Category Archives: Fundraising

Chefs’ Challenge 2014

If you happen to be in or around the Saratoga Springs, NY area this Thursday evening and are looking for some good culinary based fun that benefits a great cause, look no further than The 3rd Annual Chefs’ Challenge to […]

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Sunday Photo – Forever Farmland

This blog is mostly about food. I love good food. It is one of life’s greatest pleasures, a source of health and something that tends to bind people together. To have good food, though, we require good product and good […]

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Calling All Wine Collectors!!! Devine Intervention Needed!!!

Starting today and running through April 7th, there is an incredible opportunity to augment your growing collection with some otherwise impossible to find bottles and others that are merely hard to come by. The best part is that it is […]

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The Chefs’ Challenge: Albany vs Saratoga

Three Judges – Sconzo, Alexander & Barnes -Photo by Edgar Ailor IV for BB/BS – used with permission

Big Brothers/Big Sisters is a great organization doing wonderful things for the community – specifically matching kids who can use role models with […]

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Sunday Photo – Irene

We were relatively lucky at my home. The only significant issue we faced other than my losing part of a post I was writing due to a sudden, but temporary power outage, was these trees that fell over part of […]

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Sunday Photo – American Farmland

Town of Easton, Washington County, N.Y., June 26th, 2011
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Speed Rack – Bartending for a Cause

During my father’s and my weekend foray into NYC for the Big Apple Barbecue, John Deragon suggested we attend the inaugural “Speed Rack” event, a speed-bartending competition and fundraiser for breast cancer research rolled into one. Not sure of what […]

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The Five Guys Dilemma

This is not about how best to load up a burger with the various fixings and condiments available nor is it about whether or not one should take some of the free peanuts from the restaurant even when explicitly asked […]

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Landscapes For Landsake

Leigh McCloskey's "Mikey"
Of course, open farmland is necessary to grow the crops and raise the animals that become our food, but it nourishes more than just our bodies. Some of the most beautiful farmland in the country exists in […]

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Dinner with The Doc & The Rock

        

Join us for a Private Fundraising Dinner & Screening

THE LAST CROP
A new film-in-progress by Chuck Schultz and David A. Ranghelli

Date and Time: September 10th     6:30-11PM
Location:  175 Fuller Road Queensbury, N.Y. 12804                            
Watch the trailer:

The Last Crop new 3 […]

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