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BRIEFLY

Saturday, October 27, 2001,   Page: B11

DONATIONS Golub Corp.'s Price Chopper Supermarkets donated $550,093 to the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. As part of ``Your Help Counts,'' a month-long program, Rotterdam-based Price Chopper collected almost $390,000 from customers and store associates throughout the Capital Region, while the Golub Foundation pledged $100,000. In conjunction with Price Chopper, WNYT-TV Ch. 13 raised more than $61,000 from the sale of patriotic T-shi...

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HAIR-PRODUCTS EXECUTIVE A FUND-RAISER FOR CHARITY

Monday, September 30, 1991,   Page: B2

Corporations donating to good causes for altruistic and public relations reasons are nothing new. But the owner of a California- based hair- products company believes he has come up with a novel way of enticing customers to give $10 of their own money to a selected charity.
The owner, 52-year-old John Sebastian, was in town Friday to promote his idea, called Club U.N.I.T.E., the tidy acronym for a cumbersome name, Unity Now Is a Tomorrow for Everyone. In a few words, Sebastian is promisin...

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BRIEFLY

Saturday, October 6, 2001,   Page: B15

CONTRACTS Kubricky Construction Corp. of Queensbury was the apparent low bidder at $918,136 to resurface routes 385, 9, 9P, 9N 149 and 372 in Saratoga Springs, Lake Luzerne and Coxsackie, and the villages of Catskill, Coxsackie, South Glens Falls, Cambridge and Granville for the state Department of Transportation. Four firms bid on the project. Work is due to be completed by July 15, 2002. DONATIONS Tops Friendly Markets, which operates supermarkets in Warren and Washington counti...

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CHARITY EVENTS

Tuesday, December 28, 2004,   Page: C5

Friday: At Kingswood, Beeman Tournament (Adirondack CC foundation). Linda Quinn, 743-2243
Friday: At Stadium, Golf for Humanity (Habitat for Humanity). Scott Castelli or Frank St. Denis, 346-5060
Friday: At Mohawk River, Gator Classic (Russell Sage County). Lisa Greiner, 244-6894 Saturday: At Airway Meadows, Amateur Tournament (Glens Falls Lions Club). Vince Sadowski, 587-7888
Saturday: At Colonial Acres, Dan Marino Foundation Golf-A-Thon. Pat Blum, 439-2089
Saturday: At Windham, Le...

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CHARITIES LAST TO GET THE MONEY

Sunday, January 9, 2000,   Page: A1

A telemarketing firm was able to generate $679,000 in donations for the New York Special Olympics in 1998. But Special Olympics never saw a dime. In fact, after the telemarketing company was paid, the Niskayuna-based charity wound up losing $29,000 on the deal, according to the most recent state data.
``We took a real hit,'' Special Olympics spokesman James J. Smith said.
The case highlights the state attorney general's findings that many telemarketing campaigns actually give very lit...

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BRIEFLY

Saturday, January 12, 2002,   Page: B10

CHAMBER City National Bank will be the corporate sponsor of the Jan. 19 annual dinner of the Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry, which will be held at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown. The bank, founded in 1887, remains an independent bank in Fulton County. DONATIONS The Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation has made two grant awards totaling $40,000: $10,000 to Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar, which provides financial support and mentor guidance to disadvantaged h...

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BRIEFLY

Saturday, April 6, 2002,   Page: B12

CHAMBER NEWS The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce received three national Awards for Communications Excellence for the second consecutive year, part of an annual program conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. Visions, the chamber's newsletter, received an Award of Excellence in the typeset newsletter category, and the chamber's Web site, http://www.ac-chamber.org, and the Tech Valley Web site, http://www. techvalley.org, were presented honorable mention award...

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FIREMAN'S FUND MORTGAGE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER FIRST AMERICAN BANK FARM FAMILY INSURANCE ALBANY HOUSING COALITION LYDALL INC. EVERGREEN BANK MARINE MIDLAND BANK SCHNURR & JACKSON BOLLAM, SHEEDY, TORANI HOSPITAL FOUNDATION COOL INSURING IN OTHER MOVES

Sunday, September 3, 1989,   Page: E2

Eric G. Feder of Ballston Spa has been named sales manager of the new Albany branch of Fireman's Fund Mortgage Corp. Feder was assistant vice president with Hartford Funding Ltd., managing offices in Albany and Rutland, Vt. He holds a bachelor's degree from the State University College at Oswego.
Dr. Kenneth J. Kroopnick of Albany has joined the staff of the Family Health Center of St. Peter's Hospital. Kroopnick was chief resident in pediatrics at Albany Medical Center Hospital prior to his...

