Tickets are now available for the 11th annual Jamboree fund-raiser to benefit Parents of Special Children. The event will be held Sunday, June 10 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Scriba Fire Department. Pictured are Program Coordinator Marie Smith with Alex Familo as they sort through door prizes for the event.

Jamboree fund-raiser slated

Tickets are now available for the 11th annual Jamboree fund-raiser to benefit Parents of Special Children. The event will be held Sunday, June 10 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Scriba Fire Department. Pictured are Program Coordinator Marie Smith with Alex Familo as they sort through door prizes for the event.

Tickets are now available for the 11th annual Jamboree fund-raiser to benefit Parents of Special Children.

The event will be held Sunday, June 10 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Scriba Fire Department.

The family event — which will include a spaghetti dinner, live entertainment by Bloodline, door prizes, 50/50 raffles, games and crafts for kids — is organized by the Parents of Special Children staff and board members.

Parents of Special Children is a 24-year-old not-for-profit community agency that provides supportive services to families raising children and adults with disabilities.   Services include respite care, caregiver reimbursement,   assistance with special requests, and advocacy.

The agency has organized and hosts a local group of parents of children with Autism called Connections.

The agency is supported by the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.

“The Jamboree each year has greatly impacted the lives of parents and children served by our agency,” noted Program Coordinator Marie Smith.

Advance sale tickets may be purchased by calling the Parents of Special Children office at 598-7672. Dine in or take out is available.

Tickets will be sold at the door.

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