Troy Lodge of Elks Food Drive
TROY – The Troy Lodge of Elks at 134 North Greenbush Road is having a Food Donation drive-thru to be held, Friday May 22nd from 10AM to 3PM. The purpose of your food donations is to help restock local food pantries. Most needed food drive items are peanut butter, canned fruits & vegetables, rice, pasta, 100% juice, canned spaghetti sauce, cereal, canned tuna & chicken, dog & cat food. No glass jars, please. Thank you for your ongoing support.
Llama and Alpaca Parasite Management Workshop
RENSSELAER COUNTY – May 28, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County- 61 State St. Troy, NY 12180
Learn how to keep your camelids healthy, happy, and free from parasites! Our speaker, Emaly Leak of Autumn Hill Llamas and Fiber, will briefly discuss ways to prevent parasites through management, how to tell if our llamas or alpacas have parasites, and strategies on how to treat them. The main focus of this workshop will be how to collect your own samples and run a fecal analysis with a centrifuge and microscope.
To take advantage of the early registration price of $10, please register by May 22nd; registration at the door is $15. As of right now, this workshop will be held in person; it will be decided at a later date if it will be switched to a virtual format. If you have any questions or would like to register, contact Kayela at email@example.com or 518-272-4210.
Adult Tractor Safety Workshop
RENSSELAER COUNTY – Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30 P.M. Open to All adults. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is excited to offer a Tractor and Farm Safety Course at White’s Farm Supply in Schaghticoke (1205 State Route 40 Schaghticoke, NY 121544). This program is geared for adult audiences. Statistics show that farming and operating equipment is a hazardous and dangerous endeavor. Help yourself reduce the risks of an accident and attend this informative morning session. The program will begin at 6:30 P.M with a presentation from the New York Center of for Agriculture Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) followed by an opportunity to give your newly learned skills a try. This program is perfect for farmers old and new as well as any adult who currently works with machinery on the job, in their backyard, or plans to in the future. To register, please call CCE office at 518-272-4210 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a registration fee of $5 payable at the class. If you have special needs that need to be met in order to participate, please let us know at the time of registration. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity employer and programmer.
Sand Lake Town Wide Garage Sale
SAND LAKE – Save the dates… and your stuff! The 10th Annual Town Wide Garage Sale is scheduled for the weekend of September 19, 20. This popular event is sponsored by the Sand Lake Business Association and attracts folks from all over the Capital Region. The vendor corral/flea market again will be at Westfall Village. This is a wonderful opportunity for residents, sports teams, church groups, scout groups and others to make some easy cash. Online registration is now available at sandlakebusiness.com and click on EVENTS.
The Kiwanis Club of Sand Lake Fundraising Drive
SAND LAKE – The Kiwanis Club of Sand Lake is supporting a charity fundraising drive within the Averill Park Central School District to benefit the Capital Region’s Ronald Mc Donald House. The drive will run from now until October 31st with the goal to collect enough pull tabs from soda, beer, soups and pet food cans to fill a school bus!
We ask that parents of our school children and other interested citizens join this effort by removing and collecting as many pull tabs as possible during the months ahead and taking them to the office of one of our three elementary schools, the Algonquin Middle School’s office or to the office at the Averill Park High School.
Please join us to help the Ronald McDonald House as it continues to offer a haven of comfort, love, hope and support – free of charge – for critically ill children and their families. Thank you.