March 17, 2013

Business briefs: March 17, 2013


Financial seminar

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Community Hospital Ethics Committee will present a seminar titled Your Financial Health focused on financial issues related to planning on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Speakers will be Tom LaPage and Justin Hooper, financial advisers at Community Bank. It will be held in the ECH Board Room and is free and open to the public.

There also will be a seminar titled Community Resources for Aging Family Members focused on organizations and resources related to aging on March 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The speaker will be Heidi Palmer of the Essex County Office for the Aging. It is also in the Board Room and is free and open to the public.

Chamber meeting

TICONDEROGA — An After Business Mixer will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Sugar Hill Manor Bed and Breakfast, 225 Sugar Hill Rd., Crown Point.

It is sponsored by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce.

Trip to Ireland

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Chamber of Commerce and Mountain Lake PBS are teaming up to offer a group travel experience called Discover Ireland.

A free Informational webinar will be held on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. Attendees may participate from their own computer at home or at the office or can join the group at the Chamber of Commerce office, 7061 Route 9, Plattsburgh.

The webinar will give details about a nine-day, seven-night tour of Ireland that begins Oct. 30. The itinerary includes Dublin, Waterford, Killarney, Limerick, Galway and Cong. While in Ireland, attendees will visit the Waterford Crystal Visitors Center, Muckross House, Kylemore Abbey, Trinity College, Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, the Irish National Stud and more. There will be dinner at Ashford Castle.

Indus Travels is organizing this trip. Seats can be reserved before May 17 for $2,575 per person, rate based on cash discount and double occupancy. Everyone is invited. It is not necessary to be a chamber member to attend.

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