Local Habitat to Build in Village of Dryden!
Next Tompkins County Building Site Announced, Partner Family for next Habitat home given wonderful news before Christmas!
The Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties (TCHFH) Board of Directors unanimously approved the purchase of 6 Wellsley Drive in the Village of Dryden. This lot will be used for the next Tompkins County Habitat Build, starting next spring.
“We are thrilled to be building in Tompkins County again next year,” says executive director Christy Voytko, “Dryden will be a great location for volunteers from both Tompkins and Cortland Counties to come out and help build a home for a family in need of a simple, decent, and affordable home.” For more info, please call (607)898-4148.
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Robert H. McKertich has joined the firm to practice in the areas of Environmental Law, Labor and Employment and Municipal Law.
A graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, Mr. McKertich has practiced law in the Boston, MA area since 2003 in courtroom litigation and he is experienced in practicing before federal, state and local administrative agencies.
Community Foundation Board Elects Leadership for its 10th Anniversary Year
The Community Foundation of Tompkins County has elected its leadership team for 2010, the local public charity’s tenth anniversary year. Local attorney Mariette Geldenhuys will be the Board Chairperson following 2009 Chair, Tommy Bruce, and Cornell Vice President for University Communications. Mickie Sanders-Jauquet, a Community Foundation donor advisor, active in education and local government and current chair of the Grants Committee, will serve as Vice Chair. Tompkins County Finance Director David Squires succeeds long time Treasurer Joanne James of Newfield Central Schools. Attorney Kim Rothman of Miller Mayer, LLP completes the leadership team as board Secretary.