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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

(West Sand Lake, NY, 6/24/21) – Regional athletes with disabilities from STRIDE Adaptive Sports had a lot to cheer about this past Saturday when they crossed the 5K finish line at Jennings Landing in Albany. Thanks to a generous group of regional businesses led by presenting sponsor American National Insurance – as well as many individual donors…
Wynantskill, NY – On MONDAY, JUNE 21, Catholic Charities Tri-County Services' Camp Scully celebrated a major milestone: 100 years of service to children and families in the region. The celebration included a tour of the newly-renovated camp grounds, a reception and a brief speaking program.  Camp Scully’s anniversary year kicked off with a lofty…
Albany, NY – As COVID-19 cases decline and vaccinations rise, Capital Region professionals are increasingly returning to offices, and employers are hiring and optimistic about further job growth as the economy recovers. However, those expectations are clouded by a significant recruiting challenge, with 4 of 5 employers saying they can’t find…
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From Troy to Troy is a public art project conceived in response to the protest murals created June 2020. Artists who live or work in Troy were invited to…
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The Chamber will help Curtis Lumber East Greenbush celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. About Curtis Lumber Curtis Lumber East…
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The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce will help The Cakerino celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Inspired by her own…
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