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Catholic Charities Announces Board Appointments



Mr. Luke Scarchilli has been appointed to the Board of Catholic Charities Disabilities Services.

Mr. Scarchilli, who resides in Saratoga Springs, is actively involved with advocacy for persons with disabilities. He has worked in a volunteer capacity for organizations helping children including Soccer Tots, which assists special needs students. Mr. Scarchilli is employed by Sandler Training in Albany, NY. 

Ms. Claudia Engelhardt has been appointed to the Board of Community Maternity Services, an agency of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany.

Ms. Engelhardt, who resides in Cohoes, is the Executive Director of Samaritan Shelters, Inc. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role, and has served in volunteer roles with the City Club of Albany; the Kiwanis Club; Court Appointed Special Advocates Advisory Board; the Albany County Historical Association; and the Juvenile Detention Association of NYS. Ms. Engelhardt holds an MS and a BA degree from the College of St. Rose.

Christopher D' Allaird, a local CPA located in Troy, NY, has successfully completed the requirements to earn the designation of a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist (CTRS). This dignified certification is earned by good standing members of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS).  Christopher D' Allaird was first required to be…
Hudson Valley Community College’s Viking Child Care Center has received an annual grant of $121,000 for up to four years that will be used for tuition subsidies for low-income families in the daycare center. The center provides care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years and serves parents attending the college as well as community parents. The…
Pinhole Press, a local e-commerce company specializing in personalized photo gifts, games and cards was recognized by The Today Show during the 10 o'clock hour with Hoda Kotb and Harry Connick, Jr. on Thursday, December 5. Click here to view a the segment: https://www.today.com/video/unique-ways-to-display-your-favorite-photos-74556997876 Hoda and…
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