No need to wait for baseball to return for a seventh-inning stretch. Attached are a few pages of helpful stretches you can do either at the office or at home. Also if anyone is interested, St. Peter’s Health Partners is offering a FREE [...]
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The Wellness Committee invites you to play Self-Care BINGO. Now more than ever is a great time to prioritize self-care and try new things. The instructions/description are right at the top of the attached document. It’s really simple –save a copy to your computer or print it out and check off the boxes as you [...]
(Washington, DC, May 29, 2020)-Our world is reckoning with a pandemic for which there is currently no cure. Already, COVID-19 has taken 100,000+ lives in the US and it has consumed millions more. We mourn for all who have been infected and affected by this crisis. In a very short time, the pandemic has shifted [...]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the following links are available with information to offer assistance and to promote self-care and well-being at this critical time! National Alliance on Mental Illness offers coping strategies and resources to stay up to date on information. Mental Health Association of NYS has handouts and activities to share to help [...]
Since the beginning of the pandemic, EOC has provided groceries for over 80,000 meals to Saratoga County families in need. May Day Online will support EOC's services during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery. Anyone can tune in at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 21, or watch later at their convenience, at facebook.com/sceoc. There are no tickets [...]
CTE and Food Pantries for the Capital District help EOC meet the needs of the community during COVID-19
Ballston Spa, NY (March 23, 2020) - The Career and Technical Education (CTE) heavy equipment and environmental conservation instructors from the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs used their equipment operator skills to help Saratoga County EOC unload a 5,000-lb. food delivery brought by The Food Pantries for the Capital District. The Food [...]
EOC will now be providing food packages by delivery only through the Mobile Food Pantry. The on-site pantry at 39 Bath St. in Ballston Spa is closed. If you are in need of a pantry delivery, please call 518-288-3206 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Kitchen at the Presbyterian-New England Congregational [...]
It's not too late to make a difference in your heating bill by performing maintenance around the house to make your home more energy efficient. Here are a few tips! Air Sealing. Gaps around pipes, chimneys and unfinished spaces can cause homes to lose heat and become drafty. You can seal these holes with caulking compounds [...]
A free Thanksgiving dinner will be served by Longfellows at EOC’s Soup Kitchen from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28. The Soup Kitchen is located at the Presbyterian New England Congregational Church, 24 Circular St., in Saratoga Springs. All are welcome.
Saratoga County residents who may need a hand this Thanksgiving are encouraged to reach out to Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC). EOC provides over 800 Thanksgiving baskets each year to neighbors in need. Each basket contains fresh produce, including potatoes, apples and carrots, as well as the staples every Thanksgiving meal needs like stuffing [...]