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March 9, 2013

Social media-HR seminar planned


It will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the CCE Resource Center, in Hamden. The cost is $20 per person or $35 per farm and includes lunch. To enroll, call the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County at 865-6531 or email Mariane Kiraly at

Grant-writing workshop

The Greater Roxbury Learning Initiative Corp. will offer a workshop, Writing Successful Grant Proposals, on April 8 and 15 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at its office on Main St., Roxbury.

The workshop will emphasize writing compelling, concise and well-crafted grant proposals, according to a press release from the nonprofit foundation.

Workshop will be led by Kevin Hodne and will cover such topics as developing a grant concept, finding funders, establishing goals and objectives, writing the narrative, making a budget, developing a work plan and gathering support letters.

The foundation “operates in the public interest to encourage a prosperous, sustainable future through education and experience in engineering, science, technology and innovation.” The workshop fee is $65 for both sessions. A notebook with resources and sample grant proposals is available for $30.

For more information about the workshop, and to request a registration form, contact Hodne at 434-8254 or by email at

Quick hits

Dr. Leor Roubein, board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, has joined the Division of Digestive Diseases at Bassett Medical Center as chief of gastroenterology. … BJ’s Charitable Foundation has announced it will donate $5,000 to Opportunities for Ostego to support its emergency housing assistance program.

Richard Whitby reports on business news for The Daily Star. To contact him, call 432-1000, ext. 221, or email

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