2022 Believe 271 & New York State Tool Scholarship Winners

2022 Believe 271 & New York State Tool Scholarship Winners

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Believe 271 & New York State Tool Gregory J. Wilsey Scholarship Winners The Believe 271 Foundation Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of their Gregory J. Wilsey Scholarship recipients in conjunction with New York State Tool Company. This year the Foundation received thirty-eight applications from graduating high school seniors and those in post-secondary education. The donation for the scholarships in the name of Gregory J. Wilsey, founder of New York State Tool, was made to the foundation by Matthew and Lisa Wilsey in honor of Mr. Gregory J. Wilsey who was an advocate for the youth of the area and was mentor to many through his founding of the New York State Tool Company in Chadwicks, New York. The winners of the four $500.00 scholarships this year are as…
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Annual Pink Tie Gala

Annual Pink Tie Gala

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Annual Believe 271 Pink Tie Gala October 15, 2022 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton St, Whitesboro, NY 13492 Oneida and Herkimer County First Responders, Since March of 2014, the Believe 271 Foundation, Inc., has assisted volunteers within Oneida and Herkimer Counties with the daunting diagnosis "You Have Cancer". To date this 501(c)3 organization has provided 95 checks to 73 firefighters in the amount of $319,874.00. We have also educated thousands across the northeast and have been instrumental in creating the Lavender Ribbon Report, the 11 best practices to preventing cancer. One of our two main annual fund raisers is the Firefighters’ Pink Tie Gala. An elegant evening of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, buffet, dancing and an opportunity to socialize with your neighboring departments. Please plan to join us…
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Lee Center Firefighter Donation

Lee Center Firefighter Donation

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Lee Center Firefighter Donation [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Here is a donation we gave a Lee Center Firefighter. Tonight I had the honor to present a check from the Believe 271 foundation to Joe Baker of the Lee Center Fire Department to help him with his illness. We are thinking of you Joe and get well. No one fights alone. Also the Lee Center Fire Department held a fundraiser for us and also presented us a check for $1500.00.  Thank you Lee Center Fire Department. This will help us continue our mission. Great job!!! L to R James Rouiller Jr., President Bill Baker, Believe 271 Vice President Fred Sherman and Joe Baker.
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2021 Believe 271 & New York State Tool Scholarship Winners

2021 Believe 271 & New York State Tool Scholarship Winners

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Believe 271 & New York State Tool Gregory J. Wilsey Scholarship Winners The Believe 271 Foundation Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of their Gregory J. Wilsey Scholarship recipients in conjunction with New York State Tool Company. This year the Foundation received thirty-four applications from graduating high school seniors and those in post-secondary education. The donation for the scholarships in the name of Gregory J. Wilsey, founder of New York State Tool, was made to the foundation by Matthew and Lisa Wilsey in honor of Mr. Gregory J. Wilsey who was an advocate for the youth of the area and was mentor to many through his founding of the New York State Tool Company in Chadwicks, New York. The winners of the four $500.00 scholarships this year are as…
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Save The Date – 9th Annual Believe 271 Golf Scramble

Save The Date – 9th Annual Believe 271 Golf Scramble

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9th Annual Believe 271 Golf Scramble at Skenandoa Golf Course We are pleased to announce that we’ve secured the Skenandoa Golf Course once again for our annual tournament! Skenandoa Golf Club Norton Ave., Clinton, New York SUNDAY, July 31st, 2022 Registration: 8:30 - 9:45 am Shotgun Start: 9:45 am 4 Person Scramble: $440.00 Per Team $110.00 per person Skins Contest (included with registration) Divisions: Men, Women, Co-Ed, Over 60 (all must be 60+), Youth (under 16), and Fire. If less than three teams in a Division – they will be combined with another division. Only 36 foursomes. Included Contests: Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Closest to the Line. Additional Cost: Casino Hole, 50/50, Chinese Auction. Meals: "Grab and Go" lunch on the turn. Italian Buffet to follow the tournament.…
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Thank You For Your Support

Thank You For Your Support

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Thank You For Your Support! The Believe 271 Foundation Board of Directors would like to take this time to say THANK YOU to all of you for your support of our Foundation’s mission in 2019. From the Deerfield FD Fish Fry to our Pink Tie Gala, and ALL of the events in between, your love of our fire service, our communities and our mission is truly remarkable. You will see our Merchandise Sales on the web have taken a break. Some of our board members will be meeting in hopes of bringing you some new Believe attire in the Spring with some new designs. We will confirm with you that our St. Patrick’s Day Parade Event is in full swing. President Palmer is taking suggestions for the float this year…
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4th Annual Believe Bowl

4th Annual Believe Bowl

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4th Annual Believe 271 Believe Bowl October 30, 2021 at 12:00PM. Utica Pioneers vs. Morrisville Mustangs. Gaetano Stadium at Utica College Honoring our volunteer firefighters and families facing a cancer illness as well as the children of the Thea Bowman House. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Presented by New York State Tool Company [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Your browser does not support the video tag. FREE ADMISSION Donations can be made for this event to Believe 271 Foundation by clicking below. Donate [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]
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