March 17, 2013

Business briefs: March 17, 2013


The Lake Placid shuttle bus was purchased at a cost of $106,000, of which nearly half was paid for by the Power Authority and the remainder financed by NYPA with a three-year, interest-free loan.

Through the NYPA program, the Village of Lake Placid previously purchased a hybrid-electric bucket truck, three hybrid-electric pickup trucks, two hybrid-electric sport-utility vehicles and two all-electric off-road utility vehicles.

NYPA’s Clean Transportation Program has placed more than 1,200 hybrid and all-electric vehicles in the fleets of numerous towns, villages and cities across New York State. These vehicles have traveled more than 11 million miles, cumulatively.

New member

SARANAC LAKE — The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has welcomed Gloria Volz of Adirondack Organized Solutions as its newest member.

Volz started Adirondack Organized Solutions in 2007 as a part-time venture. Something she has always enjoyed doing is helping people find solutions and systems specific to their unique spaces and learning styles. Since 2007, Volz has become absorbed in the professional organizing industry.

The mission of Adirondack Organized Solutions is to assist individuals, family members and small businesses in finding solutions to their organizing situations whether related to a one-time situation, a life transition or an ongoing challenge. In January, Volz earned her Certificate in Senior Move Management prior to joining NASMM.

“My membership with NASMM provides access to support and resources to client-centered senior move services as well as being a source to enhance my knowledge around the same.” Volz said. “I look forward to working with NASMM to build a resource network for those families and individuals who are looking for help with downsizing for a move or aging in place.”

NASMM ( is a not-for-profit, professional association of organizations dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating or modifying their homes. For more information, contact Volz at 891-0024 or

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