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Thank you to our sponsors…..

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On Saturday, October 19th, ARC of Oswego County presented “Hog Wild Jam”.  With more than 125 guests in attendance, they dined on roast pork, corn on the cob, salt potatoes, macaroni salad, hot dogs, and an assortment of desserts.  In addition, live entertainment was provided throughout the day and over 25 silent auction items were raffled off.  Thanks to the following sponsors, the event was a success.  ARC of Oswego County appreciates their support!

Ulys, Sysco, C’s Farm, Cam’s Pizza, Pizza Hut, Kinney Drugs, Burger King, Price Chopper, Boscos, McDonalds, Arby’s, Burger King, Foursome Diner, Domino’s Pizza, Wendy’s, Kathy’s Family Diner, Steamers, Locos, Greens Tavern, Ruby Tuesdays, Mr. Mikes, Jimmie James, Eagle Beverage, DeVito & Lopez, DDS, YMCA of Fulton, Family Video, Dinosaur BBQ, Funny Bones, Dunkin Donuts, A&P Auto, Fred Raynor, J. Robinson, JP Jewelers, Video Paradise, DNS Landscaping, All Seasons Inn, Beacon Hotel, Quality Inn, Riverview Wellness, Going to the Dogs, White Dog Bakery, Fulton TV and Applicance, Kathy’s Cakes, Cakes Galore, Kitty’s Creations, and SUNY Oswego.

ARC of Oswego would also like to thank the following entertainers for donating their time to support our cause:  John McConnell, Bob Garafolo, Mark Whal, Mike Shell, and Harry Shorts Band.

Lastly, thank you to all of the volunteers…without your hard work and dedication this event would not be possible:

Kerri Porter, Teresa Gilbert, Pat Evans, Amanda Hastings, Kristen DeSantis, Rich Coots, Marc Warner, Cindy Hesselbarth, Jim LaRock, Bob Spinelli, Judy Bonanni, Scott McHenry, Dale Rima.

 


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KeyBank Foundation Presents Check to Oswego Industries, Inc.

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KeyBank Foundation recently awarded Oswego Industries with a check to support its’ Workforce Development Program.  “Oswego Industries Work Readiness Program for Intellectual and Developmental Disabled Individuals”, will provide adult disabled individuals with the essential skills to enhance their ability to obtain employment in the food service environment so that they may transition into meaningful employment through hands-on work experience.   Oswego Industries thanks KeyBank for their support.

 

Picture left to right:  Laurie Davis, Director of Finance; Steven Pierce, KeyBank – Senior Vice President Relationship Manager; Gina Carmardello,  KeyBank – Fulton Branch Manager; and Mike Szpak, CEO Oswego Industries.

KeyBank Check Presentation

 


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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND….HOG WILD JAM!!!!

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Please join ARC of Oswego County on Saturday, October 19th for a “Hog Wild Jam” held at the Ancient Order of Hibernians, in Oswego, at 1:00 p.m.

The event will feature:  a pig roast, live entertainment throughout the day, a large silent auction, raffles, door prizes, children’s games and activities.   Pre-sale tickets: $15; door sales $20.  Children’s menu available (items $1)

Proceeds benefit ARC of Oswego County.  For more information, please call 598.3108.


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FREE FAMILY CONCERT

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ARC of Oswego County is hosting a free family concert on Friday evening, September 20th, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the West Linear Park in Oswego.

ARC of Oswego County will provide a free family concert featuring the group, FLAME, a group of talented musicians from upstate New York who happen to have disabilities.  FLAME has captured the world’s attention performing throughout the United States and in Europe.  The band performs for national and statewide conventions, corporate conferences, civic events, schools, dances, and private parties.  FLAME’s song list contains over 100 classic hits – rock, country, and blues – from the past five decades.  Food and beverages will be available.

For more information, please contact 598-3108.

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Oswego Industries Thanks Sponsors at their 8th Annual Golf Open

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ARC of Oswego County’s sister agency, Oswego Industries, recently hosted their 8th Annual Golf Open on Saturday, August 10th at Battle Island.

The following sponsors participated in this year’s event and a special thank you goes out to:

The Bonadio Group, the Relph Agency, Key Bank, The Ritz Diner, Bosco’s, APFW, NYSID, Fulton Rotary, Fulton Elks Club, CENG, Community Bank, JP Jewelers, Dynamic Auto, Lighthouse Lanes, Flooring Shack, Burritt, B&T Sports, Kathy’s Cakes, OCMIC, Leon Vickery Insurance, RJ Caruso, A&P Auto, Uniforms etc, Eagle Beverage, Warners Physical Therapy, White’s Car Care, LaGrafs, Thunder Island, Mike Szpak, Cheri Haskins, Scribba Town Inn, Kristen DeSantis, Shirley Baker, Dixon Golf, Ells Autistic Foundation, Reflections, and Battle Island.


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Mark your calendars…

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The ARC of Oswego County will be hosting a “Hog Wild Jam” on Saturday, October 19th, at 1:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Ancient Order of Hibernians located at 22 Munn Street in Oswego.  All proceeds from the event benefit the ARC of Oswego County.

The event will provide live entertainment throughout the day, a silent auction, children’s games and activities, raffles and door prizes, accompanied with a pig roast dinner.  Advanced tickets are $25 per person; $30 at the door.

Please support our mission by attending ARC of Oswego County’s “Hog Wild Jam”.    For more information, please call (315) 598-3108, ext. 227.

 


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Save the Date…

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FLAME, a group of talented musicians from upstate New York who happen to have disabilities, will be performing in Oswego on Friday evening, September 20th at the West Linear Park.  Flame’s song list contains over 100 classic hits (rock, country, and blues – from the past five decades).  The concert is free and open to the general public.  For more information, please call ARC of Oswego County, 315-598-3108 ext 227.


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SAVE THE DATE…

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golfturneyPlease join Oswego Industries Golf Committee (CEO Mike Szpak, Cheri Haskins, Kerri Porter, Kelly Wells, Larry Steinburg, Amy Strong, Shirley Baker, and Theresa Gilbert) on Saturday August 10th for their 8th Annual Golf Open at Battle Island Golf Course, in Fulton, NY.  Registration fees ($60) includes 18 holes of golf with use of a cart, refreshments, annual gift, tee prizes, and more.  Winner(s) of the hole in one will receive a $500 gift certificate from Price Chopper.  Dinner will consist of barbecue chicken, pulled pork, salt potatoes, corn on the cob, tossed salad, and dessert.   Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. For more information, please call (315) 598-3108, ext. 227.


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AMERICAR Joins ARC of Oswego County

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Coleen Rosekrans, VP Americar and Mike Szpak, ED ARC of Oswego County

 

On June 18, 2013, Colleen Rosekrans, Vice President of Americar Leasing and Kay Miracle-Burke, Business Manager, presented Executive Director Mike Szpak with a $500 check to the ARC of Oswego County for membership.  ARC of Oswego County has provided care, advocacy, and specialized programs and services to more than 2,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Oswego County including:  employment programs which assist people with developmental disabilities find and maintain meaningful employment in our community, day programs focused on community and volunteer involvement; community-based recreation programs; parent advocacy/training services; training and consultation; Medicaid services and guardianship.

 

Kay Miracle-Burke, Business Manager of Americar and Mike Szpak, ED of ARC of Oswego County


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ARC Membership News….

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ARC of Oswego County would like to acknowledge and thank Dale Rima for going above and beyond.  Our 2013 Membership Campaign is well underway and Dale is responsible for bringing in just under $1,000 in donations.  It’s members like Dale that inspire us all to support such a worthwhile cause.  Dale Rima