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Oswego Lions Club Eighth Annual ‘Cow Chip Bingo,’ Classic Car Show Set

The Oswego Lions Club will hold its eighth Annual “Cow Chip Bingo” fundraiser on September 14 at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego.

This year we will once again feature the  “Classic Car Show” as well as Lighthouse Lanes’ “World Famous Chicken BBQ.”

Classic car show, Cow Chip Bingo scheduled
Classic car show, Cow Chip Bingo scheduled

“I am pleased and proud to announce that this event will finally be the vision our club has had from the beginning, classic cars, live music, a chicken BBQ, and, of course, a cow in a field,” said Lion Karen Hammond, chairperson of the event.

The “Cow Chip Bingo” portion of the event will run from noon to 3 p.m.

The  proceeds from the “Cow Chip Bingo” will used to support an annual scholarship in  the memory of  Harold “H” and Mary Dowd.

“H” was a member of the Fulton Lions Club who was instrumental in keeping the Oswego Lions Club going when it was on the verge of disbanding in 1996.

The “Cow Chip Bingo” will take place on a special field that will be sectioned off into 520 square yard plots.

“Deeds” are being sold for $5 for each square yard plot.

Once “Poopsie” the cow is released onto the field, whoever owns the plot that “Poopsie” the cow fertilizes, they will walk away with $500.

“Deeds” are available for purchase at Cakes Galore and More in Oswego.

“Deeds” are also available from any Oswego Lions Club member.

Only 520 “Deeds” will be sold.

The Classic Car show will be from noon to 4 p.m. the day of the event.

Prizes will be given out for the Best Paint Job,, Sharpest and People’s Choice.

Register your car online at [email protected]

Give your make, model and year of car. There is no entry fee to enter your classic car.

The “World Famous Lighthouse Lanes Chicken BBQ” will run from noon until 5 p.m. (or sold out).

Presale tickets for the BBQ are $8 (must pick up by 3 p.m.) or $10 on the day of the event.

The BBQ includes chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes, and a dinner roll.  There will be chairs and tables set up outside to eat your Chicken BBQ.

This fun filled day will also feature live music by Lubricators – which is band members John Luber, Ray Furniss and Dave Burritt. The Lubricators will be playing from 1 to 4 p.m. and are sponsored by Fulton Savings Bank.

Lighthouse Lanes will be have cash bar set up outside the day of the event.

So bring your chairs and come enjoy this great fun filled day of 50/50 drawings, classic cars, music, chicken BBQ and Cow Chip Bingo.

“We look forward to another great crowd and another wonderful event that benefits the many great causes the Oswego Lions Club supports,” said Lions Club President Mike Henderson.

Oswego Lions Club raises money through various fundraisers and distributes this money in the community.

The primary mission of the Lions Club are sight and hearing related projects.

This includes assisting community residents and school students with eye exams, eyeglasses, and hearing aids.

In addition to sight and hearing, the club donates money to many worthy organizations in the community.

The Oswego Lions Club is also encouraging new members to join the organization. Those interested in more information about joining should contact Jen Vivlemore, membership chairperson at 591-7571.

Please contact Lion Karen Hammond at 342-0043 for more information or any questions concerning the event or visit the Oswego Lions Club Facebook page at www.facebook.com/oswegolionsclub