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St. Lawrence FCU made our annual donation to the Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center after our Food Drive.  Shown from left to right are: David Goble, helping out Nicole Sharpe, director of the Neighborhood Center, and Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU.

St. Lawrence FCU is happy to be a Ruby Sponsor for this year’s Lights on the River taking place from Friday, December 15th until Saturday, December 23rd at Lisbon Beach.  Shown in the picture are (l to r) Bob Santamoor, treasurer of Lights on the River; Donna Hammond, branch operations manager at St. Lawrence FCU; and Jonathan Santamoor, president of Lights on the River.

St. Lawrence FCU is a sponsor for Clarkson University’s Cold Out Gold Out (COGO) being held January 26th & 27th, 2018.  There will be an outdoor ice rink, dog sled rides, an alumni hockey game, and fireworks.  The Clarkson men will take on Yale University on January 26th and Brown University on January 27th.  Shown here accepting a check from Jessica Gotham, financial services rep in our Canton branch is Matthew Draper, Executive Director of the Shipley Center for Innovation and Director of Corporate Engagement at Clarkson University.

Jessica Gotham has earned the 3rd Quarter Outstanding Employee Award "In recognition of her valuable contributions, positive attitude and kind demeanor with co-workers and members.  Jessica has been instrumental in training new staff members in both Canton and Potsdam.  Jessica has ensured that Canton has a strong teller line while learning her new role as Financial Services Representative.  Jessica’s patience and welcoming attitude have added to the positive atmosphere in Canton." ​Congratulations Jessica!!​  Shown in the photo below are:  Ashley Rayburn, branch manager in Canton; Jean Clouse, HR manager; Jessica;, and Todd Mashaw, President/CEO.

Donna Hammond is celebrating 35 years of working for St. Lawrence FCU today (9/21/2017).  We would like to sincerely thank Donna for her loyalty, dedication, and contribution to the success of the Credit Union.  Donna is our Branch Operations Manager.  Happy Work Anniversary to Donna!!!!

St. Lawrence FCU has made a donation to the Ogdensburg Minor Hockey Association to help defray some of the costs associated with playing hockey.  Approximately 200 boys and girls in our community enjoy the sport of hockey.  Shown in the photo are (l to r) Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU; team members Collin Brenno, Hayden McDonald, and Connor Brown; Jeremy McDonald, member of the fundraising committee; and Eric Mitchell, universal services rep at the Potsdam branch of St. Lawrence FCU.

St. Lawrence FCU has made their annual donation to the Ogdensburg Police Department's D.A.R.E. Program. The Ogdensburg Police Department has been teaching the program for many years in the local elementary schools.  The program has evolved over the years and now teaches children how to deal with bullies, strategies to stay drug-free, how to be a good citizen, and so much more. Shown in the picture below are (l to r) Detective Jarrett LeClair, Juvenile Detective for the Ogdensburg PD and Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of St. Lawrence FCU.

St. Lawrence FCU has become a local sponsor for the Potsdam Kiwanis Club’s program known as “Read around the World”.  The objectives of the program are to increase access to books, provide reading activities for children, and motivate children and their families to read. Our employees in Potsdam have also volunteered to read at the Potsdam Head Start.  Shown in the picture below are Henry Walters, Potsdam Kiwanis member; Eric Mitchell, USR at our Potsdam branch; Richard Tacchino, USR at our Potsdam branch; and Marylee Ballou, incoming Potsdam Kiwanis Club President. 

SLFCU is a Business Sponsor for the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary's "Holiday Festival" being held December 1 and 2, 2017. In the picture below are (l to r) Allyson Smith CHMC auxiliary member, Ramona Kennedy, auxiliary liaison and chair of this year's festival; Janice Shoen, president of the auxiliary; and Todd Mashaw, President/CEO of SLFCU.

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, branch manager 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 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.

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

 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

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.

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

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.                

Tim Felt, Cheri LeClair, Ken Gardner, Mike Paige, and Todd Mashaw

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.

Sheri Dawley and Louis Tremaine