The annual Oswego High School awards ceremony recognized numerous deserving, hardworking and dedicated students. Through the generosity of parents, families, businesses and community oriented organizations Oswego High School students benefited greatly with the awarding of numerous scholarships worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The Oz Roller Girls, the community’s new flat-track women’s roller derby league, has blocked out time to address a number of community causes, from hunger to veteran support to animal welfare. Leading up to their first bout, the team mounted a food drive to support the Oswego Salvation Army food services that help hungry families in the community.
In response to the near record rate of unemployment in Oswego County, Senator Patty Ritchie has spearheaded a plan to help families and individuals prepare for the future. The senator’s office has reached out to organizations and business leaders to form a collaboration that will host a Career and Resource Expo for Oswego County residents.
Faculty, staff and students of Cayuga Community College’s Fulton Campus are accepting donations of new and gently used children’s books for the United Way of Greater Oswego County’s Success By 6 Program. The book drive is to collect children’s books for distribution during Fulton’s annual Memorial Day Parade.
Taking place at the Oswego Armory, West First Street, from 1 to 4:30 p.m., the event features both a silent auction and a live auction, with an impressive selection of auction items to choose from. The event will also include the Oswego Community Christian School’s annual prize drawing.
The Oswego County Child Protection Advisory Council will sponsor two more community forums to discuss issues of child abuse and neglect, one in Fulton and the other in Central Square. Council members are looking for the public input on how people can take action to strengthen families and communities, and reduce incidents of child abuse and maltreatment.
The Oswego County Child Protection Advisory Council will host two more community forums to provide opportunities for citizens to share their views and develop ideas for preventing child abuse in the county. The council has adopted the motto, “Our Children, Our County, Our Future – Our Responsibility.”
New York Sea Grant, Oswego, has announced that Mary Penney will serve in the role of Great Lakes Coastal Community Development Specialist for the science-based extension program.
The Oswego Youth Community Orchestra will perform Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at Springside at Seneca Hill, 10 County Route 45A, Oswego. The concert theme is Oswego Stands Proud, featuring music played during some of America’s most difficult times.
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.