Local Companies Lend Support to United Way Annual Golf Classic

June 24th, 2013

105Fulton, NY – Resource Development Director for the United Way of Greater Oswego County, Lois Luber has announced that a number of area businesses have signed on as sponsors for the United Way’s 18th Annual Golf Classic. “I am happy to welcome CENG (Constellation Energy Nine Mile Point Nuclear), Entergy, National Grid and Planned Results, Inc. as major sponsors for this year’s Golf Classic,” said Luber.

Scheduled for Monday. July 15th this year’s United Way Golf Classic will be held at the Oswego Country Club. One of the premier golf tournaments in Oswego County, the event offers businesses and community members the opportunity to enjoy a fun day of golf and while helping to support their local United Way.

In effort to accommodate more golfers, and host a field of up to 50 teams, the 2013 United Way Golf Classic will offer two flights of golf, an 8:00 a.m. tee off and a 2:00 p.m. tee off. The event will once again feature a captain and crew format with teams of 4 golfers. A team registration of $600 includes: 18 holes of golf with carts for 4 people, a steak lunch or dinner, beverages, golf shirt, and an opportunity to win an automobile at the hole-in-one contest sponsored by Burritt Motors of Oswego. There will also be plenty of raffles, a silent auction, a putting contest, skins competition, prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin, and much more.

Luber added that there are still a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for those interested in being a part of the United Way Golf Classic including; corporate foursome sponsorships and hole sponsorships. United Way is also accepting items for the silent auction that takes place immediately following the tournament, for businesses that would like to lend their support at that level.

For more information on the 2013 United Way Golf Classic, or to help sponsor the event, visit the agency’s website at www.oswegounitedway.org or contact Lois Luber at your United Way office, 315-593-1900, ext. 202.

Cut line for photo: United Way Resource Development Director, Lois Luber meets with sponsors of the United Way of Oswego County’s 18th Annual Golf Classic. To be held, Monday, July 15th at the Oswego Country Club, the United Way Golf Classic provides businesses and individuals with the opportunity to enjoy a fun day of golf and while helping to support their United Way. From left are: Wally Dengos of National Grid; Lois Luber; Tammy Holden of Entergy; and Natalyn Giverson of CENG . For more information on the 2013 United Way Golf Classic, or to help sponsor the event, visit the agency’s website at www.oswegounitedway.org or contact Lois Luber at your United Way office, 315-593-1900, ext. 202.

United Way Golf Classic to Tee Off July 15th

June 24th, 2013

104Fulton, NY – The United Way of Greater Oswego County’s Annual Golf Classic is looking to be bigger and better than ever this year. Scheduled July 15th, the event will be held at the Oswego County Club.

According to United Way Resource Development Director Lois Luber, this year’s event will build upon the excitement generated from the 2012 Golf Classic. “The move to the Oswego County Club last year breathed a new life into the event. We received overwhelmingly positive responses from everyone involved in last year’s golf classic and have made a few changes that allow us to accommodate the increased demand for teams. This year’s Golf Classic will offer two flights of golf, an 8:00 a.m. tee off and a 2:00 p.m. tee off, so that we are able to host field to up to 50 teams,” said Luber.

According to Planning Committee Chairperson, John Nelson of the Nelson Funeral Home, the committee has worked diligently to make this year’s United Way Annual Golf Classic the best ever. “We are excited about having Oswego County Club host our tournament once again. We have reduced the amount of teams per flight to ensure quick play. The United Way Golf classic is an excellent opportunity for people to gather and support the United Way while enjoying a round of golf on one of New York’s finest private courses, said Nelson.”

The outing will once again feature a captain and crew format with teams of 4 golfers. A team registration includes: golf with carts for 4 people, a steak lunch or dinner, beverages, golf shirt, and an opportunity to win an automobile at the hole-in-one contest sponsored by Burritt Motors of Oswego.

There will also be raffles, a silent auction, a putting contest, skins competition, prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin and more.

Luber added that there are still a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for those interested in being a part of the United Way Golf Classic including; corporate foursome sponsorships and hole sponsorships. United Way is also accepting items for the silent auction, which takes place immediately following the tournament, for businesses that would like to lend their support at that level. For more information contact Lois Luber at 315-593-1900 x 202, or via e-mail at loisunitedway@windstream.net.

Cut line for photo: John Nelson of Nelson Funeral Home in Oswego, chairperson for the 18th Annual United Way Golf Classic meets with committee members to discuss details of the event. Standing from left are: Bill Crist, Perry Noun, Nelson and Dave Lloyd. Seated are Nancy Concadoro, Connie Smith and Mary Ann Schreck.

Shineman Foundation Chips In to Help United Way Golf Classic

June 24th, 2013

103Fulton, NY – When it comes to hosting the largest golf tournament in Oswego County, the United Way realizes that it would not happen without the many volunteers who donate their time and talents to make it possible.

