O'Connor Foundation honored at 24th annual Snowball event
Highmount — The A. Lindsey and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation was honored for its long history of charitable work at the 24th annual Snowball held Saturday at Belleayre Mountain. Charlotte Hill, vice chair of The O’Connor Foundation, accepted the Spirit of the Catskills Award from Coalition to Save Belleayre Chairman Joe Kelly.
In his remarks, Mr. Kelly recalled that The O’Connor Foundation’s support for the Catskill Region is unsurpassed. The organization has been providing funding assistance for countless not-for-profits for more than 45 years. The foundation’s funding has benefitted virtually every segment of the region.
More than 170 guests, representing local and regional organizations, turned out to help honor The O’Connor Foundation for its outstanding efforts on behalf of local communities and businesses.
Mel Litoff, executive and artistic director of the Belleayre Music Festival, noted, “The evening featured a great meal and dancing all night to a fantastic band. It was a great party.”