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Fit Families: Empowering Parents and Children Through Physical Education

When the DeBoers selected the focus for the J. Henry & Martha E. De Boer Fund more than half a century ago, their goal was to help children suffering from vision problems, impaired hearing or kidney disease. They never could have predicted that all these years later their action would produce ripples of influence as far reaching as the shores

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Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Application

The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Oswego County. The grant application deadline is July 15, 2018. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns and preservation of historic resources. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000. The maximum grant

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Catching up with Joshua Allyn Engineering Scholarship Recipients: Sidney Perkins and Anna Kim

Thriving in their schooling, both Sidney Perkins and Anna Kim are just a few of the Joshua Allyn Engineering Scholarship recipients setting out to make a difference in their respective fields. The scholarship fund was established by Joshua Allyn to award a 4-year scholarship of $10,000 per year to a student majoring in any aspect of engineering. The scholarship, previously

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A Piece of History in Aurora Promotes Message of Tolerance and Justice

On any given day behind the Emily Howland Elementary School in the town of Aurora, you may see a person or two milling about, picking weeds from beneath the rocks and tidying up the landscape that surrounds a coveted horse chestnut sapling. It’s not just any sapling, though, but one from the very tree that grew outside of where Anne

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Speiser Fund Announces Largest Grant Award

April 30, 2018 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,000 to Access to Independence of Cortland County, Inc. (ATI) to host a series community events that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The Speiser Fund is a component of the Central New York Community Foundation. People with disabilities continue to face

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