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Hundreds showed up at the Hudson Elks lodge on November 16, 2013, to raise money in support of the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA’s building fund. Organized by CGHS/SPCA supporter Terri Sullivan, Mary Jo Gibson (wife of U.S. Congressman Chris Gibson), and Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner, the event attracted participants from all age groups and went […]

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Jan 3

On Saturday, January 11, 2014, the staff of the Blue Plate Restaurant, located at 1 Kinderhook Street in Chatham, NY, will be hosting their 11th Annual Post-Holiday Party to benefit the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. In the last eight years, this event has raised more than seventy-five thousand dollars for CGHS/SPCA, which serves nearly one thousand […]

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CGHS/SPCA received a very much appreciated Christmas gift in the form of a grant to sponsor one of the inside dog runs in their new shelter, which is scheduled to open at the end of January 2014. The inside runs are the area where dogs reside until they are adopted. Sponsorships for the inside dog […]

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Dec 7

Braeden Van Wie of East Chatham, NY hosted her 8th birthday party at the Morris Memorial in Chatham. She asked party-goers to bring presents for just the dogs and cats, and over 40 people brought pet-related gifts of all kinds. Pictured, Braeden (center) is delivering her carload of collections to greeters Dr. Jerry Bilinski of […]

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The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA received a $70,000 grant for their shelter’s New Building Fund. The PARC Foundation out of New York City gave the grant to CGHS/SPCA in October toward the construction of the new Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA.   “The $70,000 grant from the PARC Foundation will be a great boost toward our new shelter, […]

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