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June 16, 2013

Business briefs: June 16, 2013


August 5-15: ArtWorks Atelier, two four-day sessions, Monday through Thursday a.m, guided by artists, all ages youth to adult. Make your own projects in decoupage/collage, and/or Objets-Trouves Wind Chimes, 90-minute or three-hour sessions. Selected results will be displayed in the TLC Gallery starting Aug. 16. Call for more information.

Also, The Windows Gallery has relocated to its new home on the second floor of the Tahawus Center during early summer. An opening event is planned for Friday, Sept. 6, with an exhibit of photographs by Jeri Wright of Wilmington.

Volunteer effort

PLATTSBURGH — Employees from Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company’s Plattsburgh offices recently donated a Saturday of their time to The Strand Theater.

More than a dozen bank employees and family members helped clean the historic building during the “Day of Work” on June 8. The volunteers wiped down surfaces and cleaned bathrooms, windows and floors in preparation for a sold-out performance by “Quartetto Gelato.

The Strand is currently undergoing a major renovation, spearheaded by the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts. For more information, visit

The volunteer “Day of Work” is one of many ways Glens Falls National Bank supports nonprofits throughout its service area. The bank has 29 offices in Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Essex and Clinton counties, including Plattsburgh locations on Cornelia Street, Margaret Street and U.S. Avenue.

Resort honored

SCHROON LAKE — Rocky Acres Inn/B& B has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this award.

To qualify, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

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