OSWEGO – The Arc of Oswego County, a Fulton, New York-based nonprofit that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host Flame the band for a free concert in Oswego, New York.
The concert will take place on August 27 at Breitbeck Park at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to all members of the community.
The recipient of the organization’s Dr. John Readling Award will be announced at 5 pm. The award honors an individual affiliated with the Arc of Oswego County or its sister agency, Oswego Industries, who has made a significant contribution to improving people’s lives. with intellectual and / or developmental disabilities in the local community.
“Flame provides great entertainment while having a huge impact on the people we support,” said Laurie Davis, Executive Director. “When they see people with disabilities on stage and living their dreams, they are also inspired to pursue their dreams. “
Events like this are made possible by the support of the community through membership in the ARC. Membership helps provide more people and their families with access to programs and services through fund development and advocacy efforts. You can make a difference by becoming a member today! Join us here: https://bit.ly/arc-membership.
Event organizers are asking anyone with fever, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory symptoms to stay home to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and for the safety of all attendees.
The County of Arc of Oswego is a private, non-profit organization that has provided programs and services to children and the elderly with disabilities since 1953. Services include recreational and respite activities, day adaptation programs for seniors, a family and child support program, guardianship and planning assistance and more. Its mission is to be a leader in the field of developmental disabilities, determined to meet the needs of individual growth, productivity and independence through education, advocacy, and increased acceptance and participation of the community. Its sister agency, Oswego Industries, Inc., provides services to adults with disabilities: together they create a comprehensive support system for residents with disabilities in Oswego County. Find more information online at www.arcofoswegocounty.org.