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Volunteers are Needed as Tutors, Reading Mentors, and Special Events Workers



Volunteers are Needed as Tutors, Reading Mentors, and Special Events Workers
Troy, N.Y.: Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County needs volunteers. Anyone who is interested can attend one of two upcoming free information sessions. The first will be held on Wednesday, November 14 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the LVORC office, 71 First Street, 3rd Floor, Troy, N.Y. The next will be on Saturday, December 8 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the HVCC Viking Child Care Center, DCC Room B06, 180 Williams Road, Troy, N.Y. 12180. To register for either session, call (518) 244-4650. LVORC is looking for volunteer tutors to be paired with adult learners, reading mentors for Everybody WINS! Power Lunch, math and computer tutors, and events volunteers. As a volunteer you can develop new skills, make friends, and see how your efforts make a difference in your community. For more information, visit www.lvorc.org

Passport for Good, a student engagement data solution company based in Troy, recently added five new team members to accommodate its expansion into schools across New York state. Jeff Masline joined the company as senior director of sales and marketing. With nearly 20 years of experience in the education sector, he oversees the sales team as well…
On Wednesday, November 6, the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce held a press conference at Franklin Plaza to formerly ‘kick-off’ the Troy Victorian Stroll. Now in its 37th year, the annual event attracts thousands to the heart of historic downtown Troy and features a wide variety of vendors and live entertainment for families to enjoy…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce it has been named “Top Small Community Lender” by the U.S. Small Business Administration for the Capital Region for the sixth consecutive year. The SBA recognizes the most active 7(a) lenders in three asset-size groups. In the 2019 federal fiscal year that ended September 30, Saratoga…
Nov
19
We want your feedback! Join our online focus group and let us know your opinion on your membership with the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce…
11:30 a.m.
Nov
21
Experts agree - workforce readiness requires collaboration between education and business. Join the effort to find solutions to the region's workforce…
Check-in & breakfast 7:30 a.m.; event 8-10 a.m.
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.