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Real Estate Officer Update

The Kitchen Finally Gets A Real Fan!

It’s been a reasonably quiet few months for the House.  The Junior Membership replaced the kitchen floor with an epoxy composite during Work Week 2017.  This installation has improved cleanliness and traction.  Our insurance provider stopped by for a quick inspection, and now we’re adding some nice steel railings to the Front Porch staircase on the Union side.  At the Spring ’18 Society Meeting, the Junior Membership was presented a plaque, to be mounted in the Trophy Hall, recognizing their gift of main space light fixture restoration.

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RSE Reminders and Updates

Be on the lookout for the spring RSE OveRSEer, coming your way soon!  

We hope you enjoy this latest edition of our semi-annual alumni newsletter, which recaps our April Trustee and Society Meetings, the results of the biennial Board of Trustee elections, the induction of our newest Junior Members, the completion of a recent and much needed kitchen project from the REO, and many other events and updates surrounding 1501 Sage Ave.

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RSE Member Made The Ultimate Sacrifice in WWII - Richard M. VanGalder '45

by Eric Stoever '04

For over 100 years, The Approach has served as a symbolic link between the city of Troy and Rensselaer.  Since its renovation and rededication in 1999, The Approach has prominently featured two plaques honoring those members of the Rensselaer community who died fighting in both the First and Second World Wars.  The first plaque honors the 28 men who died in the First World War, among them, four were members of RSE.

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