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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.

ALBANY, N.Y. (August 20, 2019) – Leslie M. Apple, Norma G. Meacham, and Daniel A. Ruzow, partners at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, have been selected by a nationwide peer review as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®.  Mr. Apple was recognized for his work in the practice area of…
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (August 14, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Kaitlin Sims, Engineer in Training, has joined the company as a Project Engineer for its Land Development group in its office in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sims has previous experience as a Design Engineer for Chattanooga Engineering Group, developing commercial and…
TROY, N.Y., August 16, 2019 – The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) announced today that it has been chosen through a competitive selection process as one of 10 museums in the United States to participate in a Smithsonian pilot project to develop a unique humanities-based exhibition about local work history. The project is a hands-on…
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