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MAYOR SHEEHAN & COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO ANNOUNCE DETAILS FOR 2019 CASH FOR COATS DRIVE

October 01, 2019

Contact: Ryan Murray                                                     
City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs 
518.434.5415 /Rmurray@albanyny.gov 

Who: Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Cash for Coats program partners Mark & Jack Yonally of Lodge’s Department Store, representatives from The Palace Theatre, and City School District of Albany Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams.

Where: Palace Theatre Lobby

When: Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m.
                           
What: Mayor Sheehan and program sponsors will announce the 2019 Cash for Coats Drive, a community-based program designed to collect funds to purchase new winter clothing items for Albany schoolchildren in need. This year’s Cash for Coats Drive will be taking collections at the Palace Theatre on various nights throughout the month of October. Ticketholders are encouraged to make cash donations of any size at the shows. Donations will also be collected online as well as at City Hall, Lodge’s Department Store, and additional city locations through November 1st. 

For more information on Cash for Coats please visit our website. 

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Chartered in 1686, the City of Albany is the oldest continuously chartered city in the United States, and has been the State Capital since 1797. Although the City is the seat of State Government and a thriving center of education, culture and commerce, its real spirit lies in its diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. In January 2014 Kathy M. Sheehan became the City’s 75th Mayor.