OSWEGO – The Zonta Club of Oswego will provide the next Oswego County Salvation Army Guest Chef Dinner on September 13, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
They will be serving roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, vegetable and tossed salad.
Members of the advisory board and Zonta will provide assorted desserts and beverages.
The dinner will be at the fully-accessible Salvation Army Center for worship and service, 73 W. Second St.
Dinners may be enjoyed in our dining room or carried out.
Zonta International is a worldwide service organization working to improve the legal, political, economic, and professional status of women.
The Oswego club, founded in 1955, is celebrating its 61st anniversary.
The group is well-known for its annual Amelia Earhart Woman of Achievement Award.
Additionally, it provides four scholarships, including the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship and scholarships for non-traditional students and Young Women in Public Affairs.
The members of the club perform many community service projects such as Holiday Adopt a Family, Adopt-a-Highway, Oswego Hospital bazaar, and contributions to Human Concerns and The Salvation Army.
The Guest Chef dinners are organized by The Salvation Army Advisory Board and offered to the community to raise funds for support of the services of the Army throughout Oswego County.
The remaining dinners this year will be served on October 18 by Canale’s Restaurant and by LaParilla on Election Day, November 8.
The Oswego County Salvation Army Corps provides fresh-cooked meals five days each week in both Fulton and Oswego, groceries from its food pantries and many other services to individuals and families in need throughout Oswego County.
The Corps will hold its first Red Kettle Golf Tournament on September 24.
Registration is open until September 16.
For more information or to register a team, please contact Salvation Army Advisory Board chairman Bruce Holman at (315) 591-0603 or Paul Griser at (609) 675-6219.
Planning is under way for this year’s Red Kettle Campaign.
The need is to raise more than $100,000.
There will be opportunities for individuals and families, as well as organizations, businesses, and groups of all kinds to lend a hand.
The kettles will be out from mid-November through Christmas Eve.
Small counter-top kettles are available for business locations.
Call 315-343-6491 to volunteer or ask questions or stop at the office at 73 W. Second St.