2019 Greater Binghamton Job & Career Fair

Friday, August 9, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SUNY Broome Ice Center


Confirmed Companies (as of 8/5/19)

Are you a company that’s hiring and you want to be added to this list? Register here!

    • ADEC Solutions – USA
    • Alorica
    • AMETEK Aerospace and Defense
    • Amrex Chemical Co., Inc.
    • Ardagh Metal Packaging Inc. USA
    • AXA Advisors, LLC
    • Binghamton City School District
    • Broome-Tioga Workforce/Dept. of Labor (Partner)
    • Broome-Tioga BOCES
    • Buckingham Manufacturing
    • Catholic Charities of Broome County
    • CBORD Group
    • Children’s Home
    • Crown Cork & Seal
    • Custom Systems Integration, Inc.
    • Dick’s Sporting Goods Conklin Distribution Center
    • Doron Precision Systems, Inc.
    • Eastern Temporaries, Inc.
    • Elmira Business Institute
    • Endicott Research Group, Inc.
    • Express Employment Professionals
    • Good Shepherd Fairview Home
    • Handicapped Children’s Association
    • Helio Health
    • Howard Hanna Real Estate
    • Ideal Senior Living Center
    • Innovation
    • Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP
    • Lourdes Hospital
    • Magic 101.7 (Sponsor)
    • 102.5 The Vault (Sponsor)
    • Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc.
    • McIntosh Laboratory, Inc.
    • Mirabito Energy Products
    • NYS Department of Transportation
    • NYS OCFS – Finger Lakes RC
    • Oneonta Job Corps Academy
    • Paper Alternative Solutions
    • Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 112
    • Racker
    • RGIS
    • Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York
    • Springbrook, NY Inc.
    • Staffworks, Inc.
    • Stafkings of Binghamton, Inc.
    • SUNY Broome Community College (Sponsor)
    • The Hearth at Castle Gardens
    • The Raymond Corporation
    • Tioga Downs Casino Resort
    • Tioga State Bank
    • United Health Services, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Community Plan
    • United Methodist Homes
    • Vestal Army Career Center (Sponsor)
    • Visions Federal Credit Union
    • Willow Point Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
    • Willow Run Foods, Inc.
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Congratulations to our 2018 Fall Awards Winners

2018 Community Advocate of the Year Award

Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES)


Accepted by: Amelia LoDolce, Executive Director


This Award is given in recognition of a grass-roots organization, event, or festival that has made an extraordinary contribution to the improvement and/or enrichment of the neighborhood that it serves within the Greater Binghamton community.


VINES is committed to developing a sustainable and an equitable community food system. This is done by bringing together diverse groups of people, with a focus on youth development, to establish community gardens, urban agriculture and community green spaces. Their motto is simple: “growing food, growing community”.


The organization formed as a volunteer-led project building community gardens in 2007 and quickly grew as demand for urban gardening space, garden-based education and access to local food exploded.


VINES became an independent nonprofit in 2010 and now manages a number of programs including a community garden program, the Binghamton Urban Farm, a summer youth employment program (Grow Binghamton) for at-risk youth, the Green Thumb Educational Workshop Series and the Binghamton Farm Share program.


They are focused on serving youth, low-income and the underserved populations.


In just ten years, VINES has gone from a grassroots organization of volunteers building community gardens to a dynamic non-profit. VINES has built ten community gardens in Binghamton with 165 raised beds and has set a goal to build another ten by 2020. In partnership with the city of Binghamton, VINES’ Binghamton Urban Farm in downtown will be expanding from a half-acre to nearly 2.5 acres in the next two years!


Jessica Dillenbeck of Jessica Dillenbeck Real Estate LLC described VINES as an organization that “not only provides food for numerous neighborhoods in our area, but one that also creates opportunity and hope.”



2018 Corporate Citizen of the Year Award

Gault Chevrolet Toyota BMW


Accepted by: Bob and Connie Gault, Owners


This award recognizes a company that has made not only a financial commitment to the Greater Binghamton area, but has also demonstrated leadership and hands-on employee participation.


JR Gault began the Gault automobile “love affair” in 1934 in Hannibal, New York! It is a fourth-generation family-owned and operated dealership. The Gault Auto business primarily serves a twenty-five-mile radius of the Greater Binghamton market. They offer new and pre-owned vehicles for purchase as well as a body shop to assist their customers with their collision needs. The Gault family have always been firm believers in supporting the community. For the past seven years, they have hosted one to two blood drives every year at both their Chevrolet and Toyota dealerships.


The Gault Gives Back program was started in January of 2017 and will continue until next month. Their pledge was to give back $60,000 a year to local organizations in Broome and Tioga Counties. You have probably seen the Facebook live presentations; the list of non-profit organizations that have benefited from this is much too long for a short speech. The letters of gratitude from the organizations receiving the funds are truly heart-warming!


