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Orange County Citizens Foundation Accepting Nominations for 8th Annual Placemaking Conference & Awards

The Orange County Citizens Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Placemaking Awards, which will recognize individuals, organizations, projects, and festivals that have contributed to the creation or transformation of public “places” to improve the local community, and have exemplified placemaking concepts and practices. Awards will be presented at the Citizens Foundation’s Eighth Annual… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation Accepting Nominations for 8th Annual Placemaking Conference & Awards

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Announcing The Inaugural Oktoberfest Golf Outing

The Orange County Citizens Foundation has announced that it will hold its inaugural Oktoberfest Golf Outing on Friday, October 16 at Winding Hills Golf Course in Montgomery. Limited space and sponsorship opportunities are available for this unique fundraising event. Registration is open now. Tee time will be at 3 p.m., and a cocktail reception will… Continue reading Announcing The Inaugural Oktoberfest Golf Outing

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Annual Meeting To Include Two Exclusive Exhibit Previews

The Orange County Citizens Foundation’s 44th Annual Meeting & Cocktails on the Seligmann Lawn on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. will feature exclusive previews of two new exhibits, both rooted in surrealism. The first exhibit, The Eventual Outcome of an Instant, features a series of site-specific sculptures by Artist Sue Wrbican (suewrbican.com). Wrbican drew… Continue reading Annual Meeting To Include Two Exclusive Exhibit Previews

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Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour in Cornwall

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – August 3, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation has organized another Placemaking Tour in Cornwall, N.Y. for Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The tour will give Hudson Valley citizens, community leaders, activists, and planning and zoning board members the opportunity to learn more about creating quality… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour in Cornwall

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Orange County Citizens Foundation to host 44th Annual Meeting

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – July 22, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation will host its 44th Annual Meeting & Cocktails on the Seligmann Lawn on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. The 44th Annual Meeting & Cocktails on the Seligmann Lawn will bring together Foundation members and supporters to celebrate a year of positive… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation to host 44th Annual Meeting

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Orange County Citizens Foundation to honor Anne M. Coon at 44th Annual Meeting

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – June 24, 2014 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation has named Anne M. Coon its 2015 Seligmann Award recipient in honor of her decades of service to the arts and culture in Orange County. Anne, a long-time Newburgh resident who passed away in April, will be honored with the Seligmann Award… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation to honor Anne M. Coon at 44th Annual Meeting

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Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour of Tuxedo

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – May 20, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation has organized a “Placemaking Tour” of Tuxedo, N.Y. for Saturday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The tour will provide Hudson Valley community leaders, activists, interested citizens, and planning and zoning board members a chance to learn more about how… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour of Tuxedo

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OC Citizens Foundation to Host Discussion on New York State Governance

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – Feb.23, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation will host two area experts to discuss regionalism versus localism on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Wendell Cox, Principal of Wendell Cox Consultancy and Senior Fellow, Center for Opportunity Urbanism, and Dr Gerald Benjamin, Associate Vice President for Regional Engagement at SUNY New Paltz,… Continue reading OC Citizens Foundation to Host Discussion on New York State Governance

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OC Citizens Foundation to Host Informational Forum Exploring Orange County’s Trails

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – February 20, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation, in conjunction with the Orange County Department of Parks & Recreation Department and the Orange County Planning Department, is hosting a forum exploring Orange County trails on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Those interested in attending the forum will learn about trails/non-motorized transportation… Continue reading OC Citizens Foundation to Host Informational Forum Exploring Orange County’s Trails

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OC Citizens Foundation to Host 7th Annual Placemaking Conference & Awards

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – February 18, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation will present its Seventh Annual Orange County Placemaking Conference, Placemaking From Concept to Reality, on Friday, March 27 at SUNY Orange in Newburgh, N.Y. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s conference will feature special keynote speaker Robert G. Shibley, Dean… Continue reading OC Citizens Foundation to Host 7th Annual Placemaking Conference & Awards

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OC Citizens Foundation to Host Informative “Pre-Teen & Teen Behavior” Discussion

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – February 9, 2015 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation will host an informative healthcare discussion on Monday, April 20, focusing on pre-teen and teen behavior. “Pre-Teen & Teen Behavior: When Should I Worry & How Can I Get Help” will be held at Touro College’s Dr. Jay Sexter Auditorium in Middletown,… Continue reading OC Citizens Foundation to Host Informative “Pre-Teen & Teen Behavior” Discussion

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Three Returned Kurt Seligmann Paintings to be Unveiled at Special Event

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – Nov. 3, 2014 – Three paintings by Kurt Seligmann, all lost for decades, have been returned to Seligmann’s property in Sugar Loaf, now home of the Orange County Citizens Foundation. The paintings, all dating from the 1930s, will be formally presented to the public on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.… Continue reading Three Returned Kurt Seligmann Paintings to be Unveiled at Special Event

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Professor Lawrence T. Force to Moderate Upcoming Hayworth-Maloney Debate

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2014 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation has announced thatProfessor Lawrence T. Force, director of The Center on Aging and Policy at Mount Saint Mary College, will moderate the upcoming 18th U.S. Congressional District Candidates Debate, which will be held on Monday, Oct. 6 at Middletown High School from… Continue reading Professor Lawrence T. Force to Moderate Upcoming Hayworth-Maloney Debate

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Congressional candidates face off in special District 18 debate

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – Sept. 3, 2014 – Dr. Nan Hayworth, R-Bedford, will debate US Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, D-Cold Spring, during a special congressional debate Monday, Oct. 6 at Middletown High School, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The candidate forum – presented by the Orange County Citizens Foundation in cooperation with the Orange… Continue reading Congressional candidates face off in special District 18 debate

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Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour of Montgomery

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – Aug. 25, 2014 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation has organized a “Placemaking Tour” of the Village of Montgomery, N.Y. for Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The tour will provide community leaders, interested citizens, and planning and zoning board members a chance to learn more about how… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation to Lead Placemaking Tour of Montgomery

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OC Citizens Foundation to honor Richard Kimball at 43nd Annual Meeting

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – August 4, 2014 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation has named long-time Warwick resident Richard Kimball the 2014 Seligmann Award recipient. Kimball will be honored with the Seligmann Award at the Citizens Foundation’s 43nd Annual Meeting & Picnic on the Seligmann Lawn Thursday, Sept. 4 at 5:30 p.m. The public is… Continue reading OC Citizens Foundation to honor Richard Kimball at 43nd Annual Meeting

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Orange County Citizens Foundation Announces “9 & Dine” Golf Outing

Unique afternoon event concludes with cocktail networking reception Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – May 20, 2014 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation recently announced the date for the 2014 “9 & Dine” golf outing, to be held Friday, June 6 at Winding Hills Golf Course in Montgomery. Limited space and sponsorships are available for this unique… Continue reading Orange County Citizens Foundation Announces “9 & Dine” Golf Outing

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D&H Conservancy, OC Citizens Foundation Unveil Addition to D&H Towpath Trail

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. – April 9, 2014 – The Orange County Citizens Foundation, in conjunction with the D&H Conservancy, is hosting a ribbon cutting and trail hike on Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. to celebrate the addition of another 1.25 miles to the D&H Towpath Trail. The Orange County Citizens Foundation’s Pathways Committee promotes… Continue reading D&H Conservancy, OC Citizens Foundation Unveil Addition to D&H Towpath Trail

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