CANTON -- Donors to TAUNY’s Bridge the Gap campaign, which seeks to raise $50,000 by Oct. 14, have a chance to win a pair of opening gala VIP All-Access Passes to the St. Lawrence International Film Festival valued at $700.

Individuals who make a donation between Oct. 5 and 9 will be automatically entered for a chance to win. Donations can be made online at, by phone at 386-4289, or in person at The TAUNY Center, 53 Main St.

The VIP passes prize is one of several gifts made to the campaign by TAUNY supporters. TAUNY needs to raise $50,000 to make up for a 6-month gap in funding support from the New York State Council on the Arts.

To learn more about the campaign, and to contribute, readers can visit or TAUNY’s Facebook page.

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