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Give the Gift of Reading: Tutor Info Session set for Literacy Volunteers

Sep 29, 2014 - more ...

OCO Cancer Services Program Recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 23, 2014 - In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness month, Oswego County Opportunities Cancer Services Program reminds men of the importance of prostate health, what symptoms to look for, and what they can do to insure a healthy prostate.
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Local Business finds Mission Match in Support for OCO

Sep 22, 2014 - Jimmy Koid, president of K & N’s Foods’ Fulton plant presents Diane Cooper-Currier, executive director, Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) with a generous donation of $12,000 in support of the agency’s Nutrition Services programs.
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Cold Springs’ Ladies Golf League Supports OCO Cancer Services

Sep 20, 2014 - more ...

Roy Craig Memorial Golf Tourney raises funds for Cancer Services

Sep 19, 2014 - more ...

The Cancer Services Program is walking for a cure!

Sep 9, 2014 - To join our team visit www.makingstrides.org and join team “Breast Friends in Oswego County.”
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“G&C Spells Support for OCO Scrabble Fest!”

Sep 9, 2014 - “We’re proud to announce that G&C Foods is a ‘Making A Difference’ level sponsor this year, supporting the 8th Annual Diane Falise Memorial LVOC Scrabble® Fest,” Cooper-Currier stated. “We greatly appreciate G & C Foods’ generous support!”
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POMCO is ‘Triple Word’ Sponsor for Scrabble Fest

Sep 8, 2014 - Literacy Volunteers is also kicking off a fall raffle at Scrabble Fest, with a grand prize of four Disney Park Hopper Passes. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Prize drawings will take place at the end of October.
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Fidelis sponsors OCO’s Scrabble Fest 2014

Sep 7, 2014 - There is still time to register a team in Scrabble® Fest’s fun, fast-paced competition!
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National Grid is Making A Difference sponsor for Scrabble Fest

Sep 6, 2014 - National Grid supports the cause of literacy in Oswego County as a 2014 ‘Making a Difference’ sponsor of the 8th Annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble® Fest fund raiser for Literacy Volunteers.
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"Q" - as in "Quilt" ...

Sep 5, 2014 - This handmade quilt is a featured prize in the raffle to be launched at this year's Scrabble Fest!
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Craft Day and Vendor Fair this Saturday

Sep 4, 2014 - Funds raised will provide a Family Fun Day for families in OCO's Crisis & Development Programs.
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River’s End Bookstore Lends Support to Scrabble® Fest

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Scrabble® Fest Introduces the Golden Tile

Aug 31, 2014 - A 50th anniversary is also a "golden anniversary" - and Literacy Volunteers is celebrating by introducing "Golden Tiles" for Scrabble Fest 2014!
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Teams signing up for Scrabble Fest 2014

Aug 29, 2014 - “Now is the time to register your four-person team and join us for an evening of fun,” said Literacy Volunteers Coordinator, Meg Henderson. “Last year, 26 teams enjoyed Scrabble® Fest and it looks like even more will be playing this year.”
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Bailey Haskell and LaLonde sponsors Scrabble Fest 2014

Aug 28, 2014 - Bailey, Haskell & LaLonde (BHL) is a leading regional insurance broker with headquarters in Oneida, New York. The company currently employs more than 90 people in eight locations throughout the east coast. BHL’s roots go back 100 years in Madison, Oneida, and Onondaga counties.
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Craft Fair to support Family Fun Day

Aug 27, 2014 - More than 20 vendors will be on hand with wide assortment of crafts and other items.
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Exelon is ‘Triple Word’ Sponsor for Scrabble® Fest

Aug 25, 2014 - Exelon Generation of Oswego is a $2,000 “Triple Word” level sponsor of the 8th Annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble® Fest. This annual benefit for Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County (LVOC), takes place on Friday, Sept. 19, at the Oswego Elks Lodge #271.
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Who will win the Team Spirit award at Scrabble® Fest 2014?

Aug 19, 2014 - There’s more than word play going on at the 8th Annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble® Fest. This annual benefit for Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County (LVOC), takes place on Friday, September 19, at the Oswego Elks Lodge #271.
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Team Registration Now Open for Scrabble® Fest 2014

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NY STATE OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES 2015 HEALTH AND DENTAL PLANS

NY State of Health, New York State’s official health plan marketplace, has announced the insurers offering health and dental plans to individuals and small business owners in 2015.

Oswego County
Individual Marketplace: Medical Plans
• Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Fidelis Care
• Health Republic
• MVP
Individual Marketplace: Dental Plans (adult/family dental as well as pediatric dental)
• Delta Dental
• Dentcare
• Healthplex
• Solstice
Small Business Marketplace: Medical Plans
• Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Health Republic
• MVP
Small Business Marketplace: Dental Plans (adult/family dental as well as pediatric dental)
• Delta Dental
• Dentcare
• Healthplex
• Metlife
• Solstice

An interactive county map and other information showing the health and dental plans that will be offered on the Marketplace in 2015 is available at: info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/PlansMap
Plans offered in NY State of Health will continue to be available in four easy-to-compare metal tiers (platinum, gold, silver and bronze). Plans on the Marketplace will cover doctor’s visits; hospital stays; emergency care; maternity and newborn care; mental health and substance abuse disorder services; prescription drugs; rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; laboratory services; preventive and wellness services; chronic disease management and pediatric dental and vision. Some plans will offer additional benefits such as adult dental and vision. Additional details about the plans offerings will be available in October 2014.

Individuals and families with incomes at or below certain levels ($46,680 for individuals and $95,400 for a family of four) may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of federal tax credits to help them pay for the monthly cost of coverage. In 2014, nearly three-quarters of individuals and families qualified for this financial assistance. New Yorkers may use the calculator on the New York State of Health website (nystateofhealth.ny.gov) to estimate their eligibility for tax credits; see: info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/calculator

The next open enrollment period for individuals and families begins on November 15, 2014 for coverage starting on January 1, 2015. Enrollment in Medicaid and Child Health Plus is open all year. Small businesses with 50 of fewer employees can enroll anytime during the year.

For more information, visit the NY State of Health website at nystateofhealth.ny.gov.