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Bulletin Board Tails of Treasure Dollar Sale CAPITAL REGION - The Animal Protective Foundation in Scotia has been holding the Tails of Treasure Jewelry Event for the past several years as a fundraiser for shelter pets. We currently are overloaded with thousands of pieces of jewelry of all types imaginable that we need to liquidate. On Saturday, September 14, we will be holding a huge sale, all pieces will go for just $1 apiece. The sale will be held outside at La Moda Lisa, 160 Saratoga Rd. (Rt. 50) in Glenville from 9 am-5 pm (no early birds please). In case of really bad weather, the raindate is September 21. If you love jewelry and love bargains, you won’t want to miss this. For more information, go to www.animalprotective.org.

New Pastor At Our Redeemer SCOTIA - Our Redeemer Lutheran Church on the corner of Glen Avenue in Scotia will hold a service of Installation on Sunday September 15, 2013 at 3:00PM for our new Pastor Pamela Hoh. Pastor Hoh has been called to serve after our Pastor of 37 years The Rev. Dr. Dennis Meyer retired in July. There will be a reception after the service and local clergy as well as members of the community are invited to attend the service and welcome Pastor Hoh to our community. For more information please call the church office at 393-5031 or go to the web site at www.ourredeemer.cc

Perennial Design II: Construction and Design Class ROTTERDAM JUNCTION - The Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction will present a class on “Perennial Design II: Construction and Design” on Saturday, September 14 from 9 am – 12 pm. Learn the importance of color, shapes and perspective to design your garden. Use a focal point to the best advantage. Develop your skills with hands on design using your own garden layout. The goal is a design that works functionally and aesthetically. Instructor: Kathy Oughton of Acadian Farm. Hours 9 am – 12 pm. Tuition: $35. + $5. material fee. Registration is necessary. Please call (518) 887-5073.

AntiqueTruck Show BALLSTON SPA - Sept 21 and 22, 2013. The 24th Annual Antique Truck, Tractor and Gas Engine Show at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds. Rain or shine! No vehicle registration fee. Admission $1.00 per person. Children under 12 free. Food and drinks available or bring your own picnic lunch. Clean restrooms convenient and at no cost. Tractor pull is planned on September 22 (Sunday). No Pets allowed. This is a Faigrounds rule.

5th Annual Angelversary Benefit Dinner GLENVILLE - Joseph Michael Kolarcik Foundation is a 501

(c) (3) non-profit breaking the silence against Pregnancy & Infant Loss & bringing awareness. JMKF is raising money to provide financial assistance to parents of stillborn babies & first year unexpected infant loss in order to provide a proper resting place in accordance with their beliefs. Come join us for our 5th Annual Angelversary Benefit Dinner, on October 12, 2013 at Good Shepherd Church, Glenville From 6-10pm. Enjoy Good Food, Fun Auctions, & New Friends! Donations $10.00 & up per person Contact Cynthia @ 518878-9000. JMKF honoring and remembering all babies gone too soon.

Retired Teachers Annual Meeting/ Luncheon SCOTIA - The Eastern Zone of the New York State Retired Teachers Association (NYSRTA) will hold its 67th Annual Meeting and luncheon on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the Turf Tavern, Mohawk Avenue, Scotia. Registration starts at 9:30 A.M. All retired teachers, administrators and classroom aides are invited. Featured speakers will be Sheila Gardella from the New York State Retirement System and Lisa Dolen, NYSRTA New Programs and Incentives coordinator. The luncheon costs $18.00. Reservations are needed before September 12, 2013.

Caring Together’s 12th Annual Teal Ribbon Run/Walk CAPITAL REGION - Caring Together’s 12th Annual Teal Ribbon Run/Walk for Ovarian Cancer Support, Awareness, Education and Research will be held on Sunday, September 15th, 2013 in Albany’s Washington Park. Both the 5K run and 1 mile walk will begin at 9:00am. For more information and to download a registration form go to www.CaringtogetherNY.org.

Craft Fair CHARLTON - The Annual Craft Fair at the Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church will be held on Saturday, September 14 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The church is located in The village of Charlton at 768 Charlton Road. Crafts offered will include hand crafted wood items, jewelry, quilting, unique crafted tin items and more. A special feature will be wood items carved with a chain saw. Lunch will be available as well as delicious a variety of home baked goodies.

