• Orange County Trust Company to sponsor informational workshop targeted at Manufacturing and Technology Companies

    MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (January 20, 2016) - The internationally acclaimed standard for Quality Management, ISO 9001 has been revised to ensure it remains relevant to the business issues and challenges which organizations face today. To help these businesses understand more about the changes, Hudson Valley Technology Development Center (HVTDC) will run an informational program to update them on the changes affecting the system. Orange County Trust Company will be the premier sponsor of the workshop which will be held on March 18th, 2016 from 9:30am- 11:30am at the Larkin Conference Room, 33 Airport Drive, New Windsor, NY. Join Co-Founder and President of E-Prism Solutions, Chuck Mitman, for a workshop addressing these critical issues. Key topics to be reviewed include:

    • ISO 9001:2015: What is changing?
    • The New ISO Annex SL platform
    • ISO 9001:2015 & risk management
    • Documentation under ISO 9001 2015
    • How ISO 9001:2015 may change the way you do business

    ISO 9001:2015 training and overview courses HVTDC provides hands on support & growth services to small & mid-sized manufacturers & early stage technology companies by delivering high quality, cost beneficial technical & management services. HVTDC improves the competitiveness of existing small businesses & advances the development of new business opportunities through the application of innovative, cost-effective techniques and tools.

  • Orange County Trust Company was the Gold Sponsor of the annual Attorney, Banker, CPA Networking Event

    Middletown, NY - 2013 Orange County Trust Company was the Gold sponsor of the annual Attorney, Banker, CPA Networking Event hosted by the Mid-Hudson Chapter of the NY State CPA Society on November 4th at Anthony- 2019s Pier 9. The event featured, as its speaker, Marv Levy, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach of the Buffalo Bills.

  • Philanthropist, SUNY Orange supporter Morrison, 81, dies

    Friends and business associates Wednesday were mourning John H. Morrison III, longtime Orange County Trust chairman, scion of a prominent Middletown family, philanthropist, and tireless supporter of SUNY Orange.Morrison, who was 81, died Tuesday at his home in Warwick. He was Orange County Trust chairman from 1985-2012. The Morrison family is well-known, especially for its long association with SUNY Orange. For more information please visit: http://www.recordonline.com/article/20150930/NEWS/150939913

  • Orange County Trust Hosts Lunch & Learn

    Orange County Trust Company hosted a special Business Banking Lunch & Learn for Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, P.C. today to discuss the mutual resources available at each firm and the ways in which the market is changing for their customers and clients.

  • Orange County Trust and Local Businesses Salute Career and Technical Education Outstanding Students

    On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 the education and business communities came together to celebrate thirty-two students who excelled in all aspects of their CTE education- theory, practical skills and work-based learning - at the OU BOCES Career and Technical Education Center. The first annual Outstanding Career and Technical Education Students' Recognition Dinner was held at the Villa Venezia in Goshen, where the students, their families, their CTE instructors, guidance counselors and administrators and home school administrators joined them to commend their hard work, dedication, skills and accomplishments. The dinner was the brainchild of Michael Gilfeather, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Orange County Trust Company who reached out to his business colleagues throughout Orange County to join him in supporting and celebrating the achievements of the Career and Technical Education students. He received an overwhelming response from the business community with thirty-six businesses and individuals contributing to the event. Not only were the students and their guests treated to a wonderful dinner, but Orange County Trust also gave each honoree a free checking account for two years, and seeded it with $50 that will hopefully grow as these talented young people progress into successful careers. For more information visit: http://ouboces.org/

  • Orange County Trust Company is the primary lender on $4 million solar farm

    Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc.Corrugated box manufacturer installs $4 million solar farm

    TOWN OF WALLKILL - A company that manufactures corrugated shipping containers is installing a $4.2 million solar farm that will power 30 percent of its operations in the Town of Wallkill. The General Electric installation is partially funding through NYSERDA%u2019s NY-SUN Incentive Program. Orange County Trust Company is the primary lender on the project. http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2015/May/30/PresCntr-30May15.html

  • Orange Bank and Trust Company was the Corporate Sponsor of the New York State Bar Association's May CLE Program in White Plains

    White Plains, NY - Orange Bank and Trust Company, a division of Orange County Trust Company was the corporate sponsor of the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) May CLE program titled, Utilizing Supplemental Needs Trusts, which was held at the Elmwood Country Club on May 12. The Bank was represented by SVP's, Timothy McCausland and Trust Services Director, Kate Maloney. The program addressed the issues faced by attorneys practicing in the Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs) area, including an overview of how SNTs can be used, practical tips on effectively drafting SNTs, and an examination of the types of SNTs to use in different situations. For information on NYSBA's upcoming events, please visit:

  • United Way Holds Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast Honoring Community and Civic Leaders, Michael Gilfeather and Sheila Appel

    United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region kicked off the 2016 Campaign for the Common Good on Thursday, September 15th. United Way President & CEO Jeannie Montano noted that, “We’ll be celebrating our community and its leaders and will learn how we can continue to make positive change through support of United Way and its initiatives.” She went on to state that with the continued support of the community, “United Way helps more than 101,000 individuals each year.”


    A committee of community and civic leaders selected this year’s two Community Champion honorees, Sheila Appel of IBM and our very own, Michael Gilfeather of Orange Bank & Trust Company, for their service to the community and leadership of their respective United Way campaigns
    In addition to presentations to the honorees by Dutchess & Orange County Executives, Marcus Molinaro and Steven Neuhaus, there were discussions by three nonprofit partner leaders. Executive Officer of Family Services, Brian Doyle; Executive Director of Mental Health America Dutchess County, Andrew O’Grady, LCSW-R; and Executive Director of Safe Homes of Orange County Kellyann Kostyal-Larrier. Each explained how the support by the community through United Way of their respective programs makes a daily and visible difference in peoples’ lives.

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