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Flood Relief Fund

On August 11, 2008 Nearly 40 families in the City of Rensselaer were forced from their homes due to flooding. Some of these families lost everything but all were greatly affected. The devastation has created a tremendous burden on all the families, many of whom do not have flood insurance to help with the costs. In addition, many of the children in the community have been affected because both the Rensselaer Little League field and Boys and Girls Club have been damaged. That is why it is up to our community to come together to help our neighbors in their time of need. Please donate as much as you can!

Sincerely,
Louis Polsinello, Jr.
Chairman, Rensselaer Relief Fund

To Help out and donate:
Rensselaer Relief Fund
C/O Polsinello Fuels, Inc.
241 Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144

In addition, a fundraising banquet will be held to help acquire more money. It will be:

Thursday, August 28, 2008
From 5:00 to 8:00pm
At:
Casey’s Banquet House
301 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144

For more information on how to RSVP, call (518) 463-7812 Ext. 133. Ask for Beth Polsinello. The RSVP deadline is August 26th.

Heavy storms on August 11th brought intense damage and flooding to residents in the City of Rensselaer. As a result, a relief fund for victims of the flooding has been set up at Key Bank in the City. If you would like to help out, all donations may be made to:

Flood Victims Relief Fund
C/O: Bey Bank
16 Second Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144

 

 

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