On Saturday, October 5th, 2019, walkers gathered at the Central New York Dyslexia Center at the Eastern Star Home in Oriskany, NY to participate on the 14th Annual 3/5 K Walk to Help Children with Dyslexia. The event included a chicken bbq provided by Jim Spinella’s Grate Chicken Men, a bake sale and bottle and can drive.
The event raised $8000 to help support the Center’s program that teaches children the skills necessary to deal with their dyslexia.
The Center thanks the following businesses and organizations who helped make this annual event such a great success: Stewarts Shops, Mike’s Pro Auto Service, Whitesboro Frame and Body, Inc., Speedy Awards, Oneida County Masonic Association, The Marketing Firm, Gary’s Restaurant in Sylvan Beach, Raquette Lake Supply, The Village Square, BJ Queen Enterprises, and The Tavern in Eagle Bay, NY, Microwave Filter Company Inc., Walmart Distribution Center in Marcy, Paul Oil and Propane-Hamilton, NY, The Eastern Star Home and the Eastern Star Day Care Center, The Valleys of Utica and Syracuse-AASR, Tigris Shrine Clowns, Mohawk Valley Chapter of DeMolay, Eastern Star Chapters and Masonic Lodges in the Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Lewis, Oneida, Madison and Onondaga Districts, DiOrio’s IGA, Kurt Garner Photography Gallery, Helmer’s Fuel, Walt’s Diner, Strand Theatre, ADK Homes, Old Forge Liquor, Smith Marine, Dr. Douglas Thayer-Chiropractor, The Adk Reader and French Louie-Adk Sports (Inlet, NY), Randy’s Chicken, Wings and Things, Miles B. Marshall, Inc. & M. Burton Marshall Insurance, Martin Maintenance, Forge Motel, Herron Realty, and the Old Forge Hardware.
We look forward to seeing all again next year for our 15th walk. Look for more information on our next event; our annual Gala on Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at Harts Hill Inn when Randy Riggle (from Las Vegas) will be performing.
For more information on Children’s Dyslexia Center-Central New York, contact [email protected] , our FB page , or our web and blog page: cnyclc.org.
Article published by the word, November 2019