Organizations and Clubs in Oxford New York

Promote Oxford Now
P.O. Box 11, Oxford, NY 13830
Mary El Emerson--Membership Chairman
Phone: (607) 843-8722 or (607) 843-9538
E-mail address:

Mission--PON is an organization within the community of Oxford that seeks to promote the Oxford business community, to recognize and maintain its historic nature and to respect its hometown character and culture.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of May and November at 7:00 p.m., with additional meetings scheduled when necessary. Attendance at meetings, held at Six On the Square, is welcomed.

Membership is offered in 2 levels to meet the needs of members. Level 1, Basic Membership: $50.00; and Level 2, Enhanced Membership: $70.00.
More information about membership and an online membership form found here

Membership fees, which go toward member's brochure and website inclusion, generate income which is used to help better Oxford. Tee shirt sales also aid in funding hanging baskets, holiday decorations, and other projects that PON is involved in. The "Riverwalk Project" is one such topic. To read more about PON, its history, goals, and accomplishments click here.

"Friends of Promote Oxford Now- Partners in Our Community" are an important part of the organization. Their input and participation are greatly appreciated, and attendance at meetings is welcomed. Donations may be made at any level and sent to the above address.

Fort Hill American Legion Post #0376
17 South Washington Avenue
Oxford, NY 13830
(607) 843-8166

American Legion HallThe American Legion is a not-for-profit organization, and the world’s largest veterans’ organization. It was instrumental in the creation of the Veterans Administration and is universally recognized as the originator of the GI Bill of Rights. The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members -- men and women -- in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide. We provide the community with a place to go for Sunday breakfast. We help the community & school with scholarships and funds for their projects.

To learn more about the Oxford American Legion, Post 376, visit:
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Village of Oxford Fire Department Auxiliary
Connie L. Rowlison
PO Box 570, 20 Main Street
Oxford, NY 13830-0570
(607) 843-7565
The Oxford Fire Dept. Auxiliary is dedicated to supporting the activities and members of the Oxford Fire Department. The Auxiliary will help to foster good will, sociability and friendship among and between the Fire Department and residents of Oxford.

The Oxford Garden Club
C/o Jeanne Cline - President

The Oxford Garden Club is a not-for-profit club organized in 1959, and Federated in 1973.
They are a member of the Federated Garden Clubs of NYS, Inc., 6th District, and the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. of the Central Atlantic Region.

Mission--To stimulate the creation of private gardens and to work towards the beautification of our homes and community.

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Grange Patrons of Husbandry Oxford Grange #894

Barbara Lawton
(607) 843-6241
4760 State Hwy 12, Oxford, NY 13830

The Grange is a community service-oriented, agricultural fraternity. They help support several community organizations, including the Oxford Academy Band, Drama Club, and Pumpkin Shell. During the Christmas season, they participate in the Oxford Community Christmas Baskets program, as well as supplying many of the delicious homemade cookies for the Oxford Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Grange also recognizes and honors an outstanding member of of the community with their Citizen Of The Year award.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and they take place in the Church Hall of the United Church of Oxford on Fort Hill Park.
New members are always welcome.
Fellowship after meetings with refreshments.
Secretary: Barb A. Lawton;
Treasurer: Edward J. Lawton;
President: Thomas A. Lawton

Oxford Historical Society & The Oxford Historical Museum
1 Depot Street (mailing: P.O. Box 57), Oxford, NY 13830
(607) 843-9926

The Museum will be open each Thursday from May 6th through October 7th, 2004, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
The Museum is closed during the winter months, but arrangements can be made for special visitations by calling ahead. For details/information call: Fred Lanfear- (607) 843-9446.

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Oxford Lions Club
P.O. Box 97
Oxford, NY 13830.
2014-15 President: Loren Rademacher
(607) 334-9386
Lions Club LogoSince 1917, Lions clubs have offered people the opportunity to give something back to their communities. From involving members in projects as local as cleaning up an area park or as far-reaching as bringing sight to the world's blind, Lions clubs have always embraced those committed to building a brighter future for their community.
Visit our website for upcoming events, members list, and for more information:
For more information about the International Lions Club visit:

Aim: To create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation.
Meetings: Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Fred's Inn, Route 12, south of Norwich, at 7:00 pm

Oxford Masonic Lodge

Jim Hemstrought Jr.
136 Haven Road
Oxford, NY 13830
(607) 843-6305
Part of the worldwide fraternity of Freemasons, the oldest and largest fraternity in the world. The aims of our fraternity are friendship, morality and brotherly love. Oxford Lodge contributes over $3,000.00 each year to various youth and children's programs in the Village and Town.

Oxford Rod and Gun Club
Address: P.O. Box 181, 214 Ingraham Road, Oxford, NY 13830
The Oxford Rod & Gun Club, founded in 1963, is located on Ingraham Road in Oxford, New York. Today it serves 139 members. We offer a wide range of activities throughout the year such as a Clambake, Trap Shoots, Slug Shoots and Archery. The club also offers facility rentals for weddings, anniversaries, dances, and the like.

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Oxford Rotary Club
PO Box 643
Oxford, NY 13830

About the Rotary: The Rotary Club is a not-for-profit organization, to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs. It is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.

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Joseph Jefferson Literary Society
P.O. Box 1
Oxford, NY 13830
(607) 843-8535

The Joseph Jefferson Literary Society is the 1st literary club in Oxford, NY, organized in the fall of 1891.

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Travelers Book Club
4458 State Hwy. Rte. 12
Oxford, NY 13830
(607) 843-6100

The Travelers Book Club meets once-a-month, on the last Monday of the month, at 7:30pm. Each member signs up to be a hostess or give a book review. Book categories/topics are the choice of the program presentor. A yearly schedule is handed out at the September social.

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East Side Literary Club
PO Box 653
Oxford, NY 13830
(607) 843-8865

History: This Literary Club was one of the three original book clubs in Oxford, organized in 1905. It had 12 members back then, and today it has 9 members. The early book clubs were formed as a place for women to get together, socialize, and discuss current issues. Today, the club serves not only that function, but it also serves as a great way for women to learn about a variety of books while at the same time promoting literacy.
Motto: Think--Resolve--Act

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Youth Groups

*4-H Clubs*
Oxford Youth Sports Group
Cub Scouts
Girl Scouts

Oxford Senior Center

at the Fire Hall
20 Main Street
Oxford, NY 13830-0570
Jeanne Walsh--(607) 843-6889
Pam Robb--(607) 843-7105
The Oxford Senior Center is open to anyone sixty years and older, living within the Oxford township, who would like to get out and have a delicious hot meal, in the company of others, in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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