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Tradewinds Boilermaker Training Update

By Ben Phelps

As we move into the month of April, there are a lot of exciting updates regarding our Boilermaker team!

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Tradewinds Student's 2nd Training Run

By Ben Phelps

At the end of our 2nd week of training, spirits are extremely high with everyone on our Boilermaker team.

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Tradewinds First Training Run!

By Ben Phelps

After a plethora of conversations, meetings, lessons about stretching, shoe fittings, and questions of “when are we going to start training?” from the students…we are officially underway!

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Tradewinds Students Begin Training for The Boilermaker!

By Ben Phelps

Upstate Cerebral Palsy’s Susan Constantino Education Center, located in Chadwicks, which is home to our Tradewinds Vocational Program is so excited to embark on a new endeavor, centered around one...

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Blood Drive

Help save lives by donating blood at a community blood drive held from 9:00am to 2:00pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, located at 10708 North Gage...

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Upstate Cerebral Palsy Receives Grant from Women’s Fund for “Girls’ Night Out” Group

Utica, New York – Upstate Cerebral Palsy is pleased to announce it has received a $3,975 grant from the Women’s Fund of Herkimer and Oneida Counties for a social group for young women with disabilities.

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College LiFE Program Celebration

College LIFE, a program of Upstate Cerebral Palsy and SUNY Polytechnic Institute, recently celebrated its 2nd anniversary providing people with developmental disabilities a learning experience on a college campus.  Families, Upstate Cerebral...

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Shop for a Child from Upstate Cerebral Palsy

Upstate Cerebral Palsy has begun its annual Holiday Miracles Project, sponsored by NBT Bank, to help needy children receiving agency services receive gifts and necessities this holiday season.

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Blood Drive

Help save lives by donating blood at a community blood drive held from 9:00am to 2:00pm on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, located at 1601 Armory Drive,...

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Gallery of Expression Showcases Upstate Cerebral Palsy Artists

Event sponsor, Adirondack Bank, joins Upstate Cerebral Palsy and 4 Elements Studio for Gallery of Expression, an art exhibit, sale and cocktail reception, featuring the artwork of Upstate Cerebral Palsy...

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Promotions at Upstate Cerebral Palsy

The following people have recently been promoted at Upstate Cerebral Palsy. Kathy Klosner of Boonville has been promoted to Chief Program Officer at Upstate Cerebral Palsy.

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Buddy Walk Coming Soon!

The Annual Buddy Walk, presented by Upstate Cerebral Palsy, is a one-mile Down syndrome awareness event that will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Hanna Park in Utica,...

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Dr. Erik Jacobson Promoted to Chief Psychologist

Upstate Cerebral Palsy would like to announce the promotion of Dr. Erik Jacobson to the position of Chief Psychologist.  In his new role, Dr. Jacobson will provide oversight to clinical services...

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Utica Police Department Provides Safety Training to Upstate Cerebral Palsy Staff

Upstate Cerebral Palsy is continually working to keep its staff and the people the agency supportssafe.

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Upstate Cerebral Palsy Staff Graduate From MVCC Supervisor’s Institute

Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) recently collaborated with Upstate Cerebral Palsy to tailor the college's community-wide Supervisor’s Institute training specifically for Upstate Cerebral Palsy employees.

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Tradewinds Prom

The 2018 Tradewinds Education Center Prom, held on June 8, was a night to remember for over 60 school-age students of Upstate Cerebral Palsy.

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Louis B. Tehan Announces Retirement After Nearly Four Decades of Service: Geno DeCondo Appointed to Executive Director Effective May 1, 2018

After nearly 40 years as President and CEO of Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Louis B. Tehan announced his retirement on May 1, 2018.

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Congratulations to Artist Amanda Chamberlain

Congratulations to our artist, Amanda Chamberlain for winning 1st place at the NYSACRA & New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation Annual 2018 Conference Art Exhibit which featured over 200...

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Agency Introduces New Department

Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Inc. has announced the establishment of the Communications and Donor Engagement department, located at its 258 Genesee Street site.  This team is responsible for maintaining the agency’s...

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Harold Coleman Receives Promotion

Harold Coleman, of Oriskany Falls, has been promoted to Vice President of Information Services at Upstate Cerebral Palsy.

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Upstate Cerebral Palsy Pasta Dinner to Benefit the Prom!

Come support the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds Education Center Prom by attending a Pasta Dinner Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at one of our three Tradewinds Education Center campuses located...

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Fierce Foundations Supports Upstate Cerebral Palsy

Eric DeCarlis, owner of Fierce Foundations in the New Hartford Shopping Center, along with his network of friends and clients, shopped for over 80 children at Upstate Cerebral Palsy this...

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Agency Blood Drive

Help save lives by donating blood at a community blood drive open to the public held from 9:00am to 2:00pm on Tuesday, February 13 at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, located at...

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Art Membership at 4 Elements Studio

In partnership with 4 Elements Studio, there is a new and unique opportunity for agency artists to take their skills to the next level.

