Girl Scouts Continue Clock Fundraising Efforts Saturday
Apr 08, 2014 05:00PM ● Published by Steven Jack
The Girl Scouts of Troop #4532 have raised the money to purchase this clock in downtown Oswego.
The girls have spent months selling items and collecting aluminum and metal to purchase and install the clock at Jefferson and Main streets downtown near the Veterans Memorial. The clock will be custom painted with "Oswego" and the Girl Scouts logo, said Troop Leader Pam Roberts.
The troop set an original fundraising goal of $10,000, but were able to purchase the clock for $5,000, with the total project cost now at about $6,200, said Roberts. The troop is about half way to its final goal.
The troop will be selling items at Floral Expressions and Gifts from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday during the Annual Bunny Hop. Items for sale include carnations with a note card and ribbon for $2 for one or three for $5. Jack Links beef sticks for $1, time-themed door hangers/ornaments for $5 and t-shirt bags for $5.
The project is being conducted for the girls' Bronze Award, which must be completed by September. Roberts said they hope to have the clock installed sometime this summer.