Sonic Softball Recruiting CAPITAL REGION - Sonic Softball is recruiting 18U players for 2013 Fall Ball & 2014 summer seasons. Please contact Brenda for more information: 518-527-0800.

“Pink Bows on Broadway” Seeks Nominations SARATOGA SPRINGS - Floydwarriors.com ‘Helping Families Cope with Cancer, One Household at a Time” is currently


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Bulletin Board seeking nominations until September 21st for its ‘2013 Pink Bows on Broadway’ campaign. Pink satin bows, prominently displayed up and down Broadway in Saratoga Springs during October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) will feature Capital Region Heroes who have fought breast cancer or battled alongside someone who has. Nominees sought shall include: survivors, lost loved ones, physicians, fundraising warriors, special caregivers, family/friends, and any other person that deserves recognition for their involvement in the war against breast cancer. All during October, each bow will have a link to allow the public a chance to donate to their chosen ‘Bows on Broadway’ Hero. Business sponsorships will include the business name/ logo on the Hero card attached to the bow. All proceeds from the campaign will benefit the non-profit organization floydwarriors. com, whose mission is to provide real help in the home for families undergoing cancer treatment. Log onto www. floydwarriors.com for additional information.

Donations of School Supplies Needed GLENVILLE - Help Give Kids a Running Start this school year! The Glenville YMCA is accepting donations of school supplies and backpacks to help get kids started off right in the upcoming school year. The generosity of our community has been overwhelming, but there are still children who need a backpack sponsor; can you help them? Contact Allison at 399-8118.

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program GLENVILLE - Change Today for A Healthier Future- Reduce your diabetes risk and gain tools for healthy living with the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. This program provides a supportive environment where participants learn about healthier eating and increasing physical activity in order to reduce their risk of developing diabetes. This program is delivered over 12 months beginning with 16 weekly sessions. A new session begins in late September. For more information contact Allison at 399-8118.

Ziti Dinner BALLSTON LAKE - On Friday, October 4, 2013 there will be a Ziti Dinner at Our Lady of Grace Church, 73 Midline Rd. Ballston Lake, to benefit the Helping Hands Ministry who assist local families with Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets. Bring family and friends to enjoy a wonderful baked ziti dinner with meatballs, Italian bread, tossed salad, dessert and beverage. Time 4:30-7:00pm. Cost $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Seniors, Children 5-12 $5.00, children under 5 free. Takeout will be available, contact Mary Jane McNamara at 885-6531 to purchase tickets.

Road Closure TOWN OF BALLSTON - The County of Saratoga is closing a section of highway known as Outlet Road where it crosses

Ballston Creek. The bridge will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 until approximately Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The bridge is being closed for rehabilitation. A detour will be provided and maintained during the closure.

Golf Tournament to Benefit Epilepsy Foundation CAPITAL REGION - The Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York’s annual Jake Straughter Memorial Golf Tournament for Epilepsy will be held on Monday, September 30th at two of the area’s most beautiful courses, Wolferts Roost Country Club and Schuyler Meadows Country Club. Lunch will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at noon, ending with an Awards Reception at 6 p.m. Please call (518) 456-7501 for more information, to register, or to purchase raffle tickets for a 55” tv. The Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York provides direct services for people with epilepsy and their families. Services include education and training of school personnel and students, public education and awareness, service coordination, advocacy, counseling, and first aid training. For more information, visit our website at www.epilepsyfoundation.org/ efneny.

Entertainment 2014 Books Available BURNT HILLS/GLENVILLE - Entertainment 2014 books are now available for immediate use. They are being sold for the benefit of St.Vincent DePaul Society which is a charitable organization which gives temporary help to people in need. You can get yours by calling Marion Rocco 399-3043 or Joe Aglio 399-5395. The price is now $25. and new digital coupons are added daily for your use. We thank you for your support.

Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival BALLSTON SPA - Tickets are on sale for the 17th Annual Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival that takes place on Sept. 13 and 14 at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Advance-sale discount tickets are available through Sept. 12 and may be purchased through the festival’s website, www.irish2000fest.com, through Price Chopper’s Tickets to Go program or by mail to Irish 2000, PO. Box 415, Latham, NY 12110.Prices for advance-sale tickets vary. For Friday only, it’s $16 in advance ($20 a the Gate); Saturday, $18 in advance ($25 at the gate); a two-day pass, available by advance sale only, is $29. Those purchasing tickets at Price Chopper receive an additional $1 off per ticket when showing an AdvantEdge Card. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free. All sales at the gate are cash only. There is a $3 parking fee. Additional information about the 17th Annual Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival is available by calling 1-888-414-3378. or visiting irish2000fest.com.

