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Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County Announces 4th Annual SCRABBLE Challenge



Troy, N.Y.: On Sunday, February 18, 2018, Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County will hold the SCRABBLE Challenge at St. Michael’s Church Hall, 175 Williams Road, Troy, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., with prizes for first, second and third-place winners. Three non-traditional SCRABBLE games will be played and the winners will be the teams who score the most total points. There will be side contests of trivia, raffle items, and refreshments for all. Advance registration for teams of two to four players is $15 per person ($10 for students under 18) or $60 for a team of 4. Teams provide boards and tiles. All proceeds from this event will help LVORC offer free literacy services to adults, including tutoring in reading and writing, English as a second language, and HS equivalency preparation. To register, call (518) 244-4650 or e-mail LitVolDirector@aol.com. For more information, visit www.lvorc.org

Hannaford Supermarkets announced the launch of My Hannaford Rewards, a reinvention of grocery store loyalty programs that adds rewards for store-brand items and leaves prices untouched. Shoppers who choose to participate earn a 2 percent reward on every store-brand item purchased -- including fresh meat, seafood and deli items, as well as…
Alan Goldberg, retired president and CEO of First Albany Companies, has been named chair of the board of directors of MVP Health Care. He previously served as vice chair of the MVP board and has been a director since 2006. He succeeds Karen Johnson. Goldberg has served on the board of directors of several publicly traded companies, including First…
The Houston Astros have announced their minor league coaching staffs for the 2018 season, and have assigned Jason Bell to serve as the ValleyCats manager, Erick Abreu as pitching coach, and Jeremy Barnes as hitting coach, who returns for his second season. Jason Bell becomes the ninth manager in ValleyCats history, taking over for Morgan Ensberg…
Jan
24
Learn the latest cybersecurity tips and receive actionable advice to defend your small business. Online registration has closed; member walk-ins are…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8-9:30 a.m. Training
Jan
25
A representative from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be available at the Chamber office.  This service is available to all businesses…
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m
Feb
06
Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley's renovated first and second floors with a ribbon cutting.  …
1 p.m. Ribbon Cutting