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Fleece Jackets Donated to Utica Center for Development

Fleece Jackets Donated to Utica Center for Development

The Utica Center for Development recently received a donation of fleece jackets with their logo embroidered on the left front chest from Crooked Brook.

Although the words "fleece jackets" and "fleece pullovers" are sometimes used interchangeably, there is a difference: fleece jackets have a full zipper front whereas fleece pullovers have ½ or ¼ zipper fronts.

Polyester fleece jackets are made from Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or other synthetic fibers and can also be made out of recycled PET bottles or even recycled fleece. It is lightweight, warm, soft, and hydrophobic, holding less than 1% of its weight in water which allows it to retain much of its insulating powers even when wet.

Polyester fleece is machine washable, dries quickly and is very breathable and will not lose its thickness when compressed; it does not matter if you crush, pull, twist or wad it up, it will come back to its original shape and thickness.

Since 1989, Crooked Brook has designed and manufactured lab coats, chef coats and aprons for the world's most distinguished and discerning professionals since 1989. Their women's chef coats have become the uniform for the most recognized women in the noble art and science of gastronomy.

All Crooked Brook branded garments and accessories are proudly "Made in the U.S.A." to order in Utica, N.Y.

In addition, Crooked Brook also offers promotional products, decorated apparel and accessories such as jackets, shirts, polo shirts, golf shirts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, hats, tote bags, sweatshirt blankets, personalized and wholesale fleece blankets that can be customized with your logo using the following methods of apparel decoration:

Embroidered Patches
Tackle Twill
Direct to Garment Printing (DTG)
Screen Printing

If you have a nonprofit organization and your group:

  • Accepts "donations-in-kind".
  • Needs items that can be used for fund raising auctions, door prizes, raffles or gift bags.
  • Needs promotional apparel or accessories with your logo.

Contact Crooked Brook at or call 315-733-1992 and tell them the "Utica Center for Development" sent you!

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