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The Pathfinder Village Foundation announces that Linda V.W. Clark, Patricia R. Hanft, and Raymond E. Holohan have been elected to the Board of Trustees.
Pathfinder Village invites community members and local families to “Color Our Community” in blue and yellow on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day 2023. WDSD is a celebration that highlights the talents and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in communities around the globe.
Paul C. Landers, M.Ed., Cooperstown, will retire as the president and chief executive officer of Pathfinder Village, announced William F. Streck, MD, the chair of the Village’s Board of Directors.
Pathfinder Village pulled out all the stops with its eighth annual Community Trick-or-Treat event on Saturday. Over 340 trick-or-treaters enjoyed a safe and spooky afternoon visiting Pathfinder’s livable campus.
Stormy weather segued into magical anniversary moments in Cooperstown this past Monday as Pathfinder Village, a livable community and service provider for people with intellectual disabilities, raised over $85,000 for scholarships through its Pathfinder Village Tennis Classic and the Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational.
Pathfinder Village will join other human service agencies in celebrating National Direct Support Recognition Week from September 11-17.
Pathfinder Village invites community members and local families to “Color Our Community” in blue and yellow on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day 2022. WDSD is a celebration that highlights the talents and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in communities around the globe.
The Pathfinder Village Board of Directors has elected three new directors, William LeCates, MD, president of Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown; Michael Perrino, Chief Financial Officer of NYCM Insurance; and Stephanie Fadale, a parent advocate and a program manager with St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.
The Pathfinder Village Tennis Classic and the Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational raised over $82,500 in support of Village scholarships. The annual assistance program provides direct financial aid to residents and students who receive services through the Edmeston-based livable community and disability services provider.
Pathfinder Village recently announced service awards to recognize individuals and programs that exemplify leadership and advocacy, part of its observance of October as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
Sign up for colorful, affordable family fun at the Splash Path 5k and Fun Walk at Pathfinder Village on Saturday, October 2.
World Down Syndrome Day at Pathfinder Village featured an extra splash of color this year through a special donation by the employees of NYCM Insurance, Edmeston-- colorful pairs of polka-dotted socks.
As part of its “Staying Connected” initiative during the pandemic recovery, Pathfinder Village invites families, friends, and fans to take part in its new 3-21 Challenge leading up to World Down Syndrome Day on Sunday, March 21.
The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce named Pathfinder Produce as its Breakthrough Business of the Year during a virtual gathering last evening, one of four honorees recognized for their vision, focus on business strategies, and service to county residents.
Pathfinder Village received a unique 40th anniversary gift this month from the Fly Creek Quilters, a custom designed masterpiece that now graces the campus' Program Office. The new quilt caps-off an entire month of “staying connected” activities in honor of October as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
Pathfinder Village residents and students are celebrating October, National Down Syndrome Month, through events and activities centered on the theme of "Staying Connected."
Beneath perfect skies and at the nation’s best-loved ball diamond, over 50 residents of Pathfinder Village honed their throwing, fielding, and hitting this past weekend with former Major League Baseball players and the staff of the non-profit, Baseball Miracles, during a special skills camp.
Pathfinder Village celebrated the career growth of eight staff this week as they were graduated from the agency’s new Direct Support Professional 3.0 training program.
Filmmaker Katherine Kerr introduces her new film, Pathfinders, in celebration of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
The tenth annual Chobani Tennis Classic and fifth annual Chobani Juniors Tennis Classic raised over $25,000 for Pathfinder scholarships in two days of play at the Cooperstown Country Club.
The Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational, a charity event held at the Leatherstocking Golf Course, was held on Tuesday, September 4, and is expected to raise $50,000 in support of scholarships at Pathfinder, a nationally respected residential community and services provider that supports people with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.
Hall of Famer Lee Smith, Class of 2019, will host the Golf Invitational on Sept. 3 in support of Pathfinder's Scholarship Fund
Pathfinder Village was honored as the 2019 NBT Distinguished Business of the Year by the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce in May.
Sign up for colorful, affordable family fun at the Splash Path 5k and Fun Walk at Pathfinder Village on Saturday, May 18.
Pathfinder Village, its families, and the developmental disabilities community mourn the death of Village visionary and Founding President & Chief Executive Officer Marian G. Mullet early Sunday, March 17.
Pathfinder Village will celebrate WDSD, 3-21, with Crazy Socks and our 6th anniversary specials at Pathfinder Produce!
Thanks to a grant from the LCHP, a new Mobile Market will be serving produce customers in 2019!
Defending Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Champ John Elliott takes first round of 2018 Seniors Open
Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk returns to Cooperstown to lead off the Pro-Am, to benefit Pathfinder Village
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.
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.