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May 13, 2014

NYCON Assists Stony Ford & Occupations Affiliation

Affiliation between Stony Ford Foundation and the Occupations System of Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2014

From: Todd A. Kelson, Chairman of the Board, Occupations System of Care and Elizabeth Hendrickson, President of the Board, Stony Ford Foundation

Contact: James B. DeStefano, President, Occupations System of Care, 845‐692‐4454, ext. 7105

Hudson Valley Region , NY: It is with great pleasure that Todd A. Kelson, Chairman of the Board,
Occupations System of Care and Elizabeth Hendrickson, President of the Board, Stony Ford Foundation
jointly announce an affiliation between the two organizations. Stony Ford Foundation is a not‐forprofit
agency founded in 1986 and serves individuals with special needs with supported housing and
day programing. The Occupations System of Care, founded in 1963, serves people with special needs
in residential, vocational and day services. Both organizations have a long history of cooperating with
each other and have agreed to this affiliation with the intention of a full merger sometime in 2015.
The effective date of this affiliation is May 1st, 2014.

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