News in Brief

As of April 30, 2014, The Valley News will accept classified advertisements only for the Wednesday and Saturday print editions.

We will no longer publish classifieds online. To submit a classified ad, call us at 598-6397 or visit our office at 67 S. Second St., Fulton.

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The  Art Association of Oswego and the SUNY Oswego Art Department are sponsoring a benefit dinner for Bill Demott to help defray medical costs  from his recent cardiac surgery.

Demott is an adjunct professor in the art departments at SUNY Oswego and at Cayuga Community College. He is a talented artist and the event coordinator for the Art Association of Oswego.

The benefit will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the Oswego Foundry. There will be a chicken barbecue, live music and a silent auction for a variety of art work and baskets donated from artists at SUNY Oswego and the Art Association.

There also will be a drawing for prizes, including a Labor Day getaway to New York City.  Live music will be provided by the Cortini Brothers, the Billionaires and Canvas Moon.

Tickets for dinner and the drawing may be purchased at the rivers end Bookstore in Oswego, the Oswego YMCA and also will be available at the door the evening of the event. Takeout orders for the chicken barbecue are available.

For further information regarding dinner and drawing ticket costs, visit the Art Association website at www.oswegoarts.org.

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Trinity United Methodist Church in Oswego will be serving an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday April 12.

This will be the last one until fall. The menu includes your choice of French toast, waffles, or pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee or tea.

Extra sides may be purchased as well.

Trinity United Methodist Church is located at 45 E. Utica St., (corner of East Fourth at Utica Street) in Oswego.

For more information you may call the church at 343-1715.

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The Class of 1990 from G. Ray Bodley High School will have a 25th Reunion planning meeting at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 12 at the Lakeview Lanes Bar area.

All are welcome to attend.

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Port City Faith will introduce a series titled “He Still Moves Stones” during its two Easter Services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. April 20.

The series will address many of the concerns and obstacles people in our community face: depression, anxiety, emotional disorders, relational struggles and many more applicable issues.

“There is a solution to these heartbreaking life struggles, I challenge you to join us for these services and find out what the answer is!” said Pastor Sebastian Foti.

This is the first time the church will present two Sunday services in order to accommodate the growth of the congregation as well as the holiday surplus in attendance.

Port City Faith has an upbeat style of service with contemporary worship and relevant preaching. Its intricate children’s church program is offered to grades pre-kindergarten through six, and nursery is also offered for those less than four years of age.

For additional information, visit www.portcityfaith.com or the church’s Facebook page.

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Heather Snyder, director of medical and scientific operations for the national Alzheimer’s Association, will present at DEMENTIACARE2014 on May 7 at the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Syracuse.

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter, this third annual conference welcomes individuals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia for a day of learning and empowerment.

Admission to the conference is $75 and includes a continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and a resource guide.

Registration can be completed online at www.alz.org/cny, or by phone at 596-4016, extension 108 in Oswego County.

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A full day of events is planned at North Volney Methodist Church May 10.

There will be a used book sale from 9 a.. to 4 p.m. at the church with all kinds of books available to purchase. In additon to books, there also will be church and choir music, old sheet music, jigsaw puzzles, magazines and DVDs

Lunch will be available to those who get hungry and there is a bake sale for those who have a sweet tooth. Also, there will be a plant sale to help you get ready for summer in your yards.

A free gospel concert will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Groups scheduled to appear are The Misfits and Lake Effect Bluegrass.

The concert is a mix of country, traditional, bluegrass and contemporary gospel. The musicians donate their time to this event, but a free will offering will be taken to help them with expenses.

This is a one-stop event to fill your mind with good reading, your heart with good music, your stomach with good food and your yard with beautiful flowers.

North Volney Methodist church is located at the corners of County Routes 4 and 6 in the town of Volney.

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The Volney Farmers’ Market will reopen for the season June 3.

The market will be open 3 to 6 p.m. each Tuesday from June 3 through the end of September at the Volney Highway Department on State Route 3.

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The New Haven Farmers’ Market will reopen for the season June 2.

The market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. each Monday from June 2 through the end of September.

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The Mt. Adnah Preservation Foundation, Inc. has established a memorial brick walkway at the site of the Case Memorial Chapel in Mt. Adnah Cemetery located on East Broadway, Fulton.

During the past several years, more than 215 inscribed memorial bricks have been placed in the walkway and there is room for several hundred more.

This is a loving way to remember your deceased loved ones and the public is invited to purchase memorial bricks for installation in this walkway, whether your loved one is buried in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, or elsewhere.

Each brick may contain a total of 18 characters and spaces on each of three lines. Bricks must be ordered by May 15 to be installed by Memorial Day.

The Foundation has been adding plantings to the garden at the Case Memorial Chapel site and there is a bench at the site for the public to use as a place for reflection and remembrance.  You are invited to visit the site while at the Cemetery.

For further information about the Memorial Bricks, call Brian Guyer at 592-2523 or email him at tigguy@twcny.rr.com.

Letters can be addressed to the Foundation at P. O. Box 715.Fulton, N. Y. 13069.

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