Letter: Caring and Sharing a success

Editor, The Spotlight:

This letter is to publicly thank the many sponsors who once again this year combined to make the Bethlehem Holiday Caring and Sharing Program a heartwarming success. Due to the generosity and dedication of each of these people and organizations, 120 families throughout the Bethlehem School District were assisted during this holiday season.

It is with sincere thanks that we recognize the following for their participation and contribution in this program.

Bethlehem Preschool, Drs. Giombetti/Brady and staff, Choices Hair Studio, Vintage Merlots “Red Hatters”, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Cindy Daley and Family, Bethlehem Central Transportation Department, Delmar Reformed Church, Santa, VFW Women’s Auxiliary, Bethlehem HS Faculty, Hamagrael Faculty and Staff, Realty USA, Slingerlands Faculty and Staff, Mr. & Mrs. Adam Hornick, Mr. & Mrs. James Campbell, Keystone Architectural Services, Sabic Innovative Plastics, Fran & Hal Patrick, Bethlehem HS Guidance Dept. and Support Staff, Clarksville Community Church, Elsmere Faculty Staff & PTA, Glenmont Faculty and Staff, Riegel’s All Stars, Roger & Pat Fritts, St. Thomas Church Giving Tree, Patroon house 1 &2, Bethlehem Families II, Eagle Elementary Faculty and Staff, Delmar Rotary, Glenmont Community Reformed Church, Bethlehem Festival, Bethlehem Middle School Secretaries, Kathy Stanley-Ross and friends at Albany Medical Center, Helene Meckler and Hedderman and Family, BCMS Administration and Guidance, BCMS Faculty and Staff, Peter & Pat Burkart, Security Supply Corp., BCHS Custodial Dept., The Town of Bethlehem, Bethlehem YMCA, Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, Town of Bethlehem Senior Services, Bethlehem Benevolence Police Union, BCMS PTO, A. Golup Corp. Co., Delmar Craft Club, and Bethlehem Business Women.

In addition, we would be remiss if we failed to mention the school nurses, JoAnn Menrath, Kathy Betzhold, Stacie Decker, Molly Fusco, Francie Gransbury, and Monica Vail, who together worked so hard in confidentially identifying and contacting the many families who benefited from the community’s outpouring of generosity.

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