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Times Union Announces Winner Of "The Big $100,000 Giveaway"



On November 16, the Times Union published our special section on philanthropy, Capital Region Gives. As part of a contest, 10 local nonprofits had the opportunity to share $100,000 in granted advertising space in the Times Union.

This year, 29 nonprofits were eligible to win a share of the $100,000 grant. Voting to determine which  nonprofit will win one of the grants started on timesunion.com on November 16.

With over 24,000 votes cast, the 10 nonprofits with the most number of votes are:

Capital District YMCA, Colonie Senior Services, Epilepsy NENY, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, JDRF NENY, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, St. Peters Hospital ALS Center, South End Children's Cafe, Trinity Alliance and Whiskers Animal Benevolent League.

Capital Region Gives. The Big $100,000 Giveaway will return in 2018.

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…
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