Foundation announces education goal that will change community

We are pleased to announce our commitment to this community through the 25/25 goal. The Foundation’s first initiative will focus on increasing the percentage of adults in Herkimer and Oneida counties who have bachelor’s degrees to 25 percent by 2025. “This new goal aligns with the Foundation’s transition from transactional…
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Stevens-Swan dog makes big impression with donation

We are so pleased to have been visited by Madison, a Pitbull-mix from Stevens-Swan Humane Society. Madison is a year-and-a-half and in need of being adopted, but she was busy yesterday carrying a note and big check to The Community Foundation. Madison was accompanied by a donor who loves animals…
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Foundation receives two awards for excellence in community development

We are truly honored and excited to announce that The Community Foundation has been named the recipient of two community awards. The Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce has named The Foundation as the 2013 Appreciate Herkimer County Award for Community Development. In addition, The Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency has…
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Foundation board member Don Carbone receives national honor

Big congratulations to Director of The Carbone Auto Group Don Carbone, one of The Community Foundation’s board of trustees and Corporate Partners. The auto group recently was named one of four finalists for the 2013 TIME Dealer of the Year award. The TIME Dealer of the Year award is one…
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Love songs from The Mohawk Valley Barbershop Harmony Society

The Mohawk Valley Chapter, Barbershop Harmony Society stopped by The Foundation on Valentine’s Day to offer a musical thanks for a grant we recently gave them to recruit new members. Their surprise serenade filled the office with love and laughter. The Barbershop Society provides vocal entertainment in the barbershop style…
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Young Scholars potentially saved by Foundation funding

Young Scholars, a very successful college prep program for students who otherwise may not attend college, recently received more than $10,000 from the Foundation and its Mele Family Foundation fund. The funding will allow the program to hire a consultant who will create a business strategy to deal with substantial…
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