More than 40 volunteers will be hand at the Oswego Country Club when the United Way of Greater Oswego County’s 18th Annual Golf Classic tees off on Monday, July 15th. From preparing door prizes for the golfers, to registration and placing hole and tee signs, volunteers do it all to make sure that the tournament runs as smoothly as possible.

According to United Way Resource Development Director, Lois Luber, the role that the volunteers play has become such an integral part of the tournament that there is a designated volunteer coordinator to oversee and assist the other volunteers. “With the amount of volunteers we have it’s necessary for a volunteer coordinator to step up to organize the jobs which the volunteers will be responsible for. This year Nancy Concadoro of Oswego Health and Kim McPherson of the Fulton YMCA will serve as our volunteer coordinators, and Country Club Golf Pro, Jon Fowler and his staff will assist as well as they match each volunteer’s duties with their skills and interests,” said Luber.

Luber added that the Shineman Foundation has signed on as the official volunteer sponsor for the United Way Golf Classic and will provide all volunteers with shirts, snacks, and more. “We are pleased to welcome the Shineman Foundation as a new sponsor to our tournament. We are fortunate to have so many wonderful volunteers who unselfishly donate their time to helping their United Way. We do our best to make sure that the volunteers are as comfortable as possible during the event. Our volunteers are greatly appreciated and we welcome new recruits be part of the fun and join the many volunteers who return year after year. We could not do it without them and I salute them for their efforts,” said Luber. Scheduled for Monday, July 15th at the Oswego Country Club, The United Way Golf Classic provides businesses and individuals with the opportunity to enjoy a fun day of golf and while helping to support their United Way. Registration includes a continental breakfast, a classic golf shirt, golf cart, 18 holes of golf, lunch, beverages on the course, and a steak dinner following the tournament. There will also be plenty of giveaways and prizes, with each golfer being eligible for, longest drive and closest to the pin prizes. Interested golfers will also have the opportunity to sign up for the skins contest. Entry fees are $150 per person or $600 per team.

For more information on the United Way Golf Classic contact Lois Luber at 315-593-1900 or visit www.unitedwayoswego.org

Cut line for photo: Resource Development Director for the United Way of Greater Oswego County, Lois Luber meets with volunteer coordinators for the agency’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament that will be held Monday, July 15th at the Oswego Country Club. Dozens of volunteers, including Club Professional, Jon Fowler and his staff will be on hand to assist with the tournament. From left are: Golf Committee Member, Dave Lloyd of Novelis; Lois Luber; Lauren Pistell, Director of the Shineman Foundation, the official volunteer sponsor, for the event; Golf Volunteer Co-coordinator, Kim McPherson, of the Fulton YMCA; Golf Committee Chairperson, John Nelson of Nelson Funeral Home; and OCC Golf Professional, Jon Fowler. Absent from photo is Golf Volunteer Co-coordinator, Nancy Concadoro.

Area Chiropractors Support the United Way

June 12th, 2013

102Fulton, NY – Chiropractors throughout Oswego County raised approximately $1,600 in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County during their Patient Appreciation Day fundraiser.

Sponsored by Oswego County Doctors of Chiropractic Representing The New York State Chiropractic Association, and coordinated by Dr. Richard Tesoriero of Tesoriero Chiropractic, the annual the event brings together Chiropractors from throughout Oswego County as they showed their appreciation for their patients and offered chiropractic treatments at reduced rates for the event. All proceeds from the day are donated to the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

“I would like to thank the doctors and all of their patients who participated in the annual Patient Appreciation Day, said Lois Luber, Resource Development Director for United Way. “I’m thankful that they chose to donate their time and talents for such a worthy cause as United Way.”

Cut line for photo: Chiropractors support the United Way. Area Chiropractors raised $1,600 in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County during their Patient Appreciation Day fundraiser. Above seated from left are: Dr. Beth DuBois, Executive Director of United Way of Greater Oswego County, Melanie Trexler, Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Casey McCaffery, Resource Development Director for the United Way, Lois Luber, and Dr. Brent Tallents. Absent from the photo are participating chiropractors: Dr. Richard Falanga, Dr. Ryan Barker, Dr. Anthony Licatese, Dr. Franklin Perkins II, Dr. Michael Soucy, Dr. Jason Cunningham and Dr. Dustin Wahrendorf.

Book Drive Supports Literacy

June 3rd, 2013

100Fulton, NY – Supporting Literacy. Laura Brown, coordinator of the Gerontology Minor Program at SUNY Oswego presents Melanie Trexler, executive director, United Way of Greater Oswego County, with a donation of children books that she and her students collected in support of the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County’s annual Children’s Book Drive. “We appreciate having SUNY Oswego as a United Way partner and are thankful for the many ways in which they support United Way,” said Trexler. United Way distributed the books to youth during the Fulton Memorial Day parade.