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The Junior League of Troy Celebrates 90 Years!



The Junior League of Troy is celebrating its 90th year of service to Troy and the surrounding community. Founded by thirty pioneering women in 1929, the Junior League of Troy has focused on social issues and improving the lives of women and children by laying the foundation for real and lasting change. A celebratory gala will be held at the Country Club of Troy on June 8th at 6pm to commemorate the occasion, with drinks, dinner and dancing! The League will recognize community partners throughout the decades, celebrate the projects the league has completed, and reflect on the social awareness and impact made in areas such as literacy, poverty, homelessness, substance abuse, and domestic violence, all while providing women with valuable training and leadership experiences in an empowering environment. Notable projects include establishing and financially supporting the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST) (formerly the Junior Museum, founded 65 years ago in 1954); establishing the Volunteer Bureau; and establishing and financially supporting the Community Hospice, as well as recent projects such as the Prego Expo and Backpacks over Break. The Junior League of Troy has received National Award recognition from USA Weekend, and been a recipient of both the Troy Record's Make a Difference Day award and Key Bank's President's Award for Voluntarism (Eastern Region).

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…
The members of the City of Schenectady Employees Federal Credit Union (CSEFCU) approved a merger with CAP COM Federal Credit Union (CAP COM) at a special member meeting previously held. This is CAP COM’s second merger of 2019, following Postal Employees of Troy Federal Credit Union earlier this year. CSEFCU is located at 105 Jay Street, in City…
Fenimore Asset Management, the investment advisor to FAM Funds, announces that John Fox has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) while maintaining his position as Chief Investment Officer (CIO). As part of the firm’s succession plan, Fenimore’s Founder, Tom Putnam, will shift his attention to a broader strategic role as Executive…
Dec
08
Attend the Northeast's largest, free holiday festival. With more than 100 entertainers, there is something for everyone! Join in the merriment as the…
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec
17
We’re giving thanks for our members by offering an exciting contest for two members to win customized Chamber marketing packages valued at $1,500 each! It…
Register By 12 p.m. on December 17, 2019
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18
Join the festivities at our most popular and final NetworkingPlus event of 2019. Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at this fast-paced…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Luncheon; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking