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Evan Engram of the New York Giants

Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone at 2018 #518Gives Telethon

Santa Brings Magic Back

The Season Sparkles at Festival

A Special Visit from Santa Claus

Call for Auditions!

Dancing Around the World

North Country Festival of Trees & Jingle Bell Jubilee

Dance on Display

Congratulations and Best Wishes

Center Employees Receive CP of NYS Awards

Dancing the Dream

A Tradition Continues

Record Breaking Buddy Walk

Well Deserved Recognition

Rainy Run

A Beauty of a Play

Bowling By the Numbers

Remembrance Fest

New CIO @ Center

Self Advocate Megan Bomgaars @ Buddy Walk

Summer Sounds

Bowl On

Plants & Produce Featured in Latest capABILITY Magazine

Concert for a Cause

Serves, Spikes and Sand

Stuff the Bus for Langan School @ Prospect Center

Sensational Siro's Cup

Laughter & Gratitude @ Langan Graduation

Jockey Javier Castellano to be Honored at Siro’s Cup

Good Neighbors Are Key

Productive Parade

Special Olympians Shine @ Prospect Center

Bernie Williams Puts On a Show

Superhero City Prom Takes Flight

Special Athletes, Winners All

Tour Parade Homes & Support the Center

RPI Demo Day ’17

Play On!

Music & More With Bernie Williams at Center's Aficionado Experience

Excelsior College Awards Center

Dance Daze

Spring Showcase Shines

Dr. Kansas Appointed Chief Medical Officer at Center

#518GIVES Telethon Rocks It

Big Presentation


Center for Disability Services

Evan Engram from Giants Joins Yankee Manager Aaron Boone at #518Gives Telethon

Evan Engram, rookie tight end for the New York Giants, will join Aaron Boone, manager of the New York Yankees, as special sports guests at the #518Gives Telethon to benefit the Center for Disability Services on Sunday, January 28. The pair will sign autographs for fans in the sports area, presented by UHY LLP, at the Radisson Hotel Albany, 205 Wolf Road. Engram will be available from noon to 3 p.m. while Boone will sign autographs from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds from the telethon support the Center and its divisions, Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, Life Quality Solutions Incubator, Prospect Center in Queensbury and St. Margaret’s Center.

Engram was drafted by the Giants with the 23rd pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and signed a four year contract with the team in June. He made his NFL debut in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. Born in Powder Springs, Georgia, he played college football for Ole Miss.

In spite of a tough season, the New York Giants continue to have a large and loyal fan base in Albany. The Giants have played a major part in the Center’s Telethon for a decade. Special guests from previous years include Paul Perkins (2017), Jason Pierre-Paul (2016), Rashad Jennings (2015), Andre Brown (2014), Martellus Bennett (2013), Hakeem Nicks (2012), Adam Koets (2011), Rich Seubert (2010), Steve Smith and Derrick Ward (2009) and Steve Smith (2008).

All donations to #518Gives Telethon stay in the area to benefit local individuals with disabilities and their families. The all live, all local broadcast airs on WXXA/FOX23 (cable channel 8 or check listings) from noon to 7 p.m. The Center for Disability Services, celebrating 75 years of service to the community, is known as the place where people get better at life.



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