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Recruiting for Leadership Oswego County Class of 2017
If you would like to be part of our Leadership Oswego County graduating class of 2017 or know of any up-and-coming individuals with exceptional leadership potential, please click the following link to apply:
*Our application deadline is Monday, August 15, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.*
About Leadership Oswego County (LOC):
The Leadership Oswego County Program is facilitated by SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations. The Leadership Oswego County program teaches community trusteeship, leadership skills, current issues and networking to a diverse group of community residents. Leadership Oswego County prepares a select group of county residents to become the community leaders of the future. This group embarks
on a nine-month course of intensive study of leadership skills, Oswego County and its resources, vital issues of today, and visioning for tomorrow. This year’s Leadership Oswego County retreat, scheduled for September 15th and 16th, will take place at the beautiful http://tailwaterlodge.com/- right here in Oswego County!
Key community members teach participants about the skills and knowledge needed to be effective leaders. Graduates of the program are better prepared to serve the community in the roles of board member, citizen, employee or volunteer with organizations that serve Central New York. Scholarships are available.
Please visit our website at www.oswego.edu/obcr/leadership-oswego-county for more information.
Your help recruiting for the next graduating class is greatly appreciated!
Burritt Motors Drives Stuff-A-Bus Campaign
Rich Burritt (l) of Burritt Motors in Oswego recently presented the United Way with a check for $500 to help purchase additional school supplies for the agency’s annual Stuff-A-Bus Campaign. Partnering with school districts throughout Oswego County, as well as several business and organizations, United Way of Greater Oswego County’s Stuff-A-Bus campaign collects and distributes school supplies to less fortunate students throughout Oswego County. For more information, or to make a donation to the Stuff-A-Bus Campaign contact your United Way office at 315-593-1900. Accepting the check from Rich are Stuff-A-Bus co-chairperson Laurie Kelly and Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Oswego County Patrick Dewine.
Scrabble® Fest 2016 Promises Fun & Excitement
Fulton, NY – Big words, big fun, and a chance at big prizes await participants in Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Literacy Volunteers Scrabble® Fest. On Thursday, September 22, OCO Literacy Volunteers will hold its 10th Annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble® Fest. One of Oswego County’s most entertaining fund raisers, Scrabble® Fest offers devotees of the game Scrabble® the opportunity to enjoy an evening of friendly competition, and more. “Scrabble® Fest is much more than just another fund raiser, it’s an event.” said Meg Henderson, coordinator of Oswego County Opportunities’ (OCO) Literacy Volunteers Program. “We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Scrabble® Fest. It’s a unique evening that offers the excitement of fast-paced wordplay; encourages participants to express their creativity with clever team costumes; and the enjoyment of some friendly competition for a chance to win some great prizes.” Scrabble® Fest takes place from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Elks Lodge #271, 132 West 5th Street, Oswego. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games will begin at 6:30 p.m. Teams of four will compete against each other with the top three teams awarded prizes.
Think you can spell? Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Literacy Volunteers will host its 10th Annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble® Fest on Thursday, September 22, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Elks Lodge #271, 132 W. 5th Street in Oswego. Above from left are Scrabble ® Fest planning committee members Paula Baker, Beth Kazel, Diane Wood, Meg Henderson, Carrie DeLoff, Margaret Barclay and Bridgette Sequin. All proceeds from Scrabble® Fest will benefit Literacy Volunteers and their efforts to increase literacy in Oswego County. For more information on Scrabble® Fest, to register a team, or to become a sponsor contact Literacy Volunteers at 315-342-8839 ext. 129 or visit www.oco.org.
FRIENDS OF FULTON PARKS PLANS ‘A DAY IN THE PARK’
AUG. 20, VOORHEES PARK
On Saturday, Aug. 20, Friends of Fulton Parks (FOFP) will be celebrating “A Day At The Park” at Voorhees Park from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with music, fun and games for children and adults, said Kelley Weaver, FOFP board member.
