Proceeds from this event directly support the professionally guided mentoring programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region.


Andre Goodbee

Goodbee Controls & Electrical Contracting, Inc.

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Goodbee Controls & Electrical Contracting, Inc., was founded by Andre Goodbee, to provide superior electrical services in the Capital Region. Goodbee Controls is an electrical contracting company based in Albany, New York and serving the Capital District and beyond. Proficient in all facets of electrical contract work. We focus on commercial and residential buildings. We install power, lighting, EV charging stations, fire alarms and control systems. We are building our clientele through engaging residential contracts and commercial projects and completing them in a timely manner.


Andre Goodbee has been studying & practicing electricity since 1995. Andre earned a certificate of completion at the Abrookin Vocational Center (‘97), graduate of Hudson Valley Community College (‘99) A.O.S, 4 years at the NYS Assembly, and working with the Telecommunications department of O.A.D.P. In 2014, through the NYS Department of Labor, Andre was recognized as a certified Electrical Journeyman, after completing a 5-year apprenticeship from the Tri-city JATC, overseen by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. In 2019, Mr. Goodbee received his Master Electrician License from the City of Troy.


Goodbee Controls & Electrical Contracting, Inc. is ready to provide professional service to developers, and construction companies.   In Albany, Goodbee is synonymous with hard work, community advocate, family-orientated, and a strong commitment to making our communities better. We’ll work diligently with all our clients as we have the pulse of the community and can help with advocating for your project to meet the needs of the community.


Little Crai'Lynn and Big Marianne

Little Crai'Lynn and Big Marianne

Little Crai'Lynn and Big Marianne have been matched for 4 and a half years. Crai'Lynn and Marianne are a very brave match who love rollercoasters and scary movies! They are always up for an adventure or a new experience!  Crai'Lynn and Marianne have supported each other through good times and bad. Crai'Lynn is an excellent student who was able to make the honor roll this fall! Right now, Crai'Lynn is focused on maintaining her academic success and making some new friends. We hope her relationship with Marianne will continue to help her be brave in all her future endeavors!