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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Hilton today announced that the $9,100 raised during their 25th annual “Breakfast with Santa” event will benefit Beyond My Battle, an organization that provides support and services to those living with the stress of an illness or disability. Continuing their tradition of supporting local charities, a donation check was presented to Martel Catalano, co-founder and executive director of Beyond My Battle by the hotel’s General Manager Thomas Olsen and Director of Sales and Marketing Joanna Fairs.

“The team at The Saratoga Hilton looks forward to this annual event, that allows us to support a local Saratoga County organization that is helping in our community,” said Olsen. “This year, we’re proud to donate the proceeds of the event to Beyond My Battle, an organization that reflects the season’s spirit of giving by providing support to those going through a difficult time.” 

Saratoga Springs-based, Beyond My Battle is focused on reducing the stress and anxiety felt by those diagnosed with a serious illness, disease, or disability through support services and education resources. Through programs, Beyond My Battle uses scientifically backed research to reduce stress and improve their mental health through workshops, e-books, podcasts, and more. The program also has a peer-facilitated online community that provides a safe and open space to allow those undergoing serious illness or disability to connect and engage with others in a similar situation. 

For more information on The Saratoga Hilton, visit www.thesaratogahotel.com or call (518) 584-4000.  Follow The Saratoga Hilton on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Published in Neighborhood Buzz
Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:44

Chess Championship Comes to Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The New York State Scholastic Chess Championship celebrated its major half-century anniversary in Saratoga Springs this past weekend.  The 50th annual youth chess tournament ran from March 11-12, and took place across both the Saratoga City Center and the Saratoga Hilton hotel.  Drawing players from across the state and country, from grades K-12, the total number of children at the tournament was around 1200, making it the largest ever chess tournament held in upstate New York recognized by the United States Chess Federation. 

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