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CNY Film Professionals Launches Website to Unite Growing Film Industry

When one thinks of Syracuse, salt city or home of the orange may come to mind.  But if it were up to Elias Gwinn, founder and president of the nonprofit organization CNY Film Professionals, Syracuse would be synonymous with “film production hotspot.”  Gwinn’s extensive experience in film has positioned him as the perfect local ambassador for sharing the area’s potential

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Manlius Teen Shares Love for Science and Technology with Area Children

New Nonprofit Emphasizes the Importance of STEAM Education June 28, 2017 – Alena Zhang, a high school student, developed a love for science and technology while attending Fayetteville-Manlius High School, where she is currently finishing her senior year. She found many things about science to be amazing, especially considering how problem-solving applications could lead to significant gateways to the future.

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The Leadership Classroom Now Accepting Applications

May 31, 2017– The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications from groups seeking admission into The Leadership Classroom (TLC) class of 2017-2018. TLC is a training program specially designed for grassroots community groups within Central New York. It is a unique opportunity to learn advanced leadership skills alongside other leaders in an interactive setting. Participants build skills

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Six Local Groups Selected for The Leadership Classroom

October 6, 2016 – Thirty-two representatives from six local community groups have been selected to begin an eight-month intensive training program through the Central New York Community Foundation. The Leadership Classroom (TLC), an initiative of the Community Foundation, conducts interactive training sessions with resident leaders to enhance the skills and leadership capacity of residents who are or want to be

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The Leadership Classroom Now Accepting Applications

July 11, 2016– The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications from groups seeking admission into The Leadership Classroom (TLC) class of 2016-2017. TLC is a training program specially designed for grassroots community groups within Central New York. It is a unique opportunity to learn advanced leadership skills alongside other leaders in an interactive setting. Participants build skills

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Maureen Dore and Geneva Hayden Receive TLC Awards for Charitable Efforts

December 4, 2014 (Syracuse, NY) – At an annual dinner that gathered 21 years’ worth of new and past participants  of The Leadership Classroom (TLC), two classmates took home great honors. Maureen Dore was named the 2014 TLC Grassroots Leader of the Year and Geneva Hayden was presented the TLC Lifetime Achievement Award. The Leadership Classroom, an initiative of the

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Future Fund to Award 2014 Grantee at Awards Reception

May 5, 2014 (Syracuse, NY) – The Future Fund of Central New York will award The Syracuse Silver Knight Foundation’s SSKF-Hopeprint Kids Summer Soccer Camp program a $5,000 grant at its annual Grant Awards Celebration on Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Central New York Philanthropy Center in Syracuse. The Syracuse Silver Knight Foundation was chosen from

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