The Friendship Free Library Receives ACAF Grant

friendship-library-2016Friendship – The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $146.35 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Michelle Hill, Director of the Friendship Free Library, said that the money would be used to purchase more books for 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.

The Allegany County Area Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to encourage educational, social, cultural and civic projects benefiting the residents of Allegany County, New York. The Foundation welcomes tax-deductible P002gifts in any amount to any fund at any time, including memorials for friends and loved ones. For more information please contact the Director at: director@alleganycountyareafoundation.org or call 585-808-8444.

In the Picture: (L to R): Carolyn Miller, ACAF Board Member & Michelle Hill, Director of the Friendship Free Library.

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