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September 25, 2018

Catholic Charities Taking Part in “Chip In For Charity”


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Helen Hoefer (l) and Terri Pratt (r) of Catholic Charities of Oswego County display materials for “Chip In For Charity,” a fundraising opportunity that the agency is participating in.  Representatives from Catholic Charities of Oswego County are selling tickets to the upcoming Turning Stone Resort Championship PGA TOUR® Event taking place in September.  All proceeds from the tickets sold by Catholic Charities of Oswego County will benefit the agency.

Catholic Charities of Oswego County has teamed with the Upstate New York Empowerment Fund and the Oneida Indian Nation to take part in a unique fundraising opportunity.

Catholic Charities of Oswego County is selling tickets to the 2008 Turning Stone Resort Championship. This PGA TOUR® event will be held September 29th – October 5th at the Atunyote Golf Club in Vernon.

The Oneida people are using the Turning Stone Resort Championship, an official PGA TOUR event, as the platform for a new charitable-community partnership, the Upstate New York Empowerment Fund. Catholic Charities of Oswego County has the opportunity to benefit from this partnership by participating in “Tickets for Charity.”

“Tickets for Charity” allows representatives from Catholic Charities to sell tickets to the Turning Stone Resort Championship and receive 100% of the face value on every ticket the agency sells. Tickets for the event are priced as follows:

· Monday, Sept. 29, Tuesday, Sept. 30, and Wednesday, Oct. 1 – $10 for all 3 days.

· Thursday, Oct. 2 and Friday, Oct. 3 – $25 for each day.

· Saturday, Oct. 4 and Sunday, Oct. 5 – $35 for each day.

All proceeds from the tickets to the event sold by Catholic Charities of Oswego County will go directly to the agency.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our agency to receive some much needed additional income that will allow us to continue our mission of providing comfort and support to those less fortunate in Oswego County,” said Executive Director, Mary-Margaret Pezzela-Pekow.

For more information, or to purchase tickets to the Turning Stone Resort Championship, you many contact Terri Pratt at Catholic Charities of Oswego County, 598-3980.

Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation. Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s programs are the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Diocesan Hope Appeal, the County of Oswego and private donations by individuals and local companies and organizations.

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