There’s still time to purchase tickets for The Arc, Oneida-Lewis 70th Anniversary Gala fundraising event this Friday, April 19th, starting at 6pm at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro. Guests will enjoy a premium cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, music by DJ Ease One, and a Photo Booth by Allie’s Celfie Central, a commemorative gift, with a chance to win over forty baskets, fabulous silent auction items up for bid, a bountiful wine and spirits pull, and featured artwork from The Arc’s Fine Arc program.


Tickets for The Arc’s 70th Anniversary Gala can be purchased via their website,, with a $25 discount on ticket purchases for couples. Ticket purchasing and other information is available by emailing or calling 315-927-0140.

The 70th Anniversary Gala honors esteemed individuals who have contributed significantly to The Arc’s mission, including longstanding board members Dr. Jack Kowalczyk and Ruth Ridgway and devoted community supporter Dr. Randy VanWagoner, President of Mohawk Valley Community College.

Established in 1954 by parents advocating for equal treatment and opportunities for their children with developmental disabilities, The Arc has since evolved into a premier provider of opportunity, inclusivity, programs, and services. Today, The Arc supports 1,400 people across 50 locations spanning two counties.