Business of the Year Nominations Sought
Monday 23 March, 2015
The Potsdam Chamber is seeking nominations for its 2015 Business of the Year Award. The BOY award is presented to a Potsdam business that has excelled in one or more of the following areas; improvements that enhance the community, increases in the volume of economic activity, growth in employment levels in Potsdam, excellent customer service. “Anyone can nominate a business,” explained Executive Director Marylee Ballou, “A nomination form is available from the chamber. Those that nominate a business can also submit additional letters of support as well as support documents to strengthen the nomination.” The chamber’s membership committee reviews all nominations and the chamber board approves a final award recipient. The award is presented to the business at the chamber’s annual Spring Luncheon held in the first weeks of May. The deadline to submit nominations is 4:30 pm on April 8.
Behind the Business- March 26
Monday 16 March, 2015
Have you always wanted to learn more about what an Otolaryngologist does and how they may be able to help you toward better health? Dr. Michael G. Chater, MD, Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon (ear, nose & throat), with Canton Potsdam Medical Practice will host a Potsdam Chamber Behind the Business event on Thursday March 26 from 5-6:30 pm at his office located at 145 Market Street (SeaComm Plaza- former location of Warner Cancer Treatment Center). Dr. Chater and staff will be on hand to provide tours/walk-through of the practice including explanation of special equipment used for diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat and head & neck surgery or Rhinology issues. Chater earned his medical degree at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and is studying for a master of science degree in Otolaryngology with a concentration in the genetics of chronic sinusitis at McGill University in Montreal, where he also completed his Otolaryngology residency. He followed his residency by completing a fellowship in Rhinology at the University of Texas at Houston. Door prizes and refreshments will be offered. In addition, the Potsdam Chamber will conduct a ribbon cutting with Dr. Chater and Canton-Potsdam Medical Practice to officially welcome the practice to Potsdam and as a member of the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce. Ribbon Cutting will take place at 5:45 pm. Please RSVP for this event by calling the Potsdam Chamber at 315-274-9000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.