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OPWDD Visits Tradewinds

Kerry Delaney, Acting Commissioner of OPWDD along with her team, recently visited the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds Children’s Residential Program.  We were honored to have this visit and to share...

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LIFE Program 1st Anniversary Celebration at SUNY Polytechnic Institute

College LIFE, a program of Upstate Cerebral Palsy and SUNY Polytechnic Institute, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary providing people with developmental disabilities a learning experience on a college campus.

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CHBS/UFHC Open New Clinics

A joint ribbon cutting for the Upstate Family Health Center, Inc. (UFHC) a primary care medical office located on West Dominick Street in Rome and for the Upstate Cerebral Palsy...

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Sponsor an Agency Child for the Holidays!

We have begun our annual Holiday Miracles Project to help needy children receiving agency services. Each year, case workers identify children who are in need of assistance.

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Gallery of Expression at the Stanley

Join us for Gallery of Expression, a Pieces of HeArt art exhibit and sale at the Stanley Theatre featuring works from talented Upstate Cerebral Palsy artists.

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It's Time for Tea!

If you enjoyed the American Girl Fashion Show, then plan to attend our new event, Tea Time, at 11:00am on Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Turning Stone Resort.

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Buddy Walk Coming Soon!

The Annual Buddy Walk, presented by Upstate Cerebral Palsy, is a one-mile Down syndrome awareness event that will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Hanna Park in Utica,...

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Caring Person of the year 2017

Caring Persons Award

Dr. Alice Root & Mr. John Dahlin recently received the Caring Persons of the Year Award for 2017.

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Caring Partner of the year 2017

Community Partner of the Year Award

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently received the Community Partner of the Year Award for 2017.

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Team of the year 2017

Team of the Year

The Human Resources Recruitment Team of Upstate Cerebral Palsy was recently recognized as the 2017 Team of the Year.

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Employees of the year 2017

Employees of the Year

Sean Evans of Sauquoit, Art Teacher and Sue Roy of Utica, Clinical Supervisor of Nursing at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, were recently recognized as Employees of the Year for 2017.

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Dr. Minhaj Siddiqi Joins CHBS

Dr. Minhaj Siddiqi has recently joined Community Health and Behavioral Services (CHBS) as a full time Psychiatrist, providing psychiatric services at offices located at both 1427 Genesee Street in Utica and...

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Happy Birthday “Grandma Rose”

Happy 90th birthday to Rose Siciliano!  Rose, affectionately referred to as “Grandma Rose,” is a Foster Grandparent through Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.

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Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit the Prom!

Come support the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds Education Center Prom by attending a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Upstate Family Health Center Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting took place recently at the Upstate Family Health Center, located at 1001 Noyes Street in Utica.

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Adirondack Bank Sponsors American Girl Fashion Show

American Girl Fashion Show models and representatives from Event Sponsor Adirondack Bank visited The Root Farm, which will benefit from proceeds from the show.  Adirondack Bank is presenting the American...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School Based Health Center Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting was recently held at the School Based Health Center (SBHC) located within the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and operated by Upstate Cerebral Palsy and the...

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Help Make the Holidays Bright at Upstate Cerebral Palsy

Upstate Cerebral Palsy children are in need of holiday gifts now more than ever!  Upstate Cerebral Palsy has begun its annual Holiday Miracles Project to help supply needy children receiving...

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Register Now for the Final American Girl Fashion Show

The final American Girl Fashion Show, with proceeds benefiting expansion of therapeutic horseback riding and recreation programs at The Root Farm, will take place on Sunday, November 13 at the...

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Art 4 Soup Event

Please join Upstate Cerebral Palsy Artists at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 714 Washington Street in Utica on Saturday, November 5 between 11:00am and 2:00pm for the Art-4-Soup event to benefit...

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Sensory Trail Dedication with Utica Mayor Robert M. Palmieri

 A dedication for The Upstate Cerebral Palsy Sensory Trail, located on the Armory Drive Campus in Utica, NY, took place on Thursday, September 29th.   Utica Mayor Robert and Mrs. Susan...

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Gallery of Expression at the Stanley!

Chairperson John Petrone invites community members to Gallery of Expression: Together with Color, a Pieces of HeArt art exhibit and sale at the Stanley Theater featuring works from talented Upstate...

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21st Annual Buddy Walk Celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness

The Annual Buddy Walk is a one-mile Down syndrome awareness event that will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Hanna Park in Utica, with registration at 10:00am and...

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Bank of America Charitable Foundation Gives $7,500 Grant for “Snacks at the Tracks” Workforce Development

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has recently awarded Snacks at the Tracks - a business of Upstate Cerebral Palsy located in Union Station in Utica - a $7,500 grant to...

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Dr. Clark Receives Caring Person Award

Dr. D. Christopher Clark recently received the Caring Person of the Year Award for 2016. He was honored at the Upstate Caring Partners Annual Meeting held at the Radisson Hotel-Utica Centre.

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REHAT Named Team of the Year

The Rapid Engagement Homeless Assistance Team (REHAT) of Upstate Cerebral Palsy was recently recognized as the 2016 Team of the Year.

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