Guilderhaven saves six orphaned fawns

GUILDERLAND — Thank you to our “Fawn Fund” supporters, our wildlife rehaber Jean Simmons was able to stabilize six youngsters and move them on to the next stage which will eventually lead to their release. It is both joyful and heartbreaking work, because not all of them survive.

It is also hard work not to fall in love with these gorgeous spotted babies with their huge brown eyes, because they are not meant to be pets. All of us should appreciate the great work that rehabers do for our community. Thanks also to The Enterprise for their article on this subject.

This is the last week of the “blue bag” fundraiser at the Guilderland Hannaford. If you haven’t already contributed, the fundraiser ends July 31.

Tickets for the Oct. 6 Gathering of Friends fundraiser (at Mallozzi’s) have arrived. They will be available Aug. 1. To reserve yours, call me at (518) 861-6861. This is our 15th year and happens to fall on my birthday. So come celebrate with us.

 

More Community news

  • GUILDERLAND — Stuyvesant Plaza hosts its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Complimentary seasonal carriage rides will be offered each Saturday and Sunday, starting Nov. 30 through Dec. 22. The carriage rides will depart in front of Jean Paul Spa and Salons.

  • GUILDERLAND — The Old Hellebergh Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier this year with a commemorative luncheon.

  • ALBANY COUNTY — Through Dec. 9, the county is running a coat drive for veterans.

    Coats are being collected at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, cleaned by by Best Cleaners, and then distributed by The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society and the Veterans Miracle Center.

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