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September 24, 2018

OCO Fulton Center team wins National Wii Bowling Championship


FULTON, NY – Participants from Oswego County Opportunities’ Fulton Dining and Activity Center demonstrated their prowess at Wii Bowling as they captured first place in the National Senior Wii Bowling Tournament.

Teams from OCO’s Fulton, Constantia, and Phoenix Dining and Activity centers competed against teams throughout the country in a tournament that consisted of seven weeks of conference play followed three weeks of playoffs.

Participants from Oswego County Opportunities’ Fulton Dining and Activity Center Wii Bowling Team took home the first place trophy in their division in the National Wii Senior Bowling Tournament. The team competed against teams throughout the country for seven weeks in conference play followed by three weeks of playoffs. From left are team members: Fred Bolio, Gloria Halstead, Elsie Tucci, Joe Wolcik (in front) Patti Delaney, Tom Bergman, Joe Corsoniti and Ed Halstead.

Participants from Oswego County Opportunities’ Fulton Dining and Activity Center Wii Bowling Team took home the first place trophy in their division in the National Wii Senior Bowling Tournament. The team competed against teams throughout the country for seven weeks in conference play followed by three weeks of playoffs. From left are team members: Fred Bolio, Gloria Halstead, Elsie Tucci, Joe Wolcik (in front) Patti Delaney, Tom Bergman, Joe Corsoniti and Ed Halstead.

“It was a great experience for them,” said program services coordinator Bridget Dolbear. “Wii bowling has been a big hit at our centers since we added the game systems a few years ago. The many entertaining, low-impact activities and games that are available through the Wii System provide participants with valuable exercise for both their bodies and their minds.  The innovative Wii video gaming system offers an opportunity to play and compete in games such as bowling and golf just to name a few. Wii is a popular activity and there’s always plenty of requests to play.”

Dolbear added that Wii is just one of the many activities and programs offered at OCO’s Dining and Activity Centers.

In addition to enjoying lunch, sharing quality time with other community members, and creating new friendships, OCO’s Dining and Activity Centers provide a variety of educational and recreational opportunities making the centers a popular destinations for those age 60 and older.

OCO’s Dining and Activities Centers are open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and are located at:

Constantia – St. Bernadette’s Church, 1667 State Route 49 – Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday – 315-623-9803

Fulton – Fulton Municipal Building, 141 S. First St. – Open Monday – Friday – 315-592-3408

Hannibal – Community Library, 162 Oswego St. – Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 315-564-5471

Mexico – Presbyterian Church, 4316 Church St.– Open Wednesday, Friday – 315-963-7757

Parish – Presbyterian Church, 814 Rider St. – Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 315-625-4617

Phoenix – Congregational Church, 3 Bridge St. – Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 315-695-4841

Sandy Creek – Methodist Church, 2031 Harwood Drive – Open Monday – Friday – 315-298-5020

For more information on the centers or a schedule of activities, contact Dolbear at 315-598-412, ext. 1813 or visit www.oco.org

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