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September 20, 2018

June Guest Chef Dinner at Oswego Salvation Army


The American Foundry will be providing the next Guest Chef Dinner at The Salvation
Army Oswego Corps on June 26, serving from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., for dining in or taking out, at the Citadel, 73 W. Second St., Oswego.

The American Foundry staff, from left, Conlee Shannon, Tammy Murphy, and Mary Ciappa, recently met to make plans for The Salvation Army Guest Chef Dinner to be held on June 26, at the Citadel.

The American Foundry staff, from left, Conlee Shannon, Tammy Murphy, and Mary Ciappa, recently met to make plans for The Salvation Army Guest Chef Dinner to be held on June 26, at the Citadel.

Chef Emil Nymander will be preparing a refreshing Oriental summer chicken dinner salad served with bread, assorted desserts, and beverages. He will be assisted by Mary Ciappa, event manager of the Foundry, Tom and Marylee Ciappa, Conlee Shannon, and Tammy Murphy.

The Guest Chef dinners are organized by the Advisory Board and offered to everyone in the community to help support the services of The Salvation Army in Oswego. Questions or comments for the Board may be directed to Paul Santore, chairman, at 343-8273.

Seventy-five to 150 people daily receive hot breakfasts and lunches seven days a week from our kitchen. About 80 to 150 families each month receive a three-day supply of groceries from our pantry and bread and pastries are distributed to many more people each month. A fresh food distribution occurs monthly through the Food Bank of Central NY.

About 30 students come to our building weekly after school to do homework, use computers, and participate in crafts and games. Additionally, our building is used for a variety of instructional programs, recreation, and community meetings.

Anyone wishing to know more about the Army or offer volunteer service may call 343-6491 or stop at the office at 73 W. Second St. There are opportunities throughout the year for individuals, families, and organizations, but especially to stand with the familiar kettles at Christmastime.

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