The Greater Good: Kelly’s Angels fundraiser, Hudson Waterfront ideas sought

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Kelly’s Angels fundraiser success

There was great success from a fundraiser to benefit Kelly’s Angels, a charitable organization created by NewsChannel 13’s Mark Mulholland in honor of his late wife, Kelly. Turning Pointe Dance Center in Latham raised more than $2,500 at a dance fundraising show at Cohoes High School. The event was organized by Estelle Porter, an accomplished young dancer, and her mom Lori – a friend of Kelly Mulholland. Kelly’s Angels provides grants to benefit children whose lives have been forever changed by the loss of a parent or sibling to cancer or other illness.

Guilderland High student takes part in CANstruction

A shout out to Alyssa O’Connor for her project to raise awareness about food insecurity in our area. The Guilderland High School student participated in CANstruction, representing her Girl Scout troop.
They created an “I Love New York” sign made from cans of food. The display was up for two weeks at Crossgates Mall. CANstruction helps young people practice skills in architecture and engineering, while raising awareness about a cause.

Gateway to the Hudson ideas

Do you have a vision for the Hudson Waterfront in downtown Albany? The city of Albany wants your ideas for the Gateways to the Hudson project. You can join a meeting via Zoom on Thursday to share your voice.

Girls Rule workshop

A group of students from Lenox Memorial Middle and High School in the Berkshires took part in the Girls Rule workshop at Berkshire Horseworks in Richmond. The workshop helps girls learn social and emotional skills through interaction with horses.

Officer visits Glenmont preschool

Thank you to Officer Hughes from the Bethlehem Police Department. He went to Bethlehem Preschool in Glenmont to speak with students about his role as a community helper in the town. Hughes talked about his duties as a police officer, and gave the young students a tour of his patrol car.