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DUTCHESS COUNTY WANTS TO “SPOTLIGHT” THEIR SENIORS

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Is there someone in your life that celebrating a big milestone? Dutchess County Office for the aging wants to help them celebrate.

We know big parties are frowned upon right now due to the state of the world, however, you can still celebrate one another. For the younger kids, a bunch of Hudson Valley police departments and fire departments are doing drive-by birthdays with their sirens and lights on. Now one local organization is coming together to celebrate the seniors in our life.

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SPARROW’S NEST VIRTUAL SUPERHERO 5K

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I’ve talked about Sparrow’s Nest in the past and I will continue talking about them. That’s because they are one of my favorite local charities. Sparrow’s Nest is a Hudson Valley organization that provides meals to families of caregivers dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Caregivers diagnosed with any cancer that requires chemo, radiation or surgery qualify. It was created in 2012, and has fed thousands of people since it began.

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PANDEMIC CANDEMIC FOOD DRIVE AND CAR CRUISE

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Even though this is a pretty horrible time for our country, there are some good things coming out of this pandemic. We’re learning how much we care about each other, realizing our own strength and we’re seeing the charitable side of so many people and organizations. Here’s another chance for you to help the community.

Foreign Car Specialists in Poughkeepsie and the Poughkeepsie Galleria are hosting a Food Drive and Car Cruise to benefit Dutchess Outreach on Saturday, May 23, from 10AM – 2PM at the Poughkeepsie Galleria on Route 9.

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5 Ways to Treat Mom for Mother’s Day and Support Local Businesses

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, 2020.

Just a heads up, Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Even though we’re in the middle of a pandemic, you got to celebrate mom. Especially now because mom could be playing a million more roles than she normally does. And I’m sure she’s stressed about a bunch of things too, and rightfully so.

Obviously, Mother’s Day has to be celebrated a little differently this year. The family can’t all get together, you can’t go out to eat. It’s just different. But you can still treat mom! And you can do this all while celebrating local businesses. Here are five different ideas to celebrate Mother’s Day and what local businesses you can support with them:

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Virtual dance party to help Dutchess Outreach

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POUGHKEEPSIE –  Hudson Valley-based businesses DJ Dolce Productions and Impact PR & Communications have joined forces to raise money for Poughkeepsie-based Dutchess Outreach.

The businesses are playing host to a virtual dance party on Friday, May 1 from 7 PM to 9 PM. Dubbed “Club-19 for a Cause,” the evening will feature tunes spun by DJ Dolce and tons of home-based grooving. The event will support Dutchess Outreach, a local organization that has operated emergency food access and relief programs and services to Dutchess County residents for more than 46 years.

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Take a Yoga Class With Puppies in the Hudson Valley

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You can take a great yoga class with adorable puppies right here in the Hudson Valley.

Get ready for the truest form of a downward dog because puppy yoga returns to the Hudson Valley. CARE of Dutchess County, a non-profit no-kill animal rescue right here in the Hudson, has teamed up with Wild Oak Barre & Yoga in Poughkeepsie for another puppy yoga event. According to the Facebook event, it will be a day of relaxing yoga with adorable AND adoptable pups.

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Annual All for One event tackles current issues

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FISHKILL – Panelists and speakers at the fifth annual All for One event at the Fishkill Recreation Center discussed the ongoing coronavirus epidemic as well as divisiveness in politics.

“Power to change the world is not in the popular ritual of hating each other,” said event emcee Dr. Seema Rizvi, who started the event in 2016 in light of increasing hate against Muslims and other marginalized groups. “Power is in compassion, passion and kindness for each other, as we all are created equal.”

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DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR ANNOUNCES 2020 DATES

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Last week we told you about the Ulster County Fair announcing their dates, this week we are spotlighting the Dutchess County Fair.

Earlier this year The Dutchess County Fair announced their 2020 dates with a giant save the date billboard at the Mid-Hudson Bridge. Now it is official as an event on Facebook. Mark your calendars for Tuesday August 25th through Sunday August 30th for the 175th Dutchess County Fair at the fair grounds in Rhinebeck.

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