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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.

More than 150 holiday cards, created by lower, middle and upper school students and faculty from The Doane Stuart School, were presented last week to William and Ellen Niemiec from the Gerald O’Neil Post #1683 in Rensselaer, NY.  Over the course of a week, students were offered the chance to make their own holiday cards for veterans and active…
St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP) has earned Integrated Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification demonstrates SPHP’s focus on improving care coordination across the continuum of care, particularly as it relates to information sharing, transitions of care, hand-off communications, and other key activities impacting patients… Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced $29.6 million in state funding has been awarded to eight projects that will provide homeless veterans, survivors of domestic violence and individuals with mental illness with permanent housing and support services, including St. Paul's Center in the city of Rensselaer. "These projects will…
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