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May 20, 2012

Business Briefs: May 20, 2012

New executive

PLATTSBURGH — Local financial advisor Adam King recently joined The Investment Center Inc. to provide investment and wealth-management services at its Plattsburgh office.

"We are delighted to welcome Adam to The Investment Center," said Ralph DeVito, president of center. "His knowledge of the financial-services industry and strong connection to the Plattsburgh region make Adam a valuable asset to the firm."

King earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from St. Michael's College where he has earned professional designations of Certified Annuity Specialist, Certified Fund Specialist, Certified Income Specialist and Board Certified in Estate Planning.

Located at 171 Margaret St. in Plattsburgh, King, through The Investment Center, provides wealth-management services including financial planning and investment- management strategies to individuals, families and businesses in and beyond the Plattsburgh area. He is committed to providing the most appropriate investment opportunities and superior client service and has been doing so for more than 14 years.

For more information, call 561-7000.

Fundraising party

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Community Hospital Auxiliary is making plans for its eighth annual Dinner@8 fundraiser on Aug. 11. This year offers a break from tradition, with one large cocktail party for all participants as the main event.

Dinner@8 is a way of raising funds by involving members of the community. Historically, a series of private parties took place at the home of event hosts. Those invited to private parties were also welcome to attend a complimentary cocktail party to which everyone was invited.

"We understand that people are incredibly busy in the summer with family commitments, vacations and other events," said auxiliary member Gayle Alexander. "This year, we intend to make it simple. Event hosts don't have to commit to hosting a party at their home. Instead they can attend the cocktail party on Aug. 11 with their friends and simply enjoy the evening."

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