Franklin Community Center News

Cheers to New Beginnings: Franklin Community Center Announces the Retirement of Colleen O’Connor-Potter

Saratoga Springs, NY – Franklin Community Center is proud to announce the retirement of Colleen O’Connor-Potter after nine years of dedicated service as Franklin Community Center’s Project Lift Program Director. Colleen has been an integral part of Franklin Community Center since 2015. Over the past nine years, she has contributed significantly to the growth and…
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Development Director Mary Beth McGarrahan Shares Insights on Local Radio Show

We’re thrilled to announce that our very own Development Director, Mary Beth McGarrahan, was featured on the popular local radio show, Talk Saratoga, this past week. The interview provided a wonderful platform to discuss FCC’s latest projects, upcoming initiatives, and the exciting future of our organization. We extend our gratitude to Rick Thompson and Saratoga…
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Thank You to Our Local Heroes: Businesses Making a Difference!

A huge thank you to the five amazing volunteer groups from our local businesses who have generously donated their time and effort to support Franklin Community Center! Whether tackling big projects or small tasks, their dedication helps us make a real difference in our community. We couldn’t do it without you! Our thanks to our…
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Hawley Foundation awards more than $90,000 for community and camp grants

For complete article, please visit https://www.saratogian.com/2024/05/23/hawley-foundation-awards-more-than-90000-for-community-and-camp-grants/ PUBLISHED: May 23, 2024 at 6:30 a.m. | UPDATED: May 23, 2024 at 6:34 a.m. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The Hawley Foundation awarded more than $90,000 for community and camp grants to local organizations for 2024. According to a press release, the Hawley Foundation promotes health, welfare, and education of children in…
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Local Hero Takes On Marathon for a Cause! 🏃‍♂️

We’re thrilled to share some amazing news with our community! Dirk Manhin, a dedicated supporter of FCC, laced up his running shoes and tackled a marathon—all in the name of charity! Dirk, working with Boston Marathon sponsor, Bank of America, generously chose to fundraise for FCC as he trained for the upcoming April 2024 marathon….
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Saratoga Springs organizations team up for donation drive

WAMC Northeast Public Radio | By Aaron Shellow-Lavine Published March 11, 2024 at 4:53 PM EDT Click here for complete story.  A monthlong food donation drive is continuing in Saratoga Springs. The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library is partnering with the Franklin Community Center on the drive. Development Director Mary Beth McGarrahan says that the…
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