Fund Spotlight: Jim Mongeau Alpenfest Fund

Fund Spotlight: Jim Mongeau Alpenfest Fund

Every July since 1965, the community comes together to celebrate Alpenfest in downtown Gaylord. Music, crafts, games, rides and the Queens Pageant are enjoyed by one and all. Jim Mongeau was a founding member of the volunteers who made the annual event a highlight for...
Community Funding Partners Award Over $106,000 in Grants

Community Funding Partners Award Over $106,000 in Grants

The 2019 Giving Together celebration was held on Thursday, May 30th. This event brought together the donors and grantees from this year’s Community Grant Program at the Otsego County Library to commemorate the good work and generosity of this community. The...
Connecting Students to High Demand Occupations

Connecting Students to High Demand Occupations

The Don Skop Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to provide college scholarships to students pursuing careers in vocations. Over the past few years it has become challenging to award the scholarship due to a lack of students interested in this type of work,...
Tom Gill Memorial Fund…Improving the Lives of Children

Tom Gill Memorial Fund…Improving the Lives of Children

“If you treat an individual as he is; he will stay as he is, but if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”  Goethe “This was my father’s favorite quote and what he...
 Women Make a HUGE Difference in Otsego County

 Women Make a HUGE Difference in Otsego County

What kind of impact can over 100 women have on their community when they gather together for one hour? They can raise $15,000 for local efforts! On Tuesday, May 14, a dynamic group of women came together at the Otsego Resort and listened as four members were randomly...