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October 7, 2012

Business briefs: Oct. 7, 2012


A $10 entry fee includes five tasting tickets and a commemorative glass. All additional tasting tickets are $1 each (kids are free admission). Admission passes are currently available for purchase at Irises Cafe, The Pepper and Champlain Wine Co. A picture ID is required for beer and wine.

Local participating businesses include Irises, DeLish Cupcake Bakeshop, The Pepper, Latitude 44 Bistro, Cheechako Taco, Olive Ridley’s, Essex Pallet and Pellet, Smooth Moves, Koffee Kat, Champlain Wine Company, Fosters’ Tent and Canopy Rental, Greater Adirondack Ghost and Tour Co. and more.

With the support of SUNY Plattsburgh volunteers and Project Help, the children’s area will provide entertainment for kids through activities such as pumpkin painting, candy bucket decorating, s’mores roasting, pellet pile prize diving and more. Children are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes.

For more information, go to or contact Irises Cafe and Wine Bar at 566-7000.

Open house

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will host an open house with the North Country Small Business Development Center on Tuesday.

Services provided by the SBDC will be available at the chamber office typically on the second Tuesday of each month.

“The open house will be from 12:30 to 3 p.m. for the month of October,” said Matt Courtright, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. “Representatives from the SBDC and I will be visiting area businesses from 9 a.m. until noon on Oct. 9 to promote the services available via the SBDC and upcoming seminars and trainings being held at the chamber.”

The chamber office is located at 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1, in downtown Ticonderoga.

The North Country SBDC at Plattsburgh is part of a statewide network of 24 regional centers located throughout New York State. Their core services are free and confidential one-on-one counseling, market/industry research assistance and customized business training seminars.

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