first_imgAs we celebrate national volunteer week, I want to thank every one of our volunteers and encourage anyone touched by cancer to consider becoming a volunteer.Volunteer drivers are especially needed.The driving schedule is flexible, with drivers choosing the number of rides they want to provide.To learn more, visit or call 1-800-227-2345.FJ Colacino, Jr.SchenectadyMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsSchenectady, Saratoga casinos say reopening has gone well; revenue down 30%EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesSchenectady’s Lucas Rodriguez forging his own path in dance, theater, musicFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen? As board president of the Capital Region Board of Advisors for the American Cancer Society, I can find no words that can possibly express the board’s gratitude for all our volunteers do.They selflessly give their time and talents to make sure we are leading the fight for a world without cancer.From leading Relay For Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer teams, assisting with everyday office needs, advocating for healthier communities and driving cancer patients to and from treatment, volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Cancer Society. Our volunteer drivers are literally giving someone the ride of their life, helping patients in need overcome what is often their biggest obstacle — getting to treatment. Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img read more