Dryden FOCUS awards grants

Dryden FOCUS awards grants

The Dryden Focus on Community Understanding Service Program, or FOCUS has awarded two grants to local nonprofit organizations that serve community members of Dryden.

The Program, also known as FOCUS, works in affiliation with the United Way of Tompkins County.

The Dryden FOCUS council was comprised of 15 students from the Dryden Middle and High Schools.

The money was split between Cornell Cooperative Extension, FoodNet Meals on Wheels and the Dryden United Methodist Church.


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