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Beacon Volunteer Anbulance Corps Benefit Brunch

Thursday, 26 February 2015 21:02

Brunch, for the benefit of the Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps, will be held Sunday, March 22 at Dutchess Manor, 263 Route 9D, Beacon with seatings at 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM.  Donations are $20, adults; $18 seniors and $15, children.  To reserve tickets or for more information please call 845-831-4540, ext. 6 or visit   All the proceeds of this annual event go to benefit the ambulance corps, which is not supported by any tax dollars.

For over 50 years The Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps has provided emergency medical services to the City of Beacon and parts of the Town of Fishkill including Glenham, Dutchess Junction and part of Chelsea.  All the members are volunteers.  Coverage, including Advanced Life Support, is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week with three New York State Certifies ambulances, two “fly cars”, and an all terrain vehicle for off road rescue.  Answering over 2400 ambulance calls per year makes BVAC one of the busiest volunteer services in Dutchess County.


 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh will hold their 16th Annual Golf Fore Housing on Monday, May 18th at the Powelton Club, 29 Balmville Road in Newburgh, NY. It all begins at 7:30am. Sponsorship and fouresomes available. Contact Caitlin Dalton at 845-568-6035 ext 115 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Penny Social

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 17:49

Penny Social Sponsored by The Columbiettes at St. Joseph Church Hall

34 S. Chestnut St (Rt. 208) New Paltz NY 12561.  Originally scheduled for Saturday January 24th, 2015 but the SNOW DATE IS IN EFFECT!  Considering this weekend's inclement weather we are rescheduling for Sunday Jan 25th- doors open at 1pm, and calling begins at 2pm. ADMISSION IS FREE! Raffles, 50/50 tickets, valuable gift certificates! Kitchen will be open to purchase refreshments. Bring your friends!




 The Christian Ministerial Fellowship of Newburgh and Vicinity is pleased to announce it is hosting a parade in Newburgh, NY. Newburgh will be celebrating its 150th year of being incorporated with a parade to commemorate the occasion in 2015. Parade host the Christian Ministerial Fellowship of Newburgh and Vicinity's called the event “The coming together of our beloved community to celebrate our rich and vibrant history. It is our hope that this will be a springboard to propel us forward.” Parade Chairperson - Mary Krolcalled the parade an "opportunity for our community to comer together and celebrate itsbright future - and proclaim that we are a city of hope and opportunity".The parade will be held on June 27,2015 and will kick off at 1pm – from West Street and continue downBroadway to Washington’s Headquarters.  Organizers are seeking interested individuals to assist in the planning of this historic event as well as parade participants. For further information contact the Parade Chairperson – Mary Kroll at Hudson Valley Christian Church - by telephone at 845-856-8526 or by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hudson Valley Shakespear Festival has finalized plans for the Company’s 29th season with the announcement that Arabian Nights, written by Mary Zimmerman, adapted from The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, will run in repertory with Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a limited run of An Illiad, by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare.

 Casting of the productions will be announced at a later date.

 Previews for the 2015 season are set to begin on June 9. The shows will run in repertory through then end of August. Openings nights are scheduled as follows:

June 18 – Arabian Nights

June 20 – Midsummer Night’s Dream

June 27 – Winter’s Tale

August 3 – An Illiad (5 performances only)

August 17 – The Tempest (1 performance only)

 Gift certificates for the 2015 season are available online at The Box Office will open for online sales in mid-February. For information visit the website or call (845) 809-5750.



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