OSWEGO, NY (June 14, 2013) – The second annual Racing for Ronald McDonald House Walk was held at Oswego Speedway on Saturday, June 8 and once again saw a healthy group of supporters attend to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY.
Racing for Ronald McDonald House efforts have raised a total of $2,605 toward the RMHC of CNY charities since the walk on June 8.
Since opening its door in 1982, more than 17,000 families have found comfort and hope at the Ronald McDonald House in Syracuse, and this year’s efforts by all involved with the Racing for Ronald McDonald House walk have greatly helped to provide further assistance and comfort to families associated with the House.
The committee from the Racing for Ronald McDonald House Walk would like to thank the following sponsors, whose help made the walk possible: C’s Farm Market & Beverage Center, Burke’s Home Centers, Coca-Cola, Eagle Beverage, Gioia Signs, Hill & Markes, Inkspot, ISMA, JB Sign Co., KDP Townhouses, Oswego Speedway, McDonald’s, Mitchell’s Speedway Press, Slice-N-Go-Deli, Staples, and Top Stitch.
The inaugural ISMA vs. Oswego Speedway Charity Kick-Ball match also took place on June 8 with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY. Supermodified racers Dave Danzer, Dave Cliff, Ed Witkum Jr., Dave Duggan, Dan Connors Jr., Mike Lichty and more all took part in the game that saw Oswego Speedway narrowly edge ISMA 11-10 in seven innings.
Racing for Ronald McDonald House t-shirts will be available in the Oswego Speedway novelty stand while they last for only $5.
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About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway, a sports entertainment company, is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. Oswego Speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August, 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at Oswego Speedway making Oswego the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, arguably the greatest driver of all time, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, along with former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.