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Seneca Housing Named May Business of the Month

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Seneca Housing, Inc. as the Business of the Month for May 2017. Seneca Housing helps provide housing for low-income, elderly and distressed persons. Their valued assistance has become an essential ingredient to the stability and preservation of many Seneca County neighborhoods for the past 40 More »

Seneca County Chamber and Veterans Agency Launch Veterans Discount Program

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and the Seneca County Veterans Service Agency are pleased to announce the start of a new discount program aimed at rewarding Military Veterans for their service to our country. The program, known as the “Veterans Discount Program,” provides discounts on both products and services offered at local businesses. To receive the benefit, veterans need More »

Arc to Hold 20th Annual Golf Tournament July 10th

  Arc of Seneca Cayuga has announced that its 20th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Highland Park Golf Club in Auburn, with a shotgun start at 11:00 am. The tournament format is a four-person scramble.  Individual player cost is $95; a discounted fee of $350 has been set for teams.   Lunch, dinner, several More »

United Way Presents 29th Annual Taste of Spring Gala April 27th

On Thursday, April 27th, the United Way of Seneca County will present their 29th annual Taste of Spring Wine and Food Fundraising Gala at the Holiday Inn in Waterloo starting at 5:30pm. Event includes wine and food tastings as well as a silent auction and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Seneca County. Pre-sale tickets available for $30 at More »

Team Registration and Sponsorships Available for the 2017 Golf Tournament

 Sign up now for a team, sponsorship, or promotion for the Chamber’s 2017 Golf Tournament

Promote Your Business While Supporting the Chamber & Small Business of the Year Award with a Membership BBQ Sponsorship

  Membership BBQ & Small Business of the Year Award July 19th, 2017 at Muranda Cheese Company Sponsored by: del Lago Resort & Casino   Advertise your business at the Membership BBQ, attracting over 200 members of the Chamber Community. Support the Chamber and the Small Business of the Year Award. Receive admission to this exceptional networking event.   Choose More »

Generations Bank Awarded March Business of the Month Award

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Generations Bank as the March Business of the Month. Established in 1870, Generations Bank currently has locations in three Finger Lakes Region counties; Ontario, Seneca and Cayuga County. They offer various financial services options including: traditional banking, a full service independent insurance agency and investment More »

Small Business of the Year Award Nominating Now Open

Small businesses are a vital part of the economy — comprising nearly 98% of all businesses in New York State and accounting for nearly half of all private sector jobs. The efforts of these organizations greatly enrich our lives and make our community a better place to live, work and do business. To honor the achievements and sacrifices of our More »

Unshackle Upstate Director discusses Workers Compensation in Seneca County

(Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Greg Biryla, Executive Director of Unshackle Upstate, to Seneca Falls as part of the Chamber’s Coffee & Conversation Series sponsored by Holiday Inn Waterloo/Seneca Falls. Biryla reviewed several reforms supported by a coalition of business groups, including the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, intended to improve the workers compensation More »

FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

  Strategic Move Enhances FirstLight’s Growth and Significantly Increases New York Network   Albany, NY – March 6, 2017 – FirstLight Fiber (“FirstLight”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, today announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), a subsidiary of Trumansburg Telephone Company (TTC). FLTG provides data, Internet and voice solutions to business customers in More »

Waterloo Laundry Depot Awarded February Business of the Month

Congratulations Waterloo Laundry Depot on being named the February 2017 Business of the Month from Seneca County (Chamber of Commerce) and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls. “The Waterloo Laundry Depot is a great example of the impact that small businesses have on our economy,” said Chamber President Jeff Shipley. “Not only do they offer convenient, affordable services – but their local investment More »

SC Cornell Cooperative Extension Offering Gluten Free Living Workshop March 15th

Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a Gluten-Free Living Workshop on Wednesday, March 15th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension office. Living with gluten intolerances can be challenging. Let’s face it, the whole world revolves around eating gluten. Please join Sue Petersen, Clinical Nutritionist and CCE Nutrition Educator, as she teaches you More »

