OSWEGO, NY Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The United Way of Greater Oswego County and DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s for Diamonds will be making one lucky personÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Christmas extra special this year.
DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s has donated a half-carat diamond pendant, valued at $1,200, which will be raffled off in support of the United WayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Annual Campaign.
The pendant is on display at DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s.
It can be seen during their holiday open house to be held, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We appreciate DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s support of our campaign with this very generous donation,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Melanie Trexler, executive director of the United Way. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s wonderful to see small businesses come forward and show their concern for the community by helping their local United Way. The support that we receive from community minded businesses such as DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Jewelers plays an important part in allowing us to meet our goals and continue to offer financial support to the many member agency programs that mean so much to so many in our county.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Tickets for the diamond pendant raffle are only $1 and are available at DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s, 94 W. Second St. or at the United Way office in the HSBC bank building, 1 S. First St., Fulton.
The drawing will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 24 at DuForeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s.