United Way Supported by SUNY Men’s Hockey

November 11th, 2011

20Fulton, NY – As part of United Way Night, representatives from the SUNY Oswego Athletic Department invited representatives from the United Way of Greater Oswego County to take part in the ceremonial puck drop prior to the SUNY Oswego Lakers Men’s Ice Hockey game November 5th at the SUNY Oswego Campus Center.

The SUNY Athletic Department also collected food before the Men’s and Women’s hockey games. Pictured to left dropping the puck from left Captain of the Brockport Men’s Ice Hockey Team, Adam Shoff; Executive Director of the United Way Greater Oswego County, Melanie Trexler; Melanie’s daughter, Kate Kahanovitz; Assistant Athletic Director, Cora Brumley; and Captain of the SUNY Oswego Lakers Men’s Ice Hockey Team, Andrew Mather.

Womens Ice Hockey SUNY Lakers support the United Way

November 11th, 2011

16Fulton, NY – Members of the SUNY Oswego Lakers Women’s Ice Hockey team demonstrated their support for the United Way of Greater Oswego County by volunteering to serve soup during the United Way’s Annual Stone Soup Luncheon. Held November 10th at St. Joseph’s Church Parish Center, the event raised more than $1,500.00 to help stock the shelves of food pantries throughout Oswego County. Pictured above from left are: Lauren Gilpin, Jillian Bergeron, and Head Coach, Diane Dillon.

DuFore’s Jewelers Supports the United Way

November 3rd, 2011

15Oswego, NY – The United Way of Greater Oswego County and DuFore’s for Diamonds will be making one lucky person’s Christmas extra special this year. DuFore’s has donated a half-carat total weight diamond ring, valued at $1,200, which will be used for a drawing in support of the United Way’s Annual Campaign. The pendant is currently on display at DuFore’s.

“We appreciate DuFore’s support of our campaign with this very generous donation,” said Director of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, Melanie Trexler. “It’s wonderful to see small businesses come forward and show their concern for the community by helping their local United Way. The support that we receive from community minded businesses such as DuFore’s Jewelers plays an important part in allowing us to meet our goals and continue to offer financial support to the many member agency programs that mean so much to so many in our county.”

Tickets for the diamond ring drawing are only $1.00 and are available at DuFore’s Jewelers, 94 West Second Street in Oswego, your local United Way office in the HSBC bank building, 1 South First Street in Fulton, and during United Way’s Stone Soup Luncheon being held Thursday, November 10th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The drawing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on December 24th at DuFore’s. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

Cut line for photo: The Perfect Gift. DuFore’s Jewelers in Oswego is holding a drawing for a half-carat total weight woman’s diamond ring in support of the United Way’s Annual Campaign. Tickets are available at the United Way office in the HSBC bank building, 1 South First Street in Fulton, during United Way’s Stone Soup Luncheon being held Thursday, November 10th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and at DuFore’s Jewelers, 94 West Second Street in Oswego, where the ring will be on display during DuFore’s Holiday Open House to be held, Saturday, November 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Picture above with the ring are from left: Resource Development Director for the United Way, Lois Luber, Mark DuFore, Executive Director of the United Way, Melanie Trexler, and Greg DuFore.