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Update on Operating Hours

Seneca Falls, NY-  The Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be open Fridays through Sundays during the hours of 9 am to 5 pm effective immediately due to critical understaffing.   For updates, please visit the website at www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-0024.  Follow on Facebook (@WomensRightsNPS), Twitter (#WomensRightsNPS), and Instagram (Womensrightsnps).   Women’s Rights National Historical Park tells the More »

First Presbyterian Church of Waterloo Holding WWI Service Flag Commemoration

The First Presbyterian Church of Waterloo is holding a special celebration commemorating the historical lowering of the Blue Star Service Flag that occurred on March 28th, 1920 at the conclusion of WWI.  The flag that hung in the church during the war went missing, but was recently recovered by the Waterloo Library and Historical Society.  The Church, which celebrates its More »

Celebrate the Season with Cookies from Abigails

   

Finger Lakes Partners Insurance Awarded November Business of the Month

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Finger Lakes Partners Insurance as the November Business of the Month. Finger Lakes Partners Insurance is an independent insurance agency providing services for over 4,000 clients related to both commercial and personal coverage. The agency has three convenient locations in Waterloo, Geneva and Victor. More »

The 2017 Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony is Fast Approaching

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 2017 Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Friday, January 27th at the beautiful Ventosa Vineyards. Start the evening at 6pm with hors d’oeuvres and a wine reception while you network with the Chamber Community and place bids for any number of fantastic items found in our silent auction. At 7pm More »

Pilat Graphic Design to Celebrate New Location With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, November 10th at 12:30pm to celebrate the new location of Pilat Graphic Design located at 1778 State Route 414 Waterloo. The state-of-the-art, 6500 square-foot facility, has a full showroom with samples of all the company’s products and services, including: signs, banners, custom decals and vehicle More »

SC Cornell Coop Presents: Save Energy, Save Dollars Workshops

  As the cold weather begins to settle in, it is time to take steps to winterize your home and look at other ways to reduce your energy consumption that will translate into more money in your pocket. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County is offering a free workshop, entitled “Save Energy, Save Dollars”, to learn money saving tips for More »

OM Yoga Presents Live Concert: Matt Venuti, Friday Nov. 11th 6pm

 

Maximum Fitness Ribbon Cutting

      A ribbon cutting was held on October 17th to celebrate Dr. Kingsley Kabari’s opening of Maximum Fitness in Waterloo. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 4:30am-9:00pm, Friday 4:30am-7:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 5:30am-3:00pm.    

Lowes of Waterloo Awarded October Business of the Month

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Lowes of Waterloo as the October Business of the Month. Founded in 1946, Lowes came to the Waterloo business community in January of 2009, currently employing 130. Lowes Companies is a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers in the US, More »

Seneca County Visitor Guide Wins Top Industry Award

CALLICOON, NY – The Seneca County Visitor Guide was recognized with an “Excellence in Tourism Marketing Award – County Effort” by the New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) at their annual awards ceremony held on October 20, 2016 in the Catskill Region. The award honors significant achievement in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive marketing effort that is More »

Promote Your Business at our Annual Dinner by Auctioning a Promotional Item

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Annual Dinner Meeting on Friday, January 27, 2017. The evening will be filled with activities including silent and live auctions.  Support the Chamber and promote your business by donating a promotional item or gift certificate. If you would like to participate, complete the request for information found here and return it no later More »

Maximum Fitness Ribbon Cutting October 17th

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, October 17th at 5:00 PM to celebrate the new ownership of Maximum Fitness located at 1963 US Route 20, Kingdom Plaza in Waterloo. “Maximum Fitness is a full size fitness facility, occupying 7501 square feet of space, making it the largest, full functioning gym in More »

Cornell Coop to Hold “Save Energy, Save Dollars” Workshop

  As the cold weather begins to settle in, it is time to take steps to winterize your home and look at other ways to reduce your energy consumption that will translate into more money in your pocket.  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County is offering a free workshop, entitled “Save Energy, Save Dollars”, to learn money saving tips for More »

Sponsorship Opportunities Open for the Chamber’s 2017 Annual Dinner

Help the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce make the 2017 Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony another great success while promoting your business to the Chamber Community!     Primary Sponsorships:                Event Naming Opportunities*   The following sponsorships are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact the chamber for availability status.   Event Award Sponsors $800 ($750 tiered More »

