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Al Romm Interdisciplinary Journalism Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Avrom N. “Al” Romm, an uncompromising journalist who was the first editor of the Times Herald-Record and later Vice President of News for Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., the Times Herald-Record’s parent company.

In order to be considered for this scholarship, the student must:

  • Be a graduating senior from any high school in Orange County
  • Pursue a career in journalism
  • Graduate high school with a 3.5 Grade Point Average
  • Achieve a “B” or better average in higher level math classes
  • Speak one other language, besides English, fluently
  • Enroll at an accredited university that offers a journalism degree
  • Have been involved with the high school newspaper or yearbook, or have a published journalistic byline/article in a printed publication
  • Make every attempt to attend the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Annual Scholarship Reception in June to meet a member of the Romm family, in whose name this scholarship was established
  • Enroll in interdisciplinary college classes to obtain basic knowledge of history, statistics and political science.

For more information about Mr. Romm and his family, visit: www.romm.org.
To download an application please click here.

Upcoming Events

Nov
24
Fri
2017
Black Friday – Office Closed
Nov 24 all-day
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

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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.)

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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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