Crossgates ‘Hugging Booth’ raises funds for a good cause

ALBANY, N.Y. – On Saturday grab your camera, head to Crossgates, and get your hug on – all for a good cause.

From 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., local mascots and celebrities will operate a “Hugging Booth” for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society's Man/Woman of the Year contest.

Huggers who donate will get balloons and have their picture taken with the celebs and mascots.

The hugging schedule:

11- 12:30 p.m. – Smile Monster, RPI's Puck Man, and DA David Soares

12:30-2 p.m. – Albany Devils Devil Dawg

1-3 p.m. – Tri City Valley Cats South Paw

3-6 p.m. – Phillips Hardware Moose

5-6 p.m. – Local Comedian Steve Van Zandt

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