10th Anniversary Walk & 5K Run for


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SCHENECTADY - on September 21, 2013 at Central Park, Schenectady. Dedicated to increasing awareness of the issues faced by children and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. Register at http://www. firstgiving.com/asa-albany/10thAnnualWalkRunForAutism or call the Autism Society for further information (518) 3552191.

LATHAM - American Payroll Association, Nation’s Leader in Payroll Education, NYS Capital Region Chapter presents 2013 Annual Statewide Payroll Conference. Friday, September 13, 2013. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. At The Century House, 997 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham. Register now for this unique and innovative payroll conference. Admission $175.00. Speaker’s are sure to inform and entertain, while you network with peers, partners and prospects. Dr Thomas J Denham, MCDP. Careers in Transition LLC; Dona Fragnoli, Motivational Speaker & Trainer, The Pebble Effect LLC. Continental Breakfast ~ Coffee Breaks ~ Lunch Provided. Contact for registration is Jacqueline Johnson and email is jjohnso2@sefcu.com and her number is 518-464-5342.

Nursery School Registration BURNT HILLS - The Burnt Hills United Methodist Christian Preschool is now accepting registrations for the Fall of 2013. The school has openings in the class for 3 year olds, which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:0011:30. This class focuses on social development and basic skills such as colors, shapes and counting. It has a maximum enrollment of 12 students with 2 teachers. We also have limited openings in our Monday, Wednesday, Friday class for 4 year olds. This class focuses on Kindergarten readiness and takes a number of fun and educational field trips throughout the year. For more information about our classes, please call 399-5144 or Debbie at 399-6133. We will also take names for a waiting list for 4 year olds for the fall, if needed.

Dinosaurs! @ miSci SCHENECTADY - June 29 - September 29, 2013. miSci (museum of innovation and science, formerly Schenectady Museum) 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 518-3827890/www.miSci.org. Free with admission; free for miSci members This summer, roaring, robotic dinosaurs come alive at miSci! Meet a 32-foot long Apatosaurus. Tremble at a growling 12-foot tall cousin of T-Rex. Watch dinosaur mothers tend their broods. There’s even a nest full of eggs ready to hatch! Discover 18 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the museum. Learn all about these prehistoric creatures in the dino dig site, fossil rubbing station, and other hands-on discovery areas. Free with admission. School Break & Summer Hours (beginning 6/25): Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 12 - 5 pm

Worship & Fellowship at BHUMC BURNT HILLS - The Fall worship services and fellowship times at the Burnt Hills United Methodist Church, 816 Route 50 will begin with two services 9:30am and 10:30am starting Sunday, September 15, 2013. Sunday school classes for ages 2 yrs. thru senior high will be held during the 10:30am service. Childcare will be available during both services for infants and children up to 2 yrs. Coffee and refreshments are provided following each service offering a chance to meet with your friends, neighbors, and church leaders. For more information call 399-5144 or visit our web site at www.nybhumc.com.

Craft Fair CHARLTON - The Charlton Presbyterian Church will hold their Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, September 14. The church is located on Charlton Road in the Village of Charlton. We are seeking venders for indoor spaces and outdoor spaces. Any questions please call Louise Peterson at 9825841

Mabee Farm Historic Site Classes ROTTERDAM JUNCTION - Applications are now being accepted for the following classes at the Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1080 Main St. (Route 5S), Rotterdam Junction, NY: Perennial Design II: Construction and Design – Saturday, September 14 from 9 am – 12 pm. Tuition is $35. + $5. Materials.Beginning Blacksmithing – Saturday, October 5 from 9 am – 4 pm. Tuition is $150. (includes materials). Victorian Wall Hanging Doll Ornaments – Saturday, October 26 from 1 pm – 5 pm. Tuition $30. + $20.Materials. Registration required. Call (518) 887-5073 for an application. Mabee Farm Historic site, 1080 Main St (Rte 5s), Rotterdam Junction, NY (518) 887-5073

