Ogdensburg man receives $10,000 in NYSARC fund-raiser; winners of all 35 prizes listed
Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 8:50 am

 CANTON -- An Ogdensburg man has won $10,000 in the St. Lawrence NYSARC 30th annual fund-raiser.

Donald Trimm was the grand prize winner when his certificate was selected Friday night at the Best Western University Inn. NYSARC sold 4,581 certificates for a gross profit of $40,195.

The fund-rasier was hosted by WWNY-tv's Jeff Cole, anchor of "7 News This Morning" and "7 News at Noon." Patricia Campanella, President of St. Lawrence NYSARC's Board of Directors, gave the opening comments.

Those presiding over the drawing included: Mark Waterstram, C.P.A. from The Bonadio Group, Chief Alan P. Mulkin, Canton Police Department, and Richard L. Laurin, past Executive Director.

Daphne Pickert, Executive Director of St. Lawrence NYSARC, expressed appreciation for the community's support of the fund-raiser.

"I would like to particularly thank our business partners and sponsors for their support of this year's fundraiser and of course all of you who bought tickets to make this an outstanding year," Pickert said. "Believe me, all of us at St. Lawrence NYSARC are very aware of the impact the economy is having on our services. This fund raiser will help us keep programs in place that may otherwise be challenged by budget cuts!"

The St. Lawrence NYSARC 30th Annual Fund Raiser winner list follows:

1st Prize $10,000 Cash Prize

Winner: Donald Trimm, Ogdensburg


2nd Prize $1,300 His & Hers Wittnauer Watches by Carbino's Jewelers, Ogdensburg

Winner: Joanne Danehy, Canton


3rd Prize $1,199 Laptop Computer by Advanced Business Systems, Watertown

Winner: Doreen Valade, Norwood


4th Prize $1,000 Cash Prize Sponsored by Casella Waste, Potsdam

Winner: Margaret Pratt, Canton


5th Prize $850 Electric Reclining Lift Chair by Harris Medical, Potsdam

Winner: Joseph Swan, Norwood


6th Prize $599 Best Recliner by Green Furniture, Canton

Winner: Tracy Tuttle, Canton


7th Prize $525 "High Peaks Sunset" Painting by Wilson Bickford, Gouverneur

Winner: Mary E. Thomas, Colton


8th Prize $500 Handsewn Quilt by Gouverneur Roofing & Sheet Metal, Gouverneur

Winner: John Curran, Massena


9th Prize $500 Gift Certificate by Gillee's Auto Truck & Marine, Canton

Winner: American Legion Auxiliary #925, Norfolk


10th Prize $480 Golf/Hotel Package by Best Western, Canton

Winner: Pete Reynolds, Norwood


11th Prize $400 Cash Prize by Don Brown Bus Sales, Johnstown, NY

Winner: Terri Greenwood, Sandyville, West Virginia


12th Prize $390 Season Hockey Tickets, St. Lawrence University, Canton

Winner: John O'Connor, Freemont, OH


13th Prize $300 Cash Prize by NCC Systems, Inc., Potsdam

Winner: Patrick Butler, Canton


14th Prize $250 Cash Prize by Merriman's, Norwood

Winner: Louis Pokorney, Gouverneur


15th Prize $250 Cash Prize by Benjamin Murphy Associates, Potsdam

Winner: Herbert Waugh, Gouverneur


16th Prize $225 "Crossover Light" Print by John Morrow, Ogdensburg

Winner: Charles Adams, Oswegatchie


17th Prize $200 Gift Certificate by Brown's Jewelry Store, Gouverneur

Winner: Bonnie Swinger, Norwood


18th Prize $200 Framed Remington Print, Concordia Frames, Rensselaer Falls

Winner: Tina Bristol, Hermon


19th Prize $200 Savings Bond by North Country Savings Bank, Canton

Winner: William Collier, Ogdensburg


20th Prize $160 Hand-made Necklace, Mary Harding, Rensselaer Falls

Winner: Paul Robillard, Ogdensburg


21st Prize $150 Tickets & Hockey Stick, Clarkson University, Potsdam

Winner: Julianne Painter, Carmel Valley, CA


22nd Prize $149 Stihl Trimmer by Wood Chop Shop, Canton

Winner: Diane Drummond, Potsdam


23rd Prize $110 Gift Card, Price Chopper, Canton

Winner: Gerald Maloney, Canton


24th Prize $100 Cash Prize by Randy L. Peets, Esq., Massena

Winner: Paula Wells, Norwood


25th Prize $100 Punch Card for Pizza by Pizza Hut, Canton

Winner: Marcie Lawrence, North Lawrence


26th Prize $100 Gift Certificate at White's Flowers, Canton

Winner: Maureen Regan, Utica


27th Prize $100 Cash Prize by Massena Savings & Loan, Massena

Winner: Traudl Evans, Gouverneur


28th Prize $100 Gift Certificate by Stewart's Shops, Canton

Winner: Doug Cash, Portsmith, VA


29th Prize $100 Gift Basket by Sun Feather Soap Factory, Parishville

Winner: Johanna Spies-Evans, DeKalb Junction


30th Prize $100 Gift Certificate Potsdam Big M, Potsdam

Winner: Sister of St. Joseph, Canton


31st Prize $100 Gift Certificate at Rt. 11 Truck & Equipment, Canton

Winner: Gloria Lazore, Norfolk


32nd Prize $100 Cash Prize, Scott's Auto Center, Potsdam

Winner: Joe Knowlton, Watertown


33rd Prize $100 Cash Prize by St. Lawrence Credit Union, Ogdensburg

Winner: Connie McGaw, Madrid


34th Prize $100 Gift Card at Northern Music & Video, Potsdam

Winner: Tammie Mace, Brier Hill


35th Prize $100 Gift Certificate towards Truck Accessories, Moser's, Massena

Winner: James & Christine Moulton, Brasher Falls


St. Lawrence NYSARC exists as a non-profit membership association dedicated to full inclusion and integration for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities within our communities. The Agency's mission is to offer individuals and their families an opportunity to achieve self-determined goals and provide life-long learning opportunities.