Chenango County Habitat for Humanity

Habitat Events and Happenings

2016 Calendar

March 12: The fifth CCHH SOUPER BOWL, at the Norwich Family YMCA, 68-70 North Broad Street (across from Howard Johnsons), in Norwich, NY. From 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., there will be around 30 great hot soup choices, all you can "taste," and bread donated by La Maison Blanche of Norwich. Taste and vote for your favorite soups! Participate in a Basket Auction for fabulous gifts donated by merchants from all over Chenango County, a door prize drawing, a 50-50 raffle, and a bake sale table.

Wonderful musical entertainers will be: Mike Davis, Jenni Larcher and Tom Murphy, and back by popular demand, United Brass, performing for your dining enjoyment!

For more details, visit the Fund Raisers Souper Bowl page.
Advance sale tickets, $6, are available at the Norwich YMCA. Tickets at the door will be $7.

For more information contact Terri Bickford, CCHH fundraising committee chair at (607) 656-8155 or email: CCHHsouperbowl@gmail.com .

June 18 : Skillet Toss held at Dairy Day, Chenango County Fairgrounds, Norwich. Cost: $1 for 2 tosses. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages. (Always on the 3rd Saturday in June.) Dairy Day is a fantastic community event, drawing hundreds of people to celebrate the history and impact of agriculture in our county.

September 24: CCHH's Skillet Toss at the 30th annual Applefest, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Ballflats in Greene, NY. Cost: $1 for 2 tosses. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages. (4th Saturday in September.)

2015 Calendar

March 14 - Mini CCHH SOUPER BOWL (4th annual) at Family YMCA, 68-70 N. Broad Street (across from Howard Johnsons), in Norwich, NY. Chinese Auction and Bake Sale. Various Drawings and 50-50 raffle. Soup for sale from: Nina’s, Serendipity, Dusty’s, Little Red Caboose, Ontario Hotel, Garf’s Deli, and Smokin’ Bones.

For more information contact Terri Bickford, CCHH fundraising committee chair at (607) 656-8155 or email: CCHHsouperbowl@gmail.com .


May 16: Craig Bickhardt Concert - This “fabulous songwriter, great singer and guitarist” will be at 6 On The Square (6OTS) on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. Decades of experience have given Craig’s music deep, truer-to-life story-song narratives. This unforgettable performance, along with raffles, will benefit Habitat. Tickets $20 pp. 6OTS - 6 LaFayette Park, Oxford. (607) 843- OTS6 (6876).

May 29: Garage Sale to benefit CCHH on Rte. 12 (south of Norwich near Fred’s Inn), Oxford.


June 13: Skillet Toss at Smithville Day, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. State Rte. 41, Smithville Flats, NY. $1 for two tries at throwing the farthest. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages.

June 20: Skillet Toss at Dairy Day, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Chenango County Fairgrounds, Norwich, NY. $1 for two tries at throwing the farthest. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages.


September 26: Skillet Toss at the 29th annual AppleFest, Ballflats, Greene. $1 for two tries at throwing the farthest. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages.

2014 Calendar

March 15: The third CCHH SOUPER BOWL, at the Norwich Family YMCA, 68-70 North Broad Street (across from Howard Johnsons), in Norwich, NY. From 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., there will be around 25 great hot soup choices, all you can "taste," and bread donated by La Maison Blanche of Norwich. Taste and vote for your favorite soups! Participate in a "Chinese Auction" (a silent auction) for fabulous gifts donated by merchants from all over Chenango County, a door prize drawing, a 50-50 raffle, and a bake sale table.

Wonderful musical entertainers will be Autumn Rum (Marc Funaro and Connie Silverbrand), United Brass, Colleen and Alan Hopson and, of course, back by popular demand, John Jackson and his daughter, Kaitlyn Jackson (an American Idol contestant!), performing for your dining enjoyment!

For more details, visit the Fund Raisers Souper Bowl page.
Advance sale tickets, $5, are available at the Norwich YMCA, the Oxford NBT Bank, the Bainbridge Sidney Federal Credit Union (SFCU), and Gilligan’s in Sherburne. Tickets at the door will be $6.

For more information contact Terri Bickford, CCHH fundraising committee chair at (607) 656-8155 or email: CCHHsouperbowl@gmail.com .

June 21: Skillet Toss held at Dairy Day, County Fairgrounds, Norwich. Cost: $1 for 2 tosses. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages.

September 27: CCHH's Skillet Toss at the 28th annual Applefest, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Ballflats in Greene, NY. Cost: $1 for 2 tosses. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to all ages.

2013 Calendar

March 16: The second CCHH SOUPER BOWL at the (new location) Norwich Family YMCA, 68-70 North Broad Street (across from Howard Johnsons), in Norwich, NY. From 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., there will be around 20 great hot soup choices, all you can "taste," and bread/rolls donated by the area's fine restaurants. Taste and vote for your favorite soups! Participate in a "Chinese Auction" (a silent auction) for fabulous gifts donated by merchants from all over Chenango County, a door prize drawing, a 50-50 raffle, and a bake sale table.

Entertainment will be hosted by everybody's favorite emcee, Jim Baldwin from Oxford. Wonderful musical entertainers will be Kevin LaDue, from Whitney Point, Kaitlyn Jackson, from Norwich, and Brian Golden from Norwich, performing for your dining enjoyment!

