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St. Lawrence FCU has sponsored the second prize of the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary's "Run for the Green" raffle kicking off on May 1st. The drawing will be held on June 21st. In the picture are (l to r) Allyson Smith, committee member; Ramona Kennedy, Auxiliary Liaison; Rondalyn Jacobs, Corresponding Secretary of the Auxiliary; and Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU.

St. Lawrence FCU has made a donation to the Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce for their annual event - Tastes of the North Country being held on Saturday, May 18th from 12 pm until 8 pm at the Lockwood Civic Center in Ogdensburg.  There will be food, music, raffles, and many other events. Shown here are (l to r) are Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU; Laura Pearson, Executive Director of the Chamber; Ray Babowicz and Amanda Hitterman, both board members of the Chamber; and Richard Tacchino, Business Development Manager at St. Lawrence FCU.

On the first Friday of each month the employees of the St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union hold a “Dress Down Friday”.  On that day, the employees pay a small fee to wear appropriate casual attire.  The money raised in each quarter is donated to a local charity within St. Lawrence County. The employees of St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union are pleased to present a check for $302.00 to Matt McLear, proprietor of Beardlaws, for the 1st quarter of 2019. Matt is an employee at the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center who has created a clothing brand to raise money for the purchase of new televisions for the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center. His website, beardlaws.com features hats, shirts, mugs and other items that contain the Beardlaws logo.  Shown from left to right are: Jenn Kennedy, branch manager at the Commerce Park Drive branch; Matt McLear; Amber Taylor, accounting manager at St. Lawrence FCU; and Chelsie Paro, head teller at the Commerce Park branch.

We are pleased to announce that Tracey Livingston, teller at our State Street branch, has been named the 1st Quarter 2019 Outstanding Employee. The inscription from her certificate reads: "In recognition of Tracey’s exceptional member service and her ability to put both members and staff at ease, especially in difficult situations.  There are several members who wait specifically for Tracey to be available to process their transactions.  While Ashley was on vacation, Tracey unknowingly stepped into the Head Teller role and was the go-to person for newer staff.  Tracey is a great co-worker, she cares about everyone and what’s going on in their life.  If you are having a rough day, you can count on Tracey to bring you out of it."  Shown here are (l to r)  Todd Mashaw, President/CEO; Tracey; and Missy Wilson, branch manager at State Street. Congratulations, Tracey!

St. Lawrence FCU has donated to the Madrid-Waddington Central School Athletic Booster Club to help with their fundraiser to help construct dugouts for both the baseball and softball teams.  The construction is expected to be completed April 30, 2019. Sown on the left is Mike Ruddy, Vice President of the Booster Club along with Drew Lowry, Member Services Manager at our Commerce Park location.

St. Lawrence FCU has made a donation to the OFA Girls Modified Lacrosse team for the 2019 spring season. Shown from left to right are: Patrice Lemieux, FSR at Commerce Park; Katelyn Reed, Merin Curatolo, and Megan Reed, all members of the girls modified lacrosse team; and Becky Bush, Member Solutions Manager at Commerce Park.

St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union has made a donation to the Canton Day Care Center’s campaign to raise funds that will allow them to create more classrooms on the second floor of their building. From left to right are Joel Howie, VP of the Board of Directors at the Center; Nancy Addison, Executive Director of the Center; and Ashley Rayburn, branch manager at our Canton location.

St. Lawrence FCU is proud to be a sponsor of Grasse River Heritage in Canton. Seen here accepting a donation from Ashley Rayburn, branch manager at our Canton location, is Peter Pettengill, member of the Grasse River Heritage board of directors.

In support of the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Foundation Rekindle the Café Campaign, an initiative to raise $350,000 and renovate the CHMC Cornerstone Café, St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union generously sponsored the projected with a $10,000.00 pledge and recently presented the CHMC Foundation with the first installment. The project has garnered over $100,000 in support since its February 2018 launch. Pictured above from left to right are: St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union CEO Todd Mashaw, CHMC Foundation Board Member Sherin Cunningham, CHMC Foundation Board Member Cathy Piché, CHMC Foundation Board Member Kathie Wade, CHMC CEO Chuck Gijanto, and CHMC Foundation Board Member Jim Chadwick.

St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union has made the final installment of a 3-year $15,000.00 pledge to the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation.  April Grant, Executive Director of the Foundation is shown here accepting the donation from Eric Mitchell, Universal Services Rep at the Potsdam branch of St. Lawrence FCU.

St. Lawrence FCU is a local sponsor of the Potsdam Kiwanis Club program, "Read Around the World".  The objective of the program is to increase access to books as well as providing reading activities for children and motivating children and their families to read.  Shown in the photo are Marylee Ballou, Potsdam Kiwanis Club president and Eric Mitchell, USR at our Potsdam branch.

St. Lawrence FCU has made the second installment of a 3-year, $5,000.00 pledge to the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad.  Shown here are (l to r) Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU; Ken Gardner, OVRS volunteer; and Tim Felt, chief operations officer of St. Lawrence FCU.

Lions Club Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award to St. Lawrence FCU

St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union is the proud recipient of the New York State and Bermuda Lions Foundation Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award for “OUTSTANDING GENEROSITY, DEDICATION, and SERVICE TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF OUR COMMUNITY”.  Robert J. Uplinger was a Past International President of the Syracuse Host Lions Club.  He served as the 55th President in 1971-72. He received numerous awards and devoted himself to promoting and advancing “Lionism” in the world.  He served with outstanding distinction and was the first recipient of the award.  He also served as co-chairman of Lions Day at the UN.