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Benefit for Oswego County Humane Society on Saturday

The committee for the “Ridin for the Paws” poker run to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society are, first row Beth Holland, Lynn Maxwell, Barb Capella, Evie Thurlowe, Marty Plante, Jason Hanmore; second row, Jon Maxwell, Dan Capella, Paul Larkin, Sanya Merrill, Mike VanHorn, Alicia Hughes. Not in the photo Jody Bristol, Jody will be catering the event.
The committee for the “Ridin for the Paws” poker run to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society are, first row Beth Holland, Lynn Maxwell, Barb Capella, Evie Thurlowe, Marty Plante, Jason Hanmore; second row, Jon Maxwell, Dan Capella, Paul Larkin, Sanya Merrill, Mike VanHorn, Alicia Hughes. Not in the photo Jody Bristol, Jody will be catering the event.

A Poker Run to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society is scheduled for Saturday June 7.  Registration is at 9 a.m. — $15 per person. Kickstands up at 11 a.m. — rain or shine.

Gather at the VFW park on the corner of Fifth and Seward in Fulton. Cars are also welcome.

There will be live entertainment, 50/50 drawings and other events.

 

Emily Stowell turns 1

Emily Mattingly “Button” Stowell turned one year old April 7, 2014. Helping her celebrate her first big year are her sisters, Brooke, 6, and Ali Ruth, 4. Emily is the daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Stowell of Woodstock, Ga. Her grandparents are Larry and Susan Roth Stowell of Marietta, Ga. and Bill and Patsy Rhodes of Carrollton, Ga. Her great grandparents are Clifford and Ruth Stowell of (Bowens Corners), Fulton.
Emily Mattingly “Button” Stowell turned one year old April 7, 2014. Helping her celebrate her first big year are her sisters, Brooke, 6, and Ali Ruth, 4. Emily is the daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Stowell of Woodstock, Ga. Her grandparents are Larry and Susan Roth Stowell of Marietta, Ga. and Bill and Patsy Rhodes of Carrollton, Ga. Her great grandparents are Clifford and Ruth Stowell of (Bowens Corners), Fulton.

Fulton Women’s Club has busy May 28 meeting

At the May meeting of the Women’s Club of Fulton, the officers and directors for 2014-2016 were installed by past president, Carm Cavallaro. From left to right are: Karen Potter, Wynnette Dohse, Liz Schremp, Lucille McDermott, Sue Brown, Ellen Kane, Jean Niver, Barb Hubbard, Janet Weldin, Roberta Mitchell, Dolores Walrath, Carm Cavallaro and Carol Dexter.
At the May meeting of the Women’s Club of Fulton, the officers and directors for 2014-2016 were installed by past president, Carm Cavallaro. From left to right are: Karen Potter, Wynnette Dohse, Liz Schremp, Lucille McDermott, Sue Brown, Ellen Kane, Jean Niver, Barb Hubbard, Janet Weldin, Roberta Mitchell, Dolores Walrath, Carm Cavallaro and Carol Dexter.

 

Anna Guernsey (right), winner of the 2014 Women’s Club scholarship, was honored at a luncheon held May 28. Anna plans to attend Fulton-Montgomery Community College to study radiologic technology. Presenting the award is scholarship chairperson, Sue Brown.
Anna Guernsey (right), winner of the 2014 Women’s Club scholarship, was honored at a luncheon held May 28. Anna plans to attend Fulton-Montgomery Community College to study radiologic technology. Presenting the award is scholarship chairperson, Sue Brown.

 

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Ellen Kane, right, president of the Women’s Club of Fulton, presents officers of Friends of History with a donation to the museum. Receiving the check, from left to right, are: Paula Rohn, Cindy Bickford, Jean Lewis and Sue Brown.

 

Fulton students ‘tell stories’

Fairgrieve Elementary School student Evalynn Dickens entertains the crowd with her story, “Rabbit Counts the Crocodiles,” during the districtwide storytelling festival recently in Fulton.
Fairgrieve Elementary School student Evalynn Dickens entertains the crowd with her story, “Rabbit Counts the Crocodiles,” during the districtwide storytelling festival recently in Fulton.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

A storytelling project that began at the classroom level in each of the Fulton elementary schools culminated with a districtwide festival recently, as nearly two dozen students entertained friends and family with a variety of tales.

Divided into two groups based on grade level, the students immersed themselves in each story as they gestured and acted out tall tales, short stories, myths, legend and fables.  Continue reading

Fulton woman ‘steps out’ for scleroderma awareness

Dawn Erikson died of complications from scleroderma in 2005. Her family started the "Forever Dawn" team at Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma in her name.
Dawn Erikson died of complications from scleroderma in 2005. Her family started the “Forever Dawn” team at Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma in her name.

By Ashley M. Casey

Like many people, Eleanor Single had never even heard of scleroderma until her daughter, Dawn Erikson, was diagnosed with the condition, a connective tissue disorder that causes scar tissue to build up and harden in the skin and other organs.

Since Dawn’s death from scleroderma complications, Single has worked to raise awareness and funds for the autoimmune disorder through the “Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma” walk.

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Sign up now for Girls Rock program

This summer, the Fulton Family YMCA is bringing back the Girls Rock program.

This program is designed for tween girls to learn values and positive behaviors, in order to make positive life choices.

The girls will be given an opportunitiy to explore their unique talents and interests to help them realize their potential.

Girls will build friendships, self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills through workshops, discussion groups and fun activities.

Girls Rock will be held at the Fulton Family YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting July 8 through Aug. 21. It is for girls ages 10-13.

Each day will be interactive and fun while learning about social media, body image, nutrition and fitness. The girls will also go bowling and have an opportunity to be involved in field trips with the Fulton Y Day Camp program.

This program is free to members and Fulton Y Day Camp participaints. For fees for non-members and registration, call  the Fulton Family YMCA.

Girls Rock is an extension of our Youth for Youth program that focuses on adolescent health care, positive decision making and leadership skills.

Youth 4 Youth is a community collaboration of Oswego County Opportunities, the Fulton City School District, Cayuga Community College and the Fulton Family YMCA. This program is funded through the Department of Health.

For more information or to register, call the Fulton Family YMCA at 598-9622 or stop in at 715 West Broadway, Fulton.

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