Society of the United Helpers

Ladouceur Honored With Harry E. King Award

 

The Society of the United Helpers recently honored Wayne N. Ladouceur with the Harry E. King Award at the 119th annual meeting of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Ladouceur, member of the Society of the United Helpers and dedicated volunteer, was recognized for his unparalleled commitment to residents at RiverLedge Health Care and Rehabilitation Center and all those served by the United Helpers organization.

“The Harry E. King Award is to be presented only rarely, in the case of a desire to recognize a volunteer of United Helpers who is virtually unrivaled and exceptional... Read More

United Helpers Teams Up with Community Broadcasters to Host Giant Corn Maze

 

United Helpers is teaming up with Community Broadcasters (ESPN Radio 1400, 95.3 The Wolf and 92.7 WQTK) to bring families in our area, the largest corn maze the North Country has ever seen!

Spread out over seven acres with more than 300,000 square feet of pathways the "1st Annual Community Corn Maze" at The Family Farm on Route 58 in Morristown (where many other fun activities, including a hay ride, will also be held) is sure to delight and amaze children, teens, their parents and even grandparents.

The corn maze will be open each Saturday and Sunday starting Sept. 2... Read More

Society Honors Spies Award Recipients

OGDENSBURG – The Society of the United Helpers gave out this year’s Margaret R. Spies Awards to three employees who embody the qualities looked for in direct care staff: dedication to the people they care for and a willingness to go above and beyond expectations.

This year’s awards went to Patricia Kerr, a certified nursing assistant at Maplewood Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, Debra Bice, a direct support professional from Mosaic and Brook Duprey, a certified nursing assistant at RiverLedge Health Care & Rehabilitation Center.

The Spies Award was created in 2001... Read More

Three Honored With Helen S. Randles Scholarships

 

OGDENSBURG – Three high school seniors from a field of more than 30 applicants were honored with Helen S. Randles Scholarships.

The scholarships are presented by the Society of the United Helpers using funds from an endowment created by the late Ms. Randles.

This year’s winners included students from Ogdensburg, Morristown and Norwood.

Margaret “Maggie” Peo, of Ogdensburg will be attending the University of Rochester this fall. She is the daughter of Michael and Sheila Peo. She is planning to become a physician assistant.

Adriania Fanelli, of Morristown... Read More

Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

RiverLedge

Jessica Hull - Task Aide

Angela Nichols - Task Aide

 

Maplewood

Ellen Miller - Task Aide

 

Management Company

Christa Carroll - Vice President of Development

Kathleen Keller - Office Tech

 

Sparx

Regina Caswell - Office Tech

 

Mosaic Behavioral Health Clinic

 

Erin Murray - Office Tech... Read More

Society Offering Annual Helen S. Randles Scholarships

 

OGDENSBURG - The Society of the United Helpers is seeking scholarship applications for graduating seniors in St. Lawrence County that are pursuing higher education in the health care fields of nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, clinical psychology and physician assistant.  

This year there will be three scholarships awarded in the amount of $750 each.  These scholarships were made available through a generous endowment donation from Helen S. Randles, who was a firm believer in the importance of education and, in particular, the education... Read More

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United Helpers Holds Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

OGDENSBURG - Nearly 75 employees from United Helpers were honored at the company's annual Employee Recognition Luncheon held at the Gran View in Ogdensburg.

Employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30-plus years of service were all recognized, as were this year's Margaret Spies Award winners, Desiree Bartlett, Lori Chilton and Susan Thoms.

Honored for 30 plus years of service were Terry Ames, Deborah Middlemiss, Sherry Schmidt, Sheri Sharpe, Bernie Bezio, Gloria Bezio, Cindy Lawrence, Sue English, Bob Ethridge, Deborah Polniak, Robin Hamilton, Rick Pirie, Winifred Delorenzo, Reny... Read More

Ladouceur Wins Grand Prize in Second Annual Raffle for the Residents

 

OGDENSBURG – More than 1,600 tickets were sold for the second annual Society of the United Helpers Raffle for the Residents, with more than $9,000 in prizes being awarded.

The grand prize of $5,000 went to Wayne Ladouceur, of Ogdensburg. Second prize and $2,500 went to Pat Perry, of Heuvelton. Third prize and $1,000 went to Nancy Kimble, of Potsdam.

Mr. Ladouceur is a longtime supporter of Untied Helpers and past president of the Management Council Board of Directors.

Also receiving prizes were Connie Hynes, of Heuvelton, who won $500 and Carol Linn, of Canton... Read More

Job/CNA Class Applications Submitted on Monday or Tuesday may be Lost

During the process of updating our employment portal, job applications and CNA Class applications that were submitted on Monday and Tuesday of this week were purged from the system. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, but we are asking people who submitted applications earlier this week to please reapply.

Secondly, if you know anyone who may have applied online for a job or the CNA class, please pass this message on to them.

If you have any questions or wish to verify that your application was received, please contact the HR Department at 393-3074, ext. 4270 or... Read More

Three Honored With Helen S. Randles Scholarships

 

OGDENSBURG – Three high school seniors from a field of more than 20 applicants were honored Tuesday with Helen S. Randles Scholarships.

The scholarships are presented by the Society of the United Helpers using funds from an endowment created by the late Ms. Randles, who was a 40-year member of the society board.

This year’s winners included students from Heuvelton, Madrid-Waddington and Massena.

Paige Weston, of Heuvelton will be attending Clarkson University in the fall. She is planning to become a physical therapist. Ms. Weston is the daughter of Angela and... Read More

Maximizing Your Estate Planning

You wouldn’t let someone take away pieces your family’s inheritance, right? Make sure that you are maximizing your planned gift. Plan to attend a free educational seminar, “Maximizing Your Estate Planning” on Thursday, June 23th at 1:00 PM at Partridge Knoll in Canton.

             If you have a nest egg set aside for future generations, learn a few simple strategies that may help you to increase the value of your estate.

            “Maximizing Your Estate Planning” is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required. For more... Read More

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Human Foosball Tourney Raises More Than $1,600

 

OGDENSBURG – The championship game in the inaugural Mosaic Human Foosball Tournament came down to penalty kicks with a team of all women from the Ansen Corporation taking home the top prize.

That team, Kung Foos donated $100 of their winnings back to the Society of the United Helpers. Second place went to the Killer Kickers with Foos Your Daddy? bringing home the third place prize. Foos Your Daddy also donated their winnings back to the Society.

“We had ten teams competing for more than $500 in cash prizes,” said Mosaic Administrator Michele M. Montroy. “It was a day... Read More