Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter

Board of Directors

2016 Board of Directors

2016 Board of Directors

David Apps
Lakeland Bank

Michael Bonura (1st Vice Chair)
Bonura Hospitality Group

William Bratton
CFO
Focus Media

Christopher Corallo (Treasurer)
Senior VP & CFO
Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

John Davies
President
Salisbury Bank New York Region

Katharine Fitzgerald
Community Volunteer

Eric Fuentes (Member at large #2)
Manager – Public Affairs
Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc.

Philip Guarnieri
President & COO
Empire State Bank, N.A

Gerald N. Jacobowitz, Esq. 
Attorney At Law
Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP

George Kinne
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Bank

Dr. Michelle A. Koury (2nd Vice Chair)
Chief Operating Officer
Crystal Run Healthcare

Barry Lewis
Times Herald-Record

Wayne Martin, CPA
Goldstein, Karlewicz, & Goldstein, LLP

Tim McCausland (Chair Elect)
SVP, Chief Administrative Officer
Orange County Trust Company

Susan Najork
Community Volunteer

Bonnie Orr, CPA (Secretary)
Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, P.C.

Andrew Pavloff, CPA
Waschitz Pavloff CPA LLP

William Quackenbush, MBA, ASA, MCBA, BCA
Managing Director
Advent Valuation Advisors, LLC

Richard Shapiro, Esq. (Member at large #1)
Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP

Gary Siegel
President
CD Trips, LLC

Gerald J. Skoda
Skoda Enterprises, Inc.

Maggie Smith (Asst. Treasurer)
President and CEO
First Federal Savings of Middletown

R.J. Smith
President
RJ Smith Realty

Josh Sommers (Chairman)
President & CEO
Focus Media, Inc.

Amanda Ward
Sr. Director of Training and Workforce Development
The Center for Discovery

Derrik Wynkoop (Imm. Past Chairman)
President & CEO
Walden Savings Bank

Valerie K. Zammitti, JD, MBA, LLM
Zammitti Law, PLLC

TRUSTEE EMERITI

David Cocks (deceased)
Ruth Kassel
James H. Ottaway, Jr.

Founding Executive Director
Anne Palmer Moss

Former President and CEO
Karen Minogue

FOUNDING CONTRIBUTORS

Ralph E. Ogden Foundation
Gladys and Roland Harriman Foundation
James H. Ottaway Trust
Gerry Foundation, Inc.
Taylor Biomass Energy, LLC
Church Communities
Warwick Savings Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Abt
Allegiance Healthcare
Joseph Amato
Bank of New York
Community Bank of Orange
Cornwall Commons, LLC
Cuddeback and Onofry
F. Edward Devitt
Ellenville National Bank
Anne and Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff
First Federal Savings Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gallagher
John Galanti
Goshen Savings Bank
Patricia Gilchrest
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Goddard
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mr. and Mrs. David Hawkins
Marlene and Gerald Jacobowitz
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP
K & M Newspaper Services
Ruth and Bud Kassel
Key Foundation
Cynthia Lowe and Glenn Sutherland
Mr. and Mrs. David Makan
Jonah Mandelbaum
Masterwork Kitchens
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Metzger
Joseph Murtaugh
Nellie Mazur
James Ottaway, Jr.
Ruth B. Ottaway
Orange County Trust Company
Preston Pulliams
Sterling National Bank
Rieger Homes, Inc.
Rich Rowley and Marianne Murray
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith

Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
2017
CFOS Finance Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Finance Committee Members ONLY.

Oct
25
Wed
2017
CFOS Executive Committee Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank Corporate HQ - 2nd Floor Board Room
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Executive Committee Members ONLY.

Oct
26
Thu
2017
Make Philanthropy Great Again! @ Orange County Chamber of Commerce Larkin Conference Room
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan for a FREE SEMINAR with speakers Susan Diamond, MSW Agent, New York Life Insurance Company, Bonnie Orr, CPA, Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, P.C. and Richard Shapiro, Esq., Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP to bring together donors and prospects and educate them on how to be a philanthropist, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder, and help build the capacity for engaged philanthropy  – so that they can achieve their philanthropic ambitions for themselves, their families and their communities.