Ribbon Cutting Held to Celebrate Renovations of Generations Bank Office on Cayuga Street

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on October 3rd for Generations Bank flagship office located at 19 Cayuga Street. The office, which was originally built in 1977, has been redesigned to incorporate many modern and sustainable elements, including floor-to-ceiling windows, carpet containing recycled content, LED lighting, 3FORM material elements and more. The office will contain interactive teller machines (ITM), state-of-the-art More »

Geneva Historical Society Presents: Stories Beyond Washington Street Cemetery’s Stones

  Geneva, N.Y. Encounter the spirits of Geneva’s past in guided tours this fall at historic Washington Street Cemetery. Explore the stories humble and tragic of those who once called Geneva home at From Beyond: Washington Street Cemetery Stories, a program of the Geneva Historical Society and Founder’s Square Neighborhood Association. On Friday, October 14 at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 More »

Generations Bank Cayuga Street Office Renovation Ribbon Cutting

  (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, October 3rd at 10:00am to celebrate the grand opening of the Generations Bank location on Cayuga Street in Seneca Falls. “Our Cayuga Street office has been a part of this community for nearly 40 years, and – as our service offerings continue More »

Waterloo Library Announces Upcoming Book Sale 10/3 and BBQ on 10/8

  The Waterloo Library located at 31 E Williams St. Waterloo will be holding a Book Sale starting on Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7, 2016. The book sale will take place during regular Library hours, Monday-Wednesday 10:00 am-7:00 pm Thursday and Friday 10:00 am – 5:00pm in Terwilliger Hall of the Library. Terwilliger Hall is a Handicap accessible. More »

Seneca County Area Shopper Awarded September Business of the Month

    The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce the Seneca County Area Shopper as the September Business of the Month. The Seneca County Area Shopper, located in Ovid, NY, is a community-based media company that has been in operation since 2004. The current ownership team of Jim and Bridgette Stewart began More »

Visit Rosehill Mansion for Free on September 24th

Geneva, N.Y.:  Rose Hill Mansion will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to More »

Global Mural Conference and Women’s Rights National Historical Park Partner for Women’s Suffrage Mural Event

  Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is pleased to partner with 2016 Global Mural Conference.  For 20 years the Global Mural Conference has convened, every two years, to celebrate and discuss the role of murals in communities all over the world. The Conference is presented by the International Global Mural Arts & Cultural Tourism Association (the Association) More »

In Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women’s Rights National Historical Park Presents Art Exhibits by Artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo

  Seneca Falls, NY – In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 17th through October 15th, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be exhibiting the works of world renowned artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo. A reception will be held for the public to meet the artists at Women’s Rights National Historical Park’s Visitor Center on Saturday, September 17th , from More »

Taste & Tunes Event Raised Money for 3 Local Charities

  Seneca Falls, N.Y. –Generations Bank hosted the 2nd annual Taste and Tunes on Friday, August 19, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. featuring local wineries/breweries, samplings from local area restaurants, and live music. The event raised $2,222.35 and was donated to the Seneca County House of Concern, Seneca Falls Backpack program, and Trevor’s Gift to support the hungry More »

Harmony Falls Chorus kicks off this year’s Lake County Hometown Music Series at Christ Episcopal Church in Willard on September 17th

  The opening concert of this year’s Lake Country Hometown Music Series at Christ Episcopal Church in Willard, NY will feature the Harmony Falls Chorus of Trumansburg on Saturday, September 17th , 6:30 PM in the church, 1392 Main Street in Willard.  The Chorus is under the direction of Karen Trotter and will be singing a variety of pieces ranging More »

OM Yoga Ribbon Cutting to be held 9/22/16 at 5pm

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, September 22nd at 5:00PM to celebrate the grand opening of the OM Yoga Waterloo. In addition to the ribbon cutting ceremony, OM Yoga will be hosting an open house from 4-6pm. Om Yoga is a yoga and fitness studio located at the Main Street Shopping More »