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CHARITY SEES BENEFIT OF A HOT REAL ESTATE MARKET

Tuesday, August 19, 2003,   Page: E1

The Community Foundation for the Capital Region is an unlikely real estate company. A charitable organization by form and function, it can't turn a profit and it doesn't want to deal in real estate.
But that's where many people's wealth is these days.
So the grant-making charitable group formed a subsidiary -- CFCR Real Property Transactions LLC -- to take donated properties, sell them and pass the proceeds to the Community Foundation.
``A lot of people's real wealth is in real es...

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ALBANY LADDER MOURNS CHAIRMAN

Saturday, October 25, 1997,   Page: B9

Lester J. Heath III, 51, chairman of Albany Ladder Co., died Thursday at his home in Guilderland of a brain tumor. Heath, grandson of the equipment distribution company's founder, had been chairman and chief executive officer since 1996 and president since 1986. He joined in 1970.
Heath's tenure at Albany Ladder was noted for his use of consensus-driven management, innovative employee programs, family-oriented corporate culture and empowerment of each individual. He was named 1993 Entrepr...

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A $500G TOAST TO BETTER HEALTH

Tuesday, October 10, 1995,   Page: B1

``We got a lovely gift, one of the biggest gifts around,'' Community Foundation for the Capital Region Executive Director Judith N. Lyons said of the $500,000 her group recently received from Albany's Hospital for Incurables Inc.
The money brings the foundation's endowment to $4.6 million. The gift will be used to fund innovative projects that address health care needs in the Capital Region, Lyons said.
``We're really looking for those great ideas,'' she said, adding that the foundation...

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CHARITY FALLS SHORT FOR 1ST TIME

Tuesday, December 2, 1986,   Page: B1

For the first time in its 61-year history the United Way Campaign of Northeastern New York finished short of its fund-raising efforts, organizers announced Monday night.
Meeting for their annual campaign dinner at the Marriott Hotel, volunteers and member organizations were told that 96.5 percent of this year's $5,182,000 goal had been reached. Typically at the finale dinner of the campaign, the projected goal has been reached or surpassed, according to Hugh Roberts, campaign chairman. Ro...

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UTILITY CONTRIBUTION FIGHT ARGUED IN ALBANY

Thursday, March 24, 1988,   Page: 5A

To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves is sinful and tyrannical.
Thomas Jefferson Two hundred years later, Joseph Cahill believes he is carrying the same torch against tyranny.
Cahill, 66, a retiree in Fishkill, Dutchess County, is taking on a powerful state agency and challenging virtually every utility company in New York in a battle that his attorney says is costing more to fight than he could ever hope to win in court...

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COHOES SAVINGS BANK TO GO PUBLIC

Friday, May 22, 1998,   Page: E1

Cohoes Savings Bank said Thursday it intends to convert from a mutual to a publicly held institution. The change is expected to take place in the fall, following despositor and regulatory approval, with the creation of a holding company and the bank's initial offering of stock to the public.
The bank hopes to raise more than $100 million in the offering, said Harry L. Robinson, Cohoes Savings' president.
Cohoes Savings' proposed conversion from a mutual bank owned by its depositors to...

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STEWART'S SHOPS LEADER DIES

Phyllis "Philly" Dake, 85, was also generous donor to various causes

Thursday, May 31, 2012,   Page: C1

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Phyllis "Philly" Dake, a key leader of the Stewart's Shops convenience stores her husband helped found, died Wednesday after a battle with Huntington's disease. She was 85.
Stewart's credits Dake with the idea to allow customers to make their own sundaes in 1947. The company's Philly Vanilla ice cream is named after her.
Dake and her husband, Charles, ran Saratoga Dairy. Charles and his brother Bill later joined together to create Stewart's Shops Corp., and Phyllis Dake bec...

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