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Golf Fore Good was Good!

This October, the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation held its Third Annual Miniature Golf Event at the Oakdale Mall. It was Spooky fun for everyone, and we are so grateful to our sponsors and supporters who helped us bring in $8,000 plus “miles of smiles.” If you know any of these fine organizations or people, thank them for us too. Our Sponsors: Dick’s Sporting Goods Open; Auchinachie Services; Howard Hanna Realty; The Miller Auto Team; Wells Fargo Advisors; Hinman, Howard,& Kattell; Mod-ern Marketing Concepts; ServPro of Broome Tompkins, and Tioga Counties; The Binghamton Devils Hockey Team, Binghamton University, The Sacco Eye Group, Matthews Auto Group; Hatala Orthodontics; Southern Tier Physical Therapy; Rogers Service Group; The Oakdale Mall; and the Maine Endwell After Prom Party Committee. Our Supporters: Jim Ehmke; Mick Dwyer; Dolores Wisdom; Pat O’Connor-Allen; Jim Hargrave; Texas Road House; JC Penney; Arby’s; Cinnabon; Subway; The Beef Restaurant; Ger-trude Hawk; Garland Gallery; Play Place; the Rumble Ponies, SUNY Broome; Donna Townsend, Olivia Chen; Joan Sprague; Skate Estate; BU Women’s Basketball Team; Seton Catholic Central Basketball Team, Latinas Cultural Society of Binghamton University; Abbey Hendrickson and the staff of The Discovery Center; and the Foundation Board.

This summer, The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation began the process of hiring a Development Director to lead our fundraising efforts. We are very pleased to announce that our search is over and Mallory Evans will be on the job as our first Development Director starting January of 2018.

All about The FOUNDATION

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation works to empower the future of that magical institution-The Discovery Center. We’re the Plan for Our Tomorrows board! The Foundation of the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier carefully invests monies, provides an annual allotment to The Discovery Center for special projects, and supplies scholarship funding to Discovery Kids Pre-School families in need.


Our Mission

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation, Inc. is committed to ensuring the long-term financial stability of The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier, a hands-on children’s museum. We will position it for the future so our children,grandchildren and their grandchildren will discover for themselves the joy of learning.

Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation Board Members

Nancy Hargrave –President,
Sarah Grace Campbell-Vice President,
MaryAnn Cerretani, Nikki Corgel-Secretary,
Chris Demtrak, MD –Treasurer
Martine Akel Bordages,Margaret Pokey Crocker-Emeritus, James Fountaine, Sandra Guy,
Nancy Heichemer, Carole Hillis, Douglas Johnson,
Judith Miller, Libby O’Connor, Karen Sweet-O’Neill, Stephanie Reeve,

Abbey Hendrickson-Executive Director

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