The public is invited to attend the Friends of History In Fulton, N. Y., Inc. third annual Celebration Event on November 4, 2011 at the Fulton Polish Home, 153 West First Street, Fulton, N. Y. There will be a cash bar at 6 P. M. with dinner to follow at 7.
The third annual Elma J. Smith award will be presented to the Fulton Polish Home at the event. The Polish Home is celebrating its one-hundredth anniversary this year and was formed by 70 people meeting in November of 1910 for the purpose of striving for “good Americanism”.
The Elma J. Smith award is presented to an individual or organization that makes distinguished and long-term contributions to Fulton history in one or more of the following areas: public education, writing, research, exhibits, historic preservation, promotion of Fulton’s history, service to the museum or philanthropy. Past recipients of the award are Glenn W. Clark and Marian M. Stanton.
Oswego County Treasuer and Polish Home member, John Kruk will present a brief program on the high lights and history of the Polish Home over the one hundred years of its existence. Jasiu (John) Klocek will entertain with accordion music during the cocktail hour and dinner. There will be 50/50 drawings and gift basket raffles for the benefit of the Friends of History. There will also be other surprises during the evening.
This is always and fun filled evening and a well attended event kicking off the beginning of the holiday season in Fulton. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Friends of History at 315-598-4616 by October 21.