Donating to Help Houston
Granite & Marble Works, Inc. is pleased to announce they will be donating $100.00 for
every bathroom or kitchen project ordered by September 15th to The Giving Circle:
Operation Helping Hands for Houston Recover-Rebuild. The Giving Circle is
currently working to help with disaster relief for those currently suffering in the aftermath
of Hurricane Harvey. Every cent counts for these victims and 100% of the funds raised
are used to aid the work The Giving Circle does.
“We believe wholeheartedly in The Giving Circle’s mission.” said Margaret Roohan.
“This is a time of great need for the people of Houston and The Giving Circle, a local
charity, is uniquely qualified to assist with disaster aid. This donation gives us the
opportunity to include our customers and employees in the effort to assist those in need.”
This does not leave a lot for time between now and the 15th but Granite & Marble
Works, Inc is hoping to get a quick response to provide a sizeable donation. This
donation will apply to any order for kitchen or bath counters regardless of order size.
You can learn more about The Giving Circle and the great work they do at
About Granite & Marble Works, Inc.:
GRANITE & MARBLE WORKS is a full-service manufacturer and installer of natural and man-
made stone countertops, vanities, bar tops, fireplace surrounds, furniture pieces, accents, and
more. Granite & Marble Works has been in business for well over a decade experiencing large
growth while maintaining friendly and personable customer service. You can learn more about
Granite & Marble Works, Inc. by visiting the facilities in Wilton, NY or going to their website at
Granite & Marble Works Donates Countertops, Sinks, and Kitchen Faucets to Habitat for Humanity
With volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat for Humanity builds and rehabilitates simple, decent homes in partnership with selected families. Habitat houses are financed with affordable, no-interest loans and sold to partner families at no profit. The Affiliate then reinvests the monthly mortgage payments, along with those from other families, to finance other houses.
Habitat for Humanity published the following release:
We Appreciate the Support from our Generous Sponsors!
Partnerships with corporations, foundations and political leaders strengthens our mission to build homes and provide a new beginning for qualifying families through financial support, gifts in kind, and enthusiastic advocacy for the work of our local affiliate.
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Roohan Family Donates 189 acres of land in Town of Greenfield to Skidmore College
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (May 30, 2017)– Michael and Margarate Roohan, owners of Granite & Marble Works in Wilton, N.Y., have donated to Skidmore a land tract of 189 acres in the Town of Greenfield.
The donation made on December 27 is adjacent to land tracts of 200 acres donated by the couple in 2010, and nearly 120 neighboring acres donated in 2014. All parcels are undeveloped woodland in Greenfield, located near Skidmore College's North Woods property that lies behind the College's Van Lennep Riding Center.
Mike Roohan explains, "We feel strongly about supporting Skidmore College. Its people and programs add so much to the quality of life in Saratoga Springs, and we are very pleased to have the opportunity to give back to the College.
In making their earlier land donation, the Roohans had explained, "Skidmore's creative, multidisciplinary approach to using this land for teaching, research, and recreation assures the most valuable use for the greatest number of participants, and mostly importantly assures the education of future generations in the care of our natural surroundings."
Few northeastern colleges have woodlands as large and as near to campus as Skidmore's notes President Philip A. Glotzbach, adding that the gifts are highly valued by the college "and will be of great interest to our faculty and students."
Skidmore woodlands have been used for research and classroom learning in disciplines ranging from environmental studies and sciences to anthropology to American studies. The college is currently working on a sustainable stewardship plan for all of its underdeveloped land.
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Our Operations Manager, George Bellerose, Recognized Nationally at COVERINGS: The Global Tile & Stone Experience in Orlando
The Coverings Rock Stars - an Emerging Leaders Program - honors the best and brightest young talent in the tile & stone industry. The program underscores Coverings mission to support the growth and success of the industry by recognizing top-notch talent and fostering networking and educational opportunities.
George Bellerose was recognized on a national stage at COVERINGS: The Global Tile & Stone Experience in Orlando in April. He's one of eleven Rock Stars - an Emerging Leaders Program - honored as the best and brightest young talent in the tile & stone industry.
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Huge Turnout for "Friendraiser" to Rebuilding Together Saratoga County
On March 8th, we hosted a “Friendraiser” to raise awareness for Rebuilding Together Saratoga County.
Rebuilding Together Saratoga partners with volunteers to ensure that homeowners in need can live independently in safe and healthy homes and build healthy neighborhoods.
We received assistance from our friends at Longfellows and the Saratoga Builders Association. We had a huge turnout!
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