March 22, 2013
Pictured from left are Oswego County Sheriff Reuel A. Todd; Oswego County Undersheriff Eugene F. Sullivan, III; Seaman Carl Baker, U.S. Coast Guard; Deputy Zachary Eason, Oswego County Sheriff's Office; Connor Loadwick; Sgt. Charles Atkinson, Oswego County Sheriff's Office; Deputy Robert Ramsey, Oswego County Sheriff's Office and president of the Sheriff's Deputies' Association; Lt. Brooks Hourigan, Oswego City Firefighter; Julian Ross; Kristy Thompson; Jeff McCrobie, Oswego City Fire Chief; John Geraci, Oswego City Firefighter; Wayne Hall, Oswego City Firefighter; Sgt. Robert Moskal, Oswego County Sheriff's Office; Deputy Joseph Taylor, Oswego County Sheriff's Office; Lt. Paul Conzone, Oswego City Firefighter. For more information or to volunteer or donate, go to www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/337/2013.
March 27 is St. Baldrick's Day
OSWEGO - The Oswego County Legislature recently proclaimed Wednesday, March 27, 2013 as St. Baldrick's Day in Oswego County. On this date, the SUNY Oswego athletic department, in concert with the County of Oswego and a group of dedicated local volunteer organizers, will sponsor the 7th annual fundraiser to support this worthy cause.
Many local groups have joined the effort and over 160 men, women and children from all walks of life will volunteer to shave their heads to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. They include the Oswego Firefighters Association, the Oswego County Sheriff's Department, the Oswego City Police Department, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Border Patrol and over 20 other groups from the greater Oswego County area. Last year, their efforts brought in more than $72,000.
The St. Baldrick's Foundation works to raise awareness and funding to support childhood cancer research and fellowship. All proceeds benefit the foundation which uses 82 percent of monies raised directly toward research.
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