Local volunteers collect clothing as part of Syrian refuge relief effort at Niccolls Church. They are, from left, Andi Smith, Connie Perry, Reggie Chambers, Sandra Booton, and Anne Garbarino. Photo by Gina Greco
Inlet resident Connie Perry has organized a group of volunteers to collect winter clothing and other needed items to ship to Greece for refugees forced to flee their homeland of Syria.
The effort is being held in conjunction with the charitable organization, Starfish Foun-dation.
All types of winter apparel is needed, specifically gloves and mittens of all sizes, and warm hats, Perry said. Continue reading
The 35th annual James E. Nunn Memorial Golf Tournament, one of the longest running charity golf tournaments in Central New York, was held at the Inlet Golf Club on Monday, September 8th.
Brothers Pat Nunn, left, and Jim Nunn display the Bud Birnie Good Guy Award given posthumously to former Inlet Golf Club Pro Roland Christy. Photo by Marianne Christy
The tournament honors the memory of Jim Nunn, a longtime seasonal Eagle Bay Park resident who passed away in 1979.
Friends and family continue his legacy of generosity and support of local organizations and services by raising funds during the outing. Continue reading
The Adirondack Bank Charity Golf Classic is scheduled at the Thendara Golf Club for Monday, June 23 and the Charity Selection Committee is seeking letters of interest from local non-profit organizations that would like to be considered as recipients of funds from the charitable event.
Requests from 501(c) not-for-profit organizations are eligible for consideration. Continue reading
Ride Kelly Greene, on behalf of the Noonan family, has announced that the recipients of the proceeds from the 18th Annual Calypso’s Cove Charity Go-Kart Races will be Friends of the Polar Bears and MAC’s Safe Ride.
Proceeds from the event, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, will go to the Polar Bear Ski Club, which is hoping to purchase and locate a new Yurt at McCauley Mountain.
Also receiving proceeds will be MAC’s Safe Ride, which is currently raising funds for the purchase of a larger passenger van.
More information about the races will be available soon.
Joanie Grande, chairperson of the the Adirondack Bank Charity Golf Classic, has announced the names of the not-for-profit organizations that will benefit from the proceeds of this year’s golf tournament.
Sharing in the proceeds will be: the Home Aide Service of the Central Adirondacks (HASCA), Camp Kiwanis, Town of Webb Historical Association, Old Forge Library, RCIL – the Inlet Seniors Program, Old Forge American Legion #893 – Wounded Warrior Program, CAP-21, Ronald McDonald Summer Camp, and Children Autism Center at UCP.
The 13th Annual Adirondack Bank Charity Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, June 13 at the Thendara Golf Club.
In the past twelve years the tournament has raised close to $350,000 for area non-profit organizations.
There are still openings available for golfers. Applications are available from Sandy Booton,
Branch Manager of Adirondack Bank in Old Forge.
More information is available by calling (315) 369-3153.