NORWICH – The Children’s Center will be hosting their 2nd Annual Cookies and Cream event at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Norwich Fire House will open their doors and welcome the community for an evening of fun. Families will be invited to enjoy free cookies and milk and other fun activities. Local Celebrities will donate cookies and they will be auctioned during the event. All proceeds will support the Children’s Center Scholarship Fund Program.
Dr Jane Coddington, Executive Director at Catholic Charities of Chenango County commented on the critical need for the scholarship program, “In 2008, the scholarship fund provided resources for 48% of the families served at the Children’s Center. The financial challenges of 2009 had an impact at the Children’s Center resulting in scholarship fund utilization increase to 98%.”