Christmas visit from the Queensbury VFW Post 6196
The Greater Capital Association of Realtors presents a $2,000 check to Budd Mazurek for Saratoga County RPC.
The Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge presented two checks to Saratoga County RPC and VETHelp at 36 Church Avenue in Ballston Spa, NY. A $1,000 check was for the Guardian House, a transitional housing facility for formerly homeless female veterans and a $1,000 check for the VET Home located at 36 Church Avenue in Ballston Spa, a transitional facility for formerly homeless male veterans.
Saratoga-Wilton, NY Lodge held a lunch for nine veterans from the Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company’s two facilities for homeless veterans. The lunch was held in thanks for the veterans’ assistance with spring cleanup at the lodge. Pictured above are (front, left) Veterans Service Committee Chairman Steven Green, and veterans Don Little, Peggy Kelly, Maggie Kenworthy, and Marge Brahm with (back, from left) ER Thomas Klotz and veterans John Kemerer, Dennis Cleveland, and Terrence Clare.
Ryan Scribner, a Ballston Spa High Senior, donated 12 men’s coats to the vet house. He is pictured here with Jack Massesie.
Pat Whitaker-Torres, Guardian House Coordinator, is shown receiving a $500 check at the Stockade Inn from the Schenectady Professional Business Women’s Club. Thank you from all of us.
Budd Mazurek, Executive Director of Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company is shown receiving a check for $1,000 from Joanne Diamantis of Scotia. These funds will be used to assist the Guardian House, a transitional facility for female veterans with expenses related to purchasing a van to transport the veterans. Thank you for thinking of us! Photo by Marge Brahm.
Budd Mazurek, Executive Director of Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company, admires a patriotic quilt made by Ballston Spa Middle School students that will be presented to Guardian House, a transitional facility for female veterans administered by SCRPC. Looking on are teacher Sandra Catricala, left, who spearheaded the project in 2002 after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Kathleen Coleman, curator at Brookside Museum where the quilt hangs now. Ed Burke 3/23/12
Lowe’s Building New Shed at our Vet House located at 36 Church Avenue in Ballston Spa, NY.
The Guardian House Opening Ceremony was held on June 23, 2011.