FULTON, NY- Hundreds of community members filled the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center to enjoy some hot wings and cold brews at the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County’s third annual Chicken Wing and Micro-Brew Fest.
The event raised more than $15,000 to help support the agency’s efforts to combat and prevent child abuse in Oswego County.
“Our third annual Chicken Wing and Micro-Fest was a tremendous success! Thanks to our many supporters and the nearly 700 community members who attended the event, we raised some much needed funds that will allow us to continue to provide services free of charge to victims of child abuse in Oswego County,” said Damm.
Contestants in this year’s competition included: Greene’s Ale House, Canale’s Restaurant; The Press Box; Jimmie James BBQ, Oswego Ancient Order of Hibernians; Kristen’s Kitchen at Battle Island; Steamers; Lighthouse Lanes, Garafolo’s Importing, The Red Sun Fire Roasting Co., and the Office Tavern.
The winners included:
Greene’s Ale House: Judges’ Choice – Best Garlic Wings
Steamers: Judges’ Choice – Best BBQ Wings
Kristen’s Kitchen at Battle Island: Judges’ Choice – Best Signature Wing
Popular Vote Winner, Best Tasting Wings: Greene’s Ale House (second year in a row)
“I extend a sincere thank you to all of our chicken wing contestants, as well as Eagle Beverage for providing the micro-brews. They are all winners for supporting the Child Advocacy Center and making our annual Wing and Micro-Brew Fest a success,” said Damm.
A non-profit organization, the CAC works hand-in-hand with local law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, medical providers, therapy providers, and victim advocacy professionals in Oswego County to protect and serve children that are victims of sexual and physical abuse.
In 2013 the CAC served 475 children and families in Oswego County.
For more information on the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, call 315-592-4453.