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September 15, 2013

Business briefs: Sept. 15, 2013


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Health workshops

PLATTSBURGH — Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Associations of Northern New York will be holding free workshops on the new federal healthcare insurance options at several regional sites starting Sept. 24 with sessions in Plattsburgh and Westport. Sessions will be offered Sept. 25 in Malone.

Specially trained extension educators Kirk Shoen, Sandra Buxton and Ashley Pierce will address a wide range of questions including those about the Individual Exchange for sole proprietors and individuals and the Small Business Health Options Exchange.

The Northern New York regional Affordable Care Act Workshops will be held Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the CCE office, Plattsburgh, contact Peter Hager, 561-7450; Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 to 9 p.m., CCE office, Westport, Anita Deming, 962-4810; and Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1 to 3 p.m., 911 Building, Malone, Harry Fefee, 483-7403.

CCE is one of 34 organizations working in partnership with the Community Service Society of New York to help consumers fully understand the new healthcare requirements.

Appreciation Day

PLATTSBURGH — The Cornelia Street Office of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. will host a pet- and family-friendly Community Appreciation Day on Friday.

The event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 308 Cornelia Street in Plattsburgh will include Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and donuts in the morning and a cookout for lunch. There will be face painting and balloons with Pipsqueak the Clown from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office will issue child ID cards from 1 to 3 p.m.

In addition, the Elmore SPCA will feature adoptable animals, and Pawfection Pet Grooming will be on-site to offer grooming services for pets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (proof of valid rabies vaccination required).

Donations will be accepted at the event for the Elmore SPCA, including supplies such as pet food. Proceeds from two basket raffles featuring items for cats and dogs will also benefit the nonprofit organization.

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