New free services and vendors announced for the Golden Gathering being sponsored by Senator Kathleen Marchione on Saturday, October 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Columbia-Greene Community College

Kathleen A. Marchione

October 04, 2013

New York State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,C-Halfmoon) today shared some of new services, along with vendors and service providers, that will be available at, and taking part in, her sponsored Golden Gathering, a community-based health, wellness and quality of life event for senior citizens being held on Saturday, October 12, from  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Columbia-Greene Community College. The Golden Gathering is being cosponsored by Columbia-Greene Community College, is open to the entire Columbia County community, and will feature many important free services including:

  • Flu Shot Clinic (please bring your health care card), free flu shots for uninsured sponsored by Mid-Hudson Cable
  • Free blood pressure screenings, vision screenings, safety tips and much more
  • Information on the Enhanced STAR Program for senior citizen homeowners provided by the Columbia County Real Property Tax Department
  • Free tote bag, free refreshments and free door prizes for attendees
  • “Golden Zumba” demonstration
  • Car seat safety checks for grandparents, courtesy of the Hudson Police Department
  • Entertainment provided by the Philmont Community Choir and Rip Van Winkle Brass Ensemble


The Golden Gathering will also feature over 75 vendors and service providers including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Camphill Ghent, Elders in the Community
  • Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Hudson Valley
  • The Community Hospice of Columbia Greene
  • Columbia County Department of Health
  • Hudson ENT – Sinus, Throat & Ear Care
  • New York State Public Service Commission
  • Mark Scott Insurance
  • REACH Center of MHACGC, Inc.
  • Compassionate Massage
  • Columbia County Office for the Aging
  • Columbia County Sheriff’s Office David W. Harrison, Jr. – Sheriff James Sweet – Undersheriff


Senator Marchione announces more services and vendors for the Golden Gathering 

September 27, 2013


  • Columbia County CodeRED Emergency Management Notification System
  • Whittier Rehabilitation & Whittier Place
  • Fidelis Care
  • Friends of Lindenwald
  • The Ghent Playhouse
  • Greene County Public Health
  • AXA Equitable Ed Zaik, CFP
  • Adult Learning Institute @ Columbia-Greene Community College
  • Catholic Charities of Columbia & Greene Counties
  • Excel Physical Therapy
  • City of Hudson Police Department
  • New York State EPIC Program
  • Eddy Visiting Nurse Association
  • Catskill Urgent Medical Care Housing Resources
  • CDPHP Medicare Choices
  • NAMI Columbia County, NY, Inc.
  • Center for Donation and Transplant
  • Palatine Manor Affordable Senior
  • American Red Cross of Northeastern NY
  • CCE Master Gardener Volunteer Program
  • Twin County Recovery Services, Inc.
  • The Bank of Greene County
  • Barnwell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • NYS Commission for the Blind
  • Kidney Health – Columbia-Greene Dialysis Center
  • Bryant Nutrition
  • Breast Cancer Options
  • BlueShield of Northeastern NY
  • Diabetes Take Charge
  • Columbia Memorial Hospital
  • Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany
  • Visually Impaired Association Columbia & Green Counties
  • Mid-Hudson Valley Low Vision Network
  • Columbia Memorial Bone and Joint Center
  • Columbia Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
  • Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium
  • Greenport Rescue Squad
  • Columbia County Department of Health
  • Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner
  • Anne Marie Mink’s Zumba Gold
  • Columbia County Real Property Tax Department


Editor’s Note: Attached with this news release is a flyer which contains further information on the Golden Gathering being held on Saturday, October 12, from 9:30 12:30 p.m., at Columbia-Greene Community College.