Friendship Free Library Receives Money from the Susan Foster Myers Fund

     Friendship – The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $154.02 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Michelle Hill, Director of the Friendship Free Library, said that the money would be used to purchase new curtains for the Children’s Room the library. This award was made possible from the earnings of the Susan Foster Myers Memorial Endowment Fund.
The Susan Foster Myers Memorial Endowment Fund was established in 2014 by Alan W. Myers as a memorial to his wife. The purpose of the endowment fund is to support the Friendship Free Library so that it may continue to thrive and continue to serve the community into the future. Each year the earnings from this endowed fund will be used to help improve the programs of the library.
Susan had served the people of Allegany County in many different positions over the years. Some of these positions included: Cub Scout Pack Master, town councilman, county legislator, and County Youth Board member to name just a few. Susan had also once served on the Friendship Free Library Board of directors, and she was the Board president for about ten years.
If you would like to make a difference in your community by leaving a legacy please contact the Allegany County Area Foundation today at 585-808-8444 or e-mail: director@alleganycountyareafoundation.org. The Foundation welcomes tax-deductible gifts in any amount, including memorials to friends and loved ones.
In the Picture: (L to R): Alan W. Myers, Michelle Hill (Director of the Friendship Free Library) and Denis Dahlgren (ACAF Executive Director).