8th Annual Tom Indiano Memorial Ride SARATOGA SPRINGS - Hosted by the Saratoga Springs Fire Fighters. Saturday, September 21, 2013. American Legion, 34 West Ave, Saratoga Springs. Rain or Shine. Registration: 10:30am. Ride departs at 11:30am. $20.00 per person. Food, Beverage & Music proviced by Full Draw following ride. T-Shirts, 50/50 Raffle and Prizes. Trophy awarded to Best Poker Hand upon return. Proceeds to benefit Gateway House, A Charitable Hospice. Contact: Fred Whipple 5845729 or Mark Hammond 538-1265 or email: indyride@live. com. Pre-register at www.gatewayhouseofpeace.org and receive $5 off the purchase of a t-shirt and a WILD card for your poker hand.


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Bulletin Board TOPS (Take of Pound Sensibly) GALWAY - Real People Real Weight Loss. We are a support group for weight loss, and meet every Thursday night at 7:00 pm at Galway Lions Club on Ballston Galway Road in Galway. Come check us out or call for more info. First meeting is free. Call Susan at 309-3086 or Rose at 884-9785.

Interested In Opening Your Home To An International Student? CAPITAL REGION - The International Center is seeking local host families for high school foreign exchange students from Eurasia for the 2013-14 academic year. Host families can include single parents, retirees, empty nesters, individuals, domestic partners, couples with no children, or parents with young or teenage children. Hosts need only to provide a bed, a quiet place to study, meals, and transportation to/from school activities. For information on this U.S. Department of State sponsored opportunity, call the International Center of the Capital Region at 518-588-8947 or email CLeising@ICCRAlbany.org. Create a bond that spans the globe and lasts for generations!

Volunteers Needed SARATOGA COUNTY - The Saratoga County Office for the Aging is in NEED of volunteers to help deliver meals to homebound seniors throughout Saratoga County. Current areas in immediate need are: SARATOGA, MOREAU/ SOUTH GLENS FALLS, STILLWATER, & CHARLTON. Nutritious meals are prepared, packed and ready for transport Monday-Friday at about 10:30. Delivery takes about one to one and a half hours. Please call Billie Jo or Denise at The Office for the Aging- 363-4020 or 884-4100 for details.

A New Face for I am I can! SARATOGA REGION - I am I can is excited to announce the re-launch of our website, www.iamicanachieve.org and our new logo! Please check out our site to see the new logo and to learn more about our organization, mission, how to get involved, our latest events and more! I am I can selectively partners mentors and high school girls who enrich each other’s lives, learn from one another, and by doing so enhance the quality of life in our community. We are a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 that provides encouragement, direction, and guidance to young women in grades 9-12. If you would like to learn more about I am I can, please visit our site (www.iamicanachieve.org) or contact our founder, Avon Scherff at 518-688-3010  ext 102.

Additions to Library Pass Program SCHENECTADY-- The Schenectady County Public Library has added three museums to its Library Pass program : Albany Institute of History and Art, the Berkshire Museum and the FASNY Museum of Firefighting. The Library Pass

Program is a partnership between the public library and area museums and cultural venues. Library patrons can sign out a pass – just like a book – to visit participating locations. Each pass offers free or reduced admission according to the terms for that pass. For more information and a full listing of passes, visit http://friendsofscpl.org/librarypass-program/ or call 388-4508.The program is made possible through the support of the Friends of the Library.

Organization Seeks Board Members CAPITAL REGION – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness organization is looking for Board Members. Joseph Michael Kolarcik Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides financial assistance to families of stillborn and unexpected infant loss. Please come join us and help make a difference. Contact Cynthia at 518-878-9000 or visit online at www.jmkf.org. JMKF breaking the silence and remembering our Angels. (A)

Goodreads Book Club BURNT HILLS – The Burnt Hills Teen Reading Club is the Town Of Ballston Community Library’s virtual discussion group for teens. We will talk about our favorite books, have reading challenges and raffle prizes! Our Club is open to students in grades 7-12 and is a private group on goodreads. com that is not visible to non-members. Students can participate by signing up on goodreads.com, with parent permission. Interested parents are also welcome to join our online group. For more information please mail rdarling@ sals.edu. (A)

Scotia-Glenville Food Pantry SCOTIA – The S-G Food Pantry, located at the First Baptist Church of Scotia, 132 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, provides a 3-day supply of food to residents of Scotia-Glenville. Pantry is open Tuesdays 5:30-7pm and Fridays 9-11am. Information: 399-9426, ask for Janice Cooper; or call Tim Horn at 377-0372. (A)

