Legacy Spotlight–Mary Seger

Legacy Spotlight–Mary Seger

If you have lived in Gaylord for any length of time, you may have crossed paths with Mary Seger. Mary moved to Gaylord forty years ago as a young RN to start her career at Otsego Memorial Hospital. After returning to school for an advanced degree, Mary has served this...
Fund Spotlight–Crossroads Industries, Inc. Fund

Fund Spotlight–Crossroads Industries, Inc. Fund

This month, we proudly highlight the Crossroads Industries, Inc. Fund of the OCF. This fund was established in 2000 as a Designated Fund to support Crossroads Industries, Inc., a 501(c)3 serving our Otsego County neighbors. Designated Funds are established for the...
6 Tips to Maximize your Philanthropy

6 Tips to Maximize your Philanthropy

As 2023 ends and we celebrate the holiday season with friends and family, it is hard not to be grateful for the last year at the Otsego Community Foundation. Our programming and grants helped preserve Otsego County’s natural resources, assisted high school graduates...
Fund Spotlight—Arts and Culture Fund

Fund Spotlight—Arts and Culture Fund

This month, we are highlighting the Arts and Culture Fund of the Otsego Community Foundation (OCF). The Arts and Culture Fund is a Field of Interest Fund, which allows donors to support various nonprofits focused on a particular area of interest. Field of Interest...
August is National Make A Will Month

August is National Make A Will Month

August is National Make a Will Month and an incredible opportunity to support your favorite nonprofits. You’ve likely already worked with your advisors to establish an estate plan, including a will and even a trust. Still, this is a good time of year to review your...
OCF Legacy Society Member Spotlight—Sue Jordan

OCF Legacy Society Member Spotlight—Sue Jordan

Sue Jordan has always taken care of her neighbors. Even as a little girl living downstate, she shoveled her elderly neighbors’ driveways. “I like to do things for other people,” Sue says. Her generosity and sense of service show up to this day. Sue still makes sure...