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Registration Open for Oct. 19-20 Inner Healing Conference at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center in Greenwich, N.Y.

Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 -- Those scarred by harmful experiences in their lives such as the loss of a parent, childhood abuse or post-traumatic stress from military combat are invited to attend “Transformed: An Inner Healing Conference” Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20 at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center in Greenwich, N.Y.

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Ride to Cure Diabetes Saratoga Springs Raises $1.5 Million

Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 -- Congratulations to the 500 riders from 81 JDRF International chapters who raised $1.5 million for type 1 diabetes research at Saturday’s Ride to Cure Diabetes in Saratoga Springs. Kudos also to the 30 local riders, including Tom Hoffman Jr, CEO, Hoffman Car Wash & Hoffman Jiffy Lube, who raised $112,000 while representing JDRF's Northeastern New York chapter. The Saratogian wrote a nice piece in advance of Saturday's event. Click here. The event's photo gallery can be seen here.

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ACPHS Launches New Community Health Initiative in Albany's South End

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 — In what is believed to be the first program of its kind in New York state, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) today announced the opening of “The Collaboratory,” an innovative community health resource for residents of Albany’s South End. Literally a “laboratory for collaboration,” The Collaboratory will provide programs and facilitate partnerships with local community organizations with a goal of improving the health and wellness of area residents.

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Seven Decades Together

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Staff at client, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland, organized on a beautiful 70th wedding anniversary vow renewal celebration yesterday for Joe, 93, and Joan, 90, Clemens of Latham.  The couple met at Snyder's Lake, a popular spot outside of Troy, following the end of the World War II. After marrying in August 1948, the couple purchased their first and only home at 3 Caroline St., Latham. Joe spent 33 years working for the gas department at Niagara Mohawk, while Joan balanced raising two children with a part-time job at Montgomery Ward in Menands. Rick Clemens said his mother developed dementia when she was 75 and his father was her sole caretaker. He continues to be with her every step of the way. Media coverage was strong with CBS6WNYTSpectrum NewsAltamont Enterprise and Times Union covering the memorable ceremony.

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The Grand at Guilderland Supports National Night Out

Thursday, Aug. 2 -- Town of Guilderland Chief of Police Carol J. Lawlor accepts a $1,000 check from officials at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland for the department’s annual National Night Out event. Set for Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 6-9 p.m. at Tawasentha Park, the nationwide event aims to encourage members of the community to meet their neighbors in an effort to reduce crime. More than 4,000 are expected to attend the event, which will feature displays by emergency medical service agencies, local fire departments and neighboring police agencies. Community groups, children’s activities, and music and vendors will also be on hand. Featured are (L to R): Guilderland Police Chief Carol Lawlor; Wendy Decker, director of admissions, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland; and, Melvin Hitt, administrator, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland. For more information, call (518) 356-1980 x 1030.

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