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 School Supplies to Norwood-Norfolk Central School District
SeaComm recently donated school supplies to Norwood-Norfolk Central School (NNCS) District. The supplies were distributed to students as part of the district’s second annual Back-to-School Giveback event, which took place on August 9. The donation included notebooks, paper, binders, writing utensils, crayons, and more. This gesture is part of the SeaComm Pay-It-Forward Program, which enables the credit union to spread kindness in the communities it serves.
Pictured (l to r) are NNCS Student Jackson Welling, NNCS Teacher & Back to School Giveback Program President Leanne Greene, and from SeaComm, Marketing Specialist Cameo Torres and Marketing Communications Specialist Dave Cohen.
SeaComm Supports Veteran's Memorial Park in Massena
SeaComm recently donated $50,000 to the American Legion Post 79 in Massena. The funds will be used to provide repairs to the Veteran’s Memorial Park, which is located on Andrews Street. “We are very pleased to support the extensive repairs that are needed for the Massena Veterans Memorial Park,“ states Scott A. Wilson, SeaComm President & Chief Executive Officer. “We know our Veterans are owed a debt of gratitude, which is certainly impossible to match, however, the current Veteran’s Memorial Park is a testament of appreciation for what they have done in service of our Country. This $50,000, in partnership with the Village and others, will ensure that this park continues to be at the center of that sentiment,” he adds. With help from donors like SeaComm, the park will honor local veterans for many years to come. Renovations are scheduled to take place this fall.
Pictured (l to r) are Massena Deputy Mayor Chad Simpson, Massena Mayor Greg Paquin, SeaComm President & Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Wilson, and Massena Department of Public Works Supervisor Marty Miller.
SeaComm Supports United Way of Northern New York
SeaComm recently donated $2,500 to United Way of Northern New York. The funds will be used to support the organization’s upcoming Race United event, which is being held in Watertown on Saturday, September 23. Participants will compete in a scavenger hunt focused on highlighting downtown businesses. The goal of the event is to bring the community together for a day of fun, healthy competition, and philanthropy.
Pictured (l to r) are United Way of Northern New York Chief Executive Officer Dawn Cole and SeaComm Branch Manager Jess Roach.
SeaComm Provides Ride Tickets for Franklin County Fairgoers
SeaComm recently purchased and distributed 1,000 ride tickets at the Franklin County Fair in Malone. The credit union’s staff attended the fair and surprised 50 individuals with 20 free ride tickets on opening day, Friday August 4. Fairgoers also received water bottle fans, ball caps, sunglasses, and other giveaway items. This gesture is part of the SeaComm Pay-It-Forward Program, which enables the credit union to deliver random acts of kindness throughout the communities it serves.
Pictured (l to r) are SeaComm Marketing Communications Specialist Dave Cohen and Pay-It-Forward recipients Travis Kench and Ariya Kench.
SeaComm Supports Committee on Temporary Shelter
SeaComm recently donated $1,000 to the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS). The funds will help support the organization’s second annual Back to School Bonanza, taking place Saturday, August 5, at 95 North Ave. in Burlington. The Back to School Bonanza is a free community event where Vermont students, grades K-12, can pick out school supplies, outfits, enjoy lunch, and learn about other community resources.
Pictured (l to r) are SeaComm Branch Manager Joseph Feltz, and from COTS, Grant Writer and Foundation Specialist John Michael Longworth and Communications & Outreach Specialist Romy Theisen.
SeaComm Pays for Admission at North Country Children's Museum
SeaComm recently paid for admission at the North Country Children’s Museum in Potsdam. The event was announced in advance on the credit union’s Facebook page, and more than 200 individuals enjoyed the museum for free on Sunday, July 16. SeaComm staff also provided visitors with reusable grocery totes, pocket screwdrivers, pizza cutters, and other giveaway items. This gesture is part of the SeaComm Pay-It-Forward Program, which enables the credit union to give back to the communities it serves through random acts of kindness.
Pictured (l to r) are SeaComm Marketing Communications Specialist Dave Cohen and from the North Country Children’s Museum, Theatre Educator Rachael Clements and Staff Member Halle Varney.
SeaComm Supports Police Activities League
SeaComm recently donated $5,000 to the Police Activities League (PAL) of Massena. The funds will be used to support the 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, which is being held at Cedar View Golf Club in Massena on Saturday, July 29. This year’s tournament is dedicated to former Massena Police Officer Scott Rogers. A portion of the tournament proceeds will be used to fund 10 member scholarships in Scott’s name for the upcoming school year.
Pictured from left are SeaComm Senior VP of Lending Operations & PAL Board Chair Sherry Thompson and SeaComm President & Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Wilson.
SeaComm Supports Champlain Valley Fair
SeaComm recently donated $2,500 in support of the 101st Champlain Valley Fair. This year, the fair will take place Friday, August 25 through Sunday, September 3 in Essex Junction. As Vermont’s largest annual event, The Champlain Valley Fair attracts over 120,000 guests, and features rides, animal exhibits, food vendors, and entertainment. The fair is a staple of the community and operates with help from volunteers and donors like SeaComm.
Pictured (l to r) are Champlain Valley Fair Sales & Marketing Manager Jeffrey Bartley and SeaComm Branch Manager Joseph Feltz.
SeaComm Pays for Lunch at Phillips Diner
SeaComm recently paid for meals at Phillips Diner in Ogdensburg. The event was announced in advance, and more than 200 people received a free meal paid for by the credit union on Wednesday, June 28. SeaComm staff also provided each individual with pop sockets, ball caps, reusable straws, and other giveaway items. This gesture is part of the SeaComm Pay-It-Forward Program, which enables the credit union to give back to local communities through random acts of kindness.
Pictured (far right) is SeaComm Branch Manager Elizabeth LeValley.
SeaComm Supports Help Sami Kick Cancer Foundation
SeaComm recently donated $500 to the Help Sami Kick Cancer Foundation. The funds will be used to support DreamFest 2023, an outdoor concert featuring The Steven Cali Band which will be held at The Lodge at Dreaming Tree Ranch on Sunday, July 2, 2023. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation, which aims to provide a retreat for children with cancer and their families.
Pictured (l to r) are SeaComm Branch Manager Barb Bessette, Help Sami Kick Cancer Foundation Founding Member and Vice President Karen Curtis, Musician Steven Cali, and Help Sami Kick Cancer Foundation Event Coordinator Jonathan Pinckney.