FULTON, NY Ã¢â‚¬â€œ On April 10, Oswego County Opportunities will host its ninth annual Bowl-A-Fun at Lakeview Lanes.
Honorary chairs for this event, and long-time donors to OCO, are Angela Renna and Tim Frawley of AXA Advisors, LLC.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“This exciting event offers an afternoon of bowling and fun for the whole family, while raising funds to help support the efforts of Oswego County Opportunities,Ã¢â‚¬Â explained Renna.
Funds from this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s event will help boost the agencyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s general fund, which provides financial support as needed to the many programs that OCO offers.
In 2009, OCO provided crisis intervention, food, clothing, emergency shelter, housing, health care, job training, education, transportation and family support services to more than 24,000 people within Oswego County.
Funds raised through OCOÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Bowl-A-Fun will help:
Provide health care to 14 uninsured individuals who otherwise could not afford to go to a doctor, Provide positive recreational activities to 100 at-risk youth in Youth Drop-In Centers, Purchase furniture for developmentally disabled adults, Provide field trips for 50 day care and school age children, Provide door to door transportation services for the elderly to attend personal appointments and shopping, Provide 280 free, nutritious meals to 20 individuals in need.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Joining OCO for an afternoon of bowling and fun is a wonderful way for our community members to express their concern for our neighbors and lend support to those who need it the most in our community,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Renna. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re a gutter duster or a real pro, come out and join in the fun and help OCO continue its mission of building partnerships that improve the quality of life and create successful communities.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The OCO Bowl-A-Fun will consist of two flights of bowling: noon Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 2:30 p.m. and 3 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 5:30 p.m. and will feature a full afternoon of food, fun, door prizes and raffles.
For more information, call Christine Prevost at 598-4705.
For more information, visit www.oco.org