November 2015 Cover Story: Gifts of Giving

Gifts of giving brighten the region

Margot C. Jacoby, with her daughter, Martha Papworth O’Neill. Martha died in 2010 after a fight against renal cell carcinoma, a rare form of kidney cancer. Mrs. Jacoby and her husband, Douglas, have established the Martha Papworth O’Neill Scholarship at the JCC Foundation. The scholarship in Martha’s name is given each year to a non-traditional student enrolled in humanities and social sciences. A scholarship fund was also set up in Martha’s name at Cazenovia College, where she had served on the Alumni Board of Directors.

Margot C. Jacoby, with her daughter, Martha Papworth O’Neill. Martha died in 2010 after a fight against renal cell carcinoma, a rare form of kidney cancer. Mrs. Jacoby and her husband, Douglas, have established the Martha Papworth O’Neill Scholarship at the JCC Foundation. The scholarship in Martha’s name is given each year to a non-traditional student enrolled in humanities and social sciences. A scholarship fund was also set up in Martha’s name at Cazenovia College, where she had served on the Alumni Board of Directors.

Across Northern New York, philanthropy large and small aids causes and honors memories while building legacies that leave the north country a better place

By Norah Machia, NNY Business [Read more…]

Business Briefcase – July 2013

Honored by Hanover Insurance Group

Haylor, Freyer & Coon, an insurance agency with a branch in Watertown, has been recognized as the Northeast Regional Agency of the Year by the Hanover Insurance Group. The Hanover Insurance Group is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance products nationwide and presented the award based on Haylor, Freyer & Coon’s service and sales culture, commitment to insurance specialization, product expertise and demonstrated community support.

Haylor, Freyer & Coon is based in Syracuse and has six other offices in New York in addition to its Watertown location: Ithaca, Binghamton, Utica, Rochester, Oswego and Morrisville. It has about 200 employees spread over the eight offices. [Read more…]