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Ambitious Students Become Community Foundation’s Youngest Fund Representatives to Date

 

Haleigh Massa (left) and Mallory Anderson (right) visited CFOS to create the Antonio Baglivo Memorial Scholarship Fund.

College students Mallory Anderson and Haleigh Massa are charting a new path — as activists and fundraisers. Motivated by the tragic loss of a high school friend, they have started a charitable fund within the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, making them the Foundation’s youngest fund representatives to date, and proving you do not have to be a millionaire to realize your charitable dreams and make a difference in your community.

These two inspiring girls — Anderson, 21, and Massa, 19 — created the Antonio Baglivo Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of Antonio Baglivo, a football player for the Goshen High School Gladiators who passed away at the young age of 16, along with two other teens, in a driver’s education car accident in nearby Warwick, NY. 

Mallory and Haleigh established this fund to celebrate their friend’s life and ensure that his legacy lives on, now and forever. They are eager to grow their fund and give back to students.  They have an ambitious goal to raise $25,000 within five years and are actively soliciting donations and selling T-shirts.

Beginning this year, Antonio’s graduating year, the Antonio Baglivo Memorial Scholarship Fund will distribute a scholarship to a graduating senior of Goshen High School who, like Antonio, is a member of the football team and exhibits selflessness. Students interested in applying should see their guidance counselor.

Contributions to the Antonio Baglivo Memorial Scholarship Fund may be made to CFOS-Antonio Baglivo Memorial Scholarship Fund and sent to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203, Montgomery, NY 12549. Secure online donations may also be made at http://cfosny.org/our-funds/scholarships/antonio-baglivo-memorial-scholarship-fund. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  All gifts are tax deductible under current tax laws. For more information, call the Community Foundation at (845) 769-9393.

Upcoming Events

Nov
23
Thu
2017
Thanksgiving Day – Office Closed
Nov 23 all-day
Nov
24
Fri
2017
Black Friday – Office Closed
Nov 24 all-day
Sip & Paint to support the St. Pat’s Ramble @ Montgomery Village Senior Center
Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

*This year we will be creating wood pallet painting! You will be able to choose from a variety of stencils and designs!

Please join us for a wonderful night out! The St. Pat’s Ramble and Run For the Gold 5K Race Committee is hosting our annual Sip & Paint Event. Proceeds from this event will help benefit the families and organizations in our community, that are in need of assistance. We hope you can join us! 

*We will also have a TRICKY TRAY and 50/50 raffle so don’t forget to bring cash to win some wonderful prizes! 
Snacks & Beverages are Welcome! 

To Register online follow the link and you can pay by using Paypal, credit or debit card.
OR
You may mail in your name, number of guests attending, and check payable and mail to:
The Art Cottage
3020 Route 207
Campbell Hall, NY 10916

Nov
29
Wed
2017
National Philanthropy Day @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 29 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Dec
1
Fri
2017
“Snow” You Care for Youth! Dress Down Day to Benefit Friends of Orange County Youth Bureau
Dec 1 all-day
Dec
3
Sun
2017
Hudson Valley Honor Flight’s 7th Annual Lunch of Honor @ Anthony's Pier 9
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE

Join us as we honor our World War II and Korean War Veterans for their courageous sacrifices on behalf of our country.

Featuring Guest Speaker: 
Sergeant Rocky Sickmann of the US Marines
United States Marine Corps Sergeant and P.O.W., Iranian Hostage Crisis

COST:
$55 per person
$35 for Active Duty Military and Veterans
FREE for WWII Veterans & Korean War Veteran Alumni
(Prices at the door will be an additional $10.)

For Sponsorship and Journal Ad opportunities, click here.

To make a donation to the Hudson Valley Honor Flight Endowment Fund, click here.

Dec
14
Thu
2017
CFOS Finance Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

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

Dec
20
Wed
2017
CFOS Executive Committee Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank Corporate HQ - 2nd Floor Board Room
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

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

Dec
24
Sun
2017
Christmas Eve – Office Closed
Dec 24 all-day
Dec
25
Mon
2017
Christmas Day – Office Closed
Dec 25 all-day

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