ALBANY DECEMBER 11- On Friday morning members of Clifton Park -Halfmoon VFW Post #1498 traveled to Stratton VA Hospital to deliver 100 winter coats, 50 flannel shirts, and 50 fleece lined shirts. These came courtesy of the Haband Corp. and President John DeFrancesco who is a friend of one of the members of Post 1498.
The Elvis Patsy Cline concert raised enough money so that the Mechanicville Rotary Club was able to provide over 90 coats to needy school children. Every needy child in Hoosic Valley, Mechanicville, Stillwater, and Waterford school will have a coat for this winter. Harriet Noble Mechanicville Rotary President pointed out "It's really 90 + families that are impacted '96 not only will the children be healthier, can go to school when it's cold but the parents can now concentrate on other needs they have.
Read the entire article in the Nov. 27th issue of the Express.
TILLWATER OCTOBER 25- Danny "Elvis" Romines and Courtney "Patsy Cline" Shane filled up the SACC auditorium on Saturday night. The Mechanicville Rotary Club sponsors Elvis every year to raise money for winter coats for needy children. Food and beverage sales revenue went to SACC so 2 worthy causes benefited.This year the show was moved from Mechanicville to Stillwater and Patsy Cline was added to the program.