Owego Gets Crafty

By Perry Russom

November 19, 2012 Updated Nov 19, 2012 at 11:36 AM EDT

Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) It was a day for the crafty in Owego.

More than 25 crafters in were packed in at the Elk's Lodge on Front Street Sunday for the 4th Annual Arts, Antiques and Craft Fair.

Some of the items available were hats, soaps and jewelery with all of the vendors being from the area.

The event was sponsored by the Owego Rotary Club.

All proceeds went to help fight polio throughout the world.

"It's a cause that is Rotary's own cause," said Janelle Malia.

"Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation challenged us to raise to raise $100 million to help fund it. We want to eradicate it from the world."

A few hundred people went though to the club to see all of the different crafts.

Antiques were also for sale in the basement.

There was special raffle for a hand carved owl by a local wood carver.