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"Famous Ladies' Tea" Promotes Women, History and Literacy In Troy



Celebrate Women's History Month and support Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County at the Famous Ladies’ Tea, Sunday, March 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy. Tickets are $45 or $315 for a reserved table of 8. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling (518) 244-4650 or by sending a check to Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County, 65 First Street, Troy N.Y. 12180.

The women to be portrayed at this year’s event include Marie Curie, Ruth Desmond, Nellie Bly, Alice Hamilton, Sybil Ludington, Kate Field, and the biblical Martha. A silent auction offers items from area retailers, artisans, restaurants and service providers. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County depends on income from special events to support free programs and services for adults and children in greater Rensselaer County. All proceeds from this event will benefit Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County.

Using the great outdoors is the safest option for fitness programs with socialization components. A new hiking club from STRIDE Adaptive Sports will get homebound people with disabilities back outdoors and safely enjoying some much needed exercise. According to STRIDE’s Program director, Megan Evans, STRIDE’s adaptive hiking club will open in…
Still considering college this fall? Hudson Valley Community College will offer a brand new Sprint 10-week fall part of term from Oct. 13 through Dec. 18. Additional fall Sprint 8-week classes traditionally offered by the college begin on Oct. 26. “We know there was a lot of uncertainty regarding college decision-making this fall, so we are doing…
TutorMe, a leading provider of online tutoring, and Excelsior College, an accredited, not-for-profit online college focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers, announced today an agreement to provide Excelsior students with TutorMe’s online, 24×7 tutoring services, free of charge. TutorMe has an extensive network of…
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