Submit Nominations for the Chamber’s 2017 Annual Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the Chamber’s 2017 Annual Awards. We are seeking nominations for the following awards: Business of the Year Citizen of the Year Rising Star and Lifetime Achievement   These awards will be presented during our 2017 Annual Dinner held on Friday, January 27th 2017. Location TBD Click here for our 2017 Annual Awards Nomination Form Submit your More »

Q4 2016 Driver Safety Schedule Now Available

  DRIVER SAFETY COURSE         The Chamber is pleased to announce the following schedule of upcoming driver safety courses. Attend one of these classes held at the Chamber office and shave 10% off your insurance and remove up to 4 points from your license (every 3 years or 18 months respectively). Oct 12th & 13th 6-9pm both More »

Cellular Sales Verizon Store Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be Held September 9th at Noon

  (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, September 9th at 12:00PM to celebrate the grand opening of the Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Retailer location in Waterloo. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Cellular Sales was founded in 1993 and has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest-growing More »

ARC of Seneca Cayuga to Hold Art Exhibition September 2nd

  If you’re out and about in Auburn on First Friday (September 2nd), you won’t want to miss the 8th Annual Studio Portfolio and Exhibition, hosted by Spot Light Studio.  The exhibition will be open from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at 39 Genesee Street when you can meet and greet the artists.  All artwork will be for sale with More »

Seneca County 4-H Dog Obedience Classes

  Seneca County 4-H held a series of dog obedience classes this summer. 4-H volunteer, Cindy Swift, helped participants learn basic commands to use with their canine partners. Youth and dogs of differing ages and backgrounds took part in the lessons. The final class of the series was held at the Seneca County Fair. Judge Jackie Denson evaluated the dogs More »

United Way of Seneca County Launches “Fill the Bus” Campaign to Provide School Supplies

  Help Fill the Bus —Did you know that many area students start the year behind when they don’t come prepared with the school supplies they need?  This year, the United Way of Seneca County is launching a community-wide school supply drive to help area schools equip their elementary students with the basic supplies.  On Wednesday August 17 from 10:00am until More »

Arc of Seneca Cayuga Receives Grant From the John Ben Snow Foundation

  Ed Sayles, Community Relations Director for Arc of Seneca Cayuga has announced that the agency has received a grant from the John Ben Snow Foundation in the amount of $6,000.   Arc will use this money to enhance programs at Arc’s Spot Light Studio (Formerly F.A.M.E.)  The Studio offers opportunities for personal growth through self-expression in the creative arts More »

Erie Materials of Auburn Aids SC ARC with Summer Day Camp

Erie Materials of Auburn stepped up big time to support kids, teens, and adults with developmentally disabilities. When owner, Chris Neumann was approached by Arc staff to help get Camp Columbus ready for the summer, he did not hesitate to help. Camp Columbus is Arc’s summer day camp on Owasco Lake for people of all ages who have a developmental More »

Auburn Doubledays Wins 2016 Small Business of the Year Award

(Romulus, NY) – The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce recently presented its 2016 Small Business of the Year Award to the Auburn Doubledays Baseball Club during a ceremony at the Chamber’s Annual Membership BBQ event held at Knapp Vineyard Winery and Restaurant. The Auburn Doubledays were among five finalists for the membership award, which also included: the Glove House (Waterloo), More »

NYCC Named “2016 Great College to Work For” 8th Year in a Row

  NYCC Does it Again! Named “2016 Great College to Work For” for Eighth Year; Seven Years on Honor Roll!   Seneca Falls:  According to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) is once again one of the best colleges in the nation to work for.   The results, released today in The More »

Finalists for the Chamber’s 2016 Small Business of the Year Award

Seneca County Chamber Announces 2016 Small Business of the Year Award Nominees (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Sessler Wrecking are pleased to announce that five area businesses are finalists for the 2016 Small Business of the Year Award, to be presented at the Chamber’s Summer Membership BBQ on Wednesday, July 20. The finalists are: Auburn More »

