The Alfred-Alfred Station Community Chest Board opened its 2021 campaign in November. The Board has set a goal of $30,000 for the 2021 campaign. Fundraising has commenced and will continue into the New Year. Members of the community should have received a mailing by US Post earlier this month and are encouraged to mail in donations to AAS Community Chest, Post Office Box 603, Alfred, NY 14802.The Board is made up of the following volunteers: Andy Eklund, Cam Duke, Catherine Chambers, Kert Decker, Trish Debertolis (treasurer), Linell Soule (secretary), Peter McClain (vice-president), and Laurel Buckwalter (president). Feel free to contact one of them if you have questions.
All charities funded give services to the Alfred and Alfred Station community. The top three charities funded are: A. E. Crandall Hook and Ladder Company’s ambulance service, the Office for the Aging’s Personal Emergency Response System, and the Alfred Station Fire Company. The other 12 charities are the Allegany County Mental Health Association, Allegany County SPCA, Hart Comfort House, Association for the Blind and Visually Handicapped, Literacy West, Cub Scout Pack 1026, Boy Scout Troop 19, Alfred Area Food Pantry, ARC Special Olympics, Baker’s Bridge Historical Society, Allegany-Cattaraugus-
The Board thanks the community for its past support and for the support that will be given in the coming months!