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Pictured are seated, left to right, Jessica Falco, Stacy Chase, Haley Butler. At the back are Donnie Hover and Michele Starwalt-Woods.

The Chadwick Bay Chapter conducted the installation of officers and presentation of scholarship winners at Shorewood Country Club on June 28. Pastor Nettie Puleff of Fredonia First United Methodist Church was the installing officer. Donnie Hover was named 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 Corresponding Secretary.

Hailey Butler of Fredonia, one of our three scholarship recipients, attends SUNY Fredonia. After graduating from Fredonia, she plans to attend chiropractic school. Hailey is currently working as a chiropractor’s assistant at a local clinic.

Upon completion of her graduate degree, she intends to offer a more holistic approach to pain relief rather than the use of painkillers.

Stacey Chase, from Conewango Valley, is pursuing her master’s degree at Capella University. She is currently the administrative assistant for the Pine Valley Central High School system in the guidance office. It wants to guide students as to the purpose of higher education, encourage them to succeed 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 courses for the CASACT certification, but life was cut short by the pandemic and was not allowed to complete her clinical internship. Jessica plans to work as an addiction counselor. After graduating next spring, she plans to attend the University at Buffalo for 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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