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Congratulations to graduates Courtney McMahon-Durham, Connor Griffith, Nick Demers, Cael Woodcock, Megan Woodard, Ellen Miller, Ruthanne Middlemeiss and Jackson Jones for winning a $100 gift card to various establishments in our Facebook Contest held in June.

St. Lawrence FCU has made a donation to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.  Hospice ensures that the highest standard of care is maintained for St. Lawrence County residents in their greatest time of need. We recognize the importance of their work in our communities.  Shown on the left is Kellie Hitchman, Director of Development and Community Relations of Hospice, accepting the check from Blair Cryderman, USR at our Potsdam branch.

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 project with a $10,000.00 pledge and recently presented the CHMC Foundation with the final installment.  Pictured above from left to right are St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union Business Development Manager, Richard Tacchino; Executive Director of the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Foundation, Amanda Hitterman; and Director of Food Services at Claxton-Hepburn, Steve Hawes.

In September of 2017, our Credit Union family lost a very dear friend and colleague, Pam Todd, who lost her fight against cancer.  St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union makes an annual donation to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center in Ogdensburg in Pam’s memory. In conjunction with this donation, an Annual Pam Todd Attitude Award is awarded to the employee that best embodies the love that Pam had for her job, coworkers, and members. In the picture from the left are: Kay Zimmer, Richard E. Winter Cancer Center Director; Jean Clouse, HR manager at St. Lawrence FCU; Todd Mashaw, President/CEO at St. Lawrence FCU; Lisa Knowlton, this year’s recipient of the Annual Pam Todd Attitude Award and Consumer Loan Manager at St. Lawrence FCU; Katie Crawford, Pam’s daughter; Pam’s mother, Katharine Todd; and Pam’s dad, Robert Todd.

Congratulations to Lisa Knowlton who was presented with the 2019 Pam Todd Attitude Award.  The inscription on her certificate reads:  "Throughout Pam's employment with the Credit Union, she displayed a love for her job, her co-workers and members. Pam's smile could light up a room and she made the Credit Union a better place with her positive attitude.  For more than 26 years, Lisa has also demonstrated these qualities.  Lisa starts each day with a smile and goes out of her way to help members and co-workers in any way that she can.  Lisa has an amazing work ethic and gives her all to the Credit Union each and every day.  Members and co-workers truly enjoy working with Lisa.  Pam's memory will live on through Lisa's dedication and love for the Credit Union.”  On September 23rd, there will be a presentation of a donation to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center in honor of Pam. In this picture are Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU; Lisa; and Jean Clouse, HR Manager at the Credit Union.

St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union has made a donation to the Children’s Bereavement Program. For more than 20 years Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley has been working to address the needs of grieving children in our community. The program began by providing crisis response in the event of the death of a student, teacher or another member of the school community. It has continuously evolved to include annual staff training's, education at staff development days, assistance with crisis planning and classroom education. They have served every school district in St. Lawrence County, and have also been contracted to provide education to schools in neighboring counties. Pictured: Todd Mashaw, CEO, St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union Mary Jones, Director of Family Support Services for Hospice and program supporter Steve House.

St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union has made a donation to the St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum for the Fort Project 2020. This is “a Civil War living history educational exhibit and tribute to the Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients and Regiments of St. Lawrence County.”  Shown here on the future site of the fort are (from the left) Scott Wilson, President/CEO of SeaComm Federal Credit Union and Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union along with several committee members..