The District's Safe Schools initiative to place trauma kits throughout its schools and offices, received another much-welcomed financial boost from community members, this time through the generosity of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Catawissa Post #8306 and the Catawissa Valley Lions Club. Representatives of the groups recently traveled to Southern Columbia to deliver checks totaling $1,500 to appreciative school officials. To date, $3,000 has been donated to this effort. The District is very appreciative and thankful for the support and generosity extended to this project.
In the above photo to the left, VFW Catawissa Post  #83006 members Mark Schlieder and Paul Sevison pose with School Police Officer Clay Fahringer, Nurse Alexis Spade, and Superintendent Paul Caputo, after presenting the school officials with a $1,000 donation. Catawissa Valley Lions Club members Bill Breech (foreground), Craig Long, Ron Long, Michael Coleman, and Al Lonoconus (a retired SCA educator) present school officials a $500 donation along with a commitment to future funding if needed.

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