The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association (BSBPA) announced additional vendors and entertainment for the 16th Annual The Way We Were car show to be held Sunday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. 4 p.m. on Front Street in Ballston Spa.
Rain date for the event is Sunday, Oct. 14.
Front Street in the village will be blocked off from Milton Avenue past the Old Iron Spring to accommodate car exhibits and vendors. In addition to the classic and specialty cars on display, there will be live music from Betsy & The ByeGons, a Kids’ Zone with bounce house and children’s activities, plus car related and other vendors.
Food will be available throughout the show route from several restaurant, food truck and community organization vendors, including the Brickyard, MeMe’s Snack Shack, Spike’s Sauce, Ballston Spa Rotary and Ballston Spa Lions Club. Brookside Museum will hold demonstrations from local EMS teams on its lawn. The museum’s exhibits will be open to visitors.
Trophies will be awarded n many categories. Judging begins at 9 a.m. with trophies awarded at 3 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the community activities and efforts of the BSBPA.
For more information, email email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518 885-2772.
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Rebuilding Together Saratoga County ill hold its 15th annual dinner. The dinner will be held on October 11, 2018 from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs.
All proceeds from the dinner will go to help homeowners in need in Saratoga County live independently in safe and healthy homes.
Each year, the dinner highlights the work being accomplished by the organization.
The evening’s activities include a dinner catered by Mazzone Hospitality, a silent auction, a mystery box raffle and a live auction. A short program will include the presentation of our Community Partner of the Year Award to Doug Ford of Curtis Lumber and our Volunteers of the Year awards to Tom and Anita Harris.
Individual tickets are available for $100 each. Tables are available for purchase/sponsorship. Tickets are available by calling 518-587-3315 or online at www.RTSaratoga.org.
Principal sponsors are: Fingerpaint, Saratoga Eagle, Roohan Realty, Turbine Services Limited, Mazzone Hospitality, nePromo, D.A. Collins Companies, Saratoga National, KeyBank and Key Private Bank, Saratoga Honda, and Northeast Acura. Media sponsor is Saratoga Today
For more information, contact Rebuilding Together at 518-587-3315 or Michelle@RTSaratoga.org
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U.S. News & World Report has named Saratoga Hospital a “Best Regional Hospital” in northeastern New York for 2018-2019. Of the more than 4,500 U.S. hospitals and medical centers evaluated, 520—less than 12 percent—earned the Best Regional Hospital designation.
Saratoga Hospital also was rated “high performing” in three specialties, procedures and conditions—orthopedics, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—and ranked 23rd among nearly 220 New York hospitals for high-quality care.
In the Capital Region, Albany Med and St. Peter’s Hospital also were named to New York’s top 25. Statewide, only one hospital of similar size to Saratoga Hospital made the list.
For the 2018-2019 rankings, U.S. News & World Report evaluated hospitals nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. Ratings are based largely or entirely on objective measures, such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing, as well as other care-related indicators.
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Dan Provost Memorial Walk for Awareness and Recovery will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs.
It will be a 1.5 mile family-friendly walk around the Skidmore campus. Registration, games and activities begin at 10 a.m. The walk begins at 11 a.m. Donations of $10 for individuals and $20 for families
Provost, of Saratoga Springs died in 2014, at age 23, as a result of a drug overdose, after struggling for several years with substance use disorder. The purpose of this Memorial Walk is to remember lives taken too soon, raise awareness of addiction, educate the community about recovery services, and celebrate those living in recovery.
Proceeds will benefit Recovery Advocacy In Saratoga (RAIS) and the Healing Springs Recovery Community & Outreach Center. RAIS and Healing Springs are programs of the Prevention Council. Register at www.zippyreg.com?event=1147.
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Skidmore College has been recognized in national rankings for excellence in the liberal arts, innovation, student life and more.
Skidmore recently received dozens of notable accolades, including being ranked No. 41 by U.S. News & World Report in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category of the 2019 Best Colleges rankings released n September. In addition, the publication ranked Skidmore in the top 50 for “Most Innovative Schools,” “High School Counselor Rankings,” “Best Value Schools,” and “Best Undergraduate Teaching.”
Skidmore also appeared on The Princeton Review’s 2019 list of the Best 384 Colleges, announced in August. Skidmore students, through The Princeton Review’s survey, earned Skidmore top 50 positions in the “Best Campus Food,” “Great Financial Aid” and “Best Quality of Life” categories.
For its commitment to sustainability, Skidmore was named a “10 Best Green School in America 2018” by The Knowledge Review magazine in August and a “Top 50 Green College” in 2017.