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Saratoga County Bulletin Board Salvation Army Christmas 2013 Assistance Applications SARATOGA SPRINGS - Christmas 2013 Assistance Applications will be taked at The Salvation Army, 27 Woodlawn Ave., Saratoga on the following dates only: Friday, Oct. 11 (12-1pm and 5-6pm); Thursday, Oct. 17 (12-1pm and 5-6pm); Wednesday, Oct. 23 (10-11am). Please bring the following information with you: Picture identification; Social security cards for all listed members of the household; Birth certificates for all children; Proof of income (pay stub, social security income, SSI, SSD, workers’ comp., public assitance, food stamps, etc.); Proof of expenses (rent, utilities, fuel and other major expenses); Proof of address (if no utility bill). It is important that you bring these items with you at the time you apply for Christmas Assistance. All applicants must apply in person. For info call 584-1640. Benefit Concert For Keepmasonmoving.Org CAPITAL DISTRICT - Performers, businesses, and volunteers from across the region have banded together to host a benefit concert for Keep Mason Moving, a new local organization dedicated to helping children with terminal illness, at the Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs on Sunday October 13th, 2013 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm. Less than three months ago, Keep Mason Moving was nothing more than a vision to support Mason Devine, a local six year old boy diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. In less than two weeks, the Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs will be hosting the first of many fundraisers to support the organization’s mission to help children with terminal illness and their families focus on the quality of time they have together. Leading the charge are several local performers, businesses, and a team of dedicated supporters. The event will feature local musicians, food from many area restaurants, and a day filled with indoor and outdoor activities for children of all ages. The $25 admission to the event includes a Keep Mason Moving wristband, delicious food, 6+ hours of music, and activities for children. Children under 13 enter free with paid adult admission. To learn more, purchase wristbands, or make a donation online, please visit the organization’s website at Genealogy Conference SCHUYLERVILLE - Michael Brophy, a professional genealogical researcher, columnist and lecturer in the Boston area, will present four workshops at the annual Heritage Hunters Fall Conference. The Conference will be held on Saturday, October 19th at Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, at the corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, (12 Spring St.). The Conference topics are: Paddy on the Net: Information about our Irish Ancestors on the Internet; Kilroy Was Here: A rich family history that demonstrates a wide variety of methodology and source material; Researching Living Descendents: A way to give your family history new life and excitement; Snag-it for Genealogists: Create engaging images to enhance your family history presentation. The day begins with registration, exhibits and coffee at 8:45 AM and will conclude at 3:15 PM. Registration, $30 for members and $40 for non-members, is requested by October 14. A hot lunch is included. For information call 518-587-2978 or email: Vendors Wanted CAPITAL DISTRICT - The Waterford Harbor Farmers Market is inviting new vendors to participate in a Fall Fest on October 13th at No Cost. We love our market and think you will too! Email for a registration form. Oktoberfest is here! SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga/Wilton Elk’s Club #161 is sponsoring a German buffet and beer tasting party on Friday, October 18 from 6-10 PM at the Lodge on 1 Elk Lane Saratoga Springs. There will be new brews to enjoy for $1.00 a sample. Then we want you to vote for your favorite. Our buffet consists of pork and applesauce, bratwurst, sauerkraut, boiled potatoes, red cabbage, cucumber salad and rye bread followed by a dessert of Black Forest Cake. Tickets are $15.00 per person at the door. Tables of eight or more call 587-5568 or 587-7597 to reserve a space. Music provided by popular DJ Patty Reynolds. Baskets of cheer raffles will also be available. All proceeds benefit VA programs and Operation-Adopt-A-Soldier. Show off your favorite Frau and stein at our fun-for-all event. Halloween Costume Drive SARATOGA CO. - The Saratoga County Kids Care Club is collecting gently used or new Halloween Costumes any size including infants, toddlers, children’s and teens, Now thru October 17th. All costumes will be distributed by the Comic Depot to families that are served by the Franklin Community Center. Please put your gently used Halloween costume to good use and bring it to one of the following drop off locations: Torres XTF Health & Fitness at 43B Round Lake Road, Ballston Lake; Saratoga Regional YMCA at 290 West Ave, Saratoga Springs; Malta Community Center at 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta. Halloween and all of it’s festivities are just around the corner. Unfortunately some children may not be celebrating this year because their families may not be able to afford a costume. The Saratoga County Kids Care Club wants to help out and so can you! If you have any questions please call us at 518-412-CLUB (2582) or email us at

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