Seneca County Farm Bureau to Hold Monthly Mingle Event

Seneca County Farm Bureau MONTHLY MINGLE Come see what is happening in agriculture in your community JULY 7th 6pm FINGER LAKES CIDER HOUSE  *Farm and Cider House tour*  Hickok Road off Rte 89, Interlaken, NY AUGUST 4th 6PM CABIN VIEW ALPACAS *Tour of the farm*  Congress Street Extension, Trumansburg NY SEPTERMBER 24th Noon to 4:30 PM MEADVILLE FARM PUMPKIN PATCH More »

Join the Chamber for a Technology Training Seminar: Taking the Mystery Out of Digital Marketing

  Presents a special Technology Training seminar:   Taking the Mystery Out of Digital Marketing   How does your company stack up online?  Marketing has changed drastically in the past few years, and continues to do so. This seminar will give you an overview of all the elements of complete digital marketing strategy, and show you how you can increase More »

Myer Farm Distillers Awarded June Business of the Month

  (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Myer Farm Distillers as the June Business of the Month. Myer Farm Distillery is located off Route 89, overlooking Cayuga Lake in the Town of Ovid, NY and is nationally known for its use of organic ingredients and wide range of More »

Seneca Falls Farmers Market Opens for its 9th Season

It is finally spring in the Finger Lakes and it’s time to eat fresh and buy local at the Seneca Falls Farmers Market. The market will start its ninth season on Wednesday, June 8th canal side in People’s Park in Seneca Falls from 9AM to 1:30PM. With nineteen vendors signed on to participate you are sure to find something to More »

Ribbon Cutting Held for Bottomless Brewing

On June 2nd, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the grand opening of Bottomless Brewing Company.  Owners Thomas and Carrie Thompson put a unique twist on the ceremony, using an axe and stump to cut ribbon.  Located at 3543 East Lake Road in Fayette in an iconic 1955 dairy barn, Bottomless Brewing More »

TRAC Team to Open 9-11 Learning Center Memorial Weekend

  9-11 Ground Zero Learning Center   TRAC Team presents a 9/11 Ground Zero Learning Center complete with artifact display, hands on demonstrations, many pictures of the recovery, and an exclusive presentation consisting of photos and video of the recovery effort first hand.  Not only is this presentation exclusive, it is narrated in person by a first responder Mike Bellone More »

Unshackle Upstate Director Visits Seneca County for Chamber Event

  (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Greg Biryla, Executive Director of Unshackle Upstate, to Seneca Falls as part of the Chamber’s Coffee & Conversation Series sponsored by Holiday Inn Waterloo/Seneca Falls. Biryla reviewed the adopted 2016 New York State Budget with Chamber membership and addressed concerns in regards to the minimum wage increase, paid More »

Cafe XIX Receives May Business of the Month Award

  (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Café XIX as the May Business of the Month. Serving the local community and visitors since December 2013, Café XIX is located on Bayard Street in Seneca Falls (attached to the Generations Bank headquarters building). Under the leadership of Casey Galloway, More »

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for the Chamber’s 2016 Membership BBQ

  Spotlight your business during our 2016 Membership BBQ and Small Business of the Year Award Ceremony with one of our sponsorship levels. Complete and return this form by email, fax, or mail to the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce info@senecachamber.org 315-568-1730 2020 US Route 20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

2016 Small Business of the Year Award Now Open for Nominations

Submit nominations for the Chamber’s 2016 Small Business of the Year Award   Fill out the ballot below and return it to the Chamber of Commerce by email, fax, or mail by June 20th info@senecachamber.org 315-568-1730 2020 US Route 20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 The award will be presented during our 2016 Membership BBQ on Wednesday July 20th at Knapp More »

Register for the Chamber’s Upcoming 2016 Annual Golf Tournament

Wednesday, August 24th Seneca Falls Country Club Shotgun start at 11am Dinner at 4:30pm  

Geneva Historical Society to Hold 2016 Tour of Homes June 11th

The Geneva Historical Society’s 2016 Tour of Homes: All Roads Lead Home will be on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour features eight private residences, the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, the Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Center, and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Refreshments will be More »

Painting Party with Jill Marie at Holiday Inn, May 19th

Enjoy a fun evening learning to paint with step by step instructions from a qualified artist.  

