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12th Annual Literacy Volunteers Golf Tourney Tees Off Aug. 16

Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County’s (LVOC) 12th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the Oswego Country Club on August 16.  Shown enjoying last year’s tournament is the New York Woods and Water team, from left to right: Timmy Davis, Chris Nelson, Zack Brooks, and Jake Basta.  To register a team or to become a sponsor, contact the LVOC office at 342-8839.
Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County’s (LVOC) 12th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the Oswego Country Club on August 16. Shown enjoying last year’s tournament is the New York Woods and Water team, from left to right: Timmy Davis, Chris Nelson, Zack Brooks, and Jake Basta. To register a team or to become a sponsor, contact the LVOC office at 342-8839.

Excitement is mounting as preparation for the 12th Annual Golf Tournament to support Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County (LVOC) is underway. Oswego County Federal Credit Union and Entergy are major sponsors of the Captain and Crew tournament being held on Monday, August 16 at the Oswego Country Club of #610 West First Street, Oswego.

Other corporate sponsors include Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, Constellation Energy, Excellus BC/BS, Felix Schoeller, Fulton Savings Bank and Pathfinder Bank. Event and Hole sponsorships are still available.

This tournament offers golfers the opportunity to enjoy some friendly competition and an action-packed day of good food, golf, and prizes while supporting a worthy cause. The shotgun start is at 11:00 a.m.

The cost is $500 per four-person team. The event registration includes 18 holes of golf, use of a cart, green fees, chair massages, magnificent prizes, and lots of food.

Again this year there will be raffles and a silent auction featuring many exciting items. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the longest-drive, closest-to-the-pin, putting, and mulligan contests.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided by Dunkin Donuts, Rudy’s, and Canale’s. A steak dinner and awards ceremony will follow to conclude this fun-filled day.

Over 17,000 adults in Oswego County cannot read above the 5th grade level, and one in five Oswego County residents have below basic level reading skills.

“Proceeds help LVOC provide adults in Oswego County aged 16 years or older with basic literacy programs,” said Jane Murphy of LVOC. The ability to read is one of the most important skills needed in daily life but is often taken for granted. The goal of LVOC is to provide opportunities for these adults to achieve personal freedom by building basic reading, writing and computer skills for free in a confidential environment.

Anyone interested in registering a team or further information on sponsorships may contact the office at 315-342-8839 or visit the LVOC website at www.lvoswego.org. Act now to reserve your team a spot in this tournament and help improve literacy in Oswego County.

LVOC is an agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County.