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John C. Robertson and Flora S. Whiteman Scholarship

Loretta Whiteman Robertson lived in Cuba, NY and worked as a marching band teacher at Hinsdale Central School. Her life was devoted to her students, her family and her community. She passed away in 1972 and in her will provided a scholarship fund. Local attorney, Wesley J. Serra was the trustee  of that will until […]

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Jane Foster

Foster Elected to Foundation Board

BELMONT, N.Y., May 14, 2012—The Allegany County Area Foundation has elected Jane Foster of Wellsville to serve on its board of directors. Foster will serve a four-year term, beginning immediately. “I am excited about joining this vital organization that has helped so many students in Allegany County,” Foster said. A native of Shongo, N.Y., Foster […]

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Foundation Awards $125,000 in Scholarships

ANGELICA, N.Y., June 8, 2012—The Allegany County Area Foundation awarded scholarships worth a total of more than $125,000 to 68 area students and honored the educators they chose as having a significant impact on their lives at a reception held Thursday night in the Angelica Town Hall. Approximately 300 family and friends attended the event, […]

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Board members present the big check for bullying seminar

Foundation Sponsors Stop Bullying Seminar

WELLSVILLE, N.Y., MAY 16, 2012—Members of the board of directors of the Allegany County Area Foundation presented an $852 check today to two staff members of the Finger Lakes Parent Network (FLPN), a grant to support the development and presentation of an anti-bullying workshop inAlleganyCounty. Young people from the FLPN’s teen program have planned the […]

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ACAF gives grant to Comfort House

Foundation Supports Comfort House Volunteers

WELLSVILLE, N.Y., April 3, 2012—The Allegany County Area Foundation has made a grant of $850 to the Comfort House to support training of volunteers at the new hospice facility. “We have 54 four-hour shifts to fill each week,” said Sharon Tyrell, coordinator of volunteer servic es for the Comfort House. However, she says, they have […]

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