OSWEGO, NY – This will be a busy weekend on the for SUNY Oswego Campus center as both the Men’s and Women’s Laker Ice Hockey teams and SEFA to host two special events to benefit the United Way and the Children Fund of Oswego County.
The SUNY athletic department will be collecting donations of unwrapped toys before and during the Women’s Ice Hockey games on Friday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m.; before and during the Men’s Ice hockey game on Saturday at 7 p.m. and during the annual Holiday Skate on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
All toys will be donated to the Children’s Fund of Oswego County for distribution to less fortunate children throughout Oswego County.
The Holiday Skate is open to the public and will offer two sessions, 1 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. Admission is only $3 per session and includes skate rental.
“The SUNY Holiday Skate is going to be great family event,” said Melanie Trexler, executive director of the United Way. “Both the men’s and women’s Laker ice hockey teams will be signing autographs, there will be a drawing for an Oswego State hockey jersey during each session, holiday music and a visit from Santa Claus.”
For more information on the SUNY / SEFA Toy Collection or the SUNY Oswego Holiday Skate contact your United Way office at 315-593-1900.