Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the 2019 Ed Grabowski-Dina Finn Memorial Scholarships!
If you have a child or grandchild graduating high school (or already in college - see link for details) - don't delay and APPLY NOW for one of two FSW College Scholarships! Make sure to submit the easy online application below before the April 1st deadline!
There will be a “Member of the Month” recognized every month, year around. If you would like to nominate a FSW Member who has done exceptional professional, volunteer, or other community service, please fill out this nomination form.
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Each month’s honoree will receive a $100 gift card to the restaurant of their choice, courtesy of the Retirees Council of the FSW, Modica Law Firm and Edge Advertising Group.
Our honorees for January 2019 is Michelle Alaimo. Please click below to learn more about her valuable contribution of service to the community.
January Member of the Month
Congratulations, Micheelle Alaimo!
Beirne Foundation ScholarshipThe CWA Joe Beirne Foundation will award 16 partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years for the 2019-2020 academic year. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications are available only online at the Foundation's website. The final deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is April 30, 2019.
Learn About The Scholarship
- Human Service Worker (public sector)
Johanna Lockemeyer, Monroe Community Hosptal
- Human Service Worker (private sector)
Veronica Black Turner, Children Awaiting Parents
- John L. Seebach Volunteer Award
John Prewasnicak, Special Olympics
- Courage Award
- Corporate Contributor
ESL Federal Credit Union
- Human Service Family
Alicia and Josh Doughterty
- Non-Profit Organization
Outreach Community Center
- Bertina Forde Rising Star Award
Katie Barone, CPS/MCDHS
- Next Generation Contributor
Maeve Reed, Fairport High School
- W. Burton Richardson Lifetime Achievement
Hilda Rosario Escher, Ibero
James Norman, Action for a Better Community
Ayanna Sampson is a senior at Aquinas Institute. She plans to attend college to become a Physician's Assistant. Sampson participated with the Federation of Social Workers, in making Holiday baskets for men and women in military service. She also has tutored, worked in soup kitchens, helped run youth basketball tournaments, assisted with community gardens, volunteered at Rochester General Hospital and at a local rehabilitation center.
Khala Anderson is a senior at Irondequoit High School. She will attend Mercyhurst University in the fall to study Business in Intelligence. Anderson has been involved in community mentoring and volunteering at organizations such as: Tasteful Memories, blood drives, Goodwill and Action for a Better Community Programs.
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