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Artist Leaves Estate to Fund Benefiting Local Art Park

February 27, 2018 – When one of Central New York’s most prominent artists passed away last year, her estate named the Central New York Community Foundation the recipient of more than $1.6 million to preserve the local public art space that she considered her brightest accomplishment. Dorothy Riester was 100 years old when she passed away in July. Over the

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Jordan, NY Resident Leaves Estate Gift to Local Charities

In Cayuga and western Onondaga counties, children will have additional reading opportunities, more stray animals will find safe shelter and happy homes and residents will enjoy a vibrant parade. All of this thanks to the new Melvin E. Brown Fund at the Central New York Community Foundation; this fund was established by its namesake, a long-time Village of Jordan resident.

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Long-Time Skaneateles Resident Leaves Nearly $900K Bequest to Community Foundation

Seven of the region’s nonprofit organizations will now be receiving additional annual support thanks to the forethought of long-time Skaneateles resident and business owner, Juliette Klein Sharpe, before her passing. With the help of her estate attorney, Sharpe designated a provision in her will to establish a fund at the Central New York Community Foundation before she passed away last

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