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This Hudson Valley Hero Gives Locals a Platform to Succeed

A husband-and-wife duo make a lasting impact on the City of Poughkeepsie community.

Our September Hudson Valley Hero Uses Equine Therapy to Heal

Deanna Mancuso helps people help horses heal people in Dover Plains.

Our August Hudson Valley Hero Is Opening Up a Dialogue on Mental Illness

Through his own battle with mental illness, John Tessitore fights for others to learn and seek help.

Our July Hudson Valley Hero Created the Viral #IceBucketChallenge

In his own battle with ALS, Pat Quinn has made a positive impact around the country.

This Fox Business Anchor Is Our June Hudson Valley Hero

After raising more than $20,000 last year, Gerri Willis was honored at this year’s Susan G. Komen Impact Awards.

This Hudson Valley Hero Spreads Hope Through Chemo Comfort Bags

Melissa Johnson brings smiles and ease to chemotherapy patients with this successful operation.

Meet Our October Hudson Valley Hero: Erin Holohan

This Rhinebeck resident and business owner truly has a heart of gold.

Meet Our September Hudson Valley Hero: Karen Peluso

This Red Hook local is all about helping community members who need it most.

Meet Our August Hudson Valley Hero: Mathew Camara

This local children's choir director will never turn down a participant for financial reasons.

Meet Our July Hudson Valley Hero: Layla Morgan Wilde

This local cat advocate is changing the world, one purr at a time.

Meet Our June 2017 Hudson Valley Hero: Jackie Cassagnol

The Spring Valley RN is the founder of a global emergency education and training organization.

Meet Our May Hero: Roxanne Watson

A Rockland woman realized her calling after enduring a scary set of circumstances.

Meet Our April 2017 Hero: Linda Hunt

Through her life, this local do-gooder has made volunteering a top priority.

Meet Our March 2017 Hero: Season Ciriello

This 11-year-old Warwick resident is an inspirational do-gooder.

Meet Our February 2017 Hero: Anthony Eack

The do-gooder behind a local non-profit adolescent recovery group offers financial and emotional support to those in need.

Meet Our January Hudson Valley Hero: Jay Lang

A Valley resident sharing his innovative approach to the job search

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Each month, we spotlight a Valley resident who goes the extra mile to help those in need. Our heroes are your friends and neighbors who volunteer their time and talents to assist others; their sole reward is knowing that they’ve contributed to making our region an even better place to live.

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