Saratoga Hospital is the recipient of the Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Opened in 2017, the hospital’s Interventional Cardiology Program earned the recognition following its second year of 24/7 emergency cardiac services.
Saratoga Hospital earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment through emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries in heart attack patients coming into the hospital directly or by transfer from another facility. Through the affiliation with Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital has the confidence and resources to offer this high level of emergency cardiac intervention service.
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Plug Power Inc., a provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions with an office in Saratoga Springs, announced an expanded contract with FM Logistic, making it the first traditional GenKey customer in Europe, according to the company.
FM Logistic initially adopted Plug Power’s GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell technology in 2015. The expanded relationship will include an increased fleet of GenDrive fuel cells along with a GenFuel hydrogen refueling station—Plug Power’s first in Europe–which will supply FM Logistic’s hydrogen capacity over the next five years.
The deal with FM Logistic follows Plug Power’s announcement of a new partnership with StreetScooter and DHL, representing continued European growth as part of Plug Power’s strategic 2019 goals.
FM Logistic has worked with Plug Power for five years to decrease their carbon footprint and increase productivity and efficiency of the fleet vehicles running in their distribution centers and warehouses. With their accelerated growth and facilities across France, FM Logistic turned to Plug Power’s GenKey solution. FM Logistic continues to show their commitment to clean, dependable, efficient power solution.
The new contract was signed in May and includes refueling infrastructure, related services and hydrogen fuel. The new hydrogen refueling station will be located at FM Logistic’s operation in Neuville aux Bois, France.
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More than 500 guests celebrated the 40th anniversary of Skidmore College’s Polo by Twilight Palamountain Scholarship Benefit on July 23 at the Saratoga Polo Fields.
The event, a mainstay of the Saratoga Springs summer calendar, raised $327,560, surpassing last year’s total of $318,286. Proceeds benefit the Joseph C. and Anne T. Palamountain Scholarship Fund, which honors Skidmore’s late president and his wife.
The fund has provided more than 400 scholarships for Skidmore College students since 1979.
Skidmore College President Philip A. Glotzbach remembered philanthropist and thoroughbred breeder and owner Marylou Whitney, who died in July 19 at the age of 93. Whitney was a co-founder of the benefit, an honorary committee member and a friend of Anne Palamountain.
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DeCrescente Distributing Co. announced a partnership with Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, an award-winning whiskey brand inspired by “the best whiskey maker the world never knew.”
Their flagship, Uncle Nearest 1856 premium aged whiskey, is now available in 750 ml bottles at liquor retailers throughout the Capital Region.
This year, Uncle Nearest 1856 was one of two brands to win the reputable World’s Best award at the 2019 World Whiskies Awards and was awarded Best American Whiskey at the 2019 New Orleans Bourbon Festival.