Voorhees Park is directly across the street from the Fulton Education Center, 167 S. Fourth St., said Susan Goutermout, event organizer and FOFP member. “In addition to these activities, there will be food available for purchase, and we will be providing more information on how people can join Friends of Fulton Parks, as well as hear about improvements planned for our parks. It will be a fun day for families and anyone interested in improving our parks and our city.
On Saturday, Aug. 20, Friends of Fulton Parks (FOFP) will be celebrating “A Day At The Park” at Voorhees Park from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with music, fun and games for children and adults, said Kelley Weaver, FOFP board member. Gathering recently to discuss the event (above) were (back from left): KingKat Music DJ; Susan Goutermout, FOFP event leader; Jay Foster, Fulton 5th Ward Alderman; and Fulton Parks Superintendent, Barry Ostrander. Front: Shane, Cassy, Tyler and Kyle Goutermout. Anyone who would like to volunteer for the event or receive more information can contact Friends of Fulton Parks at [email protected] or call Weaver at 315-402-7431.
Dr. Michael Vella Speaks to Oswego Rotary
Oswego Rotary had the pleasure of hosting Chuck Gijanto, President and CEO of Oswego Health and Dr. Michael Vella recently to give an update on the partnership between Oswego Health and Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS). According to Dr. Vella -The SOS staff will work alongside Oswego Health’s orthopedic team to provide office visits at the Oswego Health Services Center and perform surgeries in Oswego Hospital’s surgery center. “This collaboration will complement the excellent skills of our orthopedic team here at Oswego Health,” said President and CEO Chuck Gijanto. “We look forward to adopting their protocols that have enabled SOS to become one of the best-known groups for orthopedic care in the region.”
The community welcomes SOS. For more information: www.sosbones.com.
Pictured are club President Danielle Hayden, Dr. Michael Vella, Chuck Gijanto and Robert Pompo also from Oswego Health and Rotarian
Tech Meet Up with Paul Singh
Monday, August 15 • 5 to 7 p.m.
The Tech Garden
Join us to meet and learn from serial entrepreneur and startup investor Paul Singh. Singh has founded / cofounded five companies, several of which have had successful exits. He was also the managing director of 1776, an incubator and seed fund in DC. Tech Meet Up is Powered by AT&T.
Tech Meet Up with AT&T Teaching Youth to Code
Thursday, August 18 • 5 to 7 p.m.
The Tech Garden
AT&T’s YOUTH CODE PROJECT, in partnership with Upstate Interactive, is coming to The Tech Garden. This is a FREE two hour workshop in which children from across Central New York, (ages eight to 16 years old) will come together, write code and build a website alongside a first-rate instructor from Syracuse University. Tech Meet Up is Powered by AT&T.
Minority Business & Economic Empowerment Summit 2016
Friday, September 9 to Saturday, September 10
DoubleTree by Hilton
The Upstate Minority Economic Alliance and the Center of Hope International, Inc., to host the Minority Business & Economic Empowerment Summit 2016 – Redefining Economic Impact.
7 Habits of 7 Highly Successful People
September 16 • 7:30 to 10 a.m.
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Hear from seven influential executives and community leaders. Who will share seven lessons they have learned throughout their careers. Take away 49 principle-centered approaches to be more effective and impactful in your personal and professional life. Presented by D’Arcangelo & Co.
What New Labor Laws Mean for the Restaurant Industry
Monday, September 19 • 8:30 to 10 a.m.
The Tech Garden
Join CenterState CEO and the New York State Restaurant Association to discuss new wage laws put in place this year, and how these new changes affect your restaurant or catering business.
CEO Talks – Presented by UGI Energy Services – Branding the Destination: Syracuse. Do Your Thing
Wednesday, September 21 • 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
The Tech Garden
Creating a brand that’s both true to our community’s culture AND believable for the visitor began by peeling back the onion, and that’s exactly what Visit Syracuse did. Intercept interviews with stakeholders, residents and consumer visitors ultimately resulted in a brand position emphasizing that our visitors come here to experience what our residents enjoy every day ~ and that is our strength ~ authentic character, cultural gems, and unmatched outdoor spaces. Join the discussion about how you and your organization can shape and change the perception of Syracuse and its viability as a vibrant and inviting destination. This program is limited to 20 participants.