Community Giving / News

Executive of the Year Award

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Sandra Soroka, who was honored on March 31st at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY as Executive of the Year as part of the CNY Nonprofit Awards 2016 sponsored by M&T Bank and the Business Journal News Network. This was a well-deserved honor and we are thrilled that Sandy was recognizedContinue reading →

Kinney Drugs Gives Back

Each year, Kinney Drugs holds a Management Conference in which 160+ Kinney vendors participate. The left over merchandise is then donated to a local not-for-profit. This year’s event was held March 2nd at the Turning Stone Event Center and The Neighborhood Center was the lucky recipient of the goods. Thank you to Kinney Drugs andContinue reading →

M&T Bank / Partner’s Trust Bank Charitable Fund

We recently received a grant from M&T Bank/Partner’s Trust Bank Charitable Fund through the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc. for items we needed at our Child Care facility. On Monday, December 7th, David Manzelmann from M&T Bank along with John Swann and Jan Squadrito from The Community Foundation Herkimer and Oneida Counties,Continue reading →

Building a Future

On April 24th, 2015, the community gathered to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Dr. Marie A. Russo Neighborhood Center Campus located at 624 Elizabeth Street and the ribbon cutting for the Mario and Albertina Manella Memorial Child Care Playground at our 615 Mary Street location. The Phase 1 completion has transformed theContinue reading →

Ford, English Financial Group, LLC.

(Blake Ford & Brant Ford of Ford, English Financial Group, LLC. and Estate Strategies pictured with Sandra Soroka, Executive Director, The Neighborhood Center, Inc.) The Neighborhood Center Inc. was the proud recipient of a $10,000 donation from Ford, English Financial Group, LLC. in support of the Building a Stronger Community Campaign. The Center is seekingContinue reading →

M&T Bank – Playground Fund

(Pictured left to right: Terry Plizga, Vice President M&T Bank, Sandra Soroka, Executive Director, The Neighborhood Center, Inc., David Manzelmann, Market President, M&T Bank) The Neighborhood Center, Inc. was the proud recipient of a $5,000 donation from M&T Bank in support of the Center’s Playground Fund. M&T Bank takes pride in becoming a community partnerContinue reading →

M&T Bank – Child Care Services

(Pictured left to right: Terry Plizga, Vice President M&T Bank, Sandra Soroka, Executive Director, The Neighborhood Center, Inc., David Manzelmann, Market President, M&T Bank) The Neighborhood Center, Inc. was the proud recipient of a $5,000.00 donation from M&T Bank in support of Child Care services. M&T Bank takes pride in being a community partner thatContinue reading →

Boilermaker Road Race

(Pictured R to L: Tim Reed, Executive Director, Boilermaker, Amy Mielnicki, Board President, The Marie A. Russo Neighborhood Center Institute, Inc., Sandra Soroka, Executive Director, The Neighborhood Center, Inc., Marie Seiselmyer, Boilermaker Walk) The Neighborhood Center Inc. was the proud recipient of the proceeds from the Boilermaker Walk that was scheduled to take place onContinue reading →