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Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS)

Established in 1968 – A Chapter of the National Audubon Society since 1970

2022 Charter Dinner

We are back in person this year!

Mark Your Calendars for the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society’s Annual Charter Dinner on Friday October 21, 2022 at the Quality Inn (formerly the Holiday Inn) on State Highway 23 in Oneonta. The evening begins at 5:30 with a social hour, followed by The Hills Buffet at 6:15 (menu below), and the program at 7:30. A cash bar will be available. Masks and Covid-19 vaccinations are not required but are strongly recommended. In order to provide patrons with more space, each table will be limited to 6 seats.

Charter Dinner Raffle

As in the past, there will be door prizes and fine raffle items. Items can be viewed at the link below, and tickets for the Charter Raffle can be purchased online at These will also be available at our Hawkwatch Open House at the DOAS Sanctuary on Franklin Mountain on October 8. Raffle winners do not need to be present at the dinner.

Keynote Speaker

Our featured speaker will be John C. Robinson who will share his expertise on “The Essentials of Birding by Ear: A Universal Method for Learning to Identify Birds Using Calls or Notes”. This will be a remote speaker, so others who would like to attend will be able to join us on Zoom starting at 7:15 for a 7:30 presentation start time. Details about the program can be found at

For those not joining us at the Quality Inn, you may register for the Zoom portion of the evening here:

In Person Attendance

The cost for the full evening is $35 per person (with no charge for those wishing to attend only the program portion of the event). Reservations must be made by October 15th, using the form below. (Please note $2 additional fee for online processing or you can mail payment by check.)

Our Menu for the Evening

Hors D’Oeuvres: Vegetables & Dip and Gourmet Cheese & Crackers
Mixed Green Salad with onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and carrots with choice of two dressings
Roasted Salmon and Tomato with a chive cream sauce
Garlic & Peppercorn-rubbed NY Sirloin, sliced; served with caramelized shallots in a Merlot reduction
Vegetable Lasagna (vegetarian; made without eggs)
Seasonal market vegetables
Herb-roasted Potatoes
Assorted breads & rolls
Chef ’s Dessert Table with coffee & tea

Dinner Registration

Please use the form below to register for the evening at the Quality Inn.

Online Registration is Currently Closed.
If you are interested in registration after the deadline (October 15), please contact Kathryn Davino at 607-397-3815. We have secured a few additional spots for late registrants.

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The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature
 to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society
P.O. Box 544
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 397-3815

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