Dear Friends, At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we view equity as our responsibility, and we are committed to helping all our friends and neighbors thrive and prosper. Quite simply, we believe that, while we are all different, we all deserve respect, and we understand that a thriving community cannot exist where all are Read More →
Please join the Community Foundation in welcoming our newest Board members! Laura Colebank Laura was co-owner of Tantor Media Inc., a digital audiobook publishing company. She and her husband founded the company in 2000 and sold to Recorded Books in 2014. She served eight years on the Audiobook Publishers Association Public Relations Committee to raise audiobook awareness, and Read More →
We are honored and humbled to have participated in Wesleyan University’s Board Intern Program since its inception. The program offers students and selected nonprofits to partner and share expertise, talents, and skills all for the benefit of Middlesex County. The Community Foundation of Middlesex County is thrilled to welcome our 2017-2018 intern, Ferdinand Quayson. As Read More →
The Community Foundation of Middlesex County was pleased to welcome the Hartford Courant into our new home at 49 Main Street in Middletown. Thanks to a gift from the Tomc family, CFMC moved its office from South Main Street to a history home on Main Street. The Courant article profiles the rich history of the building – as well as Read More →
Make new friends, but keep the old… you know the song. Here at Community Foundation, that’s what’s happening on our board! Andre McMillian was elected to his first term on the CFMC Board at its December meeting. Andre is the Director of Domestic and Aftermarket Business Development at Pratt & Whitney. He has a host of Read More →
Welcome, Diana Gregory. We are so pleased to have Diana on the CFMC Board of Directors. She has extensive business experience and brings a passion for education and commitment to the community. After many years with Southern New England Telephone Company, Diana decided to embark on a career closer to her passion for education — by working as a Read More →
For each of us, on the day we met Willard McRae, the stars were aligned. To know him, to work with him, to serve with him meant that, for all of us, each day of knowing – and loving – Willard McRae was a day in which life was very good. We learned so much Read More →
The Community Foundation of Middlesex County is fortunate to have an incredibly talented, committed Board of Directors working on behalf of our community. It is always difficult to say farewell when a Director’s term of service comes to an end. At its December 2015 Annual Meeting, CFMC’s Board of Directors celebrated and thanked two members Read More →
The Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Clio Coles, Brian Abely, and Sue Sawchuk. Sue Sawchuk (Clinton) joined the CFMC Board in June 2014. She has been a resident of Connecticut for over 35 years and currently lives in Clinton. Sue brings an understanding of the education system and its needs to the Community Read More →
The CFMC Board of Directors Class of 2014 welcomes four individuals who bring passion and a broad range of skills to the Community Foundation’s leadership team. John L. Boccalatte of Middletown was first elected in August to complete past board member Lyn May’s term. President and Manager of the law offices of Farrell, Geenty, Sheeley, Read More →
CFMC celebrated and thanked four Board members for their years of service to the community at its December meeting. William Chatman (Essex), Marcia Kalayjian (Clinton), Tom Pastorello (East Hampton), and David Royston (Old Saybrook) completed their terms as members of the Board of Directors in December 2013. “These individuals have each helped to move the Read More →
Marcia Kalayjian epitomizes “Good People Doing Great Things.” With boundless energy, enthusiasm, and charm, Marcia led the Community Foundation for two years as Board Chairman, capping off her chairmanship with the Community Foundation’s 15th anniversary year.
After seven years of dedicated service, Janice Atkeson stepped down from the Board of Directors in December 2012. While on the Board, Janice brought her financial expertise and management experience to the committees she served on and provided important insights as the Community Foundation continued to grow and expand its services.
The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors welcomes two new Directors, Marc Levin of Haddam and Middletown and Anna Wasescha of Middletown.
John Biddiscombe elected Chairman of the CFMC Board of Directors John Biddiscombe set an example of organizational excellence during his tenure as Director of Athletics at Wesleyan University. He is now steering the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors with that same standard.