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September 25, 2018

August Guest Chef Dinner Planned at Oswego County Salvation Army


OSWEGO, NY – The Zonta Club of Oswego will provide the next Oswego County Salvation Army Guest Chef Dinner on August 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

They will be serving roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, and tossed salad.

At a recent meeting of the Zonta Club of Oswego are: (seated from left) Roxanne Gillen, Kathy McPherson and Virginia Dix; and standing from left are: Gail Goebrischer, Kris Bushey, Tammy Thompson and Marta Santiago. The club will provide a Salvation Army Guest Chef dinner on August 12.

At a recent meeting of the Zonta Club of Oswego are: (seated from left) Roxanne Gillen, Kathy McPherson and Virginia Dix; and standing from left are: Gail Goebrischer, Kris Bushey, Tammy Thompson and Marta Santiago. The club will provide a Salvation Army Guest Chef dinner on August 12.

Members of the advisory board and Zonta will provide desserts and beverages.

The dinner will be at the fully-accessible Salvation Army Citadel, 73 W. Second St.

Dinners may be enjoyed in the dining room or carried out.

Zonta International is a worldwide service organization working to improve the legal, political, economic, and professional status of women.

The Oswego Club, founded in 1955, is well known for its annual Amelia Earhart Woman of Achievement dinner.

Additionally, it provides four scholarships, including the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship and scholarships for non-traditional students and Young Women in Public Affairs.

The members of the club perform many community service projects such as Holiday Adopt a Family, Adopt-a-Highway, Oswego Hospital bazaar, and contributions to Human Concerns and The Salvation Army.

The guest chef dinners are organized by the Salvation Army Advisory Board and offered to the community to raise funds for support of the services of the Army throughout Oswego County.

The remaining dinners this year will be served on October 7 by the Press Box and by Bistro 197 on Election Day, November 4.

The Oswego County Salvation Army Corps provides fresh-cooked meals five days each week in both Fulton and Oswego, groceries from its food pantries, and many other services to individuals and families in need throughout Oswego County.

Planning is already well under way for this year’s Red Kettle Campaign.

The need is to raise $106,000.

There will be opportunities for individuals and families, as well as organizations and groups of all kinds to lend a hand.

Call the special Red Kettle line at 315-207-3359 to volunteer or ask questions.

Anyone wanting more information or to offer service as a volunteer may call 343-6491 or stop at the office at 73 W. Second St.

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