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September 22, 2013

Business briefs: Sept. 22, 2013


Bear’s Den Market is open 24/7 with full café service from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. In off hours, guests can access the market via the Whiteface Lodge front desk. Its focal point is a massive, copper Elektra espresso machine, from which the market staff concocts made-to-order specialty coffee drinks.

Fresh-baked pastries are prepared by Whiteface Lodge’s executive pastry chef, Paul de Long, using locally sourced products as much as possible. From the market’s refrigerated case, guests can grab sandwiches made daily in the lodge’s restaurant kitchen, a selection of cold beverages and simple grocery items such as local eggs and milk.

For more information, visit or call 523-0500.

Art show

PLATTSBURGH — The ARC Foundation and CFA Insurance Agency will present the 6th Annual Artists Supporting ARC art show and wine tasting Thursday, Oct. 24, at West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Rd., Plattsburgh.

Local artists will display and sell their original artwork and donate 20 percent of their sales to the ARC Foundation. The evening will also include wine tastings and food parings and featuring Jay Lesage on piano.

Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Contact Beth Davis at ARC at 563-0930, Ext. 304, Sharron Graves, Ext. 124 or email or

The show is a way to start holiday shopping with one-of-a-kind gifts while enjoying a relaxing evening out and donating to a worthy cause.

Money raised

PLATTSBURGH — The SUNY Plattsburgh Men’s Hockey Team, sponsored by UFirst Federal Credit Union, raced to first place in the Fourth Annual Plattsburgh Rotary Club Bed Races on Saturday, Sept. 14. The races were part of the Battle of Plattsburgh festivities in downtown Plattsburgh. The team donated the $500 first place cash prize to the Special Olympics

The second place Men’s Baseball Team, which was sponsored by IBEW/NECA, gave its $250 cash prize to the Brian P. Mehan Scholarship Fund at Plattsburgh High School. The PSTV Team, sponsored by Casella Waste Management, took third place with a $100 prize.

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