Curley, Casey join VCSF board

VOORHEESVILLE — Stacey Curley and Erin Casey have joined the board of the Voorheesville Community and School Foundation.

Curley is a biopharmaceutical executive who lives in Voorheesville with her husband, Todd, and their three children. She has volunteered as a Kiwanis soccer coach, Girl Scout troop leader, and leader of 4-H United Rabbits Hopper Club. She has also helped with the Good Eats program at the Voorheesville Elementary School and volunteered with the Albany Ronald McDonald House. She owns and trains therapy dogs.

Casey is an attorney who lives in Slingerlands with her husband, Jonah, and their three children. She serves on the board of the Worker Justice Center of New York and is the chairwoman of the Education Committee at Congregation Beth Emeth in Albany. She also served on the board of the Friends of the Voorheesville Playground.

The Voorheesville Community and School Foundation recently awarded four grants:

— $4,000 was given to Voorheesville American Legion Post 1493 in support of Eagle Scout service project candidate Michael Strauss of Boy Scout Troop 1073 who will construct a train-viewing platform at the head of Voorheesville’s stretch of the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail. Michael has worked closely with the village to plan this project and has been additionally awarded a grant of $5,000 from CSX;

— $3,300 was awarded to the New Scotland Soccer Club for the purchase of two soccer goals, which will be permanently placed at the Voorheesville Central School District satellite fields and will also be used by school soccer teams for practice;

— $1,000 was awarded for the Voorheesville Dionysians’ spring 2019 production of “Mama Mia”; and

— $325 was also given to the Voorheesville Middle School Drama Club for its November production of “Cinderella.”

The Voorheesville Community and School Foundation has disbursed over $50,000 in grant funding since January 2018, a record for one year.

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