It may have been a little cool and rainy, but it didn’t dampen the spirits and efforts of those who supported the 2014 Literacy 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, May 4th. Many thanks are owed to our participants in the Children’s Fun Run, Youth Mile and 5K, and to our committed and devoted Volunteers under the leadership of our Run Chair Steve Davis and Volunteer Coordinator Erik Lehtinen.. We also thank our generous sponsors whose sponsorships and donations made the Literacy 5K such a successful and fun event for all who attended. Our Sponsors include the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, Stewart’s Shops, Cohoes Savings Foundation, IBT Hamilton, The Record, Comfortex Window Fashions, Gettysburg Flag Works, Aflac New York, Best Fire, E. Stewart Jones, Rensselaer Tech Park, Road ID, and Plumbers & Steamfitters Union Local #7. There were also a number of  local businesses who generously provided prizes, coupons and refreshment: Honest Weight Food Co-op, Culligan, Diamond Spring, Tri-City Valley Cats, Pioneer Bank, Price Chopper, Trustco Bank, E.Greenbush Bowling Center, Funplex Fun Park, National Grid, Starbucks, Next Generation Vending and Market Block Books. Everyone’s  help and support is greatly appreciated.