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Showing Roberta Estes Art Exhibit

  Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is pleased to announce the opening of artist Roberta Estes’ new art exhibit titled, “Distraction Abstraction – a bipolar odyssey.” The exhibit will be on display in the park’s gallery space now through June 30th. Estes lives and creates her art in Seneca Falls and is known for her bold, bright, More »

Arc of Seneca Cayuga Addresses Legislators on Autism Services

  Arc of Seneca Cayuga, Leader of Autism Intensive Services, Addresses Legislators Arc of Seneca Cayuga, a leader in the development of autism spectrum disorder services in the Finger Lakes region, was well represented when families and staff attended a recent task force forum, organized by local legislators.  This third task force forum was held at Corning-Painted Post High School More »

Reception Opens Geneva Student Art Show May 6

  The 2016 Geneva City School District Student Art Show will open at the Geneva History Museum with a reception on Geneva Night Out, Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. The show will include works by students at West and North Street Elementary Schools, Geneva Middle School and Geneva High School. The reception is free and open to More »

Finger Lakes Distilling to Hold Kentucky Derby Party

Join Finger Lakes Distilling on May 7th from 5-8pm for their 7th annual Kentucky Derby Party.  

D&K Ranch Holding “Cowboy Cookout”

Join D&K Ranch for a “Cowboy Cookout.”  Events include a trail ride, “cattle rustlin”, all you can eat BBQ, and more.  Events Sunday June 5th and 19th.  Tickets $175.00  

Mom’s Receive Free Rose Hill Mansion Tour on Mother’s Day

    Celebrate Mom with a tour of Rose Hill Mansion this Mother’s Day. On Sunday, May 8, 2016 get Mom’s ticket free when you buy one adult admission to the house. Here you can explore Margaret Swan’s life as daughter, wife and mother in the 19th century. Once a working farm, Rose Hill and the surrounding grounds are now More »

Glove House Announced as April Business of the Month Award Winner

  The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Glove House, Inc as the April Business of the Month. Incorporated in 1970, Glove House provides services that include community based group homes, foster family homes, independent living apartments, preventive, mental health and school based services. The Finger Lakes Regional office opened in 2005 More »

Chamber to Hold Next Coffee and Conversation May 12th-Unshackle Upstate NY

Join the Chamber of Commerce and guest speaker Greg Biryla from Unshackle Upstate May 12th at the Hampton Inn for our next Coffee and Conversation to discuss how recently enacted legislation will affect small businesses in our area. To RSVP for this event contact the Chamber at 315-568-2906 or info@senecachamber.org or online here.  

ARC of Seneca Cayuga to Hold Open Recruitment

  Open Recruitment   When:        Wednesday April 27, 2016  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Where:       Workforce Development & Youth Bureau Conference Room                      1 DiPronio Drive Waterloo, NY 13165  2nd floor Contact:     RSVP : Reserve your seat now! 315-539-1905   Arc of Seneca Cayuga is interested in people who would like to join their team. Please visit  http://www.arcofsenecacayuga.org/jobs.htm More »

Rose Hill Mansion to Open May 1st

    The Rose Hill Mansion will open for the 2016 season on Sunday, May 1. Administered by the Geneva Historical Society, the Greek Revival mansion and National Historical Landmark perches above Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Once a working farm, the house and surrounding grounds are now open seasonally for guided tours. Built in 1839, More »

Hosmer Winery Releases Expanded 2013 Single Wheel Riesling Series

  Finger Lakes, April 12th, 2016 – Hosmer Winery has released the second vintage of their single vineyard Riesling series, under their sister brand Single Wheel Wine. This year the 2013 Single Wheel Dry Riesling is joined by 3 additional Rieslings also characterized by the unique and specific block from our vineyard the grapes were sourced from, the single clone of More »

Join the Chamber at Mark’s Pizzeria on May 3rd for Our Next Ca$h Mob

(Seneca Falls, NY) – The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced the location for its next Ca$h Mob. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 3rd from 4:30-6:30pm at Mark’s Pizzeria located at 1963 Kingdom Plaza in Waterloo. All participants are eligible to purchase the Ca$h Mob special, large one topping pizza and an order of fried dough More »

Don’t Miss Our Upcoming April Business After Hours

Join the Chamber Wednesday the 20th for our April Business After Hours.  To be held at the National Memorial Day Museum from 5pm-7pm, this mixer will include hors d’oeuvres, wine tastings from the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, as well as door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.  

