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Harborfest Presents Framed Poster of Winning Design to Assemblyman Barclay

OSWEGO – Harborfest Executive Director Doug Buske presented Assemblyman Will Barclay with a framed copy of the official Harborfest poster today (July 14) at Harborfest headquarters in Oswego.

Doug Buske, executive director of Harborfest, left, presented Assemblyman Will Barclay with a framed print of the official Harborfest poster and brochure cover. The winning design was created by G. Ray Bodley student Chlarissia Crast. Harborfest will take place July 23-26 in Oswego.
Doug Buske, executive director of Harborfest, left, presented Assemblyman Will Barclay with a framed print of the official Harborfest poster and brochure cover. The winning design was created by G. Ray Bodley student Chlarissia Crast. Harborfest will take place July 23-26 in Oswego.

The contest was given to the students at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton this year, challenging them to create a 2015 Harborfest poster design.

This year’s winner was senior Chlarissia Crast.

Chlarissia’s poster will appear in the annual program and will be on sale during the festival.

Organizers recently announced that Harborfest will be a featured summer event promoted by the I Love NY website.

They hope this exposure will help draw even more people from out of town to visit Oswego and the surrounding area for the weekend event.

“I’m proud of Harborfest and of all of the people who dedicate their time and efforts to celebrate this successful event every year.  Through efforts at headquarters, and the many volunteer hours community members contribute, this event continues to be a huge draw for thousands of people each year and is something the entire Oswego community can be proud of,” said Barclay. “I’m also pleased to hear that I Love NY will be helping to better promote Harborfest as well.”

“I would like to thank Assemblyman Barclay for his support in making Oswego Harborfest a huge success. Much needs to be done in coordinating this annual community wide event and his assistance with governmental agencies has helped us considerably. Harborfest is built and continues due to partnerships and relationships. Assemblyman Barclay supports local organizations and people throughout his district and we, at Harborfest, appreciate all that he does for us,” Buske said.