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2018 Giving Thanks Event

November 2nd, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Lake Ontario Conference Center, Oswego

Click on the event flyer below to purchase tickets!

2018 Giving Thanks Event Sponsors

Gold Level Sponsors:

National Grid

Exelon Generation

 

Silver Level Sponsors:

NRG

Oswego County Federal Credit Union

UMR/United Health Insurance

Community Bank

Shineman Foundation

One Group

Pathfinder Bank

Anonymous Donor

 

Patron Level Sponsors:

Relph Benefit Advisors

Sunoco, Inc.


National Grid to Help Sponsor OCO “Giving Thanks” Event

Oswego County Opportunities Development Coordinator Bridget Dolbear has announced that National Grid has signed on as a Gold Level sponsor for OCO’s “Giving Thanks” fundraiser. The event will be held Friday, November 2, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Lake Ontario Convention, Event and Conference Center in Oswego. Proceeds from “Giving Thanks” will be used in support of OCO’s “Success4Families” campaign, which will help fund a variety of services that feed, clothe and house families in need as well as empower, support and equip families for success.

“National Grid proudly supports OCO and the wonderful community work they do each and every day. This ‘Giving Thanks’ event on November 2 is just another opportunity for us to partner with OCO in the community we all work and live in. We hope people join us in making this event impactful to help respond to critical needs in our community,” said National Grid Customer and Community Jurisdictional Manager, Walter Dengos. Pictured here with Dengos are OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier (l) and OCO Development Coordinator Bridget Dolbear

Tickets to OCO’s “Giving Thanks” celebration are $35 per person in advance, $40 at the door, and include food, refreshments, and beer and wine tastings. For more information or to purchase tickets click here: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/oswegocountyopportunitiesinc/201752


NRG Powers up OCO Fundraiser

    

Bridget Dolbear, development coordinator for Oswego County Opportunities (OCO), has announced that NRG will be a Silver Level sponsor for the agency’s “Giving Thanks” fundraiser.  The event will benefit OCO’s “‘Success4Families”campaign, which will help fund a variety of services that feed, clothe and house families in need as well as empower, support and equip families for success.

“NRG is committed to helping the communities in which we live and work,” said NRG Plant Manager Kerry Ann Colville. “We want to help power the lives of the people in need and have partnered with Oswego County Opportunities because their mission to provides services that empower people, support communities, and change lives aligns so well with ours.”

NRG has signed on as a Silver Level sponsor for Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) “Giving Thanks” fundraiser. The event benefits OCO’s “Success4Families” campaign. From left are OCO Board Member Patricia Krauss; Paula Clark, NRG budget analyst and Jim Walsh, environmental safety manager at NRG; and OCO Development Coordinator Bridget Dolbear.

“Giving Thanks” will be held Friday, Nov. 2, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Lake Ontario Convention, Event and Conference Center in Oswego. The event will feature a number of food stations offering autumn inspired delicacies and refreshments from Oswego County’s most popular restaurants including: Alex’s on the Water, Canale’s Restaurant, La Parrilla, The Press Box, Mimi’s Drive-In, The Eis House, GS Steamers, and Tailwater Lodge. Additional stations will offer choices from CiTi Culinary Arts, Appledale Orchards, and OCO Nutrition Services. Wine and beer samples from Eagle Beverage will pair with the foods featured at each station.

The evening will also feature a performance from singer/guitarist Gary Carpentier from NBC’s “The Voice”.

 


CiTi Students display culinary skills at OCO fundraiser

Oswego County Opportunities Development Coordinator Bridget Dolbear (standing left) meets with Culinary Instructor and Executive Chef Sue Jerrett (standing right) and students in CiTi’s Culinary Arts afternoon class in preparation for OCO’s “Giving Thanks” fundraiser.

CiTi students will be providing an assortment of fresh baked breads including carrot, pumpkin, banana, and garlic. “We are pleased to be partnering with CiTi,” said Dolbear. “Their baked goods were a tasty addition to last year’s menu and we are looking forward to this year’s treats.”

OCO’s “Giving Thanks” event will have food stations featuring harvest season delicacies from some of Oswego County’s Favorite restaurants including; Alex’s on the Water, Canale’s Restaurant, La Parrilla, The Press Box, Mimi’s Drive-In, The Eis House, GS Steamers, Tailwater Lodge, and Mill House Market. Additional stations will offer choices from CiTi Culinary Arts, Appledale Orchards, and OCO Nutrition Services. Wine and beer samples from Eagle Beverage will pair with the foods featured at each station.