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September 24, 2018

JP Jewelers and Oswego Community Youth Orchestra Shout ‘Ho Ho Ho’


JP Jewelers and the Oswego Community Youth Orchestra will make someone’s Christmas a lot brighter this year.

JP Jewelers present to OCYO a Diamond Necklace to Raffle and a check. From left are: OCYO President Jacqueline Darvill, OCYO musicians Nolan Callahan and Benjamin Chatterton, JP Jewelers owners James Pauldine and Kevin Hill.

JP Jewelers present to OCYO a Diamond Necklace to Raffle and a check. From left are: OCYO President Jacqueline Darvill, OCYO musicians Nolan Callahan and Benjamin Chatterton, JP Jewelers owners James Pauldine and Kevin Hill.

On December 21 a drawing will be held for a three-stone diamond necklace in white gold.

The necklace contains 1/4CT TW diamonds and retails for $349.

Each chance to win is $5 a ticket and the winner will be notified four days before Christmas.

The necklace is on display at JP Jewelers and tickets are available at JP and other local businesses.

JP Jewelers heard about the Christmas OCYO Breakfast Buffet Benefit on December 21 and not only offered this beautiful diamond necklace to raffle but also a check to offset some of the advertising costs incurred.

“James and Kevin of JP Jewelers have been a great blessing to this event and OCYO,” said Mike Callahan, PR director for OCYO. “I have seen their tremendous support for the local community and kind spirits with several groups and organizations. We can’t thank them enough for making this supersized Breakfast Buffet Benefit with Santa a real event. Non-profit inc. groups like the Youth Orchestra depend on local support from businesses, groups, concert attendees and even student musician members.”

NY Masonic Safety ID Program Child and Adult - free signup Dec. 21 Breakfast

NY Masonic Safety ID Program Child and Adult – free signup Dec. 21 Breakfast

A full array of family and child activities will be offered on December 21 for the Christmas OCYO Breakfast Buffet Benefit with Santa and Raffle from 8 a.m. – noon at Lake City Lodge #127, 765 E. Seneca St., Oswego, including:
* Breakfast- all you can eat
* Santa
* NY Masonic Safety ID Child and Adult – Free signup
* Christmas music – taped, TV, movie
* OCYO musicians and friends perform
* Audition applications to join OCYO – available there for orchestra students grades 7-12
* Diamond necklace raffle – winner will be drawn on December 21

The buffet usually includes the lodge’s renowned French toast, pancakes, home fries, eggs, bacon and sausage. Drinks like coffee, milk, juice and water.

$7 – adults; $5 – kids 6-12; Kids 5 and under – free.

Take-out is available, day of call the lodge: (315) 207-0127. Delivery offered for five or more paid orders locally. Before the day of, for takeout or delivery orders call 342-3835.

Ticket locations: separate tickets for the breakfast buffet and the raffle are available at JP Jewelers, Midstate Music of CNY, inc., Raby’s Ace Home Center, The River’s End Bookstore and OCYO families.

Or pay at the door.

Ticket options include cash, check, money order and charge online: http://www.ocyo.org/breakfast.html

Members of OCYO are serious string players who have fun playing quality music with other like-minded musicians.

The group has traditionally consisted of high school students, but middle school students are considered based on ability.

Members have consistently qualified for All County and All State Orchestra, been concert masters and principal players in their respective school districts, and received college scholarships for both academics and music.

Some have entered a performance track and others have become music teachers.

For more information on OCYO, visit http://www.ocyo.org/home.html

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