2013 Acoustic Coffee House Shows FULTONVILLE – All free Acoustic Coffee House from 6:3010pm, held downstairs of the Fultonville Methodist Church on Montgomery Street in Fultonville. The no admission, no donation Acoustic Coffee House is a no alcohol event and is open to all types of music as long as there is NO vulgarity, doesn’t offend anybody and acoustic instruments only. Enjoy some free food and beverages while listening to some great music and some very skilled and talented people. If you can’t make it at 6:30pm, that’s OK as there is a new performer every 9 - 13 minutes on average. Future Acoustic Coffee House shows (first Saturday of every month): October 5, November 2 and December 7, 2013. (A)

Support Charlton Heights Cub Scouts


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Bulletin Board BURNT HILLS – Support the Charlton Heights Cub Scouts by donating bottles and cans at 250 Lake Hill Road, Burnt Hills. Bottle drop in barn driveway available 24/7. (A)

Dodgeball League Now Forming SCHENECTADY – Dodge, duck, dive, & dip into a dodgeball league! Contact Lindsay or Kevin at the Schenectady YMCA 518-881-0117 or email LJordan@cdymca.org or KKuon@ cdymca.org (A)

Boy Scout Bottle & Can Drive GLENVILLE – Boy Scout Troop 65, chartered by the Church of the Immaculate Conception, conducts a returnable bottle and can collection drive and accepts used printer cartridges for recycling on the 1st Saturday of every month from 9am-12noon at the Church located at 400 Saratoga Road (Rte. 50) in Glenville. Follow the signs at the entrance of the parking lot of the Church to the Boy Scout Troop 65 garage. The Scouts will unload the returnables from your vehicle. (A)

Red Cross Needs Volunteers CAPITAL REGION – Volunteers are needed in all areas of service from helping in local disasters to answering phones in the office. The Red cross meet many needs in the area, families that have been displaced by a fire, flood or other disaster; collecting blood to save lives of people in need to sustaining a quality filled life; and teaching CPR and First Aid Classes. For more information about Red Cross volunteer opportunities, contact Laura at 792-6545. (A)

Simplifying Lives Needs Volunteers CAPITAL REGION – Simplifying Lives for a cause is the Capital District’s only non-profit organization dedicated to providing free house cleaning and organizational services for people undergoing cancer treatment. Simplifying Lives is looking for volunteers, business partners for the discounted referral service, corporate sponsors, and donations. For further information or to donate, please contact Simplifying Lives for a cause at (518) 935-5822, or visit their website at www.simplifyinglives.org. (A)

Transportation for Seniors SCOTIA/GLENVILLE - The Glenville Senior Center offers transportation to seniors who live in the Town of Glenville or Village of Scotia. We’ll take you to the hairdresser, grocery store, Walmart, to visit a friend, the bank etc. We are not able to transport folks to medical appointments. Available pick up at your home Mon.-Fri., 9am-3pm. For additional information, call 374-0734. Donations gladly accepted. (A)

Looking for Veterans GLENVILLE – Wanted: A lot of good men & women who

have served our country in combat, hostile fire and imminent danger duty. All current members of the Armed Forces and Veterans of combat related military service are invited to join our Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4660 (MayfairGlenville). Qualifying dates of military service are stated in your DD214 (separation document). In the absence of the DD214, Hostile Fire or Imminent Danger Pay can be established through your pay records. If you choose to join us, the Post will pay for your first year’s dues! We meet at the East Glenville Firehouse at 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. For more information, please contact Larry Zeglen at 399-7559 or Bob Bishop 399-9249. Visit our website at www.vfwpost4660.com (A)

Marriage Encounter Weekend CAPITAL REGION – For couples who desire to put the spark and romance back into their marriage, improve their communication, revitalize their relationship and get away for a weekend. Held at a local motel. Reservations required. Please go to www.wwme.org for contact information and weekend dates. (A)

MS Self Help Group BURNT HILLS – Saratoga Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group meets the first Thursday of every month from 6-8pm at the Town of Ballston Community Library, 2 Lawmar Lane, Burnt Hills (399-8174). Registration is not required. For more information, call 1.800.FIGHT.MS (1-800-344-4867, Press option #1). (A)

