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Area Businesses Making a Difference As OCO Bowl-A-Fun Sponsors

FULTON, NY – This year’s Bowl-A-Fun celebrates Oswego County Opportunities’ 50th anniversary of service to the community.

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Members of OCO’s planning committee are looking fabulous as they prepare for the OCO’s ‘Fifty and Fabulous’ Bowl-A-Fun and 50th Anniversary Celebration. Kneeling from left are Health Education Collaboration Manager Toni Ross and Senior Director of Operations Betsy Copps. Standing from left are OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier; Development Coordinator Margaret Barclay; Purchasing/Payroll Specialist Carrie Kinney; Developmental Disabilities IRA Program Manager Colette Nellis; Training Coordinator Christine Prevost, Training Coordinator. Absent is committee member and Support Services Assistant Diane Wood.

Thanks to the generous support of many donors and sponsors, this “Fifty and Fabulous” bowling competition and birthday party is sure to be a success.

This event is sponsored by “Making a Difference” Sponsors G&C Foods; National Grid; Pathfinder Bank; and Ultimate Software, and “Building Dreams” Sponsors Barclay Damon, LLP; Fidelis; NRG Energy; and OneGroup.

“We’re extremely grateful for the support of so many major sponsors,” said OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier. “This year’s focus is on thanking our community for embracing OCO’s mission: inspiring partnerships and providing services that empower people, support communities and change lives – for the better!”

Bowl-A-Fun is set for April 9, at Lakeview Lanes in Fulton.

The “Corporate Competition” bowling tournament is currently filled.

The 50th anniversary celebration follows immediately afterward.

“Tickets are free, but they’re going fast!” Cooper-Currier said. “OCO will have tickets available while they last at its offices at 239 Oneida St., Fulton, Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Midtown Plaza, corner East First and Bridge streets, Oswego, Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Party-goers will receive tokens for free pizza and soda.

There will be live entertainment all afternoon, and miniature golf and a bounce house for all ages (weather permitting).

“You’ll even get to meet Elvis himself,” Cooper-Currier said.

There will be a balloon raffle, 50/50, and more.

George Hoffman from 103.9 The Dinosaur will serve as emcee, and Dave Lepage, former head of major sponsor G&C Foods, is this year’s honorary chair.

A private, non-profit agency, OCO’s many programs touch the lives of more than 22,000 Oswego County residents each year.

One of Oswego County’s largest employers, OCO employs more than 580 people and boasts a volunteer force of 1,200.

OCO strives to improve the quality of life in Oswego County by helping people, supporting communities and changing lives.

For more information, visit www.oco.org