Cortland CAPCO invites the community to an Opportunity & Resource Fair this Saturday (October 26) from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Grace Christian Church, located at 1250 Fisher Avenue.
A variety of local organizations will be in attendance, offering information about the services and resources they have for the community.
The featured facilitator will be Donna Beegle, wh0’s been featured on CNN and PBS where she told her story of growing up in a family who were mostly homeless and picking fruit to cover their basic needs.
Donna dropped out of school at 15 and got married. On Saturday, she will share how she was able to get her GED, study all the way to a doctorate, create a successful life and career, identifying resources, connecting with others and building a network.
She now helps her family, including her five brothers, as well as many others who are fighting poverty. She’s worked in all 50 states and eight countries to help people achieve their dreams.
Also included at the event:
- Free pastry/fruits breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks throughout the day
- Free childcare for children attending the event with parents/caregivers
- Free transportation to and from the event if needed
- A gift bag with prizes just for coming to the event
- A chance to win bigger prizes throughout the day including
- $500 grand prize towards Household Expenses
If you or your organization would like to attend the fair or would like more information, contact CAPCO Adult Education Coordinator Joyce Allen at 607-753-6781