at Capella University. She currently is the Administrative Assistant at the Pine Valley Central High School System in the Guidance Office. She wants to provide students with guidance on the purpose of higher education, encourage them to be successful in their goals, and support them in their social and emotional growth.
Jessica Falco, from Dunkirk, is enrolled at SUNY Fredonia following a path to social work. She completed the classes for the CASACT certification, but the pandemic disrupted her life and she was not allowed to complete her clinical internship. Jessica plans to work as a substance abuse counselor. After graduating next spring, she plans to attend the University at Buffalo to earn her master’s degree in social work.
This year the Chadwick Bay Chapter donated to: Revitalize Dunkirk, The Son Shine Fund, The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County, Meals on Wheels, Dunkirk Library Children’s Room in Memory of Kathy Wojcinski, St. Giovanni in Memory of Martha Dybka, Cassadaga Country Club Women’s Golf League for their Roswell Cancer tournament.
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