KeyBank Donates to Oswego Industries through the Community Leadership Program

FULTON—KeyBank has chosen Oswego Industries as one of its Community Leadership Gift Program recipients. The $500 donation will help the agency in its mission to empower people with disabilities to live rich, fulfilling lives of their choosing.

Oswego Industries Inc. is a Fulton-based non-profit that has been operating in the community since 1968. Oswego Industries Inc. continually seeks innovative and effective ways to support the dynamic needs of the people it supports.

Support from KeyBank’s Community Leadership Program enhances the agency’s ability to carry out its mission, acting as a leader in the field of developmental disabilities.

Oswego Industries Board Member and Key Bank employee Julie Holland was instrumental in organizing the gift.

Pictured: Oswego Industries Inc., Board President Michael Egan, Assistant Vice President, SBA Lead Service Officer at Key Bank, and current Oswego Industries Inc. Board member Julie Holland


An Unforgettable Night of Entertainment, Games, and Philanthropy at River Vista Event Center

Get ready for an exhilarating evening of entertainment, games, and philanthropy at the River Vista Event Center in Fulton! We cordially invite you to join our upcoming fundraising extravaganza on Saturday, April 13, 2024, promising an unforgettable night filled with craps, roulette, blackjack, poker, live music from Joe Cortini’s Jazz Mafia, and all-around FUN. Best of all, it’s for a fantastic cause – supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mark your calendar for this unique event, where the excitement never stops against the stunning backdrop of the River Vista Event Center. The venue will buzz with the thrill of professionally managed casino games by our partners 21 Nights Entertainment, live music featuring Joe Cortini’s Jazz Mafia, and the community coming together for a meaningful purpose.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Schedule of Events:

  • Registration: 5:30-6 pm
  • Gaming: 6-10 pm
  • Silent Auction: 10:30 pm

Venue: River Vista Event Center, Fulton

Your support will empower individuals with disabilities to lead rich, fulfilling lives on their terms. Monies raised from this event will directly impact the programs and services offered by Oswego Industries, Inc., and the Arc of Oswego County.

For those eager to be part of the action, whether as a sponsor or guest, detailed information can be found at https://www.oswegoindustriesinc.org/donations/casino-night/.

Be a part of something special—help us make a difference in the lives of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Your commitment to this cause is invaluable, and we look forward to your support in making this fundraising event at River Vista on April 13, 2024, a tremendous success.

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Oswego Industries Inc., and Arc of Oswego Holiday Food Drive

FULTON- Oswego Industries, Inc. and Arc of Oswego County recently conducted a food and personal hygiene drive to support local seniors, with distribution coordinated by the Oswego County Office for the Aging and NY Connects.

Over a five-week period, employees of Oswego Industries, Inc., and Arc of Oswego County generously contributed over 540 pounds of non-perishable food and personal hygiene items to NY Connects.

Pictured L to R: Amanda Gregory, Oswego Industries and Arc of Oswego County. Elizabeth Weimer, Oswego County Office of the Aging, and Lee Sullivan, Oswego Industries and Arc of Oswego County.

Oswego Industries, Inc. added 17 turkeys to the donation, which will be made into baskets and delivered by Oswego County Office for the Aging and NY Connects with help from Oswego Industries staff and individuals enrolled in our comm hab program to area seniors in need.  Adding the turkey brings the total weight donated to over 780 lbs. of food and personal hygiene that will be distributed in the coming weeks.

Elizabeth Weimer, a senior aging services specialist with Oswego County Office for the Aging and NY Connects, said “These items are going to be distributed to the lowest-income seniors in rural areas. There are approximately 150 seniors that will benefit from this donation.”


About Oswego Industries, Inc.

Oswego Industries Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities by providing them with meaningful employment and opportunities for personal growth. Through a wide range of programs and services, Oswego Industries Inc. promotes independence, inclusion, and a sense of purpose for individuals with disabilities. For more information, please call (315) 598-3108 or visit us online www.oswegoindustriesinc.org.

About Arc of Oswego County

Arc of Oswego County is a private, not-for-profit organization which has been providing programs and services to individuals with disabilities since 1953. Services include community habilitation, respite services, and senior day habilitation programs. Its mission is to be a leader in the field of developmental disabilities, committed to meeting the needs of individual growth, productivity, and independence comprehensive support system for Oswego County residents with disabilities.  For more information, please call (315) 598-3108 or visit us online www.arcofoswegocounty.org.

About the Oswego County Office for the Aging

The Oswego County Office for the Aging (OFA) helps seniors through directly provided services such as case management, insurance counseling, information, referral & assistance and outreach. OFA also contracts with agencies to provide services such as senior nutrition service, transportation, legal services, health promotion, social adult day care, consumer directed in-home services, personal care aides and housekeeper chore aides. For more information about the Oswego County Office for the Aging  please visit https://www.oswegocounty.com/departments/human_services/office_for_the_aging

About NY Connects

NY Connects is your trusted place to go for free, unbiased information and assistance. We can help you link to long term services and supports,  such as home care, transportation and meals. Our goal is to help individuals remain in their homes as long as possible. For more information about NY Connects  please visit https://www.nyconnects.ny.gov/