UP CLOSE & PERSONAL: JOHN NASH, LMSW

“The Donna M. Crandall Foundation has allowed me to access resources for people with CF and their families that would not ordinarily be available.” John Nash, LMSW, recently celebrated his ninth year as the Albany Medical Center Cystic Fibrosis Center’s medical social worker, providing counseling, support and care to families and patients. In this role, […]

Mark Your Calendar: NINTH ANNUAL EMERALD EVE SET FOR NOVEMBER 21

The Ninth Annual Emerald Eve is set for Saturday, November 21 from 7-11 p.m. at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs. The evening will celebrate “The Road to $1 Million.” Guests will enjoy an evening of elegant carving stations prepared by Classé Catering, entertainment by The Tequila Mockingbirds and a silent auction including getaway weekend […]

"VTB2BN24" Not Soon 4Gotten

To the great enjoyment – and relief – of event organizers and participants, the weather and trail conditions were as close to perfect as one could have hoped for during the fourth 24-Hour Vermont Border-to-Border Snowmobile Ride (aka B2BN24), which took place February 7 and drew more than 200 dedicated sledders. In spite of a […]

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Creative ways Friends of the Foundation have made a difference include the following: New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), based in Latham, hosted a teachers’ dress-down day last Fall, raising $300 for the Foundation. In their legendary style, the Hans/Wasserbach families decorated the E-5 lounge for Halloween. Joan Hart organized the Foundation’s renowned annual holiday […]

Siena College Honors David Crandall

David Crandall (’79), seated, was honored recently during Siena College’s Alumni Weekend. He received the  Professor Egan Plager Award, which recognized his “accomplishments in advancing the welfare of other human beings” for his work on behalf of the DMC Foundation. David is pictured with family and friends, including (back row, left to right) Mike Barone, […]

STUDENTS PITCH IN

The Shaker Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team, one of the many treasured volunteers supporting the Foundation, took time after practice to decorate the CF lounge on Albany Medical Center’s E5 for Easter and to make gift bags for hospitalized patients. The team is pictured in the lounge.