Pictures from Bassmasters 2017
Our Booth - Garrett Bell, son of Kim Bell, our Risk Manager
The Main Stage which we are sponsoring this year.
Tim Felt, our Director of Operations is a Marshall in this year's tournament. This is what he will be wearing for the weekend.
Our very own Tim Felt getting ready to head out this morning 7-20-2017.
One of our banners on the main stage.......
St. Lawrence FCU is a sponsor for the NYS B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation Tournament (NYBCF) being held at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center in Ogdensburg on August 19th and 20th. Over 160 fishermen and some of their families will be visiting Ogdensburg to take part in this tournament. From left to right are: Sean McNamara, president of the Chamber’s board; Todd Mashaw St. Lawrence FCU’s President/CEO; Mike Thayer, CFO of St. Lawrence FCU; and Laura Pearson, executive director of the Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce.
St. Lawrence FCU has donated $400.00 for the prize payout in this year’s Oswegatchie Golf Challenge sponsored by the Ogdensburg Lions Club. This challenge benefits the Seaway Festival. 100% of the money made from this event goes back to the Seaway Festival. In the picture are: On the left, Kim Demers of the Ogdensburg Lions Club Seaway Festival Committee; and Drew Lowry, member services manager at St. Lawrence FCU.
SLFCU donated $1,000.00 to the North Country Children’s Museum towards their capital campaign to complete the museum’s future home in the Red Barn at 10 Raymond Street in Potsdam. “NCCM operates as a Museum Without Walls and presents a range of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) programs for children 12 and younger and their parents.” “NCCM is recognized by the Association of Children’s Museums and the New York State Board of Regents.” Shown in the picture from left to right are: Alyssa Hicks, universal services rep in Potsdam; Linda Acker from the Children’s Museum; and Sharon Williams, executive director of the museum.
SLFCU has made a donation to The Community Lunch Program for Kids which provides free breakfast and lunch items for kids ages pre-K to 18. This year the program is considered an extension of the Norfolk Raymondville Food Pantry and is able to receive USDA foods and foods offered at discounted prices through the Food Bank of Central New York. In the picture below are Wendy Chambers, from the Community Summer Lunch Program for Kids and Richard Tacchino, universal services rep for SLFCU.
St. Lawrence FCU is a corporate sponsor for the 57th Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival being held this year from July 22 through July 30 throughout Ogdensburg. There are many events for people to take part in. Go to their website for more information: http://www.ogdensburgseawayfestival.org. From left to right in the photo are: Missy Wilson, branch manager at our State Street location; Lisa Knowlton, consumer loan manager; and Chris Cole, president of the Seaway Festival committee.
Sheri Dawley of our Canton branch has been named "Outstanding Employee" for the second quarter of 2017. "Sheri was nominated for this award because she is willing to help out whenever and wherever she is needed. She has stepped up to help out the branch manager as well as Canton's new head teller. She is supportive of her co-workers and displays kindness at all times. Sheri is also a great promoter of the Kasasa products. Sheri has proven to be a dependable and trustworthy employee of the Credit Union." In the photo below are: Todd Mashaw, President/CEO; Sheri; Ashley Rayburn, Canton branch manager; Jean Rowe, HR manager; and Donna Hammond, branch operations manager.
SLFCU made a donation to the St. Lawrence County Historical Association in support of their Civil War Reenactment Weekend being held at Robert Moses State Park July 29th to 30th. “The SLCHA presents the weekend, which is hosted by the 2nd Michigan, Co E, and Alexander’s Battery reenactment units.” If you would like more information call 315-386-8133, email email@example.com or visit their website at www.slcha.org. Shown in the photo from left to right are Ashley Rayburn, branch manager at our Canton branch and Sue Longshore, Executive Director of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association.
St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union has donated $1,000.00 to the Canton Day Care Center in Canton, NY towards their building expansion project. They are developing the second floor of their current building in order to serve more children in the area. The project will serve 52 new children bringing the total number of children served to 110. The Canton Day Care Center is regulated by the State of New York Office of Child and Family Services and is a non-profit agency. In the photo, from left to right, are: Front Row – Lillian Moore, Lia Montanaro, Claire Thomas, Andrew Downing, and Jessie Beasley. Second Row – Nancy Addison, Executive Director of Canton Day Care holding Michael Lawrence and Ashley Rayburn, branch manager at the St. Lawrence FCU’s Canton branch.
St. Lawrence FCU has donated $5,000.00 in support of the 2017 BassMaster Elite Series in Waddington. Our sponsorship of the main music stage ensures 18 free concerts for families and friends who will be attending The Party in the Park 4, July 20th – 23rd. Shown here from left to right are Janet Otto-Cassada, mayor of Waddington; Todd Mashaw, President/CEO St. Lawrence FCU; and Ashley Rayburn, branch manager at our Canton branch.
St. Lawrence FCU made a donation of $750.00 to Helping Hands in Potsdam to help build a warehouse to store items needed to furnish a household for those that are income eligible residents of St. Lawrence County. The warehouse will be named the “Christian P. House Furniture Barn” in memory of Christian House, son of Stephen and Laurie House. Michael Maresca and his wife Barbara of Hannawa Falls are matching donations from county residents, up to $20,000.00. In this picture are Stephen House and Becky Bush, branch manager at our Potsdam branch.
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”.
From left to right: Douglas Duprey, Ogdensburg Lions President, Mike Thayer, CFO at St. Lawrence FCU, Tim Felt, Director of Operations at St. Lawrence FCU, and Kim Demers, 3rd Vice President of the Ogdensburg Lions.
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.
Our New Potsdam Branch
SLFCU made the first installment of a $5,000.00 three year pledge to the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad. From right to left in the photo are: Tim Felt, Director of Operations at SLFCU; Cheri LeClair, branch manager at our Commerce Park Location; Ken Gardner, Chief of the OVRS; Mike Paige, driver at OVRS; and Todd Mashaw, our President/CEO.
St. Lawrence FCU has joined Grasse River Heritage as a Corporate Sponsor. Grasse River Heritage works to develop and improve the Grasse River corridor as an asset to the Canton community. Shown accepting the check from Sheri Dawley of our Canton branch is Louis Tremaine, Grasse River Heritage board president.
St. Lawrence FCU contributed $500.00 to the “STEEPLE FOR THE PEOPLE” masonry repair fund of the Canton United Methodist Church. The church has been a cornerstone of the community since 1902. Shown here are Becky Bush, branch manager at our Canton branch and Reverend Michael Terrell of the Canton United Methodist Church.
St. Lawrence FCU made a donation to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department toward their fundraising effort to provide child safety education materials to the children of St. Lawrence County. This program assists in teaching child safety as well as violence prevention and drug awareness. Shown in the photo are (l to r): Fay Jenks, Becky Bush, branch manager at our Canton branch, and Kevin Wells.
SLFCU recently made the second $5,000.00 installment of its $15,000.00 3 year pledge to the Claxton Medical Center Foundation for its expansion of the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center. From the left are: Tim Felt, Director of Operations; Todd Mashaw, President/CEO; and Jim Michaels, Executive Director of the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Foundation.
SLFCU has made a $1,000.00 donation to the Canton Park and Fountain Fund fundraising campaign to repair the fountain in the village park in Canton. Shown from left to right are: Paul Mitchell, Michelle Quinell-Gayle, Ashley Rayburn, Becky Bush, and Reverend Mike Catanzaro.