Oneida County History Center Telethon Live on WUTR

Join the Oneida County History Center for its 15th annual telethon broadcast LIVE on WUTR-TV (ABC).  Call 315-735-3642 during the telethon on Wednesday, March 25 from 5:00-8:00 pm to pledge your support. Become a member, renew your membership, or make a donation. Your contribution and commitment to the History Center gives us the opportunity for Oneida County to shine, and your financial support insures our future! Kelly

This special event is the History Center’s largest annual fundraiser and will be held on site at 1608 Genesee Street in Utica. The 2020 telethon will be hosted by longtime emcee Joe Kelly and Oneida County Tourism’s Kelly Blazosky.  Members of the public are invited to tune in at home on WUTR-TV (ABC) or watch the live stream on

The Oneida County History Center telethon benefits the organization’s ongoing operations and public service efforts. The 2020 goal is to raise $40,000. The History Center is poised to develop new strategic initiatives and is committed to Oneida County, the OCHC Mission, and robust outreach programs to share the wealth of history in all its many forms. The organization does not receive government funding and relies solely on the generous support of members and private contributors. 

The History Center staff, volunteers, and board of trustees would like to thank the following organizations, businesses, and individuals who have already pledged their support for the 2020 telethon. 

Naming Sponsor


Gold Level Sponsors 

Melva Max Family

In Kind Sponsors

Northland Communications; Oneida County Tourism; WUTR