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The Richard P. O’Beirne Memorial Foundation established within Community Foundation

Richard P. O’Beirne

The Richard P. O’Beirne Memorial Foundation has been established as a component charitable fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan by family and friends to honor and memorialize the late Richard P. O’Beirne.

Richard O’Beirne, businessman and philanthropist left a local legacy.  Richard was best known as executive director of the Construction Contractors Association of the Hudson Valley who also served on numerous boards including that of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan.  Those who knew Richard well speak of a philanthropist who felt a strong obligation to give back to his community.

Through the Richard P. O’Beirne Memorial Foundation grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that advance humanitarian need and economic growth in the Hudson Valley.

The Richard P. O’Beirne Memorial Foundation is facilitated through the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, a 501(c)(3) public charity that was created to help individuals, organizations, and businesses establish charitable endowment funds to benefit their community.  To make a gift to this Fund, please make check payable to CFOS-Richard P. O’Beirne Memorial Foundation, and mail to the Community Foundation at 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 202, Montgomery, NY 12549. Secure on-line donations may be made to The Richard P. O’Beirne Memorial Foundation at  For more information, please contact the Community Foundation at (845) 769-9393.


Upcoming Events

Jewish Family Service “Dine Around” Fundraiser
Oct 18 @ 4:45 pm – 9:00 pm

Jewish Family Service of Orange County invites you to our “Dine Around”

Come join us for an elegant and unusual evening of dining and entertainment.

Enjoy the company of friends as we traverse the Goshen area from home to home for appetizers, main courses and desserts.

Ellen Solomon and Arlene Solomon Roshko will welcome you for appetizers
Various hosts will serve main courses
Joel Finkelstein and Bonna Horovitz will host you for desserts

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Time: 4:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Minimum donation is $54.00 per person *

RSVP due September 25 (please indicate kashrut or other dietary observance)

Make all checks payable to: Jewish Family Service
Memo: Dine Around

In early October we will send you the address of the home serving appetizers.

Questions? Contact 341-1173 ext. 393 or email

*Donations are tax deductable

The Carly Fund: Friends and Family Night Out @ Newburgh Elks Lodge
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Illuminate Goshen Fall Ball @ Villa Venezia
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Come join us for our Fall Ball Illuminate Goshen Fundraising Dinner!

The event will take place at the beautiful and recently expanded Villa Venezia

$75 Tickets include hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, and top shelf open bar

All proceeds will go towards purchasing lights to illuminate the downtown Village of Goshen and towards the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop

Sponsorship Opportunities Include

$1000 Platinum Bulb Sponsor
$500 Gold Bulb Sponsor
$250 Silver Bulb Sponsor
$35 Glass Bulb

Tickets can be purchased on our paypal page:

Thank you for your continued support of our efforts!

2015 Annual Reception @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2015 National Philanthropy Day @ Falkirk Estate and Country Club
Nov 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

8:30 – 10:30 – Breakfast (Awards and Keynote)

10:30 – 10:45 – Break & Networking

10:45 – 12:15 – Education Sessions #1 (2 simultaneous sessions)

12:15 – 12:30 – Break/Networking/Pick up Brown Bag Lunch

12:30 – 2:00 – Education Sessions #2 (2 simultaneous sessions)