ARC of Seneca Cayuga Accepting Applications for “DSP” Positions

  Arc of Seneca Cayuga is now accepting applications from individuals who are interested in a new and rewarding career working with people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Ten people will be selected from the application pool to receive paid, on-the-job training to be certified as a Direct Support Professional (DSP).  A DSP assists individuals who have a developmental More »

Hampton Inn to Hold Spring Craft and Vendor Show

   

Cornell University to Hold “Animal Crackers” Event

  “Animal Crackers: Kids are Udderly Moomentous!” The Cornell University Department of Animal Science is pleased to announce Animal Crackers 2016 “Animal Crackers: Kids are Udderly Moomentous!” on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Cornell University. The up-coming program will incorporate both goat and dairy cattle topics for youth ages 9-12 or those with a beginners/intermediate knowledge of the species. All More »

Geneva Historical Society Lecturer Explores Opera Houses of the Genesee Valley

  Geneva, N.Y.: In this the second presentation in the Geneva Historical Society’s Spring Lecture Series, Jane Oakes will focus on the function and form of the 19th-century opera house. “Opera Houses and Halls of the Genesee Country” will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Geneva History Museum. From the mid-19th century to the Depression, More »

SC Cornell Coop Ext and 4H Hold Dog Fun Evening

    4-H Dog Fun will be held on Thursday, April 21st from 6 PM to 8 PM. The evening will feature a number of different activities in the 4-H dog project area. Join us at Vince’s Park, Corner of Rte 318 and 5 & 20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, to learn from our special guest presenters. Nicole Ferrara is More »

Waterloo Library and Historical Society to Host Chicken BBQ

Waterloo Library and Historical Society to host Chicken Barbeque   On April 30, 2016 at Lafayette Park the Waterloo Library and Historical Society will be hosting a Chicken Barbecue to benefit the National Memorial Day Museum The Barbecue will be catered by K & R catering and starts at 11:00AM. Tickets are $9.00 and can be purchased pre-sale at the More »

Kiwanis Club of Seneca Falls Presents Princess and Superhero Meet and Greet

  Enchanted Princesses and Superheroes Meet and Greet Lead Sponsor: Waterloo Containers Sponsors: Doran Funeral Home ~ Lyons National Bank ~ del Lago Resort & Casino ~ Ciccino’s Pizzeria-Waterloo ~ Dr. Rodney D Littlejohn ~ Five Star Bank ~ Senator Mike Nozzolio ~ Seneca County Chamber of Commerce~ L M Sessler Excavating & Wrecking ~  Gerald & Diane Macaluso ~ More »

Swedish Hill to Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary

   

Swedish Hill to Hold Day of Outdoor Fun

Seneca County 4H to Hold Shooting Sports Air Rifle Training

      4-H Shooting Sports Air Rifle Training Date: Wednesday, April 13, April 27, and May 11, 2016 Time: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Location: Waterloo Rifle and Pistol Club, 1392 W River Rd, Waterloo, NY 13165 Class is $20 per youth and includes registration in 4-H for the year and $5 for current 4-H members. Registration is required. Call 315-539-9251 More »

CVDesigns Boutique to open storefront in Downtown Seneca Falls

  CVDesigns Boutique to open storefront in Downtown Seneca Falls (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, April 14th at 5:00PM to celebrate the grand opening of the CVDesigns Boutique’s new location in Seneca Falls. CVDesigns is located at 102 Fall Street in the downtown Seneca Falls business district. The More »

Connie’s Diner Awarded Chamber’s March Business of the Month Award

  Connie’s Diner Awarded March Business of the Month     (Seneca Falls, NY) The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls are pleased to announce Connies Diner as the March Business of the Month. Opening in April 1989, Connies mission has always been to serve quality affordable food in a family friendly atmosphere, within the ambience More »

