At SeaComm, we’re committed to the credit union philosophy, “People Helping People.”
We’re focused on making our communities a better place to live, and we believe there’s no better way to do that than by giving back.
That’s why we proudly support local organizations to help strengthen the neighborhoods we serve and improve the quality of life for residents within our membership area. As your neighbor, we’re deeply involved with the community through volunteer efforts and financial contributions.
SeaComm Donates to The Potsdam Humane Society
SeaComm recently donated $500 in support of the Potsdam Humane Society (PHS). The funds will be used to help ensure that unwanted, neglected, and injured animals in the North Country will receive compassionate care. Each year over 1,000 animals are cared for by PHS staff, with help from dedicated volunteers and donors like SeaComm.
Pictured (l to r) are Potsdam Humane Society Executive Director Kathy Hughes and SeaComm Assistant Branch Manager Shawn Spadacinni.
SeaComm Donates $100K Towards New Pool at Malone Rec Park
SeaComm Federal Credit Union recently donated $100,000 to the Malone Recreation Foundation. The funds will be used to support the continuing improvements to the Malone Memorial Recreational Park, which will include the completion of a community swimming pool and splash pad.
The new community swimming pool at the Malone Rec Park will be an Olympic size pool with three lanes. The area around the 25-meter pool will also include a splash pad with an enclosure. Once complete, the new pool will be a welcome addition for everyone in the North Country who enjoys the rec park.
Pictured (l to r) are SeaComm Branch Manager Christine Marshall, Malone Recreation Foundation Member Wayne Walbridge, SeaComm Board Director Wayne Duso, Malone Rec Park Commission Chair Person Jay Perras, SeaComm Assistant Branch Manager Secilley Shipman, Malone Rec Park Co-Director Jennifer Hathaway, Malone Recreation Foundation Director Dr. Gerald Cahill, SeaComm Financial Service Assistant Nicole Mallette, Senior Teller Carla Mitchell, and Financial Service Representative Megan Smith.
SeaComm Supports Norwood-Norfolk Snack Pack Program
SeaComm recently donated $500 to the Norwood-Norfolk Snack Pack Program. The funds will be used to help provide students in need with healthy food to take home every weekend and holiday break. The program is managed by a team of committed volunteers with help from donors like SeaComm.
Pictured from left are Norwood-Norfolk Snack Pack Program Chairperson Mary Ellen Todd and SeaComm Potsdam Assistant Manager Shawn Spadaccini.
SeaComm Supports North Country Children's Museum
SeaComm recently donated $500 to the North Country Children’s Museum (NCCM). The funds will help the museum continue their mission to create fun and memorable experiences for local families. Since 2012, NCCM has provided exhibits that celebrate the cultural and geographic resources of the North Country, where children can learn through demonstrations and special programs.
Pictured from left are SeaComm Potsdam Assistant Branch Manager Shawn Spadaccini and NCCM Executive Director Sharon Vegh Williams.
SeaComm Supports Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club
SeaComm recently donated $500 to the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club. The funds will be used to support the organization in providing a safe environment for local students to play, learn, and grow into caring and responsible citizens. The Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club serves over 1,500 youth throughout St. Lawrence County, through membership and community outreach.
Pictured (l to r) are SeaComm Teller Mackenzie White, Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Tom Luckie, SeaComm Ogdensburg Branch Manager Elizabeth LeValley, and SeaComm Teller Christine Gilbert.
SeaComm Supports Massena Back the Pack Program
SeaComm recently donated $500 to the Massena Back the Pack program. These funds will assist the program in providing food for local children in need. With the help of volunteers and donors like SeaComm, Massena Back the Pack distributes meals to more than 300 elementary school students once a week.
Pictured (l to r) from SeaComm are Information Systems Manager Jonathan Haggard, Core Support Specialist Melissa Cree, and Back the Pack Program Committee Chairperson Julianne Paquin.
SeaComm Supports Lights on the River
SeaComm recently donated $1,000 in support of Lights On The River. The funds have been used to support the Annual Lights On The River event, which takes place each December and allows families to enjoy holiday light displays along Lisbon Beach. All proceeds from the event will help provide physical supplies and monetary donations to food pantries throughout St. Lawrence County.
Pictured from left are SeaComm Teller Christine Gilbert and Lights On The River President & Co-Founder Scott Wilhelm.
SeaComm Donates to St. Lawrence Health Foundation
SeaComm recently donated $5,000 in support of the St. Lawrence Health Foundation. The funds will be used to assist the foundation in fulfilling their mission to provide skilled and compassionate care to local residents, and promote wellness in the community. With help from volunteers and donors like SeaComm, the foundation is able to serve patients across Northern New York and the St. Lawrence region.
Pictured (l to r) from the St. Lawrence Health Foundation are Manager of the Annual Fund Samantha Coffey, Executive Director April Grant, and SeaComm President & Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Wilson.
SeaComm Donates $50k to the New Y Future
SeaComm Federal Credit Union is supporting the New YMCA in Plattsburgh by gifting a $50,000 donation to the renovation of the former CVPH Wellness Center on New York Road. The Plattsburgh YMCA’s plan to create a state-of-the-art health and wellness facility is moving forward and the support of the local credit union is welcomed with gratitude, according to Justin Ihne, CEO of the Plattsburgh YMCA.
The New Plattsburgh YMCA plans include aquatics, fitness, and child-watch areas, and also provides community-connection opportunities. With meeting rooms, teen spaces, and family-friendly, intergenerational multi-purpose rooms, everyone will find the New YMCA welcoming.
SeaComm Supports Massena Meals on Wheels
SeaComm recently donated $500 to Massena Meals On Wheels. The funds will be used to assist the organization in providing nutritious meals to senior and disabled adults throughout the community. With the help of volunteers and donors like SeaComm, Massena Meals On Wheels continues to deliver home-cooked meals five days a week.
Pictured (l to r) are Massena Meals on Wheels Director Sister Cindy Sullivan, Massena Meals on Wheels Co-President Patti Ratei, SeaComm Indirect Lending Officer Lisa Ghostlaw, SeaComm Electronic Loan Officer Penny Eagles, and Massena Meals on Wheels Co-President Anne Aumand.
SeaComm Supports Homeward Bound Adirondacks
SeaComm Federal Credit Union recently donated $10,000 in support of Homeward Bound Adirondacks. The funds will be used to assist in the organization’s Capital Campaign, with a focus on building structures, specifically individual cabins needed to provide weekend retreats for Veterans.
“We are pleased to assist Homeward Bound Adirondacks in its efforts to raise needed funds for local veterans, who have unselfishly served our Country and have experienced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” said SeaComm President and Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Wilson. “This contribution will support the construction of retreat spaces to help make a positive difference in the lives of those Veterans in our communities.”
Pictured from left are Homeward Bound Adirondacks Executive Director Valerie Ainsworth and SeaComm President and Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Wilson.
SeaComm Employees Hold Toy Drive for Local Children
SeaComm employees recently made a donation of toys to support the Salvation Army Toys for Tots program. The year-long employee fundraising efforts contributed to a $3,414 donation of toys, which will be distributed to less-fortunate children who live within communities served by the credit union. The Toys for Tots Foundation continues to bring joy during the holiday season with help from volunteers and community supporters like SeaComm.
Pictured (l to r) from SeaComm are Senior Accounting Specialist Mark Meldrum, Core Support Specialist Melissa Cree, Financial Service Assistant Neva Benware, AVP of Member Experience Paula Brown, and President & Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Wilson.