In September of this year, the Gaults created “Nominate and Vote for your Favorite Teacher” program and presented $100 checks to each of the 50 “most voted” local teachers. All the teachers attending the drawing were given a bag of school supplies to assist in setting up their classrooms.


For the past three years, Gault has hosted second year local BOCES students at their dealership for half-day sessions on auto mechanics. These BOCES students have the opportunity to participate in a real-life work scenario for one year. They go to the dealership every day, wear the uniforms and get the opportunity to practice professional skills. These students gain valuable work experience in a very busy environment and see how everything functions. Gault now has BOCES graduates working in the Toyota Service Department and doing extremely well! In 2017, Connie and Bob were honored with the BOCES Community Service Award for outstanding commitment to the BOCES Auto Technology Program, Education and the Community.


When the President of the Lourdes Foundation, Robert O’Connell, received his donation from Gault Gives Back for the Lourdes Hospital Camp for Kids, he wrote “Your thoughtful kindness is an inspiration to our organization.” Bob and Connie Gault are true examples of the very definition of Corporate Citizen!



INAUGURAL 2018 Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award

Mercy House of the Southern Tier


Accepted by: Reverend Clarence Rumble, Founder


This inaugural award recognizes a non-profit organization for their excellence in innovative programming and their community impact. This organization must exemplify leadership, excellence and innovation in utilizing their resources to benefit the greater Binghamton community.


Reverend Clarence Rumble is the visionary and founder of Mercy House of the Southern Tier.


Mercy House is a non-denominational Community Care Shelter providing a home and a supportive family to individuals suffering from a terminal illness. They unconditionally accept each Resident and ensure they are treated with dignity, respect and compassion.


Mercy House was founded after Father Clarence’s personal experience of caring for a terminally ill family member. The Francis House in Syracuse inspired him to research the possibility of creating a similar facility in the Broome County area.


In 2014, he established a steering committee of twenty-five community leaders and a Board of Directors. Their tax-exempt status was obtained in March of that year; a building was acquired, and renovations were completed in February of 2016.


Mercy House is a warm and inviting “home” complete with ten resident rooms, a kitchen, chapel and a common area for families and friends to gather. Father Clarence plays an instrumental role in supporting the residents, families and friends – whether it’s cooking a meal, making them laugh or spending time with them.


Mercy House has cared for over 240 residents during the past two years. Their team includes not only the administration and the dedicated Resident Care Aides but also over two hundred active volunteers who share their valuable time and talents with the residents each and every day. These volunteers work side by side with the Staff to provide loving care to each resident and their family.


Mercy House is fully- funded by the donations received from individuals, corporations and foundations. As a Community Care Center, Mercy House is not eligible for any county, state or government funding or insurance reimbursements. Less than 32% of the Residents can pay anything towards their care. The partnerships with foundations and the community are invaluable to them.


One of the families served by Mercy House said it best: “Mercy House is a blessing….the compassionate and loving care was something we will always remember. We cannot say enough about how wonderful Mercy House is.”

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Davidson, Fox, & Company Announces Tera Stanton Now Board Member for Goodwill Theatre, Jennifer Stone Appointed President for NYSSCPA’s Southern Tier Chapter

Davidson, Fox, & Company is happy to announce that our own Tera Stanton is now a Board Member for the Goodwill Theatre, Inc. Congrats, Tera! And our very own Jennifer Stone is the newly appointed President for the NYSSCPA’s Southern Tier Chapter. DF&C will also return again as a proud sponsor of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in August.

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Dale Carnegie Course to Binghamton this Fall

Dale Carnegie Course to Binghamton this Fall!  This highly interactive program will empower you to be more confident, communicate more effectively, manage day-to-day issues in a productive way, and build trusting relationships with internal and external customers.  Contact Diana Wolgemuth at 315-263-0004 for more information.

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The Children’s Home Re-Accredited by COA Meeting “Highest Possible Standard of Best Practices”

The Children’s Home has been re-accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA.) The process to re-accreditation involves COA evaluating all of the Children’s Home programs to see that they meet the “highest possible standard of best practices.” Only a small percentage of organizations in the state receive this accreditation.

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Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park Excited to Announce Arrival of Three Geoffroy’s Marmosets From Trevor Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is excited to announce the arrival of three Geoffroy’s marmosets from the Trevor Zoo in Millbrook, New York. The three marmosets came to the Binghamton Zoo on a breeding recommendation through the AZA’s Geoffroy’s Marmoset Species Survival Plan. Species Survival Plans are led by expert advisors that identify population management goals to ensure a healthy, diverse, and sustainable captive population.

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ABC Creative’s 24hr. Brand Bash Reaches Five Year Mark with Complete Marketing Makeover of David’s Refuge

We’ve done it again! The 24hr. ABC Creative’s Brand Bash reached the five year mark this June with the complete marketing makeover of David’s Refuge.

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