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March 9, 2014

Business briefs: March 9, 2014


Representatives on hand from the Adirondack Coast included Vicki Giroux, general manager of La Quinta and Chair of the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau; Shannon Rulfs, manager of Rulfs Orchard; and Diane and Tom Frey, owners of ELFs Farm Winery and Cider House. These representatives distributed products from Rulfs, Northern Orchard, Chazy Orchard, Plattsburgh Brewing Company, Parker’s Family Maple Farm, Vesco Ridge Vineyard, The Champlain Wine Co. and ELFs Farm.

Taste of NY directly ties into the Destination Master Plan of Clinton County and showcases the region’s agricultural products. The event is held the night before Farm Bureau Lobby Day in which Farm Bureau members talk with legislators to advise them of Farm Bureau’s agriculture priorities for the year.

The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau, a division of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, will also be exhibiting at the Montreal RV Show at Olympic Stadium for the third year from March 6 to 9. The show will provide the opportunity to introduce this vacation destination to more than 60,000 camping and caravanning enthusiasts. At the show, the bureau will be touting the area’s superior RV parks and campgrounds that offer breathtaking views of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain.

Appreciation Day

PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Office of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. will host a St. Patty’s-themed Community Appreciation Day on Friday.

The event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4307 Main Street will include homemade soup, sandwiches, cookies and other refreshments as well as giveaways, games and prizes.

A raffle for a chance to win one pizza a month for one year or $50 worth of lottery tickets will benefit the Lake Champlain Memorial Garden and Angel of Hope Monument. A representative from the organization will be on-site to talk about its mission and answer any questions.

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