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  • Avigayil Landsman
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CALENDAR

Jun
29
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Class: Part 2 @ The Kirkland
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This first class of two meetings includes an introduction to legal requirements, realtors, Green jobs | Green New York energy efficiency prorams, and closing preparations. Food and refreshments will be served. These classes are sponsored in part by RUPCO, NeighborWorks America and local banks such as M&T Bank, Rhinebeck Bank, and Ulster Savings Bank.
This three-hour session places you on the path to homeownership and is required if you are seeking grant assistance through RUPCO and certain banks. Cost is $75 for the two-part series. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Jul
6
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Jul
18
Mon
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Aug
3
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Aug
7
Sun
La Guelaguetza Festival
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

It’s once again time to prepare for the annual La Guelaguetza Festival – the colorful, fun and widely attended Oaxacan festival at Waryas Park. This year the festival will be held on Sunday August 7 from 1-7.
Como ya es una costumbre desde el 2008, La Guelaguetza se ha hecho presente a las orillas del Río Hudson en Poughkeepsie, NY, con un evento que atrae a miles de espectadores, a más de 70 bailarines, componentes del Grupo Folclórico de Poughkeepsie, Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York, Grupo Génesis y Grupo de Danza Hermanos Unidos.

Aug
15
Mon
First-time Homebuyer Class: Part 1 @ The Kirkland
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This first class of two meetings includes an introduction to home purchasing, lender relationships, pre and post-closing rehabilitation to the home, and insurance. Food and refreshments will be served. These classes are sponsored in part by RUPCO, NeighborWorks America and local banks such as M&T Bank, Rhinebeck Bank, and Ulster Savings Bank.
This three-hour session places you on the path to homeownership and is required if you are seeking grant assistance through RUPCO and certain banks. Cost is $75 for the two-part series. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Aug
22
Mon
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Aug
31
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Class: Part 2 @ The Kirkland
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This first class of two meetings includes an introduction to legal requirements, realtors, Green jobs | Green New York energy efficiency prorams, and closing preparations. Food and refreshments will be served. These classes are sponsored in part by RUPCO, NeighborWorks America and local banks such as M&T Bank, Rhinebeck Bank, and Ulster Savings Bank.
This three-hour session places you on the path to homeownership and is required if you are seeking grant assistance through RUPCO and certain banks. Cost is $75 for the two-part series. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Sep
5
Mon
RUPCO Offices Closed in observance of Labor Day
Sep 5 all-day
Sep
7
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/


Full Calendar

GREEN NEWS

New Location for Kingston Clinic
As of Thursday, May 12, 2016, the monthly Kingston Alternative Clinic of Health Care is a Human Right has a new home! To better accommodate Kingston residents, the Kingston Clinic is moving from The »
Senior Supportive Housing Newsletter
Seniors: Be on the lookout for our upcoming workshops on technology, fall prevention, advanced directives and food pantries. Click on the image to read the Spring newsletter from RUPCO SSHP Care »

SUCCESS STORIES

Safe & Sound in Fallsburg

With the help of NeighborWorks America, RUPCO put its $128,500 to work.

See this inspirational story.

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Steve S.

RUPCO’s HOPWA program has given Steve S. a place to call home. Read Steve’s inspirational story.

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Avigayil Landsman

RUPCO has allowed Avigayil to live comfortably, without compromise. Read Avigayil’s inspirational story.

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Gabriel Delgado

RUPCO has opened many doors for Gabriel.  Read Gabriel’s inspirational story.

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Theresa Handleman

Step by Step, RUPCO’s FSS program helps people build lives. Read Theresa’s inspirational story.