HIGH NOTES: Educational donation to SPAC, Animal Ambassadors


In Saratoga Springs, Mackey Auto Group has donated $30,000 to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s education program. The program serves about 50,000 students in the Capital District each year. The program will help support SPAC’s free arts programming like the Learning Library, Classical Kids program and dance workshops with New York City Ballet and National Dance Institute. The contribution marks the beginning of a five-year campaign as part of Subaru of America’s annual “Share the Love” event. For more information on the Subaru Share the Love Event, visit https://www.saratogasubaru.com/subaru-love-promise.htm. For more information on SPAC educational programs, visit https://spac.org/education/.

In Ballston Spa, Animal Ambassadors of Saratoga County 4-H recently served as community leaders at The Saratoga County Fair and The Clifton Park Library. Saratoga County 4-H Animal Ambassadors is a
competitive program that helps kids further their understanding of and involvement in the animal industry, providing skills in sciences, language arts, leadership and creative thinking. In July, the Animal Ambassadors served as assistants at fair 4-H animal shows and presented in the Horse Tails program at a local library. Saratoga County 4-H offers a variety of opportunities for youth, including other animal science programs and general interest programs. Such project areas include shooting sports, natural resources and public speaking. For more information call (518) 885-8995.

High Notes is a Monday feature of The Gazette Opinion section spotlighting the good being done in our communities by individuals, organizations, schools and colleges, and businesses. If you know of anyone who should be celebrated, send your suggestions for High Notes to Editorial Page Editor Mark Mahoney at [email protected]

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