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Price Chopper hosts House of BBQ Class

LATHAM - On Wednesday, June 13, Price Chopper is sposonsoring a grilling class with Certified Angus Beef Executive Chef Michael Ollier.

Registration is $10 per person and includes recipes, samples and door prizes. Deadline for registration is June 11.

For more information, please call, 518-379-1617.

Salvation Army holds open house

ALBANY - On Friday, June 8, the Salvation Army's Albany Area Services will be hosting an Open House to kick-off the opening of their Community Kids Drop-In Program for summer 2012.

Attendees will be able to take a tour of the facility, meet the directors, and even have an opportunity to participate in regular Friday night youth services.

The open house is from 6-8p.

 

The Summer Program will be open Monday-Friday from 11:30-3p. The program goes from July 19-August 17 and is for children ages 6-18.

During these hours of operation, kids will be served lunch, and kids will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of options to entertain themselves including playing an organised spport, weight training, using computers, making arts and crafts, strengthening character building, and enjoying movies.

Salvation Army hods open house

ALBANY - On Friday, June 8, the Salvation Army's Albany Area Services will be hosting an Open House to kick-off the opening of their Community Kids Drop-In Program for summer 2012.

Attendees will be able to take a tour of the facility, meet the directors, and even have an opportunity to participate in regular Friday night youth services.

The open house is from 6-8p.

 

The Summer Program will be open Monday-Friday from 11:30-3p. The program goes from July 19-August 17 and is for children ages 6-18.

During these hours of operation, kids will be served lunch, and kids will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of options to entertain themselves including playing an organised spport, weight training, using computers, making arts and crafts, strengthening character building, and enjoying movies.

Call for manuscripts for Capital Rep's NEXT ACT!

ALBANY - NEXT ACT!, a new project by the Capital Rep Theatre, is calling for manuscripts of plays to be considered for the upcoming New Play Summit.

The three-day forum is designed to complement the Upper Hudson Valley's recent and future growth in the fields of research and technology. NEXT ACT! reflects the misson of the Capital Rep, "to create meaningful theatre generated from an authentic link to the community."

The summit takesd place November 2-4 and will feature readigns of two never before prodiced plays and a musical.

Eligible plays cannot have been previously produced, previous readings are allowed. Plays may not have more than 7 characters. Playwrights are asked not to submit works in which the actors play multiple roles, unles it is a device used to high ligh generations. Musicals are accepted.

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Make A Wish seeks past Wish Kids

To mark their 25th Anniversary, MAke-A-Wish of Northeastern New York is looking for faces and stories from some of the 1,200 wishes that it has granted since 1987.

Through the "Welcome Back Wishes" campaign, the chapter is looking fro former wish children to be highlighted in its newsletter and on a website gallery.

Make-A-Wish is looking for pictures of children on their wish experience as well as some recent photos. They would also like some information on what has happened in the childs life since theri wish was granted.

If you or your child has had a wish granted through the local chapter, please contact the Make-A-Wish office, 518-782-4673.

 

CDPHP suceeds in energy saving campaign

ALBANY - CDPHP has announced the results of an aggressive energy savings project undertaken last year. The project was designed to cut costs and reduce the company's environmental footprint.

A study has found the company saved $154,315 in energy costs over a twelve month period and greatly reduced its environmental impact.

In 2011, CDPHP partnered with American Energy Care, Inc, which designed a light replacement plan and installed a computerized lighting system. The state-of-the-art system includes dimming sensors, automatic shutdowns, customized lighting, offsite monitoring feature, hotspot identification, and the ability to harvest natural sunlight.

Since the partnership began, CDPHP has removed 2,500 light bulbs from its headquarters and reduced energy consumption by 40 percent.

NewsChannel 13 honors the Class of the Capital Region

QUEENSBURY –Top high school students will come to the Great Escape on Wednesday, June 6 for NewsChannel 13’s Class of the Capital Region.

This year’s Class of the Capital Region consists of 85 students from different area high schools. The students will participate in a day of fun at the park and each one was told to bring a friend along for the day.

NewsChannel 13 will be Live at Noon on Wednesday with the students and NewsChannel 13’s Jim Kambrich will be there to congratulate them.

They will be live in front of the new Splashwater Kingdom ride Alpine Freefalls. Students involved are asked to like NewsChannel 13 on Facebook. Share your photos and videos from the day. Also, follow WNYT NewsChannel 13 on Twitter. Tweet us @WNYT.