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February 3, 2013

Business briefs: Feb. 3, 2013


”This is a challenging industry, and we are proud to offer stability and success to our communities, our employees and our shareholders,” said Andrew Levy, Allegiant Travel Co. president. “We look forward to the coming years and the next 40 million passengers as we grow our fleet and our network, and continue our aggressive focus on expanding our other product offerings — hotels, cars and attractions.”

Allegiant’s business model has allowed it to grow from one plane and one route just over a decade ago to offering access to low-cost, nonstop travel to 14 vacation destinations in more than 70 communities nationwide. Allegiant also offers discounts on vacation packages, including hotels, rental cars and attraction tickets, through its website,

Award received

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Tractor Supply Company (TSC) store was recently recognized for winning the Class Champion award for meeting the company goals during the 4-H/TSC Fall 2012 Paper Clover Promotion. Store employees at the Plattsburgh TSC store had 27 percent of all transactions include a 4-H Paper Clover purchase and will be presented with a ribbon from 4-H to recognize this achievement.

The 4-H/TSC Paper Clover Campaign is a nationwide, in-store fundraiser that benefits 4-H programming in the communities where a TSC store is located. The fall campaign raised more than $498,000 that supports 4-H on the local, state and national level. During the 12-day promotion, the Plattsburgh TSC raised $881 for 4-H in Clinton County.

The effort has provided direct support for local clubs, after-school programs and other activities, supporting youth as they build life skills and explore their interests in everything from animal science to robotics.

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Branch relocating

PLATTSBURGH — Community Bank System Inc. will be closing its Plattsburgh Price Chopper branch and relocating it into the Community Bank branch located at 524 State Route 3 effective April 5.

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