Acknowledgements

The Pioneer Society and Individual Donors

Members of The Pioneer Society support The Farmers’ Museum at the highest level. Their gifts are instrumental in contributing to our beloved museum.

$25,000+
Jane Forbes Clark
Robert and Nellie Gipson
Mr. and Mrs. Gates Helms Hawn
Dr. and Mrs. William W. LeCates

$5,000-$9,999
Mr. Matthew Sohns and Ms. Mary-Margaret Robbins

$2,500-$4,999
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Blum
Dr. Paul S. and Anna T. D’Ambrosio
Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Glazer
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Busch Hager, Jr.
Allison and W. Keyes Hill-Edgar
Mr. Tom Morgan and Ms. Erna J. Morgan McReynolds
Ms. Esther Nelson and Mr. Bernd Ulken
Dr. Brent Ridge and Mr. Josh Kilmer-Purcell
Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Thomas, Jr.
Mr. Frank Tosto

$1,000-$2,499 
Ms. Kathy Allen and Ms. Barby Allen
Mr. Lou Allstadt and Ms. Melinda Hardin
Mr. Thomas Edwards
Mrs. Karen M. Elting
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Franck
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Glynn
Mr. William C. Green and Ms. Susan Green
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Guenther
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Haggerty
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Heinrich
Mr. and Mrs. Philip R. Holz
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Horvath
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce R. Johnson
The Honorable and Mrs. M. Langhorne Keith
Ms. Michelle Kennedy and Dr. Nicholas Hellenthal
Mrs. Suzanne Kingsley
The Lachance Family
Mr. Thomas Lagan and Ms. Kristen Bellois
Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis
Dr. Kai Mebust and Mrs. Lynne Mebust
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Moffat
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin S. Moore
Mr. Richard C. More and Mrs. Catherine J. More
Mr. Jeffery T. More and Ms. Helen Quick
Ms. Lydia Palmer and Ms. Marguerite Webster
Ms. Corinne M. Plummer
Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch
Mrs. Fran Raeder
Mr. and Mrs. David Schaefer
Karine M. Rich and Stephanie Stringer
Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Richman
Mr. Michael Robinson and Mrs. Sage Mehta
Mr. and Mrs. John Sanford
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Schlather
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Schuermann
Ms. Karen Shafer
Mrs. Patricia M. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Stack
Dr. William and Karen Streck
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. Lyman B. Townsend
Henry and Rebecca Weil
Dr. Renee Wellenstein and Dr. Komron Ostovar

$250-$999 
Mrs. Felicia H. Blum
Marc and Elaine Bresee
Dr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Evelyn
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Gotwald
Mr. and Mrs. H. Ernest Hemphill
Dr. Michael Hodgman and Ms. Meg Kiernan
Mrs. Shelley Knight and Dr. Reginald Knight
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mahon
Joseph and Martha Membrino
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Miosek
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Moffat
Mr. Robert Nelson and Mr. Van B. Ramsey
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Older
Mr. and Mrs. John Sanford
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Stack
Ms. Catherine Tuttle
Mrs. Rose C. Wadsworth
Ms. Susan T. Witt

$100-$249 
Mrs. Denise Wicks
Donald Weimer
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Steigelman
Ms. Cozata Solloway and Mr. Michael Shipman
Mr. and Mrs. James Rice
Ms. Shelley Pressman
Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Opalka
Ms. Mary Ann Oliver
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew R. Marietta
Dr. Bruce Kramer and Dr. Laura Kilty
Mr. Charles B. Kieler
Dr. William Johnson and Dr. Lisa Johnson
Dr. Margaret M. Healy
Ms. Nancy Gross and Mr. Nathan Hamm
Thomas and Shelley Graham
Mrs. Veronica Gil Seaver
Ms. Suzan D. Friedlander
Howard and Eileen Elliott
Mr. and Mrs. David Bliss
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Barry
Ms. Michele Barry
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bantham, Jr.

Gifts to $99 
Dr. Thomas Armstrong
Seann Bishop
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Coleman
Ms. Margaret Donahue
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Finch
Abigail Frost
Mr. and Mrs. William Goertemoeller
Ms. Ruth E. Hotaling
Mr. Jeremy Kaufman
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kenyon
Mr. John A. More
Mark Murphy
Ms. Phyllis Newell
Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Robinson
Prof. William Ryall
Lisa Schweinfurth and Christopher Shawn
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stevenson
Ms. Lucy Townsend
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wolverton

 


Corporate, Foundation and Government Support

The organizations and corporations that give to The Farmers’ Museum provide critical support to our living history museum. Their contributions help us bring history to life on a daily basis for our visitors.

$10,000+
C.J. Heilig Foundation, Inc.
The Clark Foundation
Fernleigh Foundation
Five Star Subaru of Oneonta
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
The Tianaderrah Foundation

$5,000-$9,999
Alice Busch Gronewaldt Foundation
Bank of Cooperstown
CROP Creating Rural Opportunities Partnership
NYCM Insurance

$2,500-$4,999
Chobani, LLC
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Malesardi Family Foundation
Rentals to Go

$1,000-$2,499
A. Lindsay & Olive B. O’Connor Foundation
Allstadt Hardin Foundation
Clinton Tractor & Implement Co.
Community Bank, NA
Eggleston Foundation
Network for Good
New York Community Trust – Moore Family Fund
Opportunities for Otsego, Inc.
Otsego County Government
Otsego County Maple Producers
Paperkite
The Robinson Broadhurst Foundation, Inc.
Strategic Financial Services
Patricia M. & H. William Smith Jr. Foundation

Up to $999
Agri-Mark
Brandow’s Feed N Seed, Inc.
Bruce Hall Home Center
Cathedral Candle Company
Cayuga Marketing
Cazenovia Equipment Company
Claynote Enterprises
Cobleskill Agway
Cooperative Extension Association
Cooperstown Rotary Club
Cooperstown Natural Foods
Dyn’s Cider Mill
Farm Credit East, ACA
Gold Star Feed and Grain, LLC
Hessian Hill Farm
Lutz Feed Company
Nasco Farm and Ranch
OHM Holstein Club
Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Queensboro Farm Products
Springbrook
Stamford Farmers’ Cooperative
Stewart’s Shops
Sunny Acres
SUNY Cobleskill
Sysco Food Services
Tin Bin Alley
Zoetis


In Honor/In Memoriam

Donors have generously supported The Farmers’ Museum as a way to honor or remember those who are important to them. We are grateful for their thoughtful gifts.

Gifts in honor of:

Jennifer and Mike Sandefer                                   Mr. Jeremy Kaufman 
The wonderful Board members and leadership of Paul D’Ambrosio            Ms. Shelley Pressman 
The Dedicated Museum Staff                                Ms. Cozata Solloway and Mr. Michael Shipman
Andrew Blum                                                            Dr. Paul S. D’Ambrosio and Anna T. D’Ambrosio
Shelley Pressman and Dan Himes                        Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch
The farmers who provide us our food                 Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch 

Gifts in memory of:

Howard Curry Ainslie                                              Cooperative Extension Association
Clayton H. Bantham                                                Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bantham, Jr.
Minor Wine Thomas                                                Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stevenson
Dorothy Gardner                                                     Mr. and Mrs. William Goertemoeller
Marilyn Ryall                                                             Prof. William Ryall


Volunteers – 100+ Hours

The museum relies on essential volunteers to assist us on a daily basis and at our large special events. Thank you to all of our volunteers! We appreciate your time, dedication and hard work. A special thank you to the volunteers listed below who each gave over 100 hours of their time in 2020:

Steve Davis
Martha Membrino
Sarah Snyder