Tuesday, 18 June 2019 22:31

Oswego Industries Holds 14th Annual Golf Tournament

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Oswego Industries Executive Director Laurie Davis with Brian Snyder and Paul Snyder of Cedar Bus Company, the tournament’s presenting sponsor. Oswego Industries Executive Director Laurie Davis with Brian Snyder and Paul Snyder of Cedar Bus Company, the tournament’s presenting sponsor. Submitted photo

Oswego Industries, a non-profit organization based in Fulton, NY that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its 14th annual golf tournament fundraiser at Battle Island Golf Course in Fulton on Friday, June 14.

In addition to playing the tournament, golf teams had the opportunity to practice putting with a simulated visual impairment at the agency’s signature Disability Hole. “It’s really an exercise in empathy,” said Kate Pitsley, director of administration. Other on-course attractions included Gamble on the Green events at holes 9 and 17. A buffet-style dinner including barbeque chicken and salt potatoes, sponsored by The Bonadio Group, was served after the conclusion of the tournament.

“We want to thank all of our generous sponsors and the golfers who braved the gloomy weather to support us,” said Executive Director Laurie Davis. Corporate sponsors included presenting sponsor Cedar Bus Company and teams representing Brown & Brown and Ace Hardware, among others. Overall, the event raised over $7,100, which will help fund programming for the individuals the agency supports.

### About Oswego Industries:

For 50 years, Oswego Industries has provided services and supports for adults with disabilities while partnering with local businesses to deliver production and workforce solutions. Its mission is to be a partner in the development of comprehensive community services designed to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, by providing the necessary support programs to enable individuals to grow with dignity and achieve their highest level of independence and self-fulfillment. Person-centered services include pre-vocational and vocational training, supported employment and day habilitation programs. Its sister agency, The Arc of Oswego County, provides services to children and seniors with disabilities: together, they create a comprehensive support system for Oswego County residents with disabilities. Find more information online at www.oswegoindustriesinc.org.

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