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2014-05-20 12:31:37

Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming announces plans to build Rivers Casino at Mohawk Harbor, an entertainment destination on the Mohawk River and Erie Canal, located next to the Galesi Group's $150 million mixed-use development SCHENECTADY, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surrounded by supporters from city and county government, the community and local businesses, Neil Bluhm, Chairman of Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, joined Galesi Group COO David Buicko today to unveil plans for...

2014-05-19 23:02:51

Thousands of Runners and Walkers take to the streets of Albany for the 3.5-Mile road race Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 A little bit of rain didn’t keep thousands of runners, walkers, volunteers, and spectators from heading to downtown Albany for the CDPHP® Workforce Team Challenge. This was the fifth year that CDPHP served as the title sponsor of the 3.5-mile race, the largest road race between Utica and New York City. Team CDPHP had more than 300 of the record 9,700 registered...

2014-05-07 23:01:18

The Albany-based health plan is one of only four Capital Region companies on the list. Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 CDPHP® is once again among the top 25 large employers in New York state. The Albany-based health plan has been ranked 23rd on the Best Companies to Work For in New York list. The rankings were revealed at an awards dinner on May 6 in Albany. This is the sixth consecutive year that CDPHP has been chosen by the Best Companies Group, in conjunction with New York State...

2014-02-16 23:03:19

Projects receive $2,500 grant and are in the running for grand prize -- fundraiser with Olympic Gold Medalist and U.S. Soccer Star Abby Wambach. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 With nearly 100,000 votes cast, ten non-profit organizations from throughout New York and Vermont were named Top 10 finalists for MVP Project Go and will each be awarded a $2,500 grant for their healthy projects. In November, MVP Health Care launched the “post and vote” social media campaign Project...

2014-02-10 23:01:49

The 3.5-mile road race takes place Thursday, May 15 in downtown Albany. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Don’t let the cold and snow fool you, spring will be here soon, and that means the CDPHP® Workforce Team Challenge is right around the corner. Registration is now open for this 3.5-mile race, which takes place on Thursday, May 15 at 6:25 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Each year thousands of runners, walkers, and volunteers from hundreds of organizations throughout...

2014-01-28 23:01:24

The American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region will benefit from yearlong fundraising and volunteering events. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 CDPHP employees recently kicked off the 2014 Charity of Choice campaign at the Times Union Center as the Albany Devils battled the Adirondack Phantoms. The game day outing raised $2,075 for this year’s charity, the American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region. Now in its fifth year, the Charity of Choice campaign is a yearlong...

2013-12-31 23:04:03

Yearlong fundraising effort by CDPHP employees nets more than $40,000 for Habitat for Humanity Capital District and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 CDPHP® employees wrapped up an incredible year of fundraising for the 2013 Charity of Choice campaign, bringing in $41,000 for Habitat for Humanity Capital District and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar. The two charities have partnered to provide hard-working, lower-income families with a chance to...

2013-08-26 23:01:18

The organization provides physically safe and medically sound camp experiences for children with life-threatening illnesses. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Smiles. Laughter. Joy. That is what Double H Ranch brings to children and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. That mission received a boost today, when race organizers from the CDPHP® Workforce Team Challenge presented a check for $13,976 to the organization. Double H Ranch was one of two local not-for-profits...

2013-08-19 23:03:01

The organization was one of two not-for-profits chosen to receive monies from the annual road race. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Capital Region residents will continue to have access to fresh food and green spaces thanks to support from the CDPHP® Workforce Team Challenge. Today, race organizers presented a check to Capital District Community Gardens in the amount of $12,352 to support the organization’s mission to nourish healthy communities. CDCG was one of two local...

2013-08-13 23:23:18

CDPHP presented a check of $1,500 to Habitat for Humanity and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar at a recent ValleyCats baseball game in Albany, NY. Troy, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s a little past the half-way mark for the CDPHP 2013 Charity of Choice campaign, and employees have hit another home run for this year’s designees – Habitat for Humanity Capital District and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar, Inc. So far, employees have raised $18,500 for the local charities by hosting a...


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