A master calendar of events for the Ticonderoga area is being compiled for 2014. The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is as asking local groups to submit the dates of events.
A master calendar of events for the Ticonderoga area is being compiled for 2014.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is as asking local groups to submit the dates of events.
“The calendar will serve as the central location for community members and visitors in finding events within the area as well as a referencing tool to use when planning future events within the Ticonderoga area,” Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director, said. “TACC is looking for area businesses, organizations and committees to share their event information as well as a schedule of upcoming special events for 2014 and continually throughout the year.”
Individual events can be submitted to the community calendar or organizations can submit a yearly schedule of events. Events can be submitted by Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, visiting the chamber office on Montcalm Street or by calling 585-6619.
“We want to continue to stress the importance of a centralized calendar, where information about events can be shared, not only to promote the area, but to eliminate scheduling conflicts,” Courtright said. “We strongly encourage area businesses, organizations and committees to share information on their 2014 events as soon as possible and to continue to do so throughout the year.
“In addition, we encourage everyone to use the calendar and contact the chamber when choosing dates to host an event,” he said. “Ensuring the chamber has to most up to date event information allows us to answer questions in a timely manner for visitors and community members.”
The chamber is also compiling a “Save the Date” listing of events in the area. That listing now includes After Business Mixers Jan. 16 at The Pub, Feb. 17 at PRIDE, March 20 at Inter-Lakes Health, April 10 at Sugar & Spice Country Shoppe, May 8 at Libby’s Bakery Cafe, Aug. 21 at Dunkin’ Donuts, Sept. 18 at Best Western Plus/Burgoyne Grill, Oct. 16 at Eddie’s Restaurant, Nov. 20 at Gunnison’s Orchard & Bakery/Adirondack Tax Accounting and Dec. 11 at the Ticonderoga Historical Society & Ti Arts (Hancock House).
Other key 2014 dates include Chamber Day April 2, the 12th annual chamber fund raising dinner and auction June 13 at Silver Bay YMCA, Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market on Saturdays July through October, the 22nd annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show Aug. 3, Night at the Museum Sept. 25 at the Hancock House, the chamber volunteer appreciation dinner and awards ceremony Oct. 22 at Best Western Plus Ticonderoga, Small Business Saturday Nov. 20, the fifth Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas in November-December and North Country Small Business Development Center open houses the second Tuesday of each month.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce serves, markets and promotes the Ticonderoga area including, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Hague, Moriah and Putnam. The TACC plans and hosts free community events, events that draw area visitors, assists area organizations with their events and projects, provides small business support and resources and business referrals, answers community and visitor questions and requests via phone, Email and mail, sends visitor area information upon request, keeps an online calendar of events, as well as an array of benefits for its members.
For more information on the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce go online at www.ticonderogany.com or “Like” on Facebook or follow TiconderogaADK on twitter.