Community Foundation Celebrates Successful Annual Reception Honoring Local Couples
More than 400 community and business leaders gathered on November 15 to congratulate Anthony & Nancy Kane and Tom & Janet Sullivan on receiving the David T. Cocks Award for Commitment to Community presented by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. The Annual Reception celebrated the Kane’s and Sullivan’s many contributions to enriching the Orange and Sullivan county communities through their robust volunteer service than spans four decades. Leadership of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan also announced exciting milestones including distributing nearly $1 million in grants and scholarships this year, as well as achieving $26.2 million in charitable assets. All money raised at this year’s Annual Reception supports the operations of the Foundation which continues to assist individuals, nonprofits and businesses achieve their charitable goals through establishment of charitable endowment funds that will support important causes in perpetuity.
Anthony and Nancy Kane are retired professionals and exemplary civic volunteers. Rooted in strong spiritual belief, they have dedicated a significant portion of their lives to serving others – including their children, their grandchildren, their community, and their country. Tom and Janet Sullivan both believe in giving back to the community on many levels. They have lived in Monroe for the past 42 years where they’ve raised their family and run a successful family business.
Sponsors for this signature event were: Crystal Run Health; The Kaplan Family Private Foundations; Bonura Hospitality Group; Hudson Valley Investment Advisors, Inc.; Orange Bank & Trust Company; Orange Regional Medical Center; Woodbury Common Premium Outlets; Orange & Rockland; BNY Mellon Wealth Management; Focus Media; Walden Savings Bank; Wilmington Trust; M&T Bank; Catskill Regional Medical Center; The Rowley Family; Empire State Bank; Lakeland Bank; GiveGab; Coombe & Bender Company; TD Bank; Susan D. Najork; Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP; The Bratton Family; First Federal Savings of Middletown; Jeff Bank; Bruderhof; Schmidt’s Wholesale, Inc.; Smith Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc.; Times Herald-Record.
About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan: Based in Montgomery, NY, the Foundation “connects people who care with causes that matter.” Established in 1999, the Foundation helps philanthropic individuals, businesses and organizations establish charitable funds that will award grants and scholarships, for good, for ever. The Foundation has significantly increased the region’s charitable capital and has empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our region. Since inception, the Foundation, with its donors and fund representatives, has awarded nearly $10 million in grants and scholarships, including more than $400,000 in scholarships last year alone. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan currently administers about 245 active charitable funds that represent more than $26 million in assets to support animal welfare, arts and culture, education, the environment, health and human services, recreation and youth.
Go Skate for Zane 2019 is setting up to be a huge success. The day will include a 5K Walk/Run,
Kids Fun Run, Skateboard Competition and Community Health Fair. The event will be covered by
local media: news and social. This amazing community collaboration with grass roots Newburgh
groups including We Are Newburgh , Shred Foundation , Blacc Vanilla and local skaters, will not be
possible without your support.
Keep It Moving is bringing together local organizations to help local young people with the
ambitious goal of saving lives by curbing opioid addiction through engagement in sports, nature and
the arts. Keep It Moving also provides Narcan Kits and training to anyone who needs them. In the
past year we have equipped more than 1,000 people in Newburgh and the Greater Orange County
area with this life saving tool. Keep It Moving strives to bring both life changing and life saving
measures to those affected by opioid overdose.
100% of proceeds raised from this event will be used to help young people in the Newburgh area by
subsidizing costs associated with healthful activities. Currently we are trying to raise funds to bring
Wild Earth Programing, an evidence-based, nature-centered program that promotes respect,
responsibility and resourcefulness, to area young people. Our hope is that engaging our young
people in these types of activities will give them focus and direction to lead them toward healthful
and productive futures while preventing them from making dangerous, unhealthy choices.
The CHSCF 5K Walk/Run at Beaver Brook pavilion benefits The Can’t Hurt Steel Community Foundation, which was created in 2016 by JJ Hanson and his wife Kristen, to enhance the quality of life for those living in our community. The foundation offers financial assistance to families experiencing a catastrophic loss or illness, provides health and wellness programming, as well as promotes community development. We hope you can join us! Run, walk, sponsor, buy raffles, enjoy spring activities, music, and eat some food. Don’t miss out on all the fun!
Your participation in this event helps CHS to continue to provide financial assistance to local families in their time of need and to sponsor fundraising events like spaghetti dinners, to help a greater number of families.CHS also uses the proceeds from this event to award scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing careers in health, wellness, and community development. CHS is currently working on creating fitness trails within a local section of state land. Running or walking in this event will help CHS continue on its mission to help others and improve the community in which we live. Thanks you for your support!
Event registration will start at 7:30am before the event. Please try to register online to make this process easier. Thank you!!
2nd Annual Dustin James Memorial Golf Outing
Registration & Lunch – 11:00 AM
Shotgun Start: 12:00 PM
Cocktail Hour: 5:30 PM
Awards Dinner: 6:30 PM
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Join us for our cocktail party fundraiser in the newly renovated space at the Stagecoach Inn. The restaurant will be closed to the public during this event to allow for dancing, drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
Early bird ticket pricing:
$110 Single Ticket
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