The Oswego Lions Club will hold its 15th annual wine and beer tasting with silent auction Friday, March 22 at the American Foundry in Oswego.
The event is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are available at Cakes Galore or from any Lions Club member. Tickets will be available at the door. Each person will be provided a complimentary wine glass or beer mug at the door.
“The Oswego Lions Club is looking forward to the Wine and Beer tasting with silent auction again this year,” said Steve Jurivich, president of the local chapter of Lions International. “The event has truly become one that the entire community looks forward to each March.”
The annual event will once again showcase many of the area’s New York State wineries, including Fulkerson Winery, Americana Vineyards, Buttonwood Grove Winery, Anthony Road Wine Company, and Young and Somers Winery.
The silent auction will include many donated items from businesses throughout the area. If businesses would like to donate a silent auction item there is still time by calling Karen Hammond at 342-0043 or Bob Bateman at 342-9866.
“We appreciate the donations that the many local businesses within the community have provided again this year,” said Hammond. “The business owners and managers continue to recognize the important role our club maintains within this community, and their donations and sponsorships show their commitment.”
Complimentary appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will also be available.
All proceeds of the event will benefit The Oswego Lions Club and their active role within, and contributions to the community.
Anyone interested in more information may call Hammond or Bateman.
The Oswego Lions Club will present “Roar with Laughter” with Headliner Jamie Lissow Friday, Feb. 1 at the American Foundry, 246 W. Seneca St., Oswego. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.
“We continue a Lions Club tradition once again this year with a great night of laughs,” said Steve Jurivich, Oswego Lions Club president. “This event has always been a popular fund-raiser and we anticipate that this will be another great one.”
The event is a major fund-raiser for the local service organization. This fund-raiser helps to support ongoing programs and services throughout the Oswego community for the visually and hearing impaired.
Proceeds from past fund-raising events have helped to support Camp Rainbow of Hope, Make a Wish Foundation, Oswego Salvation Army, the ER’s Children Fund at Oswego Hospital, Oswego Library Capital Campaign, the Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, and Habitat for Humanity.
“The performances of Lissow and his warm up comedian promise to bring the crowd a good hour of laughs,” said Chris Pelton, chairperson of the event.
Tickets will be available at the door the night of the event, or can be purchased prior to the show at the following locations: Cakes Galore and More,and Oswego Auto Parts, Inc. (NAPA).
Anyone interested in purchasing tickets or looking for more information about the show may also contact Pelton at 343-1394, or visit www.oswegony.lionwap.org or the Lions Club Facebook page.
The Oswego Lions Club will hold its seventh annual “Cow Chip Bingo” fund-raiser Saturday, Sept. 15 at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego.
New to the event this year will be a “Classic Car Show” as well as a chicken barbecue by Lighthouse Lanes.
The “Cow Chip Bingo” portion of the event will run from noon to 3 p.m. “Deeds” are available to purchase. The proceeds from the “Cow Chip Bingo” will be used to support an annual scholarship in the memory of Harold “H” and Mary Dowd.
“Deeds” are available for purchase at Cakes Galore and More in Oswego and DeVine Designs by Gail in Fulton. “Deeds” are also available from any Oswego Lions Club member. Only 520 “Deeds” will be sold.
The classic car show will be from noon to 4 p.m. the day of the event. Prizes will be given out for the Oldest, Sharpest and People’s Choice.
Car owners may register their cars by e-mailing Karen.Hammond@live.com. The make, model and year of car should be included. There is no entry fee.
The chicken barbecue will run from noon until 5 p.m. (or sold out). The barbecue includes chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes, and a dinner roll.
The event will also feature live music by Lubricators, which includes band members John Luber, Ray Furniss and Dave Burritt.
The Lubricators will be playing from 1 to 4 p.m. and are sponsored by Fulton Savings Bank.
The Oswego Lions Club with host the first annual Rivers Edge “handmade” Craft Show Sunday, June 10.
The event will take place at 1830 Bridie Square in Oswego. Hours for the craft show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“As with our past fund-raising events, we are expecting capacity crowds and another successful event for our club,” said Steve Jurivich, Oswego Lions Club president. “We will have entertainment by the Cortini Brothers and Mike Shiel, the United States Coast Guard will present boating safety, Oswego Karate will be doing demonstrations and the Lions Club with be doing a bicycle helmet give away with fittings.”