Meet the Finalists: Community Involvement

Posted on March 27, 2024

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Congratulations 2024 Business of the Year Finalists: Community Involvement!

The Community Involvement category acknowledges businesses and organizations for community leadership and impact, and contributions to community prosperity through major community activities, financial contributions and sponsorships, employee volunteerism or in-kind products and services.

Join us at the 2024 Annual Meeting at the Oncenter on Thursday, April 11 to celebrate all the finalists, and see who wins!


CPS Recruitment

CPS Recruitment offers tailored solutions for clients' staffing and HR needs. In 2023, it placed 1,500 people in contract positions contributing over $15 million in payroll dollars to the local economy. CPS supports the community through fundraising, events and volunteerism. In 2023, it contributed over $26,000 through event support and donations benefiting numerous organizations locally.


Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, P.C.

Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, P.C. offers tax, accounting, auditing, consulting services, and more. The firm has made a significant impact on the community through financial donations to 15 community organizations. Additionally, in 2023, the firm launched a new employee community service initiative that allows for monthly volunteer opportunities to connect with the community and make an impact.


NBT Bank

NBT Bank offers a comprehensive suite of personal, business and commercial banking services, and is dedicated to relationship-based community banking. In addition to donating to several service organizations, NBT Bank has funded a career advisor position with On Point for College to help local students find careers in the semiconductor industry. It’s also expanding its Youth Enrichment Outreach Program to the Syracuse City School District, sponsoring field trips for local youth.


Novelis, Inc.

Novelis, Inc. is a leading sustainable aluminum solutions provider and the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling. Its Oswego, New York plant is the world's largest supplier of aluminum sheet to the automotive industry. Its nearly 1,200 employees contribute to thousands of volunteer hours each year throughout Oswego county and beyond, and the company routinely invests in nonprofit organizations, STEM education opportunities, and community enrichment opportunities, annually.

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