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Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County Announces 4th Annual SCRABBLE Challenge



Troy, N.Y.: On Sunday, February 18, 2018, Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County will hold the SCRABBLE Challenge at St. Michael’s Church Hall, 175 Williams Road, Troy, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., with prizes for first, second and third-place winners. Three non-traditional SCRABBLE games will be played and the winners will be the teams who score the most total points. There will be side contests of trivia, raffle items, and refreshments for all. Advance registration for teams of two to four players is $15 per person ($10 for students under 18) or $60 for a team of 4. Teams provide boards and tiles. All proceeds from this event will help LVORC offer free literacy services to adults, including tutoring in reading and writing, English as a second language, and HS equivalency preparation. To register, call (518) 244-4650 or e-mail [email protected]. For more information, visit www.lvorc.org

Albany, NY (September 17, 2019) – AVillage…, Inc. presented Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany with $14,147.72 on Tuesday to benefit survivors of the August 23 fire on Myrtle Avenue. These funds will go to help address needs that come up in the Disaster Case Management process – paying for things as varied as furniture, medical products,…
Literacy Vokunteers of Rensselaer County has elected two new members to the Board of Directors: Susan d’Oelsnitz and Laura Salkowe. Susan d’Oelsnitz first became active with LVORC as a volunteer member of the cast of the 2019 Famous Ladies Tea, depicting Helena Rubenstein. Susan is an Agency Services Representative with the NYS Department of…
Clifton Park, NY – September 19, 2019 – Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C., a firm specializing in structural and site engineering and land surveying in Clifton Park, NY, announced the promotion of Jeffrey T. Hodgson, P.E., S.E., to Senior Associate. With the firm since 2006, Jeff provides structural engineering design…
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An evening honoring outstanding examples of philanthropic giving and citizenship. For more than 25 years, the Chamber has recognized businesses that…
5:30 p.m. Networking & Cocktail Reception; 6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony & Dinner
Oct
10
Join us for a discussion with the mayors of Green Island, Rensselaer,Troy and Watervliet. Panelists will discuss timely issues facing our region,…
11:30 a.m. Registration & Luncheon; 12 - 1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
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Attention to detail can be the difference between mediocre customer experiences and world-class memorable ones that drive repeat business. Discover how to…
8:00 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Training