Chiropractors Align to Support the United Way

April 26th, 2012

43Fulton, NY ? Chiropractors throughout Oswego County will host a special Patient Appreciation Day in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

Participating Chiropractors will offer chiropractic treatments for current and former patients, as well as examinations for new patients in exchange for a $15 donation to the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

?I am thankful to Dr. Richard Tesoriero of Tesoriero Chiropractic for once again donating his time to organize our annual Patient Appreciation Day. I am very pleased that our area Chiropractors have joined together to sponsor this great event,? said Melanie Trexler, executive director, United Way of Greater Oswego County. ?Patient Appreciation Day is a wonderful opportunity for health conscious individuals to receive an important examination and valuable information at a very affordable price. You really can?t afford not to take advantage of this rare opportunity.?

All proceeds from the day will benefit United Way of Greater Oswego County and the many member agency programs that the United Way supports.

Dr. Franklin L. Perkins II of Perkins Chiropractic in Hannibal will host his Patient Appreciation Day on Saturday, May 5th. To schedule an appointmen with Perkins Chiropractic contact them at 315-564-7022.

The following Chiropractors will host their Patient Appreciation Day on Saturday, May 19 include:
Falanga Family Chiropractic
Oswego ? 315-343-2961
Dr. Beth Dubois
Dr. Richard F. Falanga

Family Chiropractic Office
Fulton ? 315-593-7555
Dr. Brett R. Tallents

McCaffrey Chiropractic
Oswego ? 315-342-3877
Dr. Casey McCaffrey

Tesoriero Chiropractic
Oswego ? 315-343-5713
Dr. Richard Tesoriero

University Chiropractic
Oswego ? 315-342-6300
Dr. Anthony Licatese

Those interested in taking advantage of Patient Appreciation Day are urged to call the participating Chiropractor of their choice and schedule their appointment as soon as possible. Patient Appreciation Day is sponsored by Oswego County Doctors of Chiropractic Representing the New York State Chiropractic Association.

For more information on the event you may contact any of the participating Chiropractors or your United Way office at 593-1900.

Cut line for photo: On Saturday, May 19th area Chiropractors will host a very special Patient Appreciation Day (Perkins Chiropractic will host theirs on Saturday, May 5th.). For a donation of only $15 participating Oswego County Chiropractors will offer chiropractic treatments for current and former patients, and examinations for new patients. All proceeds from the event will benefit United Way of Greater Oswego County. Pictured above from left are: Dr. Brett Tallents, Dr. Beth DuBois, Dr. Franklin Perkins II, Dr. Casey McCaffrey, and Dr. Richard Falanga. Absent from the photo are participating Chiropractors, Dr. Richard Tesorerio, Dr. Anthony Licatese.

Kayla Lynskey joins staff of United Way

April 9th, 2012

42Fulton, NY ? Melanie Trexler, executive director of United Way of Greater Oswego County, has announced that Kayla Lynskey has joined the staff as an intern. A senior at SUNY Oswego, Lynskey is working with the agency?s staff in the area of social media.

?As social media continues to grow in popularity it is important that we keep up to date on the latest developments in social media and utilize it to enhance our communication with our partner agencies, our donors, and the community as a whole,? said Trexler.

Lynskey, who is majoring in marketing and public relations, learned of the United Way through the internship program at SUNY Oswego. ?When I heard there was an opportunity for an internship with United Way I was immediately interested. I had interned before in the business world and I wanted to have the same experience in the not-for-profit world as well,? said Lynskey.

In addition to her focus on social media, Lynskey has been involved with several United Way events and has learned much about the mission of United Way and the positive impact it has on Oswego County. ?I really enjoy working with United Way and learning about the challenges that not-for-profit agencies face on a daily basis. I appreciate their efforts and inspired by the amazing volunteers who give so much of their time to help others,? added Lynskey.

Currently, Lynskey is updating the United Way website by enhancing its events page and agency news page. Additionally, she is working to make the site even more user friendly and will be adding a link from the website to the United Way Facebook page. ?Kayla is doing an excellent job of increasing United Way?s social media presence and we are happy to have her with us this semester. The SUNY Oswego internship program is an excellent resource and we are happy to be able to utilize it,? said Lois Luber, resource development director for the United Way.

United Way of Greater Oswego County?s website can be found at, their can found on Facebook by searching United Way Oswego County. For more information, contact them at 315-593-1900.

Cut line for photo: SUNY Oswego student, Kayla Lynskey (seated), shows Lois Luber, resource development director with United Way of Greater Oswego County, the latest updates to the agency?s website and Facebook page. Lynskey is working as an intern this semester at United Way.