Senator DeFrancisco joined in announcing the Orange Line Gallery ArtsWeek, a two-weekend program of visual and performing arts events: July 29-August 1st, and August 7, 2010. ArtsWeek is the region's largest celebration of the arts, and includes many interactive family-orientated arts activities and festivals conveniently located Downtown Syracuse.
Senator DeFrancisco secured the funding for two of the headlining festivals taking place during ArtsWeek.
Senator DeFrancisco started the "Women of Distinction” Award in 1998 to recognize and honor women who excel in their fields and contribute to the community. Recipients are women from the 50th District who have exemplified personal excellence and inspired other women to realize mea
Senator DeFrancisco and LadiesAuxiliary of OCVFA President, Gen Blair, kicked off Blue Light Night Celebration. The blue lights honor all Volunteer Firemen who give their lives to protect and serve Central New York.