Red, White & Blue Shortcake Drive-Thru Fundraiser
On Thursday, July 2nd, volunteers with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of the North Country event will be at the Woodsmen’s property at the Boonville Fairgrounds, rolling up their sleeves and serving up red, white & blue shortcakes to go from 6 PM until sold out in an effort to raise funds for the fight against cancer.
“With the Relay For Life event rescheduled and scaled back, we’ve been trying to find creative ways to raise funds to support the mission of the American Cancer Society,” explains Robert Elinskas, Staff Partner for the Relay For Life of the North Country, “Any dollars we can raise will help sustain important cancer research grants, as well as patient service programs for those battling this disease.”
Like the recent ‘Fair Food’ event, anyone wishing to get one of the shortcakes can just drive to the Woodsmen’s property on the Boonville Oneida County Fairgrounds starting at 6 PM. A volunteer, wearing a mask, will take their order from them at their vehicle, collect their donation and bring their shortcakes back to their vehicle. Then, you can bring them home or enjoy them wherever you’d like.
Shortcakes include strawberries, blueberries and whipped cream on a shortcake biscuit for a $5.00 donation per serving. Napkins and utensils are included.
This year’s Relay For Life of the North Country is planned by Saturday, September 12th at the Boonville Fairgrounds, with more details to come on hours and set-up. The event will be scaled down and will follow all local and state health guidelines. For more updates on the event as plans unfold, follow the event on Facebook or go to the event website and get registered at relayforlife.org/northcountryny.