Orenda Springs Experiential Learning Center Helps Build Life Skills

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John Darby called himself a “trouble child in school.” He broke windows, ran around school properties, and picked fights with classmates. He even spent time in jail. Three years later, his former teachers trusted him enough to let him ‘belay’ them—that is to physically raise them in a ropes course or lower them to the ground by using rope. In

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Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Executive Development Program

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July 17, 2015- The Central New York Community Foundation invites executive directors of nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties to apply for the 2015 Marsellus Executive Development Program. The Marsellus Executive Development Program offers executive directors the opportunity to brush up on their leadership and work performance skills. This six-month initiative was designed by the Community Foundation, along with

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Jenni-Lyn Watson Memorial Fund Continues Legacy of Caring and Dance

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Throughout high school, Jenni-Lyn Watson would come down the stairs to her family’s living room—where there was hardwood floor – and by the time she hit the bottom step, she had a dance routine worked out in her mind, dancing beautifully across the living room. “There were times when you’d just stop and watch her and think: where did she

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Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

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Syracuse, NY (June 17, 2015) – On June 17, 2015, the Central New York Community Foundation Board of Directors elected three new members, who will serve three- year terms:   Honorable Julie A. Cecile Onondaga County Family Court Judge Judge Cecile received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Siena College and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.

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Central New York Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Sabbatical

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June 24, 2015 – The Central New York Community Foundation invites executive directors and senior management staff of nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties to apply for the 2015 John F. Marsellus Sabbatical.  The applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. There is no deadline for submission of applications. The Marsellus Sabbatical offers nonprofit executive directors and senior

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