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Free Shuttle Bus Service Announced for Hope Fest 2013

Hope Fest 2013 is fast approaching, with three evenings of Christian outreach at the Fulton War Memorial June 7, 8 and 9.

To help those without transportation, and also for those who do not want to have to park far away, the Hope Fest Committee is partnering with Oswego County Opportunities to provide free shuttle bus service each night.

The bus is wheelchair accessible. The bus will be identified by bright yellow signs that say, “Hope Fest Shuttle.”

Transportation to the War Memorial: There will be two runs to pick up passengers and bring them to the War Memorial. The first run starts at 5:30 p.m. and the second run starts around 6:10 p.m.

The schedule and times for the pickup stops during each run is as follows:

First Stop: Main Office Gilbert’s Grove, Pathfinder Courts – Emery Street, 5:35 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Second Stop: Senior Buildings G-K, Pathfinder Courts – East Broadway, 5:39 p.m. and 6:19 p.m.

Third Stop: Fulton Education Center/Park Area – South Fourth Street between Buffalo and Rochester streets, 5:43 p.m. and 6:23 p.m.

Fourth Stop: Towpath Towers – 100 Rochester St., 5:48 p.m. and 6:28 p.m.

Fifth Stop: Fulton Mill Apartments – Riverside Ave. off West First Street, 5:54 p.m. and 6:34 p.m.

Sixth Stop: Chateau West Apartments – West 11th Street, 6:01 p.m. and 6:41 p.m.

Arrive at War Memorial: Dropping off outside main entrance; 6:05 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There will be return-trip bus runs at the end of each evening.

Each night’s activities are expected to end around 10 p.m.

The schedule for dropping off passengers on the return trips is as follows:

First Stop: Main Office Gilbert’s Grove, Pathfinder Courts – Emery Street.

Second Stop: Senior Buildings G-K, Pathfinder Courts – East Broadway

Third Stop: Fulton Education Center/Park Area – South Fourth Street between Buffalo and Rochester streets.

Fourth Stop: Towpath Towers – 100 Rochester St.

Fifth Stop: Fulton Mill Apartments – Riverside Avenue off West First Street.

Sixth Stop: Chateau West Apartments – West 11th Street.

After first return-trip run, bus returns to War Memorial for second/final run.

For those who need transportation in the Fulton area but cannot get to the bus stops, there will be mini vans available (not wheelchair accessible) that are driven by volunteers.

Please call 315-226-3378 by 5 p.m. June 5 to arrange for pickup.

Hope Fest 2013 is a free Christian community outreach event on June 7, 8 and 9.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with the event beginning nightly at 7.

Live music, guest speakers, powerful preaching, prayer, and testimonies.

For more information, visit www.hopefest2013.com or call 315-226-3378.