For more details, visit the Fund Raisers Souper Bowl page.

Restaurants, merchants, volunteers - especially students to ladle soup (for community service time) are needed. Contact Terri Bickford, CCHH fundraising committee chair at (607) 656-8155 or email: CCHHsouperbowl@gmail.com .

Sept. 21 - West Bainbridge house dedication ceremony.

2012 Calendar

March 31: The first CCHH SOUPER BOWL at the VFW Post #2782, 61 East Main Street (across from Topp's Market), in Norwich, NY. From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., there were 20-30 great hot soup choices, all you can eat, and bread/rolls donated by the area's fine restaurants. Taste and vote for your favorite soups! Participate in a "Chinese Auction" (a silent auction) for fabulous gifts donated by merchants from all over Chenango County, a 50-50 raffle, and a bake sale table.

Entertainment was hosted by everybody's favorite emcee, Jim Baldwin from Oxford. Wonderful musical entertainers will be Kevin LaDue, from Whitney Point, Kaitlyn Jackson, from Norwich, and Brian Murphy from Norwich, performing for your dining enjoyment!

2011 Calendar

November 12th: CCHH partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church Outreach Committee in Oxford, NY, for the 1st annual CCHH Fall Dinner. The ham dinner was held Saturday, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the St. Paul's Parish Hall, 32 Main Street. Guests enjoyed a tasty, home-cooked meal of baked ham with a raisin-sauce glaze, sweet potato “Casa”-role (pun intended), fresh broccoli salad, apple sauce, dinner roll, beverage, and of course, a dessert of ice cream trimmed-out with a brownie. Volunteers sported Lowe's tool aprons while serving dinners, tables were decorated with pumpkins with house cut-outs and paper tool decorations, fun activity placemats offered entertainment, and a "Chinese Auction" gave ticket buyers over a dozen "prizes" to bid on (-see donors list below). Little or big builders were invited to wear their carpenter attire (or costumes).

Within the parish walls were the sounds of music, performed live for dining enjoyment. The performers were: Don and Annie Simpson, instrumentalists; the Oxford Academy Men's and Women's ensemble under the direction of Michael Moren, Nick Wakefield and Caden Izard sang and played guitars; and recording artist, Brian Murphy. Brian had his CDs for sale with all proceeds benefiting CCHH.

The Chinese Auction was for more than a dozen different donated items that ranged from great gift certificates to wonderful gift baskets. These items were generously donated by: First Edition Book Store, Wal-Mart, Linda Clark, Alice Herman, and Sandra Colton of Norwich; The Cheese Trap in Greene; and Oxford merchants: Hoppie’s, Oxford Motors LLC, Oxford Grooming, Blueox Corp, Gallery 3-2-1, Ye Olde Shanty Spirits, Kim Betts, Bartle’s Pharmacy, The Blue Lamp, and CCHH.

October 28 - 29: 13th annual Pumpkin Fest in East & West Parks - Norwich, NY. Local not-for-profits will be set-up in the large activity tent in the Community Carnival of Fun area. There are free activities for children, and Habitat will be there! CCHH is inviting kids to a Ball Toss to win a treat (-no tricks-). Hours on Fri., Oct. 28, from 5-9 pm and Sat., Oct. 29, from 11 am - 7 pm. The Festival will be held rain or shine. Donations greatly appreciated.
http://www.norwichpumpkinfestival.com/index.htm

October 8, 9 am - 3 pm: CCHH's Skillet Toss will be at the Grange's Harvest Celebration. Sponsored by the Smithville Valley Grange No. 1397; located behind the historic Smithville Community Center building in Smithville Flats, NY. Cost: $1 for 2 tosses. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to men, women and youth.

October 8, 9 & 10, 10 am - 4 pm: The Festival of Quilts Show 2011, at the Oxford Academy High School Gym, 50 South Washington Ave., Oxford, NY. A raffle takes place on the last day for the 2011 Opportunity Quilt is "Sparkling Star" custom quilted by Gretchen Adams (appraised at $1,900). A portion of the proceeds raised will benefit Habitat for Humanity, as well as Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Shelter, The Place, 4-H, and the Colorscape Art Festival. $1 donation/ticket or a $5 /6-tickets. Mail check / m.o. to: The Chenango Piecemakers, c/o Kim Betts, P.O. Box 583, Norwich, NY 13815. http://www.chenangopiecemakers.com/

September 24, 9 am - 4 pm: CCHH's Skillet Toss joined the 25th annual Applefest at the Lions Club Park in Greene, NY. Cost: $1 for 2 tosses. Donations greatly appreciated. Open to men, women and youth.

June 11, Airport Day, Norwich, NY.

June 18, Dairy Day Skillet Toss, Norwich, NY.

June 18, Concert at 6 On The Square, Oxford, NY.

June 24, Skillet Toss at Smithville Flats, NY.

2010 Calendar

16th annual Carnation Sale

March 28, 2009 - Greene House Dedication

Habitat for Humanity offers “a hand up, not a handout”. Your involvement and contributions help Habitat make dreams come true by helping to provide affordable housing to families in Chenango County. Contact Marjory Clark at (607) 764-8341; email: marjoryclark@habitat.chenango.org  or call Noreen Monahan (607) 336-8410 for more info.

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