St. Lawrence NYSARC 32nd Annual Fund Raiser


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – St. Lawrence NYSARC, a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to working for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will hold the 32nd Annual Fund Raiser drawing on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Best Western in Canton. The raffle features over 30 prizes, including a grand prize of $10,000! The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the certificate drawing will begin at 7:00 p.m. The event is hosted by WWNYTV’s Jeff Cole, the anchor of “7News This Morning” and “7News at Noon.” The Fund Raiser is free and open to the public. Sponsors for the event include: Rose & Kiernan, Inc., Tracy’s Used Cars, and Benjamin Murphy & Associates.

Fund Raiser tickets are on sale now and cost $10 each or three for $25 and will be sold in a limited subscription of 6,000. This year’s prize value totals more than $20,000. Other top donated prizes include a one-week getaway to Lake Ozonia from Dave and Denice Button, a 5k London Blue Topaz necklace from Carbino’s Jewelers, a laptop computer from Advanced Business Systems, electric lift chair from Harris Medical, a Hand Sewn Quilt from Gouverneur Roofing & Sheet Metal, a $500 gift certificate from Gillee’s Auto Truck & Marine, and a Stay and Play Golf Package from The Best Western University Inn, Canton. A complete list of prizes noting various community partners throughout St. Lawrence County is available on the Agency’s website, Tickets may also be purchased online!

Money raised during the Fund Raiser is used to help support the Agency’s work on behalf of children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. The funds raised are vital to pay for services not fully financed through other sources. Programs benefited by the Fund Raiser provide opportunities for people to participate in a range of activities including travel, educational, cultural, summer camp, as well as services for people on the Autism Spectrum. For more information please call Lorie Gladle at (315) 379-9531 or email

October 22, 2012