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Oswego Community Christian School’s Annual Auction Set

OSWEGO, NY – One of the most anticipated events of the spring season is almost here.

On April 30, the, Oswego Christian Community School’s fourth annual auction will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Oswego Armory, West First Street.

Featuring both a silent auction and a live auction, the event boasts an impressive selection of items that will appeal to all ages.

Erin Chambers (left) and Kylie Jones work on their designs for the program cover for the Oswego Community Christian School’s annual auction. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for the school, will feature a both a silent auction and a live auction.
Erin Chambers (left) and Kylie Jones work on their designs for the program cover for the Oswego Community Christian School’s annual auction. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for the school, will feature a both a silent auction and a live auction.

“Thanks to the generosity of area businesses and caring individuals we have already put together a wonderful list of products and services for our auction including an overnight stay at Mirbeau Inn and Spa in Skaneateles and a two-nation boat tour courtesy of Uncle Sam Boat Tours. We have are adding new auction items daily, which you can find on our website at www.myoccs.org We are anticipating our largest auction ever!” said planning committee coordinator Sue Bakos.

Students at the Oswego Community Christian School are also contributing, as they are busy preparing themed baskets that will be available for bid during the auction.

Each basket will be filled with an array of goodies that pertain to a unique theme, such as backyard fun, the beach and a night on the town, just to name a few.

Additionally, students are participating in a contest to design the program cover for this year’s auction.

“Our students showed great enthusiasm and artistic endeavor designing a program cover around the theme ‘Thank you, God, for our school!’ “I was delighted!” said school principal Debra Greutman.

The silent auction that will take place from 1 – 2:30 p.m. followed by a live auction, featuring auctioneer Jim Deacons of Crossroads Auction Center in Central Square, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The event will also include the Oswego Community Christian School’s annual prize drawing.

For a donation of only $10 individuals will have the opportunity to win one of three great prizes including a grand prize of either a five-night / six-day Disney vacation for a family of four or the choice of a $1,000 gift card, winner’s choice; a second prize of an Apple iPad; and a third prize of either a $250 gas or grocery card, winner’s choice.

Caleb Dahar (left) and Evan Brancato display some of the entries in the Oswego Community Christian School’s contest to design the cover for the school’s annual auction. The school is currently accepting registrations for the 2011/2012 school year. For more information, call 315-342-9322.
Caleb Dahar (left) and Evan Brancato display some of the entries in the Oswego Community Christian School’s contest to design the cover for the school’s annual auction. The school is currently accepting registrations for the 2011/2012 school year. For more information, call 315-342-9322.

There will also be food and refreshments available for purchase throughout the event.

All proceeds from this event will be used for the continued improvement of the quality of education offered to the students at OCCS.

Established in 1979, the Oswego Community Christian School offers families a Christian educational alternative that excels in teaching, training and the spiritual development of their children.

Using the latest technology for both the students and the teachers, the Oswego Community Christian School blends classic education with modern methodology in a caring, disciplined, Christian environment.

The student population of the school represents nearly 15 area churches and ministries.

Its hundreds of successful graduates are testimonials to the school’s commitment to the community and its high standards of education and character development.

Greutman added that the school is currently accepting registrations for the 2011/2012 school year for grades Pre-K to eighth, as well as for its Home School Extension Program and Extension Course Offerings.

For more information on the Oswego Community Christian School, or to donate an item for the auction, call 315-342-9322 or visit www.myoccs.org