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Pattern for Progress Celebrates 51st Anniversary with Yankees Great Bernie Williams; Honors Middletown’s Joe DeStefano, IBM’s Sheila Appel; Presents $10,000 Donation to Wappingers Central School District Music Program

Pattern for Progress Celebrates 51st Anniversary with Yankees Great Bernie Williams; Honors Middletown’s Joe DeStefano, IBM’s Sheila Appel; Presents $10,000 Donation to Wappingers Central School District Music Program


NEWBURGH – For 51 years, Pattern for Progress has been the leading regional planning and policy organization in the Hudson Valley. Last night, Pattern celebrated this milestone at […]

November 15th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Pattern’s Czajka Honored with Alice Dickinson Award

Pattern Senior Vice President Joe Czajka was given a very special honor on March 31. Below is a slightly condensed version of the acceptance speech Joe gave at the RDAC (Rural Development Advisory Corporation) Legacy Luncheon held in Montgomery.

Thank you Faith and thank you RDAC.

Today I am being honored with the Alice Dickinson Legacy […]

It’s Maloney and Gibson in Across the Aisle IV on Feb. 17

Pattern for Progress Moderates as Congressmen Talk Hudson Valley Issues

FEBRUARY 1, 2016 – Congressmen Chris Gibson, R-19, and Sean Patrick Maloney, D-18, will talk about what it means to represent the Hudson Valley in Washington when they get together for the fourth annual edition of Across the Aisle on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Poughkeepsie. Hosted […]

Daymond John, Shark Tank Co-Star, Donates to Poughkeepsie School District at Pattern’s 50th Anniversary Event


Donation will provide for paid internships

NEWBURGH – December 15, 2015 – During the 50th anniversary celebration of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, special guest Daymond John, one of the “Sharks” on ABC TV’s Emmy Award winning reality show “Shark Tank” and Poughkeepsie area homeowner, in conjunction with Pattern, delivered a $10,000 donation to the Poughkeepsie […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

Joe Czajka Returns to Pattern as Senior Vice President

NEWBURGH – November 16, 2015 – Community development and housing expert Joe Czajka returned to Pattern for Progress this month to take on a newly created position as the nonprofit research and policy organization gets to work on the agenda set forth in its 50th anniversary campaign.

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November 16th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

Singer Lindsey Webster to Entertain at 50th Anniversary

Webster Joins Daymond John of ‘Shark Tank’ on Dec. 10 Celebration Roster

NEWBURGH – October 19, 2015 – Woodstock-based singer Lindsey Webster, known for her soulful voice and engaging stage presence, will regale the audience as part of the celebration Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has planned for its 50th anniversary on Dec. 10.

The party and […]

October 29th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

Daymond John, Shark Tank Co-Star, Is Special Guest at Pattern’s 50th Anniversary Party

The December 10 Celebration Is All About Fun

NEWBURGH – September 8, 2015 – It will not be your typical Pattern event. No long speeches.  No lengthy awards reception. No serious policy talk. It will be all about fun and surprises. And Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress is pleased to announce that Daymond John, one of […]

September 8th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Join a Special Fellows Class Marking Pattern’s 50th Year

 NEWBURGH, NY – AUGUST 7, 2015 – Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress seeks mid-career professionals from across the Hudson Valley to join the next class of its regional Fellows program. In addition to attending a series of interactive classes with relevant readings and guest speakers who are experts on the region, the 2015-16 Fellows class will […]

August 10th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

Seeking Those $500 Million Ideas

Web Portal Gathers Ideas for Upstate Revitalization Initiative

NEWBURGH, NEW YORK – JULY 23, 2015 – Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress is involved in compiling the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council’s plan to revitalize the region.  Ideas are sought in the categories of regional tourism; investing in city, town and village centers; and high-tech / high […]

July 24th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|

Maloney, DiNapoli, McDonald at May 18 Infrastructure Conference

April 29, 2015
CONTACT: (845) 565-4900

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress is gathering federal, state and local experts to discuss regional infrastructure issues for a half-day infrastructure conference 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, at Anthony’s Pier 9, New Windsor.

The morning will open with Congressman Sean Maloney who serves on the House Transportation […]

May 6th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |