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'Cats recognized for community efforts09/20/2012 10:02 PM ET
TROY, NY- The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce held their annual Van Rensselaer Awards dinner to honor local businesses who have shown outstanding support to their community.
The Tri-City ValleyCats were honored with the Van Rensselaer Small Business Award in recognition of their commitment to the Capital Region community. ValleyCats Vice President/General Manager Rick Murphy graciously accepted the award on behalf of the ValleyCats organization.
Other winners include CAP COM Federal Credit Union, who received the Van Rensselaer Corporate Award, and Neil Golub received the 2012 Edward H. Pattison Citizenship Award.
This past season the ValleyCats donated to over 350 charitable organizations, volunteered their time with reading appearances at local libraries, led the Community Grounds Crew youth field renovation program and more.