In the Community

Highpoint Advisors is happy to sponsor and participate in many community events throughout East Syracuse, NY and the surrounding areas. Look through some of our recent events below. We hope to see you at our next local event!

Buy Local Bash 2017

Ready. Set. Buy Local!For the 5th year in a row, HighPoint Advisors, LLC was one of the main sponsors of the Syracuse First Buy Local Bash. This great yearly event showcases some of the amazing businesses we are so lucky to have here in Syracuse. Held on Monday, November 20th, 2017, this year's Bash brought together many of our area’s best food, beverage, retail, and service businesses all under one roof. Each year this event grows and it’s great to see both familiar and new faces and businesses. Collectively this is one of HighPoint Advisors, LLC’s favorite events to participate in! We had a blast connecting with other local business owners and trying samples from restaurants like Original Grain and Dinosaur Barbecue. If you've never attended the Buy Local Bash, we highly recommend it for next year. Either way, remember to shop small this holiday season and support local business!

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Halloween at HighPoint

HighPoint AdvisorsThis year, the HighPoint Advisors, LLC team had a blast dressing up as sectors of the S&P 500. Healthcare: Terri proudly represented the Healthcare sector by dressing as a doctor. Finance: AJ hammed it up as the Monopoly Man. Energy: Pat got creative with workout gear and a battery pack. Materials: Sarah built her costume with items from her toolbox. Hopefully in a couple years we'll have enough advisors and staff to represent every sector! For information on all 11 sectors of the S&P, click here. ...

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Food Drive 2017

Food Bank of CNY
  HighPoint Advisors, LLC is proud to once again support the Food Bank of Central New York by hosting a Holiday Food Drive. From November 6th to December 1st, please bring in non-perishable food items to help out those in need. Donation bins will be located in the lower lobby of our office building, near the mailboxes. There will also be a donation bin near the HighPoint front desk. Last year we collected over 45 lbs of food - let's try to break our record! ...

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

HighPoint Advisors team
Pat&Terri
NearingtheFinishLine!
On September 30th, 2017, the team at HighPoint Advisors, LLC supported the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk started at the SRC Arena, and wound around the entirety of the OCC campus. It felt great to come together as a team and enjoy the fresh fall air while supporting such a worthy cause. Some of our significant others even joined in! Overall, the Alzheimer's Association was able to raise over $206,000, which will go towards supporting those with the disease, as well as researching new treatments and an eventual cure. This was our first year participating in the walk. We look forward to making this a yearly event for our team!
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The Good Life: College Savings Tips

HighPoint AdvisorsThe latest issue of Central New York Magazine: The Good Life features college savings tips from AJ, our Managing Director. It is a bimonthly magazine celebrating people and places in Central New York. It focuses on a broad range of topics that range from politics to philanthropy and from food to fashion. “For most parents, how you’re going to pay for your child’s college education is a common concern. New York State’s new tuition-free degree program, the Excelsior Scholarship, is an exciting option to offset some of the expenses of college. But it won’t cover everything.” AJ suggested five things to consider when putting together a college savings plan, including a NYS 529 plan and starting early. “Kids usually go to college at age 17 or 18, so starting early can provide a lot of time to compound earnings/interest on investments.” For the full article, pick up a copy at Wegmans or Barnes & Noble, or, stop by our office to take a look in our reception area. HighPoint Advisors...

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Chiefs Night 2017

The HighPoint Team
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On Thursday, June 29th, the HighPoint Advisors, LLC team hosted a night out at the ballpark. We rented the Hank Sauer room at NBT Bank Stadium and cheered on the Syracuse Chiefs as they took on the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees). It also happened to be Country Night at the ballpark, so the stands were full of festive cowboy hats and boots. Despite a stormy weather report, the skies remained clear. The Chiefs hit two home runs, but the RailRiders still managed to pull off a win. Thank you to our sponsors James Doyle of Natixis and Bryan Eckelman of American Beacon for helping to make this wonderful night possible. A very special thank you to the clients who joined us - we hope they had as much fun as we did! HighPoint Advisors ...

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5th Annual Cinco de Mayo Shred Event

Shred Solvers
Ole Ole logo
Enjoying the Festivities
The 5th annual Cinco De Mayo Shred Event hosted by us at HighPoint Advisors, LLC was a fun night for all! It was so great to see so many of our friends and clients come out and enjoy some great local food and dispose of their documents in an environmentally friendly and secure way. The weather was on our side and the rain held off until everyone was able to shred their documents. This year, we shredded over 1,200 gallons of our clients’ documents, making this our largest shred event so far! We had a 4 ton shred truck brought by Shred Solvers, and food catered by Olé Olé. Thank you to Greg Pierce from JANUS Capital for sponsoring the event, and to our friend and partner, Steve Petricolla from Eaton Vance, for providing a very informative update on the global markets. We look forward to seeing you at this event next year!
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Earth Day 2017

HighPoint Family
OCRRA
HighPoint Advisors, LLC
On April 21st, the HighPoint Advisors, LLC team took a day off to help clean up our community as part of Earth Day 2017. This year we chose a stretch of road in Minoa, NY to clean up. The weather wasn’t the best, but we still did our part to help clean up mother earth. A special thanks to OCRRA for taking care of the garbage that we took off the road. After our cleanup was complete, we grabbed a few slices of pizza at Trappers II (also in Minoa). It was great to get out of the office and help the community....

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Syracuse Heart Walk 2017

HighPoint Advisors team
American Heart Association
On April 1st, 2017, the team at HighPoint Advisors, LLC once again supported the Syracuse Heart Walk. The Walk took place at the SRC Arena again, and the rain held off so that the walkers were able to stay mostly dry. During our fundraising period the team raised over $2500 for the American Heart Association. That puts our team in the top 13% of all participating teams! As of the date of the walk the total amount raised by all teams was roughly $550,000 – and fundraising is still open until 4/30/17. We would like to thank our clients, friends, corporate partners, and our team in their effort toward reaching this large fundraising amount. Also, our own Patrick Newton and his parents (Dean & Rita Newton) are volunteers each year working in the food area of the festivities.
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Terri qualifies (again) for MDRT

We’re proud to announce that, once again, Terri Krueger has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). This is the 4th year that Terri has qualified for MDRT. Attaining membership in MDRT is a distinguishing career milestone. It requires Terri to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics, focus on providing top-notch client service and continue to grow professionally through involvement in at least one other industry association.
Terri Krueger MDRT
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Founded in 1927, the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of more than 49,500 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 70 countries. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. MDRT is committed to delivering innovative ideas and connecting members so they can share best practices in order to maintain high professional and ethical standards. MDRT also offers continuing education opportunities, provides informative and inspirational meetings, and encourages members to support community and charitable involvement through the MDRT Foundation. ...

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