POTSDAM -- Teachers and staff from the Potsdam Central School District recently held a fund-raiser to benefit the Potsdam Holiday Fund. Organized by Christine Byrnes (right), high school teacher and member of the Holiday Fund Board, the fund drive raised $500 for the program. Also pictured from left to right: teachers Robin Hart and Danielle Wilson, co-presidents of the Potsdam chapter of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) union; and Potsdam Holiday Fund President Pam Yurgartis. The Potsdam Holiday Fund is an all-volunteer program that provides new toys, winter clothing and food baskets to families in need in the Potsdam area. Donations are always welcome and appreciated and may be sent c/o the Potsdam Holiday Fund, PO Box 827, Potsdam, NY 13676, or by visiting www.potsdamholidayfund.org.