In this seminar we will cover:

  • wealth transfer
  • heir preparedness and philanthropic planning
  • philanthropic tax strategies,
  • differences among charitable vehicles
  • how to activate a strategic giving plan
  • look at charity as a way to transfer wealth, Benefits of donating long-term appreciated assets or complex assets
  • help identify and meet their long term goals, how to articulate charitable goals and implement effective gifts.

Light refreshments will be served.

To reserve your spot at this seminar, please email Sarah Pruschki at sarah@cfosny.org

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Give Back to the Youth Trunk or Treat @ New Wonders Learning Center
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The 1st Annual Give Back to the Youth Trunk or Treat will be held at

New Wonders Learning Center, 201 Dolson Ave, Middletown, NY

on October 28th

from 12pm – 2pm

Vendor set up starts at 10:30 am

All vendors must sign and return form along with payment of $25.00 back to New Wonders Learning Center,

by Friday October 20th.

All checks can be made payable to: New Wonders Learning Center, Inc.

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TABLE AND SET UP MATERIALS.

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE TO DISPOSE OF YOUR OWN TRASH.

Contact Valarie Petersen with any questions: 845-648-5527 or valariei@hotmail.com

This event will support the Friends of Orange County Youth Bureau charitable fund for services and special projects not currently in the Youth Bureau’s operating budget. Learn more at https://cfosny.org.

Click here to download a vendor form

Boos & Booze Halloween Bash! @ Stony Ford Golf Course
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The St. Pat’s Ramble invites you to join us at our 1st Annual Boos & Booze HALLOWEEN BASH!
*21 and Older Please-ID is required for entry*

$25.00 Per person
Includes: Buffet Stations, Hors d’oeuvres & Desserts!
*Signature Drink specials featured by ANGRY ORCHARD!
*Beer Specials!
*50/50 Raffle

*DJ E-Rock spinning the tunes!
*Costume Contest: including prizes for…
Best Overall, Best Couple, Funniest, Scariest, and more!

PROCEEDS TO SUPPORT THE ST. PAT’S RAMBLE!

Tickets are available for purchase online, or at Copperfield’s Pub (Cash Only)

 

Oct
29
Sun
2017
Women’s University Club of Middletown Fall Luncheon @ The Table
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm

Your Hosts:
Maria Ingrassia, Emily Green & Andrea Nilon

Guest Speaker:
Ann Marie Maglione
Director, Orange County New York Office for the Aging

Menu
Fried Green Salad
Entree (choose one)
A~Waldorf Turkey Sandwich – B~Cranberry Chicken Wrap – C~Big Island Sandwich made with Ham
*indicate choice of entree using letter on RSVP
Dessert – Key Lime or Peanut Butter Mousse
Coffee/Tea and soft drinks included & Cash Bar

RSVP: October 23rd (Please do not call The Table to make a reservation.)

Make checks payable to: Women’s University Club of Middletown
Mail payment, guest names and entree choice letters to:

Maria Ingrassia
59 Eisenhower Drive
Middletown, NY 10940

Nov
3
Fri
2017
“Leaving a Legacy for Youth” Dress Down Day
Nov 3 all-day
Nov
10
Fri
2017
Veterans Day – Office Closed
Nov 10 all-day
Nov
15
Wed
2017
CFOS Full Board Meeting @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Board Members ONLY. This event will be immediately followed by the 2017 Annual Reception.

2017 Annual Reception @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Anthony & Nancy Kane, of Forestburgh Sullivan County Honorees

Tom & Janet Sullivan, of Monroe Orange County Honorees

Please join us as we honor two outstanding couples, Tom & Janet Sullivan and Anthony & Nancy Kane, for their commitment to community. Both couples are respected business and civic leaders, with dedication beyond compare.
Individually, they are committed to multiple charities and causes; collectively, they are committed to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties. Our 2017 honorees are volunteers, philanthropists, and friends who have impacted the lives of many!

Come celebrate their successes as we present them with the David T. Cocks Award for Commitment to Community. This prestigious award is given to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to enrich the lives of others. Named in honor of David T. Cocks, who served the Community Foundation with distinction as Vice President of Finance from 2002-2011, this award is given annually in recognition of outstanding community service and leadership.

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1st Prize:
7 night stay at The Verandah Caribbean Resort and Spa – Antigua
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4 VIP Pavilion Seat Tickets to a 2018 Blockbuster Show at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
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