Watertown: The Paul J. Cooper Military Lodge #120 recently held a Krispy Kreme doughnut fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of the North Country SoZo Teen Center. Lodge members recently presented a donation check to Teen Center representatives. Pictured above from left to right: Front Row – Joshua Finley, Teen Center Member; Luis Velasquez, Lodge Worshipful Master; Middle Row – Kassaundra Grant, Teen Center Site Supervisor; Calvin Robinson, Lodge Member; Chris Myrtil, Lodge Member; Lee Brown, Lodge Member; Back Row – Matthew East, Teen Center Member; Aaron Dake, Teen Center Member; Skyler Huddleston, Teen Center Member; Anthony Potter, Teen Center Member; and Harry Bonnell, Teen Center Member.
The Teen Center, an affiliate of the Children’s Home of Jefferson County, is a free drop-in program, located in the rear of the Marcy Building, 167 Polk Street, Watertown – just off Public Square. The Center is open Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 8:00 pm, and on Friday till 9:00 pm. Activities include recreation, computer access, games, life skills, homework assistance, and tutoring. Snacks and hot meals are served daily. For more information, call 315-777-4877 or visit their Facebook page: “Boys & Girls Club SoZo Teen Center.”