Woodside Hall, a Cooperstown adult home offering social day program and respite care services, will host an open house on Wednesday, March 27.

Staff will lead tours of the Main Street facility from 4 to 6 p.m. Local musician Jack Cooper will play “hand-clapping, toe-tapping tunes” on the banjo, and light refreshments will be served, according to a media release.

For more information, contact Janet Sylvester at 607-547-0600, ext. 102, or Karen Cadwalader at ext. 101.

Tractor Supply Company supports 4-H

Tractor Supply Company will host its semi-annual paper clover fundraiser, benefiting the National 4-H Council, beginning next week.

From March 27 to April 7, Tractor Supply will donate proceeds from paper clovers purchased in stores or online toward scholarship funds for 4-H youth to attend camps, conferences and other developmental programs across the country.

Every donation will benefit youth within the state it was collected, according to a media release.

“We look forward to this program each year because it allows us to invest in youth who are passionate about impacting the world around them,” said Christi Korzekwa, senior vice president of marketing at TSC. 

The nine-year partnership has generated more than $12 million in funding, the release said. The fall initiative raised nearly $2 million and provided for more than 14,000 students to develop skills in animal care, woodworking, professional networking and civic responsibility.

4-H clubs and members who participate with their local stores will be eligible to win a $100 Tractor Supply gift card through the Paper Clover Participation Sweepstakes.

For more information on the program or to enter the sweepstakes, visit TractorSupply.com/4h.

NBT executives are promoted

A media release from NBT Bank announced the promotion of two local executives this week.

Retail marketing manager Kelly Latta was promoted to Eastern New York territory manager, covering territory in Fulton, Montgomery, Otsego and Schoharie Counties, and Sarah Waid will continue her duties as branch manager at Oneonta’s Wall Street location as she takes on the role of market manager for Otsego County.

“Kelly has really demonstrated her expert ability to lead our region through her successful management, business development and sales techniques,” said Thomas Sutton, NBT’s retail banking director. “She will be a tremendous asset in this new role that oversees several of our markets, including NBT’s market managers like Sarah Waid.” 

Morgan Stanley promotes executive

Morgan Stanley announced Wednesday the promotion of Daniel J. Grasmeder, a financial advisor at the firm’s wealth management offices in Oneonta and Glens Falls, to the role of senior vice president.

Hobart manufacturing plant recognized

A pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Hobart was one of two Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals facilities recognized last week for outstanding achievement by the National Association of Manufacturers, according to a media release.

The Hobart site earned the Talent Management Leadership award in recognition of its training strategy deployment project, which is part of a multi-year initiative to improve the company’s agility and provide better customer service, according to the release. The Delaware County facility won three awards in 2018 for the successful enhancement of its manufacturing operations.

“We are very pleased our Hobart and St. Louis sites have been recognized for manufacturing leadership by the National Association of Manufacturers,” said Matthew Harbaugh, president of the company’s specialty generics division. “We are proud of the employees’ efforts at both sites to become premier manufacturing operations to ensure we are both suppliers and employers of choice.”

Sarah Eames, staff writer, can be reached at seames@thedailystar.com or 607-441-7213. Follow her @DS_SarahE on Twitter.

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