As has become a bit of a tradition, the Miner Institute dairy barn hosted a cow kissing event on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. Alice is a 6-year-old registered Holstein in the Miner Institute dairy herd and is a veteran kisser -- this year marked her third cow kissing event!
This year, the event raised $6,200 for domestic violence services in our region. United Way of the Adirondacks President and CEO John Bernardi recognized this as a need in the region and the outpouring of support from the community is truly remarkable. The cow kissing total brought the 2023 United Way campaign tally to $665,000.
Miner Institute was pleased to host a group that included the United Way staff, members of their board and campaign team, and the cow kissers themselves for lunch after the event.
We look forward to this annual event and are humbled each year by the incredible generosity that exists in the North Country!