HIGH NOTES: Historic restoration, donation for Thanksgiving meals, grant for mobile college classrooms

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In Mayfield, the Tim and Tina Delaney Family Foundation recently provided a grant to the Mayfield Historical Society that will help pay for exterior painting and window glazing at The Rice Homestead. The work will be done in the summer of 2023. The Delaney Family Foundation also made a contribution for last year’s replacement of the roof at The Rice Homestead. The society also received a donation this summer from Michael and Nancy Frank and the Northville Rotary, whose contribution also will be used for the painting project. For more information on the society and to make a donation, visit: https://mohawkvalleymuseums.us/museums/mayfield-historical-society/.

In Amsterdam, St. Mary’s Healthcare has announced a $5,000 donation too the Community Foundation of the Adirondack Foothills to provide those in need with Thanksgiving meals this year. Adirondack Foothills which serves 5,000 meals on Thanksgiving Day to residents in need in Montgomery and Fulton counties. For more information on the work of Adirondack Foothills and to donate or volunteer for the free Thanksgiving community meal, visit: https://www.festivalofhopeadk.com.

In Schenectady, National Grid has donated $25,000 to support SUNY Schenectady’s the college’s new advanced manufacturing classroom on wheels. In 2021, SUNY provided funding for two mobile units. The college’s Workforce Development and Community Education Division will use the labs to bring education/training opportunities into the community, providing career-focused learning opportunities in technical, professional and interpersonal competencies to meet the needs of today’s employers, according to a press release. The mobile classrooms are expected to go into service in the Spring of 2023. The college has also initiated a funding campaign to develop support for operational expenses of both units. For more information, visit: www.sunysccc.edu.

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