Upstate News

July 30, 2004
Darryl Geddes 315 464-4828

Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis events to benefit children’s hospital

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Two upcoming events—one sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, the other by Kiwanis—will benefit the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital.

The Knights of Columbus Council 207 will hold a dance party Friday, Aug. 13, from 8 p.m. to midnight, in the parking lot of the council’s headquarters, located at 47 Market Street, Auburn.

Music will be performed by the popular Auburn-based band, The Toonz. Food and refreshments will be available for sale.

The fee for the event is $5 per person. For more information, call 315-253-8722.

A pancake breakfast hosted by the Ontario Division of Kiwanis will be held Sunday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Empire Room, New York State Fairgrounds. The breakfast also offers family entertainment and a raffle for a battery powered children’s jeep.

Admission to the breakfast is $5 per adult; $3 per child (10 and under). Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call (315) 464-4416.

The CNY Children’s Hospital at University Hospital, estimated to cost $50 million, will occupy the top two floors of a six-floor vertical expansion of University Hospital’s East Wing, and is expected to open in December 2007.

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