Wanted: Donations of Yearbooks and Class Photos SCHENECTADY COUNTY – Donations of yearbooks and class photos are wanted for an upcoming education exhibit at the Mabee Farm Historic Site’s Franchere Education Center on the history of education in Schenectady County. Please contact Melissa Tacke at 374-0263 x3. Mabee Farm Historic Site is located on Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction. (A)

NYS Free & Low-Cost Health Insurance SARATOGA REGION – New York State offers free and low-cost health insurance for children, teens and adults through: Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and Medicaid. Free screening and enrollment services are available by calling toll free 1-888-242-1418. Please call our caring, professional staff for more information! We have 27 enrollment sites throughout the following counties: Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga and Washington Counties. (P)

Friends of Library Candidates Elected at Annual Dinner SCHENECTADY – The Friends of Schenectady County Pub-


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Bulletin Board lic Library elected a new slate of officers at their recent Annual Dinner. They are: John Karl, President; Fred Eddy, First Vice President, Ellie Rowland, Second Vice President; Mary Beth Barbagelata, Secretary and Nancy Virkler, Treasurer. This is the second time Karl has served as president, having headed up the organization from 2003-07. He also served as trustee on the Schenectady County Public Library Board from 2008-2011. (P)

STEP Volunteers Needed CAPITAL REGION - STEP the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program a 501 ( c ) 3 not -for –profit organization, is seeking Volunteer Poop Pickers, Sidewalkers, Horse Leaders, Paper Jockeys, And Wranglers to care for its program horses, provide help with lessons for special needs children & adults, fix and repair the facility and promote fundraising. Horse is experience is not needed but a plus. A caring heart and a love of Children & Horses is a must! Call (518) 374.5116 or email stepatnfec@yahoo.com

STEP Open Registration 2013 CAPITAL REGION – STEP the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program, a 501 (c) 3 not for profit and totally volunteer organization, is open for registration for the 2013 season. Children and adults ages 2 and up with special needs may apply. There are limited open spots in the program as STEP fills up quickly. For registration information please call 518 374.5116 or email stepatnfec@yahoo.com or visit our website www.stepup-nfec.org (P)

River Valley Chorus ROTTERDAM – Women of all ages are invited to join the River Valley Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an organization of nearly 25,000 women worldwide who sing four-part a cappella harmony, barbershop style. To learn more about Sweet Adelines International and how to become a member of River Valley Chorus visit www. rivervalleychorus.org or contact Sandy at SC682@aol.com. Visit the International website at www.sweetadelineintl. org. (A)

Self-Therapy for the Stutterer CAPITAL REGION – Self-Therapy for the Stutterer is the classic self-help guide by the founder of The Stuttering Foundation, Malcolm Fraser. It is written to and for the many adults and teens who stutter. The 192-page book is available at most public libraries including those in Delmar, Cohoes, Guilderland, Loudonville, and Ravena. This book outlines a self-therapy program, which describes what the person who stutters can do to work towards better communication. The book is available free to all public libraries. If your library doesn’t have it, ask them to contact the Stuttering Foundation toll-free at 800-992-9392 for a copy. (A)

Volunteers Needed SCOTIA – Compassionate and caring individuals needed to assist in providing care for the dying. The Joan Nicole Prince Home, a community home for the terminally ill, is looking for individuals wanting to “make a difference” by caring for terminally ill residents who lack the support and options to remain at home during their final days. Volunteers are needed to provide personal care, support, meal preparation, laundry and light housekeeping. Training and ongoing support is provided. If interested, please call 3465471 or e-mail volcoorjnp@nycap.rr.com. (A)

Al-Anon Family Group Meetings SCOTIA – If you are affected by a loved ones’ addictive behavior (alcohol, substances, gambling), Al-Anon can help restore your sanity. We, as a group, come together to share our experience, strength and hope, and discover ways to live a happier life. Every Friday from 6:30-7:30pm, we meet upstairs at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, So. Reynolds St. (corner of Glen Ave.) in Scotia. Questions? Call 377-9765 or email EKL@nycap.rr.com with Meeting in the subject. (A)

Fire Company Seeks Volunteer Helpers WEST GLENVILLE – West Glenville Volunteer Fire Company is looking for basic help. We need folks for computer input, grant writing, shopping, gardening, event planning, photo album organizing and as basic helpers in the ‘social’ end of the fire service. If you are a district resident that can commit a few hours a week, this call for help is for you. This is an opportunity for couples to get out and for community service for teens! Firefighters are always needed. Mondays at 7pm, 2024 West Glenville Road; 399-0567. (A)

