St. Lawrence NYSARC, a private, non-profit corporation committed to maximizing the potential of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, conducted the 35th Annual Fund Raiser on June 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the Village Green in Canton, NY.

The Agency earned a gross profit of $30,795. Doreen Hilts of Gouverneur, NY won the grand prize of $10,000 cash! Proceeds from the Fund Raiser will support vital employment, educational, and travel programs for individuals in St. Lawrence County. Daphne Pickert, CEO/Executive Director of St. Lawrence NYSARC, expressed appreciation for the community’s support of the Fund Raiser. "We are very grateful that our ticket buyers and donors contribute to further our services annually," Pickert said.

St. Lawrence NYSARC 35th Annual Fund Raiser Winner List:

1st Prize $10,000 Cash Prize
Winner: Doreen Hilts, Gouverneur

2nd Prize $2,050 Value - 1 Week Getaway to Lake Ozonia
donated by Denice and David Button, Canton
Winner: Kim Manning, Connecticut

3rd Prize $1,296 Value –Blue Topaz Pendant Necklace
donated by Carbino's Jewelers, Ogdensburg
Winner: JoAnn Adams, Ogdensburg

4th Prize $699 Value – iPad Air
donated by Advanced Business Systems, Watertown
Winner: James MacDonald, Canton

5th Prize $500 Value – Stay and Play Package at Best Western
donated by Best Western University Inn, Canton
Winner: Rodney and Cindy Clintsman, Lowville

About St. Lawrence NYSARC:
St. Lawrence NYSARC exists as a non-profit membership association dedicated to full inclusion and integration for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities within our communities. The Agency’s mission is to offer individuals and their families an opportunity to achieve self-determined goals and provide life-long learning opportunities.

Michelle Quinell-Gayle
Assistant Executive Director of Community Relations St. Lawrence NYSARC

June 8, 2015