Orange Bank & Trust Appoints Olga Luz Tirado to the Board of Directors

Orange County Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Orange Bank & Trust Co. appointed Olga Luz Tirado to the Company's and the Bank's Boards of Directors effective October 1, 2023. The elevation of a longtime fixture in the Bronx business and economic development community represents the bank's continuous growth in the borough, as well as its ongoing commitment to advance diversity.

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Olga Luz Tirado served as live auctioneer for Common Ground Farms in Dutchess County

On October 21, 2023, Olga Luz Tirado, President of O Communications & Solutions, served as auctioneer for the annual fund raiser for Common Ground Farms and organization that supports and engages the community by fostering access and connection to fresh food and local agriculture through farming, education, and farmers’ markets. The event raised over $10,000.

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While We Are Still Here, Inc., a heritage-preservation organization, founded in 2015, announces SIGNS OF THE TIMES: Harlem Heritage Markers Project, which will install and dedicate 25 historic markers throughout the famed community. The initiative is intended to honor individuals, organizations and events that imbue Harlem with its unique character. The unveiling ceremonies and dedication of the markers will take place over two years beginning in August of 2023. Each event will feature a notable figure to dedicate the markers and a special performance. One marker dedication will be followed by an art exhibition.

For the Announcement Press Release of all 2023 markers, click here

For bios of dedicators and performers, click here

Olga Luz Tirado spoke at
Travel Unity Conference
in Auburn, NY

Olga Luz Tirado, President of O Communications & Solutions, served as a panelist for the 2022 Travel Unity Summit Northeast held December 7 - 9 in Auburn, New York. The conference’s theme was “Leading Inclusive Growth in Tourism.” Tirado’s panel was titled “Authentic Representation: How to Avoid Performative DEI Marketing.” Other panelists included moderator Nicole Mahoney of Break the Ice Media, Nikita Jankowski of Belesai Communications, and Lisa Kribs of TGW Studio.

Go Bronx Podcast wins Webby

Go Bronx Pod, produced by Olga Luz Tirado, was named the Best Limited Series Podcast in the 25th Annual Webby Awards Internet Celebration. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet.