Category Archives: Fulton News

Off Broadway Dance Center recital June 6

The students of Off Broadway Dance Center will present their 17th annual spring recital, “Inspired,” at the G. Ray Bodley High School. Recitals will be held Friday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 7, at 3 p.m.

The Off Broadway Dance Center is directed by Ellen Russell Marshall and the recital is sponsored by Quirk’s Players.

The OBDC Competition Team will present a showcase of their dances at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7.

Tickets for the recitals are available at the door and entry to the Competition Showcase is free.

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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