2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

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Believe 271 Foundation, Inc. 2021 Year in Review The Believe 271 Foundation Inc. was founded in March 2014 by a group of volunteer fire service leaders in Oneida County and Herkimer counties with one goal in mind and that is to assist volunteer firefighters and ladies auxiliary members beat cancer. Just this past month the IAFF announced that occupational cancer is now the leading cause of deaths among firefighters across our nation. Since its formation in 2014, the Believe 271 Foundation Inc. has awarded $306,272.00 in checks/gifts to 90 recipients. Thanks to our founding team of Brian Healey, Brian DeStefanis, Brian Palmer, Brian McQueen and our past and present Board members, our Foundation has grown to become one of the premier supporters of volunteer firefighter and ladies auxiliary members battling…
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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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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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