Seeking sponsors for event: JCC to hold Community Purim Carnival on 3/17

The Jewish Community Center will hold its annual Community Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 17, from 1-3:30 pm, at 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal. It will feature activities for children of all ages, including bounce houses, games, face painting, food, hamantashen and prizes.

“We are excited for this annual event, which brings together people of all ages and backgrounds from throughout the area,” said organizers of the event. “It always draws a big, diverse crowd and we take pride in the fact that we use the carnival to bring Jewish traditions and values to the community, all while having fun! As a nonprofit agency, we depend on the generosity of local businesses, foundations and individuals to help us run programs for everyone regardless of age, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or ability to pay. The money raised will go toward helping fund youth programing at the JCC.”

Different sponsorship categories are available. All donations are tax deductible as allowable by law. Each sponsor will be recognized on a placard at the event with at business logo or family name:

  • Hamantashen Sponsorship $50
  • Gragger Sponsorship $100
  • Mishloach Manot Sponsorship $150
  • Queen Esther Sponsorship $200

Anyone able to help should contact the Jewish Community Center office at 607-724-2417 or by e-mail at no later than Thursday, March 2, with their name, phone number, sponsorship level, logo (if a business) or family name to be placed on the placard. The JCC mailing address is 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal, NY 13850.