Business Spotlight

September 30, 2012

Business briefs: Sept. 30, 2012


Homebuyer workshop

PLATTSBURGH — UFirst Federal Credit Union is hosting a free Homebuyers Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 25, at The Comfort Inn & Suites at 411 Route 3, Plattsburgh. Guest speakers are Dave Stagnitti, an NMLS licensed mortgage loan officer; and attorney Gary L. Favro of the Law Offices of Gary L. Favro PLLC. Registration is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and workshop is from 6 to 8 p.m.

Anyone getting ready to buy a first home or who wants to learn more about refinancing will benefit from this workshop. Space is limited so early sign-up is encouraged.

To register, contact Jody Carpenter at 324-5700 or by Friday, Oct. 19. Leave your name, email address and phone number where you can be reached.

Or, stop by one of the branches to sign up at 274 Rugar St., Plattsburgh, or 72 Champlain Street, Rouses Point.

Open house

WEST CHAZY — An Earthwood Open House, part of the National Tour of Green Homes, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Earthwood Building School, 366 Murtagh Hill Road (off Military Turnpike), West Chazy.

This one-day-only event features free, one-hour tours include cordwood masonry, earth-sheltered housing, solar power, the masonry stove, a bicycle-powered water system, a straw bale and cob building, an astronomically-attuned megalithic stone circle and more.

For more information, contact  Rob Roy, director of Earthwood Building School, at 493-7744 or visit or

Series returns

LAKE PLACID — Wednesday nights in Lake Placid will again feature What’s Cookin’ in Chef Jarrad’s Kitchen at the Four Diamond Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa.

The series, which was a hit in the spring, is back for the fall season. It’s an opportunity for area “foodies” to bring their menu ideas to the property and collaborate with the Four Diamond culinary team of the

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