Potsdam Holiday Fund, other causes benefit from $14K raised by Hobble Gobble
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 9:02 am

A check from the Hobble Gobble Prediction Run/Walk proceeds is donated to the Potsdam Holiday Fund. From left are Janice Adderley, Hobble Gobble Assistant Director; Jason Hoxie, Potsdam Subway Owner; Pam Yurgartis, Potsdam Holiday Fund President; and Derry Loucks, Hobble Gobble Race Director.

WEST POTSDAM -- The 14th Annual Hobble Gobble Prediction Run/Walk was held on Nov 19 and raised $14,300 raised for area charities.

It was the largest amount raised in the race’s history, and largest in terms of participation with 665 entrants representing 73 New York state towns, 23 Canadian towns and 6 from out of state.

To date, the Hobble Gobble has raised over $78,000 for area charities, and in the words of a participant, is a “North Country Treasure.”

Here is a list of the beneficiaries for 2011:

Potsdam Holiday Fund - $10,750

Colton Parishville Neighborhood Center - $700

Helping Hands of Hannawa - $700

Massena Neighborhood Center - $600

Canton Church and Community Workers - $500

Heuvelton Giving Tree - $300

Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center - $300

Cornwall Agape Center - $200

Potsdam Rescue Squad - $150

Habitat for Humanity - $100