Joanne’s Gift of Love seeks support for fundraiser
NORWOOD – Joanne’s Gift of Love is asking for support for their first fundraising basketball tournament at Norwood-Norfolk Central School between NNCS and Potsdam Central teams Saturday, Jan. 20.
A concession stand, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle table will be set up during the event.They are seeking raffle items such as gift baskets for the auction. Use your imagination to supply an item.
People are being asked to sign up in the elementary school office to volunteer at the event for a shift or two. People may contact Sue Barrett, Kerri Blevins or Beth Yandoh at the school, 315-353-6631.
Joanne’s Gift of Love is a nonprofit organization supporting local organizations and individuals, with donations staying in the community, for things such as scholarships to NNCS and Potsdam students, and travel bags for patients at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
The foundation was formed after the sudden death of Joanne Bigwarfe of Potsdam, who was principal at Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School at the time of her death following complications from cancer surgery.