CMT Support & Action Group CAPITAL REGION – The Upstate NY Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) Support & Action Group was started in April 2010 to offer support, resources and information for those living with CMT. We are action-oriented (community awareness, education, fundraising). We generally meet every other month on a Saturday. For additional information, contact Melinda at 783-7313 or email: CMTNY1@gmail. com (A)

Families Anonymous GLENVILLE – Free weekly meetings for those concerned about the use of mind altering substances or behavioral problems of a relative or friend. Monday evenings at 7:30pm at Conifer Park, 79 Glenridge Rd., Glenville; Main Lobby. (A)

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Bulletin Board CAPITAL REGION – Senior Services of Albany’s Caregiver Connection program has a full menu of services and seminars planned to help family caregivers providing assistance to elders throughout the Capital Region. Contact the Caregiver Connection at 465-1398 or e-mail elderconnection@ seniorservicesofalbany.com for additional information on upcoming Seminars, Telephone Seminars, and Telephone Support Groups. (A)

Parents: you are your child’s first and best advocate! Sign up to receive valuable information on early care and get involved, help raise the bar on high quality early care and education and get connected with your government officials. If you would like to become informed about the need for better child care policies and would like to make your voice heard, join today! Go to www.earlycareandlearning. org and click on Parent Network. (A)

MOMS Club of BH-BL

Angels Needed!

BURNT HILLS – Social and support group with activities during the day for moms and children, including play dates, field trips, informational lectures, crafts, and community service projects. Contact us at 631-4633 or MomsClubBurntHills@gmail.com. Membership area includes Burnt Hills, Ballston Lake, Charlton, Glenville, and Scotia. (A)

CAPITAL REGION – Soldiers’ Angels is a non-profit organization with the sole mission of aiding and supporting the brave men and women of the military, wherever we raise the flag of the United States of America. Many different levels of volunteering are needed. If you can help, please e-mail Bertha at ctlny24@gmail.com or Amy at clozline@ aol.com (A)

Enjoy Your Library At Home BURNT HILLS – Visit the Town of Ballston Community Library website, http://salon.sals.edu, install the free software, browse the collection, and add titles to your cart. Check out with a valid library card and download titles to a personal computer or laptop. When the download process is complete, you can enjoy titles on your Windows or Mac computer or transfer to supported devices, like an MP3 player or Apple iPod. Many audio titles can be burned to CD to listen in the car. For more information and help resources, visit http://salon.sals.edu. (A)

Glenville Town Board Meetings GLENVILLE – Glenville Town Clerk Linda Neals has announced that all regular Town Board meetings and work sessions will now convene at 7:30pm. Glenville Town Board meetings are held at the Municipal Center, 18 Glenridge Road, on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, except June, July, & August, when meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday only. Town Board work sessions are scheduled for the 2nd Wednesday of each month, at 7:30pm. (A)

Donations Needed SCHENECTADY – The Home Furnishings Program, Inc. is seeking donations to serve clients in need in Schenectady County. Program operates at no cost to the donor or recipient. Currently needed: beds, dressers, kitchen tables & chairs, coffee tables, end tables, loveseats and household items such as blankets, pots & pans, towels, small kitchen appliances and kitchenware. Donations are tax deductible. To arrange a pick up (in Schenectady County only), call 346-2444. (A)

Parent Network: News & Action Center CAPITAL REGION – The Early Care & Learning Council invites you to join Parent Network: News & Action Center.

Little People of America CAPITAL REGION – A newly formed chapter of Little People of America is now in your area. Little People of America, Inc., is a national non-profit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. We are the only dwarfism support organization that includes all 200+ forms of dwarfism. Call Nicole at 209-8833 for more information. You can also check out our national website at www.lpaonline.org. (A)

Transportation for Seniors SCOTIA/GLENVILLE: The Glenville Senior Center offers transportation to seniors who live in the Town of Glenville or Village of Scotia. We’ll take you to the hairdresser, grocery store, Walmart, to visit a friend, the bank, etc. We are not able to transport folks to medical appointments. Available pick up at your home Mon.-Fri., 9am-3pm. For additional information, call 374-0734. Donations gladly accepted. (A)


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