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Ahmeed Turner Named Executive Director of Say Yes Syracuse

SYRACUSE, NY, Sept. 28 — Ahmeed Turner, the scholarship director of Say Yes Syracuse since 2012, has been named the chapter’s executive director, the Say Yes to Education national organization announced today. Launched in 2008, the Say Yes Syracuse partnership has marshaled an array of public and private entities – including the Syracuse City School District; the city of Syracuse;

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Syracuse Restaurant Opens Doors of Innovation & Opportunity

When you walk into With Love Restaurant, your senses are immediately immersed in the unique aroma of foods unlike any other experienced in Syracuse. The vibrant, modern interior features large world maps once displayed in school classrooms. The clientele filling the tables reflect the rich diversity of Syracuse’s Northside neighborhood. But what you might not realize when you step into

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Grant Awarded to Enhance Early Childhood Education

Nearly $300,000 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties March 28, 2017 – Thanks to the generosity of two Syracuse women, children of Onondaga County will soon receive added literacy, health and child care services. The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $50,000 from the Martha Fund and the Shirley M. Aubrey Fund to the Early Childhood

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Community Foundation Offering Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

February 17, 2017 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,625 each to one graduating male and female this year.  Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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Community Foundation Offering Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

March 2, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,775 each to one graduating male and female this year. Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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$20 Million NYS Gift Completes Endowment Goal for Local Say Yes to Education College Promise

March 1, 2016 – Coming off an announcement today from Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner that a $400,000 gift from a bond issuance fee finalizes a $5 million challenge match from SRC, Inc., Say Yes Syracuse is receiving another major boost that will permanently endow its scholarship promise for Syracuse City School children. Tonight, County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced in her

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