Thanks from Yates Christmas Program Bell Ringing Campaign

Suzanne Falvey, YCP Coordinator for Bell Ringing
Many thanks to the bell ringers, the location sites, the coordinators, and all the donors to the Yates Christmas Program!

PENN YAN — On behalf of the Yates Christmas Program, I would like to express my sincerest thanks to everyone who helped make our 2021 Bell Ringing Campaign such a success.

Yates Christmas Program

Bell ringers included many dedicated individuals, as well as volunteer members from the following groups: Penn Yan First Baptist Church, Bluff Point Methodist Church, American Legion Johnson-Costello Post #355, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Bluff Point Association, Court St. Michael 1173 (Catholic Daughters of the Americas), Penn Yan Fire Department, Knights of Columbus, Penn Yan Rotary Club, Dundee Rotary Club, Penn Yan Interact Club, Community Bank, Lyons National Bank, Bank of the Finger Lakes, Penn Yan Elks Lodge #1722, Seneca Lodge Masons, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, St. Michael's School Students, Scouts BSA Troops 44 and 444, Cub Scout Pack 44, Crew 44, Yates County Women, Penn Yan Academy Students, Milo Lodge Masons, VFW Post #745, and Penn Yan Lions Club.

We are grateful for use of the following ringing sites:

  • Tops Market
  • Byrne Dairy
  • Morgan's Grocery
  • The Wagner Restaurant
  • Community Bank
  • Lyons National Bank

We owe special thanks to Ray Stewart and Larry & Marian Strickland, who delivered and collected the donation houses and proceeds, and to Five Star Bank for help with deposits.

Most of all, we are thankful for the many kind people who made donations. You helped make a Merry Christmas for 870 Yates County children. Thank you for your support and generosity!

Suzanne Falvey is Yates Christmas Program coordinator for bell ringing