Amy invited her fellow alumni of Jordan, Jessica, Bill, and Rob to her apartment in Guilderland, NY where they gathered for hors d’oeuvres and pizza while discussing options for activities that will be enhanced by long summer days!
The College Experience and its extensions serving our alumni always stress the importance of volunteering within the Capital Region while simultaneously pursuing gainful employment. An example of an alumnus who has made incredible strides is Shannon Clark from the 2015-2017 class who has been a steady volunteer at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society since last January.
The Alumni Activities Club had an incredible time traveling through the CDTA bus on the evening of Thursday, May 30, 2019 to watch the new Elton John biopic, Rocketman, at Crossgates Mall. The movie was a vibrant and often-anguished portrayal of a living legend who actually performed a couple of miles down the street from the College Experience this past March at the Times Union Center.
This has been quite an incredible two weeks for our College Experience alumnus, Nick Williams. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, he ventured out into New York City with staff to attend the EPIC Players Cabaret fundraiser. On Saturday, May 4, 2019, he had the chance to serve as an assistant usher at an Albany Symphony Orchestra event.
The Alumni Activities Club, that is entirely directed by the alumni with staff leadership, decided to venture onto the Appalachian Trail located in Poughquag, NY within the Dutchess County area. We completed a section less than five miles to a sprawling body of water.
We are always overjoyed when people in the public notice the benefits of our College Experience as well as the various services and programs offered throughout Living Resources, Inc. But sometimes we are floored by larger-than-life circumstances that arrive with the passion of a euphoric thunderclap! Everybody involved with our agency would like to show…
A few months ago we presented an ambitious alumnus on the blog named, Jose Galvez who was in the process of applying to be a volunteer at the American Red Cross. We are proud to give you an exciting update that after months of preparation, Jose has completed his second consecutive three-hour shift.
On the date of Sunday, March 24, 2019, the Alumni Activities Club traveled with staff to Guptill’s Skating Arena in Cohoes, NY, the “World’s Largest Indoor Skating Rink” and has been a family business for 68 years.
The individuals of Living Resources, Inc. traveled with staff to the Capitol Building for another #bFair2DirectCare Rally where they were joined by the collective passion of hundreds of DSPs and individuals with disabilities from around New York State.
Who needs the travel and expense necessary to see a show on Broadway? Even though excursions into New York City are definitely in the works for the Alumni Activities Club, the reality is there is often a plethora of talent located right in our backyard. On that note, the College Experience would like to show our appreciation to Jessica Lewis who led a trip to Colonie Central High School so the Alumni Activities Club could see the play, “Legally Blonde.”