Distinguished Service Award

  • Barbara M. Yochym, 2017 Distinguished Service Award Recipient
  • Marcia Merrins, 2017 Distinguished Service Award Recipient
  • Campus and Community Children's Center, 2017 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

DSA Dinner Reservation

Saturday, June 3, 2017, open bar reception at         5:30 p.m. with music and silent auction. Awards ceremony and dinner beginning at 6:45 p.m. Desserts and Cordials sampler immediately following dinner. R.s.v.p. for the dinner.


View and Bid on Artists Decorated Theatre Masks

A silent auction of decorated and donated theatre masks will be held during the DSA. Highest bid, online or in person, will win the one-of-a-kind art. All proceeds from the auction are earmarked for Fredonia's Keeper of the Dream Scholarship. View and Bid on decorated masks.



Contact Teresa Adams, Event Coordinator

716-673-3321 or  teresa.adams@fredonia.edu



The Fredonia College Foundation is pleased to announce our 2017 Distinguished Service Award Honorees.  The Distinguished Service Award, the most prestigious award given by Fredonia College Foundation, honors outstanding individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to society. Honorees are chosen from the fields of education, business, science, government, and the arts.

This year we will honor:

Barbara M. Yochym

Marcia Merrins

Campus and Community Children's Center

Special recognition: Village of Fredonia


The awards will be presented on Saturday, June 3, 2017, in the Williams Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. It is an exciting black tie optional evening that starts with a welcoming cocktail reception, followed by a gourmet meal, excellent music by The Fredtown Stompers, and decadent desserts. Net proceeds benefit the Keeper of the Dream Leadership Program.


To learn more about the Fredonia College Foundation, please visit: fredonia.edu/foundation

To give, please visit: fredonia.edu/give

Fredonia College Foundation

272 Central Avenue
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3321 Phone
(716) 673-3325 Fax