Seneca Museum 2016 Events

  2016 will be a year of firsts, after the great strides forward we made last year, with the opening of the 2nd Floor and expanding our FREE Summer Camps to 2, this year we are presenting our largest number of programs for a single year. The very exciting news is we are partnering with the Women’s Rights National Historical More »

Assemblyman Palmesano Tours Seneca County Agritourism

    ROMULUS, NY— New York State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano recently met with several local agricultural and tourism business leaders on a day-long tour of Seneca County’s famed Finger Lakes Region. As a member of the Assembly’s Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development, Palmesano has been a strong advocate for growing the state’s economy through continued development of More »

4th Annual Traveling Little Black Dress to be Held at Gould Hotel to Benefit SC House of Concern

   

Seneca Falls Rotary to Hold 4th Annual “Chocolate Extravaganza”

   

Cornell Cooperative Extension Presents Pheasant Program

  Ring-necked Pheasants stride across open fields and weedy roadsides in the United States, southern Canada and the Finger Lakes area of New York State. They have graced our landscape since 1892 when they were successfully established on Gardiner’s Island, near the eastern end of Long Island. By the1920s they were successfully established across the state. Today more than 50,000 More »

Arc of Seneca Cayuga Appoints New Director of Residential Services

  Arc of Seneca Cayuga has announced the addition of Lisa Petrocci-Clay as their new Director of Residential Services.   Lisa brings with her more than 25 years of experience in the health care field working with people who have intellectual or other developmental disabilities. Lisa’s new duties will include supervision and oversight of the agency’s 15 group homes, 10 supervised More »

Geneva Historical Society Lecture to Explore Gerrit Smith Collection

  Geneva, N.Y.:  Our 2016 Spring Lecture Series kicks off with “Birds and Ballots on Seneca Lake: The Connections of Greene and Elizabeth Smith (Miller) to Geneva” by scholar Norman Dann. Professor Dann will discuss the children of abolitionist Gerrit Smith and his wife Ann and their connection to the Geneva community. Son Greene was a farmer and budding ornithologist More »

Geneva Historical Society Holding Raffle and “Swingin’ Sixties” Party

  Geneva, N.Y.:  The Geneva Historical Society is selling raffle tickets to win a Harold Point zero wall recliner from Lynch Furniture or two tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. The recliner comes in light or dark brown and can only be delivered locally. Tickets are $10 for 15 and can be put towards either More »

SBDC & Workforce Dev. Present Professional Image Training Seminar

   

Notice to Employers: JSEC Holding 17th Annual FL Spring Job Fair

      Dear Human Resource Professional: You are invited to participate in the 17th Annual Finger Lakes Spring Job Fair. DATE: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 TIME: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Set up begins at 9:00 AM) PLACE: Ramada Geneva Lakefront This job fair provides an excellent opportunity for you to meet candidates for current and anticipated job openings More »

ARC of Seneca Cayuga Receives Trust Services Board Grant

  NYSARC Trust Services Board has approved a remainder fund grant of $12,500 to Arc of Seneca Cayuga to provide recreational opportunities for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities who live in the community.   Arc of Seneca Cayuga will utilize those funds to ensure that more than 30 people living in Seneca and Cayuga Counties are able to More »

Geneva Historical Society to Begin Spring Lecture Series

  Geneva, N.Y.:  Our 2016 Spring Lecture Series kicks off with “Birds and Ballots on Seneca Lake: The Connections of Greene and Elizabeth Smith (Miller) to Geneva” by scholar Norman Dann. Professor Dann will discuss the children of abolitionist Gerrit Smith and his wife Ann and their connection to the Geneva community. Son Greene was a farmer and budding ornithologist More »

SC Cornell Coop Ext & 4-H to Hold Poultry Workshop

  The Seneca County 4-H Small Animal series is continuing in March and focusing on poultry. We will meet at the Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Office in Waterloo. The workshop will run from 6 PM-7:30 PM on Monday, March 21st. All youth between the ages of 5 and 19 are welcome to attend. The workshop will offer information on More »