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Pathfinder Produce, Pathfinder Village’s community fresh fruits and vegetable market, will celebrate its fifth anniversary on Thursday, March 15, during its regular market hours in Edmeston. To mark five years of providing fresh and nutritious produce to families in our area, the market is introducing an online ordering platform, which will launch on Monday, March 12.
Pathfinder Village will offer another fun and engaging semester of OVER 21! classes this spring, running from March through May. Regular classes will focus on physical fitness and arts & crafts, and are open to the entire community. Several courses require pre-registration, and there are modest instructor and materials fees associated with several classes.
Pathfinder Village’s Chief Executive OfficerPaul C. Landers was recently named to the Board of Directors for Together for Choice, a national coalition of service providers, families and concerned citizens who are advocating solutions for the growing shortage of housing and vocational opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Pathfinder Village Foundation recently was awarded a Community Fitness Award by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in support of memberships at the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. The memberships create opportunities for residents and students with developmental disabilities to experience a wide variety of fitness activities at the newly renovated fitness facility, and encourage individuals to work toward personal health goals.
An important cultural landmark in the hamlet of Edmeston is being repurposed, thanks in-part to a recent grant by the Utica National Insurance Group Foundation of Utica. The Foundation’s $25,000 donation will help support costs to convert a post-WWII church into a hub for Pathfinder Village’s growing Adult Day Services program.
Pathfinder Village, in solidarity with the greater Down syndrome community, supports continued funding for Down syndrome research at the National Institutes of Health.
A new scholarship chair is being established to remember Board member Nancy C. Mirabito.
The October 2017 Workforce Summit shared challenges agencies face in workforce development.
October is National Down Syndrome Month; Pathfinder will host a groundbreaking Workforce Summit to highlight the role of DSPs in the lives of people.
Speakers to include Chobani Founder & CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, OPWDD’s Acting Commissioner Delaney & noted workforce experts
The competition was keen at the annual CHOBANI FOUNDATION TENNIS CLASSIC and the JUNIORS TENNIS CLASSIC held on Saturday, September 9, at the Cooperstown Country Club.
Tim Raines, Sr., a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2017, returns to Cooperstown in support of Pathfinder Village scholarships
Join the entire Pathfinder Village community as it celebrates its 20th annual Summer Concert Series this summer. A mainstay of the local arts schedule, these concerts feature free, live music performances each Saturday evening in July and August, starting on July 8 at 7 p.m. The public is cordially invited.
Join us for some great performances at the Pavilion this summer!
Pathfinder Village celebrated the achievements of employees and its unique sense of community during a special luncheon at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown, on Thursday, June 15. Altogether, 26 employees were honored for their collective 265 years of service to Pathfinder Village and its residents, students and service recipients.
Colgate Athletics honored Pathfinder student J.T. Fadale, Pathfinder parent and Foundation Trustee Stephanie Fadale, and Assistant Enrichment Director Charleen Orendorff at this week’s tenth annual Golden ‘Gates Awards. The ceremony is an annual event at the storied liberal arts university in Hamilton that honors student-athletes, coaches, and other members of the Colgate Raiders community.
Pathfinder Village will offer another fun and engaging semester of OVER 21 Classes this spring, running from March through May. Regular classes will focus on physical fitness and the creative arts, and are open to the community.  Several courses require pre-registration, and there are modest instructor and materials fees associated with the classes. A registration brochure is available at Pathfinder Village's website at pathfindervillage.org/get-involved/over-21-classes.
Pathfinder Village, a remarkable planned residential community for people with Down syndrome and other disabilities, will launch a new #DsRock project to join the global celebration of World Down Syndrome Day on Tuesday, March 21. The DsRocks Project is a Facebook Group through which people show support for those with Trisomy 21 through positive messages on hand-painted stones.
Do you need motivation to start a fitness regimen? Do you enjoy meeting friends with common interests and goals? If so, plan now to join Pathfinder Village’s DASH TO THE SPLASH training program, which begins on March 21. The DASH training program is free.
The Pathfinder Village Foundation announces that Victoria Johnson, Deborah LeCates, Carolyn Lewis, and Thomas Novack have been elected to the Board of Trustees. The Foundation raises funds and public awareness for Pathfinder Village, an internationally renowned planned residential community that offers an array of quality residential, educational, vocational, volunteer, and other services to people living with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

“Pathfinder Village helps people find their
way in life to independence, success, and
maturity — all the things you want for your family.”
Marian Mullet | Founder of Pathfinder Village