Chamber News


Citizen Emergency Preparedness Training Sept. 27

Thursday 18 September, 2014
the invitation to the Citizen Emergency Preparedness training on Saturday 9/27 at Clarkson University's Student Center in Potsdam NY from 10AM to Noon. This training is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. There is no charge for attending and each person (one per family) will receive a backpack containing emergency supplies as the start of their own emergency preparedness kit. In addition everyone who attends will receive a certificate of completion. Anyone who is interested in attending must pre-register for the course online at Hope you will be able to attend.

Potsdam Sandstone Festival Schedule

Tuesday 2 September, 2014
POTSDAM SANDSTONE FESTIVAL SEPT 18 – 21, 2014 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Thursday Sept 18th Noon – Tour of St. Mary’s Catholic Church , 17 Lawrence Ave., Potsdam, NY 5:00 PM – Tour of Zion Episcopal Church, 9 Main St. Colton, NY Friday Sept 19th Noon – Tour of First Presbyterian Church and Organ Concert at corner of Elm St and Lawrence Ave. 4 PM – Walking tour of Clarkson University’s First Building - Old Main, 53 Main St., Potsdam 5 – 7 PM - Happy Hour at Maxfield’s, 5 Market St., Potsdam - with a 50/50 Raffle to benefit the festival, Photographic exhibit by Jane Lammers on Potsdam Sandstone architecture. St. Lawrence Arts Council Show and art auction of PleinAir Festival paintings. 5:30 – Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Potsdam – meet at Maxfield’s. 7 PM – Live auction of Plein Air paintings, @ Maxfield's Saturday Sept 20th 10AM – 2 Emily V. Clarkson Moore Memorial Coffee and photo display 10 AM – Walking tour of the Red Sandstone Trail in Hannawa Falls NY with geologist Jeff Chiarenzelli, Geology Professor, St. Lawrence University 11 AM - Tour Trinity Church interior with historian Betsy Travis – explore the Tiffany windows! 1 PM - Stone Mason Roy Perry will give a demonstration on Repairing Historic Masonry, Tent on lawn of Old Snell Hall, Park St. 12 - 4 PM North Country Children's Museum - activities to spark young minds – hands on stuff! Tent on lawn of Old Snell Hall, Park St. 12 – 4 Graymont Stone will have samples of Red Sandstone to be quarried in Parishville 12 - 4 Jane Lammers, local photographer selling sandstone cards and prints. 5 PM – Canoe/Kayak Tour of the old Railroad track across Oak Island on the Raquette River, meet at Ives Park Boat Launch with your boat. Sunday Sept 21st 2 pm – Walking Tour of Bayside Cemetery and Buildings with Susan and John Omohundro, Art Johnson and Village historian Mimi Van Deusen


Potsdam Food Co-op Open House Sept. 20

Friday 12 September, 2014
From 11 am to 3 pm. There will be free food samples from the following local Co-op vendors: Artemis Bakers - Cookies and Muffins Kaneb Orchards - Apple Cider Prosper's Farmstead Creamery - Maple Yogurt St. Lawrence Brewing Company - Craft Beer Mu Mu Muesli - Cereal Kent Family Farms Live Music from local musicians: Animal Crackers - 11:00 am Dan Sullivan-Catlin & Friends - 12:15 pm Crescent Street Jam - 1:45 pm Activities for kids: Face painting Art stations We will also be featuring free food samples from our very own Carriage House Bakery and Deli. Don't forget that a 10% discount will also be offered to all who shop on this day! The Open House will be going on rain or shine, so, please join us for a day of food, music, and fun! This festive event is open to everyone; It is an opportunity for those interested in learning more about the Co-op to see the store and what it has to offer, as well as a time for Co-op members-owners and other shoppers to gather socially.