One day a year, hundreds of plates of cookies are assembled in quick fashion to help local families find some holiday cheer during difficult times. This annual Cookie Capers event helps families with Wings of Hope Hospice.
Playing sports in college wasn’t part of her original plan, but when golf season ended for senior Rebecca Robinson, she thought twice. “When the season ended, I realized I didn’t want it to,” she says.
Each year, the VFW Local 3030 helps facilitate local entries into the national VFW Essay Scholarship Contests. Middle school students participate in a written essay contest called the Patriot’s Pen. High school students participate in an audio essay content called the Voice of Democracy.
It’s a fundraiser for the Otsego Band, but it’s also a great opportunity for the community to hear our talented students whenever it fits their schedule. For 24-hours straight, from 4:00 p.m. Friday to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, there will be music playing from the Otsego Middle School gymnasium. There will also be a Vendor Blender on Saturday from 10am-2pm.
Cleaning up the fallen leaves, twigs and other items that get on the lawns in the fall can be a tough job. And not everyone is able to do the work themselves. That's why Washington Street Elementary started Make a Difference Day almost 14 years ago.